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Physicians don't need hospitals to create an ACO and participating will get harder over time -- that's just two important clarifications in the final ACO rule.
Anders Gilberg leads up the government affairs team at MGMA. His job: Help practices understand what the government wants them to do and help the government understand what makes sense for practices.
The final accountable care regulation, he says in this video captured at MGMA 2011, includes some good news for practicing physicians, but also makes it plain how hard it can be to really build revenue off it year over year.
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