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ACO Regs Out Soon, Says Berwick

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ACOs are the subject of great debate, and many in the health policy world are eagerly following Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Don Berwick's every move, waiting for the moment he'll announce the rules defining what an ACO actually is. …  Berwick said in a speech Tuesday that the pending rules on ACOs will be out very soon, and he said that all the agencies - HHS, CMS, the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission - are working hard to coordinate (Nocera, 3/11). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.