Former CMS chief points to urgency of moving to ACOs

06/30/2011 | Healthcare IT News

Former CMS Administrator Dr. Mark McClellan said now is the time to make the shift from fee-for-service models to accountable care organizations, especially as the industry faces an increased urgency to improve care and reduce costs. "ACOs are not going to be an immediate solution to all [U.S. health care] problems, but neither is anything else," he said at the National Health IT and Delivery System Transformation Summit.

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