Overcome 3 barriers to ACO development

Although required under the health reform law, the formation of accountable care organizations still poses challenges to the hospitals and other providers who choose to go with the alternative payment model. The Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group explained in this month's Health Affairs how it formed a patient-centered medical home model in its outpatient primary care offices, hoping to share its lessons with other academic medical centers interested in ACO development. – read the full story from FierceHealthcare