5 Questions to Ask Before Forming an ACO

Many factors contribute to a successful accountable care organization, and healthcare providers and organizations have a lot to consider prior to ACO formation.

McGuireWoods recently issued a legal alert listing five key questions for healthcare providers to consider when forming an ACO.

The alert goes into detail on following questions:

1. What are the core competencies of ACOs?
2. How will organizations approach physician alignment and integration barriers?
3. How will the ACO maintain patient engagement and satisfaction?
4. How will health IT be utilized in the ACO?
5. What legal and regulatory issues are associated with ACO formation?

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