White House officials call for ACO rule changes

Modern Healthcare: Accountable care organizations are failing to meet their promise to save Medicare money, and regulations governing the model need to change, according to senior White House officials.

"There are a lot of broken promises and failed estimates in the Affordable Care Act, and the hope and promise of this complicated value design is one of them," Joseph Grogan, associate director of health programs at the White House's Office of Management and Budget, said Wednesday at the National ACO, Bundled Payment and MACRA Summit.

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