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Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College say that in order to ‘formulate effective health care and social service policy’ a clear definition of the term ‘population health’ is needed. Accountable care organizations (ACOs), which they note is a key feature of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), may not clearly have “the incentives or the tools to improve the health of the entire community in which they are located.” Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College say that in order to ‘formulate effective health care and social service policy’a clear definition of the term ‘population health’ is needed.  Accountable care organizations (ACOs), which they note is a key feature of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), may not clearly have “the incentives or the tools to improve the health of the entire community in which they are located.” read more

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ACOs May Not Be Right for True Population Health, Researchers Say

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