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Video: Understanding The New HHS ACO Rule

KHN’s Jordan Rau explains how the Obama administration envisions accountable care organizations, which are designed to help hospitals and doctors form new networks to coordinate patients’ care. Officials estimate that the ACOs could save Medicare up to $960 million over three years. ACOs are a feature of the new health law. 

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See related story: HHS Says ACOs Could Save Medicare Up To $960 Million Over 3 Years

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