Black Ribbon Project

for health care freedom and the doctor-patient relationship

ACOs: The new Threat to Quality Medical Care

The PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka ObamaCare) favors the creation of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) which purposefully push physicians out of independent practice into working as employees,  and re-establish capitation –the reimbursement method which rewards “providers” for doing less. This all means that your physician will no longer be working primarily for you, the patient.

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