Raleigh, N.C. – In a Family Practice News article published on March 11, 2015, “New ACO Model Positive for Physicians,” Bo Bobbitt is interviewed regarding the new Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model, described as a plan which “offers predictable financial targets, enables providers and patients greater opportunities to coordinate care, and aims to attain the highest standards of care”:
“It’s a really good sign generally that CMS [Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services] is willing and able to adapt to some of the major structural problems with the Medicare ACO model,” said Julian D. “Bo” Bobbitt Jr., a health law attorney in Raleigh, N.C. “Changing incentives to reward higher quality at lower cost and to align those is extraordinarily promising.”
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About Bo Bobbitt
Bo Bobbitt has many years of experience assisting physicians form integrated delivery systems. He has spoken and written nationally to primary care physicians on the strategies and practicalities of forming or joining ACOs. He is credited with authoring a leading guide to Accountable Care (“The ACO Guide: How to Identify and Implement the Essential Elements for Accountable Care Organization Success”) from which health care providers and medical communities are developing accountable care networks. To learn more, visit his bio at www.SmithLaw.com.