ACO

Meaning

Accountable care organization

An organization that consists of a network of health care providers such as doctors and hospitals who voluntarily provide coordinated care to their Medicare patients; intended to supply the right care at the right time for patients while cutting down on duplication of services and medical errors.

Example

"Do you know if there are any ACOs available in our state?"

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Last Updated: March 11, 2015

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