Accountable Care Organizations Versus Accountable Care: Is There a Difference?

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Alice G. Gosfield, Esq., is an attorney in Philadelphia. She has been named one of the top 25 health lawyers in the country. She is the Chairman of the Board of the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, Inc, past Chairman of the Board of NCQA, and Past President of the National Health Lawyers Association. She also serves as outside counsel to NCCN. She can be reached at ideas and viewpoints expressed in this commentary are those of the author and do not necessarily represent any policy, position, or program of the NCCN.
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