Accountable Care Organizations and Community Empowerment

Published in: JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, v. 305, no. 17, May 4, 2011, Commentary, p. 1800-1801

Posted on RAND.org on May 03, 2011

by Benjamin Springgate, Robert H. Brook

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This commentary argues that involving communities in the formation of accountable care organizations would be a dramatic step toward more patient-centered care.

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