Comments for: EMHS joins Medicare experiment to improve care

Posted Dec. 19, 2011, at 5:40 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Medicare says it’s launching a national experiment to improve care for seniors, and hopefully save taxpayers money as well. Officials announced Monday that 32 networks of doctors and hospitals around the country, including Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, are becoming Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations, or ACOs. Behind the acronym …

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