I spent this afternoon researching for the new page of links to information about Accountable Care Organisations, what Cornwall Council are planning and what are the concerns or benefits of this. I wanted to find out more so that I could respond by Wednesday 17th January to the Accountable Care System Inquiry via firstname.lastname@example.org.
What have I found out?
I want to make clear from the start that these are just my views and my interpretation of the reports and articles that I have read.
1. The idea of a ACO or ACS is to have a cohesive, holistic system of care for a given population managed by one organisation.
I think, despite all the articles & opinions that I have read, that I still don't understand all the implications of this. However, despite that, I know that I am not in favour of it. My reasons for that decision are:
I am contacting the committee to voice my concerns and to seek answers to the following issues:
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