Boeing, Health Care Providers Join Forces In Bid To Curb Costs

The Seattle Times' Lisa Stiffler, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News, reports: "Boeing and some of the Northwest’s largest health care providers are teaming up to provide what they say will be higher-quality, more-affordable care for some of the aerospace giant’s employees. To accomplish this, the company will work with accountable care organizations, or ACOs, an increasingly popular strategy for health-care delivery that puts more responsibility on providers for improving patients’ health and reining in costs" (Stiffler, 6/17). Read the story.

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