Dr. Good Changes Name to Dr. ACO.

This week Obamacare architect Ezekiel Emmanuel, M.D. was proudly forecasting the death of insurance companies with replacement by “ACO’s” (Accountable Care Organizations).  These would be groups of doctors and hospitals that would be given a single budget amount to spread among all patients and themselves. The more money spent on patients, the less money left over for the doctors and hospitals to pay themselves and cover their expenses. Can you say “Conflict of Interest”?  Let’s take a look at what happens when Dr. “Good”, changes his name to Dr. ACO.