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A University of Texas law professor says the government should get health care providers to team up to offer new narrow, warrantied packages of services.

The professor, William Sage, argues in a commentary in the latest Health Affairs that getting the new accountable care organizations to provide cancer care packages, heart attack care packages, or monthly subscriptions to diabetes care would help overcome the big, nebulous provider network agreements that carriers and big provider gruops now use to shut out small, low-cost providers.

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