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AACN Responds to the Accountable Care Organization Proposed Rulemaking

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The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) has prepared the following comments on the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) proposed rule posted on April 7, 2011 (the “Proposed Rule”). AACN is the national voice for America's baccalaureate and higher-degree nursing education programs. For over four decades, the association has established quality standards for professional nursing education to ensure the Registered Nurse (RN) and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) workforce are prepared to provide evidence-based, quality, and cost-effective care.

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