S Hospital of Philadelphia has earned accreditation as a Level 2 Accountable Care Business.

CHOP earns Level 2 ACO accreditation The National Committee for Quality Assurance has announced that The Kids's Hospital of Philadelphia has earned accreditation as a Level 2 Accountable Care Business . An ACO is normally a provider-structured entity that strives to improve the quality of health patient and care experience, while simultaneously reducing health care costs click here . ACOs could be group practice suppliers, networks of individual practices, hospitals, provider-health strategy partnerships or governed entities that use providers to arrange care publicly. CHOP earned Level 1 ACO accreditation in 2013 first, becoming the initial and only children's hospital in the national country to earn accreditation and one of the first five agencies to be certified nationally.