Sour note on ACOs: AMGA endorsed concept, but hates proposed regs

Robeznieks, Andis; Evans, Melanie
May 2011
Modern Healthcare;5/16/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 20, p14
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The article reports on the opposition of the American Medical Group Association to the proposed Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations for accountable care organizations (ACOs). Association president Donald Fisher threatened that the association may turn its focus on the private sector should the CMS fail to address its concerns. Participants of the Physician Group Practice Demonstration also expressed their opposition to the draft regulations.


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