ACO rule provides detail but creates regulatory burden for providers

June 2011
Healthcare Risk Management;Jun2011, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p61
The article discusses the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) proposed rule on accountable care organizations (ACOs) published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which requires the establishment of a Medicare Shared Savings Program (SSP) while also highlighting the regulatory risks concerning the same for the health care providers, hospitals and suppliers.


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