Proposed rule specifies ACO quality standards

June 2011
Healthcare Risk Management;Jun2011, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p64
The article offers details on the proposed rule for accountable care organizations (ACOs) from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) including the quality standards specified to be met by the ACOs to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program and the guidance by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for formation of ACOs.


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