TITLE

Proposed rule specifies ACO quality standards

PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Jun2011, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
61202714

 

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