TITLE

Not enough: ACO waivers need to be wide-ranging: providers

AUTHOR(S)
Carlson, Joe
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;6/13/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 24, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a proposal from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to waive three fraud and abuse laws for accountable care organizations (ACOs). The proposed waivers were criticized by the American Hospital Association (AHA) due to its modification of the application of the Stark physician self-referral law. Richard Pollack of AHA explains the premise of ACOs and the Stark law. A blanket ACO Waiver is proposed by the AHA and other organizations.
ACCESSION #
61444633

 

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