TITLE

Dodging an ACO chilling effect

AUTHOR(S)
Carlson, Joe
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;10/31/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 44, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the chilling effect of stricter proposals on the formation of accountable care organizations (ACOs), as suggested by the changes following a deluge of public comments. A Medicare ACO is created to bring together healthcare providers into a single organizations that can manage and monitor patient care more effectively. The regulators gave back their warnings to providers to avoid collusion and fraud in a new interim final rule and enforcement guidance statement.
ACCESSION #
67225229

 

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