Health Care Reform: What You Need to Know About the Proposed ACO Regulations
Vorys’ 2011 Health Care Teleseminar Series includes monthly programs focused on the changing legal and regulatory issues facing the health care industry.
On March 31, 2011, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released a notice of public rulemaking for the long awaited proposed regulations to implement the Medicare Shared Savings Program for Accountable Care Organizations (“ACO”). The proposed ACO regulations outline criteria for ACO eligibility, governance and management requirements for participation, and conditions for shared savings distributions. This session provided an overview of the proposed ACO regulations and discussed the potential impact on your organization.