Workshop Regarding Accountable Care Organizations and Implications Regarding Antitrust, Physican Self-Referral, Anti-Kickback and Civil Monetary Penalty Laws

The Federal Trade Commission, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General presented a workshop on several issues associated with Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).  These organizations were authorized by the new Affordable Care Act and seek to deliver high-quality and efficient health care services to consumers.  The workshop addressed and solicited public comments on the legal issues raised by various ACO models being considered by health care providers.

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Morning Session

Afternoon Session

 

Visit the OIG website here.

 

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