ACO (Accountable Care Organization) Regulations - First Look


ACO regulations and related federal issuances hit the street last Thursday, after several months of waiting -- from CMS, OIG, FTC, DOJ and IRS. They cover the waterfront, ranging from the central regulation defining the structure and workings of the ACO, to limited Stark self-referral ban and anti-kickback statute waivers in the fraud and abuse arena, to new frameworks for antitrust analysis, to rules governing joint ventures involving taxable and tax-exempt organizations.

Listen to an ACO Roundtable conversation with five experts on Blog Talk Radio, and read David Harlow's 8 key takeaways from the regs.

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