How To Interpret ACO Rule — CMS Clarification

Law360, New York (April 12, 2012, 1:45 PM EDT) -- On March 16, 2012, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released additional guidance regarding the formation of accountable care organizations and participation in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Based on questions and comments received by CMS after release of the ACO final rule which was published in the Nov. 2, 2011, Federal Register, the CMS memo seeks to clarify aspects of the final rule for ACO applicants. The CMS memo provides valuable information not only for potential ACO applicants, but also for those who have...
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