Governance Issues For ACOs And How To Address Them

Law360, New York (October 5, 2010, 1:28 PM EDT) -- With the March 23 enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for a new health care model called accountable care organizations, health care industry participants are starting to grapple with the governance issues that may arise in structuring ACOs.

Because ACOs do not take the form of a single legal structure, but are instead a business structure focused on generating particular outcomes, a number of legal structures and governance options are available. This advisory briefly discusses these structures, outlines certain governance issues participants...
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