• Government Workshop Weighs Impact of Antitrust, Anti-kickback and CMP Laws on ACOs
  • October 15, 2010
  • Law Firm: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP - Washington Office
  • The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG), hosted a multi-stakeholder workshop recently to address two specific legal issues related to accountable care organizations (ACOs) ¿ antitrust, and fraud and abuse. The workshop featured panel discussions involving health care industry representatives, legal experts and regulators who focused on how current laws may be obstacles in the formation of ACOs.