• Guidance Released on Accountable Care Organizations Participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program
  • May 19, 2011 | Authors: Lisa M. Boyle; Michael J. Kolosky; Moses B. Vargas
  • Law Firm: Robinson & Cole LLP - Hartford Office
  • On March 31, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General (OIG), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released much-awaited guidance addressing accountable care organization (ACO) requirements for participation in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program) established under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA).