• Antitrust Risks of Accountable Care Organizations
  • February 25, 2011
  • Law Firm: Arnold Porter LLP - Washington Office
  • The federal government is becoming increasingly committed to enhancing healthcare quality by linking payment to the quality and efficiency of healthcare. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)1 establishes a new model for physician and hospital integration to achieve measureable, improved outcomes and savings for Medicare populations. Successful Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)—as they are called in the statute—will share in a portion of the savings that are generated for Medicare. www.arnoldporter.com