• Health Law Update: ACOs Allow Providers to Share Medicare Savings With Federal Government
  • March 21, 2011 | Authors: Corinne Tutuska Porcher; Geoffrey D. Smith
  • Law Firm: Smith & Associates - Tallahassee Office
  • The massive 2010 federal health care reform - the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) - contains seven pages of amendments to Title XVIII of the Social Security Act by creating the Medicare Shared Savings Program. This memo addresses some of the key points of ACOs that are provided in the PPACA, namely, what they are and how they can participate in the Shared Savings Program.