HEALTH REFORM: Diving into the Federal Issuances Implementing the Medicare Shared Savings Program: A Summary of Topic Areas On Which Government Agencies Specifically Requested Public Comments

On March 31, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General, the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Justice, and the Internal Revenue Service released four separate issuances providing the public with the opportunity to comment on the creation of accountable care organizations eligible for participation in the voluntary Medicare Shared Savings Program ("MSSP").  This alert sets forth a listing of each of the places in which the government agencies specifically request comments from the public.  Even those organizations that ultimately may decide not to participate in the MSSP should still take advantage of this unique opportunity to provide these agencies with comments and help shape the modifications being proposed to the Medicare program.

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For more information about this issue of IMPLEMENTING HEALTH AND INSURANCE REFORM, please contact one of the authors below or the member of the firm who normally handles your legal matters.

Ross K. Friedberg
Associate
Epstein Becker Green
Washington, DC
202/861-0900

Shawn M. Gilman
Associate
Epstein Becker Green
Washington, DC
202/861-0900

Lesley R. Yeung
Associate
Epstein Becker Green
Washington, DC
202/861-1804
[email protected]

 

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