Accountable Care Organization Rules Released: How Organizations Can Begin to Operationalize the Regulations


UPDATE:  To view a replay of this webcast, please visit the KPMG Institutes website.

On March 31, CMS released the long-awaited proposed rule governing the Medicare Shared Savings (ACO) program.  On the same day, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a joint statement, entitled "Proposed Statement of Antitrust Enforcement Policy Regarding Accountable Care Organizations Participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program" and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2011-20 requesting comments regarding the need for government guidance on tax-exempt organizations participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program through ACOs.

What do these government pronouncements mean for your organization?

Epstein Becker Green attorneys Carrie Valiant and Patricia Wagner will discuss how organizations can begin to operationalize the regulations.