Current Issues, Implications and Considerations – ACO Market Consolidation and Antitrust Considerations: HealthcareWebSummit


Mark E. Lutes, Patricia Wagner, and Paul A. Gomez Members of the Firm, will copresent "Current Issues, Implications and Considerations - ACO Market Consolidation and Antitrust Considerations," a webinar hosted by the HealthcareWebSummit.

Participants will be able to:

  • Review available regulatory guidance addressing ACO development, operations and allowable transactions with respect to market consolidation and antitrust concerns.
  • Identify ACO antitrust "gray-areas" that current guidance and past cases have not fully resolved.
  • Explore case examples and how various ACO market consolidation and market power scenarios might play out going forward in the current legal and regulatory environment
  • Understand what levels and structures of integration may be required to survive antitrust scrutiny for potential consolidation activities.
  • Consider what private market behaviors, protocols and policies in this arena might reduce exposure in this environment.
  • Examine the potential implications of the regulatory environment for current and future ACO transactions
  • Engage in interactive learning through online question submission, attendee feedback and opportunity for follow-up questions, and networking with attendees, faculty and other professionals through a dedicated LinkedIn group.

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