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May 04, 2011 12:06:44 pm

Summary of CMS Proposed Rule on Accountable Care Organizations

 The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) has drafted an extensive summary of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) fact sheets and other CMS documents of proposed rules for Accountable Care Organizations.

Some of the questions answered in the summary are:
• What is an ACO?
• How Could Providers Participate?
• How Would Shared Savings Work?
• What Waivers are CMS and the OIG Proposing?The comprehensive summary also addresses federal law and tax issues.

To see the full report and to access a downloadable version, visit the HFMA Web site.

Tags: Healthcare


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