We have descrived in prior posts the opportunities available through Accountable Care Organizations.   ACOs are intended to provide physicians and medical centers financial incentives to continue offering high-quality medical services to their Medicare patients while keeping costs at an acceptable level

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Yesterday, CMS released the much anticipated proposed regulations regarding the Shared Savings Program contemplated in Section 3022 of the healthcare reform law, PPACA.  The 429-page set of regulations is expected to provide greater clarity re CMS’s implementation of HHS’s authority to contract with

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 With ACOs as such a hot topic right now, and the variety of forms these organizations can take, healthcare investors can examine not only opportunities in ACOs themselves but in healthcare related businesses that will service or be affiliated

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With the authorization of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in the healthcare reform law (PPACA), there has been a tremendous amount of industry attention on understanding ACOs and the opportunities and challenges they present. With ACOs as such a hot topic

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