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Accountable Care Organizations

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Fraud and Abuse Waivers

The Affordable Care Act contains several provisions that support the development of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) to manage and coordinate care for beneficiaries. OIG guidance related to ACOs under the Affordable Care Act is below, along with related resources.

Federal Agencies Address Legal Issues Regarding Accountable Care Organizations Participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program

On October 20, 2011, as part of a cross-agency, coordinated effort, several Federal agencies issued documents addressing legal issues regarding Accountable Care Organizations participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program).

On March 31, 2011 as part of a cross-agency, coordinated effort, several Federal agencies issued documents addressing legal issues regarding Accountable Care Organizations participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program).

October 2010 Workshop

On Oct. 5, 2010, the OIG, Federal Trade Commission, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services held a workshop entitled Workshop Regarding Accountable Care Organizations and Implications Regarding Antitrust, Physician-Self-Referral, Anti-Kickback, and Civil Monetary Penalty Laws.

Recordings and Transcripts

For the October 5, 2010 Workshop Regarding Accountable Care Organizations, and Implications Regarding Antitrust, Physician Self-Referral, Anti-Kickback, and Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) Laws