Office of the Inspector General 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Medicare Program; Workshop Regarding Accountable Care Organizations, and Implications Regarding Antitrust, Physician Self-Referral, Anti-Kickback, and Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) Laws
Document Number: 2010-23340
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-17
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions, Office of the Inspector General
This notice announces a public workshop hosted by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). This workshop will include panel discussions and a listening session on certain legal issues related to Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Physicians, physician associations, hospitals, health systems, consumers, and all others interested in ACOs are invited to participate, in person or by calling into the teleconference. The meeting is open to the public, but attendance is limited to space and teleconference lines available. An agenda will be posted on the CMS Web site at http://www.cms.gov/center/ physician.asp prior to the session.