On February 9, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (“BBA”). Among the most notable changes that will occur with the enactment of the BBA is the inclusion of certain provisions taken from the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (“CHRONIC”) Care Act of 2017 bill (
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BNA Webinar: Opportunities and Obstacles: Accountable Care Organizations and Other Provider Risk Sharing Arrangements — a Legal and Regulatory Overview
Epstein Becker Green’s Lynn Shapiro Snyder, Senior Member of the Firm, and Tanya Vanderbilt Cramer, Of Counsel, will present “Accountable Care Organizations and Other Provider Risk Sharing Arrangements — a Legal and Regulatory Overview,” a webinar hosted by Bloomberg BNA.
While the federal government has encouraged the growth of accountable care organizations (ACOs)…
Health Care Innovation in the Medicare Program: Value-Based Initiatives Beyond Accountable Care Organizations
by René Y. Quashie and Lynn Shapiro Snyder
As the health care industry analyzes the recently released final rule and related guidance regarding the Medicare Shared Savings Program (“MSSP”) for accountable care organizations (“ACOs”), it is important for the industry to also pay attention to key deadlines related to initiatives being implemented by the Center…
Revisiting the Medicare Shared Savings Program: An Interagency Effort to Promote Accountable Care
by Ross K. Friedberg, Shawn M. Gilman, Mark E. Lutes, David E. Matyas, René Y. Quashie, Serra J. Schlanger, Carrie Valiant, Dale C. Van Demark, and Lesley R. Yeung
On October 20, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") released its final rule ("Final Rule")…
Delivery System Reform – Will It Happen?
Although there are some big issues that remain unresolved, such as the "public plan" component, it appears that we will see reform legislation pass in 2009. Drafts of the legislation are being prepared now by various members of Congress and their staffs.
The focus on medical homes, physician hospital organizations and accountable…