ACOs: Analyzing Medicare Risks & Commercial Opportunities

Venue: Internet

Location: Modesto, United States

Event Date/Time: Jul 14, 2011 End Date/Time: Jul 14, 2011
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Financial success or failure of a Medicare ACO will depend on meeting rules-based budgets set by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. To be successful, the Medicare ACO will need to demonstrate quality and reduce spending below targets. The proposed ACO regulation released by HHS on March 31, 2011 will make financial success elusive for most of these emerging organizations. For many, a partnership with a health plan will be much more attractive than becoming an ACO serving Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries