Tag Archives: value-based

OIG, CMS Propose Changes to Stark, Anti-Kickback Rules to Promote Value-Based Arrangements:  Reed Smith Analysis

As previously reported, the Department of Health and Human Services has published highly anticipated proposed changes to align the regulations under the Physician Self-Referral Law, the federal Anti-Kickback Statute, and the Civil Monetary Penalties Law with value-based health care arrangements.  Reed Smith is providing a series of client alerts and teleseminars that analyze key aspects … Continue Reading

Fall 2011 Regulatory Agenda (Belatedly) Released

On January 20, 2012, the Obama Administration posted its Fall 2011 Regulatory Agenda, outlining its planned regulatory initiatives in a number of policy areas. Priorities for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) include, among many others: Implementing Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance reforms, including establishing Affordable Insurance Exchanges, establishing risk adjustment criteria for … Continue Reading

CMS Call on the Medicare Shared Savings Program/Accountable Care Organizations (June 24)

On June 24, 2010, CMS is holding a Special Open Door Forum provider call on the Medicare Shared Savings Program/Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).   The call will focus on the formation and use of ACOs to enhance the quality and efficiency of physician services. CMS will solicit comments from physicians, physician associations, hospitals, consumer groups, … Continue Reading
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