Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) Chairman, Glen Hackbarth, recently submitted comments in response to the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Request for Information regarding the much-anticipated Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) Accountable Care Organization (ACO) regulations, to be published early next year. MedPAC’s comments were outlined in a letter dated November 22, 2010, from Mr. Hackbarth to CMS. MedPAC’s comments were focused on three primary areas that it believes will be crucial to the success of ACOs and the Shared Savings Program.

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Source: Health Law Alert
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