On October 5th, 2010 the Federal Trade Commission, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General co-hosted a workshop on several issues associated with Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), organizations authorized by the new Affordable Care Act that seek to deliver high-quality and efficient health care services to consumers. The workshop addressed and solicited public comments on the legal issues raised by various ACO models being considered by health care providers.
October 5, 2010 :: 9:00 a.m. EST
Audio Recording of Morning / Opening Comments and FTC Panels
October 5, 2010 :: 1:30 p.m. EST
Audio Recording of Afternoon / HHS Panel and Listening Session