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Providers complain to feds about ACO structure, want more incentives

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A new rule proposing sweeping changes to the Medicare accountable care model offers few incentives and could dissuade greater participation, 34 leading healthcare organizations and industry groups said Friday in a joint letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

ACO proposed rule coming soon, official says

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that a proposed rule addressing changes in the Accountable Care Organizations program is coming soon, an official said at the Accountable Care Organization Summit on June 19.

Nursing homes want IRS guidance on accountable care organization participation

Nursing homes want IRS guidance on accountable care organization participation

Nursing home and hospital provider groups have asked the Internal Revenue Service for clarification and guidance regarding the participation of nonprofit providers in accountable care organizations. Many nonprofit groups are concerned that collaborating with for-profit partners will cause them to lose their exempt status, the Bureau of National Affairs reports.