Application for ACOs (Accountable Care Organizations)

Issue Number:    N-2011-20
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Notice 2011-20 addresses the application of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code to tax-exempt organizations participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) through an accountable care organization (ACO) as described in section 3022 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  In addition, the Notice includes a request for public comments.
Notice 2011-20 will be published Internal Revenue Bulletin 2011-16 on April 18, 2011. 

 

Aren’t sure what ACOs are? www.benefitblog.com has a great video interview by William Boyles and will assist in your knowledge of this new wave of health care delivery.

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