ACOs as Risk-Bearing Organizations: Tipping Points for State Insurance Regulation Teleconference

May 25, 2011
Anne Phillips Ogilby
Timothy M. McCrystal
This teleconference  addressed the Medicare Shared Savings Program and ACOs for patient populations other than Medicare beneficiaries. Topics for discussion were: the characteristics of risk-bearing organizations, regulatory concerns and requirements, the skills needed to manage performance and financial risk and the potential for regulation of ACOs by selected state insurance or managed care agencies.