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The New ACO Guidelines Are Here! The New ACO Guidelines Are Here!

Yesterday, the FTC and DOJ announced the release of their Joint Policy Statement regarding the enforcement of U.S. antitrust laws with respect to Accountable Care Organizations (“ACOs”).  This is reminiscent of when the Agencies issued their Joint Healthcare Guidelines in 1994, and capitation, HMOs, PPOs and PHOs were the topics of issue.  It should be interesting to see how the industry reacts in light of these guidelines.