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March 2011

Health Law Bulletin

Health Care Reform Changes to Provider Reimbursement

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act contains significant changes in the way providers of health care services and suppliers will be reimbursed that are intended to realign incentives and contain costs. Two of the most innovative provisions pertain to accountable care organizations (ACO) and payment bundling programs.

Click here for an overview of ACO and payment bundling programs, and here for a more detailed analysis.