The Federal Trade Commission, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General will co-host a workshop on several issues associated with Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), organizations authorized by the new Affordable Care Act that seek to deliver high-quality and efficient health care services to consumers. The workshop will address and solicit public comments on the legal issues raised by various ACO models being considered by health care providers.
NOTE: Registration is Mandatory (Registration is NOT required for the webcast)
WEBCAST AND TELECONFERENCE INFORMATION
MORNING SESSIONS may be accessed via web cast only at http://us.meeting-stream.com/CSM_100510
AFTERNOON SESSIONS may be accessed via web cast at http://us.meeting-stream.com/CSM_100510 or teleconference at (800) 837-1935; Conference ID # 10359376.
The audio for the web cast event will be streamed via your computer speakers.
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NOTE: If you wish to make a comment during the afternoon Listening Session you must participate through the teleconference line. You will not be able to make a comment over the web cast.
Detailed registration information is available through the Federal Register Notice.
For security reasons, any persons wishing to attend this meeting must register by 5:00 p.m. e.d.t. on September 27, 2010. Persons interested in attending the meeting must register by completing the on‑line registration via the designated website at www.cms.hhs.gov/apps/events/event.asp?id=607. The on‑line registration system will generate a confirmation page to indicate the completion of your registration. Please print this page as your registration receipt. Seating capacity is limited to the first 350 registrants.
Note: Individuals who are not registered in advance will not be permitted to enter the building and will be unable to attend the meeting.
Individuals who require special accommodations should send an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org or via regular mail to:
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services,
Mail Stop C5-15-12,
7500 Security Boulevard,
Baltimore, MD 21244-1850
Requests for special accommodations must be received by 5:00 p.m. e.d.t. on September 27, 2010.
Individuals may also participate in the listening session by teleconference or webcast. Information regarding attending via teleconference and web conference will be posted on the CMS website at http://www.cms.gov/center/physician.asp prior to the session.