ACO rule draws tough questions.


ACO rule draws tough questions, highlights system’s shortcomings CQ HealthBeat reports that federal government officials are considering the public criticism and comments they are receiving in response to the proposed rule issued regarding medical law’s accountable care businesses. One expert, for instance, tells Politico Pro that data collection difficulties could impede the formation of ACOs. CQ HealthBeat: Medicare Officials Acknowledge Criticism of ACO Proposal Best Medicare official Jon Blum said Monday that federal officials are taking seriously the many tough questions raised by the general public about the proposed guideline for accountable care companies released March 31.ON THE HIGHWAY A father’s present to his daughters Within our continuing series On the Road, Steve Hartman meets Chris Rosati who after receiving a diagnosis for a terminal illness, made a c. ALS has taken his voice already, but Rosati desires a say in eliminating the terminal illness for future generations. Rosati released his initiative last month at a fundraiser for the North Carolina condition chapter of the ALS Association.He expectations the organization will accept his ambitious challenge. But in the meantime, Rosati is moving forward to reach his goal. The first step in his program is gathering doctors, individuals, caregivers and creative thinkers to create, what he’s phoning, the Believe Team. Rosati thinks this range of perspectives will generate unique solutions to the issue.