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Providers, Device Firms Disagree On ACO Fraud And Abuse Protections

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

When it comes to waiving fraud and abuse laws for accountable care organizations, health care providers and device companies are on distinctly opposite sides of the fence.

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