FTC, Justice Department Detail Proposed Antitrust Policy on Accountable Care Organizations

The statement describes the ACOs to which it will apply; when FTC and DOJ will apply particular antitrust analyses to those ACOs; an antitrust safety zone for certain ACOs; the CMS-mandated antitrust review process for certain other ACOs; and options for ACOs to gain additional antitrust clarity if they fall outside the safety zone but…