ACI’s National Forum on Clinical Integration Topics Announced; FTC Confirmed

New York, NY, July 08, 2010 --( American Conference Institute has announced its first National Forum on Clinical Integration which will be held in Washington, DC, November 15-17, 2010. The conference will feature two top FTC officials who will deliver answers imperative to health care providers, plans, and hospital systems looking to form Accountable Care Organizations.

While providing practical strategies and solutions for sustainability, the Forum will also feature in-depth discussions and action points for:

- Transformation of ACOs to qualify for incentive payments under the Shared Savings Program
- Financing Solutions, Requirements, and Investor Relationships
- Avoiding Stark and CMP Violations
- Building a Strong Infrastructure
- Implementation of Health Information Technology
- Quality Measurement Strategies and Reporting Guidelines
- Gaining Physician Buy-In
- The Critical Role of Health Plans
- Navigating HIPPA and Privacy Laws
- State Enforcement and Challenges to Integration
- Avoiding Tax Liability

Markus Meier, Assistant Director for the Health Care Division, Bureau of Competition, and David Narrow, Attorney with the Bureau of Competition, are confirmed to address the antitrust challenges and provide enforcement insights on the formation, structure, and implementation of Accountable Care Organizations.

American Conference Institute is a leading provider of legal conferences for the health care industry. The company operates as a think tank, monitoring trends and developments in all major industry sectors, the law, and public policy, with a view to providing information on the leading edge. Its conferences, summits, and executive briefings offer a combination of lectures, hands-on workshops, panels, roundtables and case studies to ensure that the right information is delivered in the right format. Pre-registration is now open. Go to to for more information.

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Dana Rossi