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SECTION 2999-N
Accountable care organizations; findings; purpose
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 29-E
§ 2999-n. Accountable care organizations; findings; purpose. The
legislature finds that the formation and operation of accountable care
organizations under this article, and subject to appropriate regulation,
can be consistent with the purposes of federal and state anti-trust,
anti-referral, and other statutes, including reducing over-utilization
and expenditures. The legislature finds that the development of
accountable care organizations under this article will reduce health
care costs, promote effective allocation of health care resources, and
enhance the quality and accessibility of health care. The legislature
finds that this article is necessary to promote the formation of
accountable care organizations and protect the public interest and the
interests of patients and health care providers.