March 22: New Governance and ACOs: A Wisconsin Discussion

New Governance and ACOs: A Wisconsin Discussion

Presented by:

  • Louise Trubek, Emerita Clinical Professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School
  • Barbara Zabawa, Attorney, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.
  • Felice Borisy-Rudin, Third-Year Law Student, University of Wisconsin Law School

Thursday, March 22, 11:30 – 1:00 pm
Room 1345 Health Science Learning Center
Lunch Provided by Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.

Join Professor Louise Trubek, Attorney Barbara Zabawa and Third-Year Law Student Felice Borisy-Rudin who will present a working draft of their paper concerning Accountable Care Organization development, particularly in Wisconsin, in the context of collaborative governance theory. Topics include:

  • The legal framework of the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)
  • Past and present collaborative efforts to engage health care stakeholders to improve quality while reducing health care costs
  • Patient-centeredness in the MSSP and its role in the success of ACOs and new models of governance

    Comments from a reactor panel of health care leaders and audience discussion will follow.

Co-Sponsored By:

  • UW School of Medicine and Public Health Population Health Institute and MPH Program
  • UW-Madison Center for Patient Partnerships
  • UW Law School Government and Legislative Clinic
  • Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.


Submitted by Law School News on March 23, 2012

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