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CMS has requested public comment on the proposed rule implementing the Program. Public comments must be received by June 6, 2011.
HHS has also requested public comments on the potential waiver of fraud and abuse laws as applied to the Program by June 6, 2011.
The IRS has requested comments on the proposed guidance regarding the status of 501(c)(3) organizations under the Program, also by May 31, 2011.
The FTC and DOJ have requested comments on their proposed Statement regarding ACOs, with no specified due date.
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