Raleigh, N.C. -Bo Bobbitt, a partner at Smith Anderson and head of the Firm's Health Care practice, was recently quoted by the Clinical Endocrinology News Digital Network as part of its "Top Health News" section where he shared insight on the legal landscape for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), possible pitfalls for physicians and the importance of developing best practice guidelines.
"It can be a legal minefield, but it is navigable," Mr. Bobbitt
"As an attorney and health care adviser, I try to convey that yes, there are legal issues - novel legal issues - but at the same time, this is such a positive improvement to health care, it is navigable if done right."
The article continues that, "Having a strong voice will empower physicians and assure ACO guidelines act as a lawsuit shield, rather than a sword.
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About Bo Bobbitt
has many years of experience assisting physicians form integrated delivery systems.
He has spoken and written nationally to primary care physicians on the strategies and practicalities of forming or joining ACOs.
has been featured in The Best Lawyers in America® for Health Care Law since 1997 and was named by that publication as "Lawyer of the Year" in Raleigh for Health Care Law (2013).
To learn more, visit his
bio at www.SmithLaw.com