RALEIGH, N.C. – On April 17, 2013, Bo Bobbitt, a partner at Smith Anderson, presented to health care providers and members of the North Carolina Medical Society Foundation on “Accountable Care Organizations: What they are and How north Carolina Physicians Should Approach Them.”
In his presentation, Bo provided a review of accountable care and accountable care organizations; helped attendees establish a fundamental understanding of the reasons compelling health system change, including an overview of how patient care can be improved through systems and teams; and identified clinical strategies for physicians to optimize access to and quality of care in the accountable care era.
Bo has spoken nationally to both legal and medical audiences and written in both legal and medical journals concerning health law and policy issues. As the head of Smith Anderson’s Health Care practice, Bo focuses on providing strategic general counsel and regulatory guidance for health care organizations. He is involved in business planning, resolution of complex legal and health policy questions, and advanced negotiations for these clients. Bo regularly represents clinically-integrated hospital and physician organizations, physician-owned Health Information Technology companies, accountable care organizations, patient-centered medical homes, health information exchanges, and nonprofit and professional associations. He also has extensive experience in developing and drafting accountable care shared savings and other pay-for-performance contracts.