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Post-Acute Care Subject of New House Legislation

Payment and policy for post-acute care have long been topics of interest to policymakers on Capitol Hill. Furthering this discussion, Representative David McKinley (R-WV) introduced H.R. 4673, the Bundling and Coordinating...more

Post-Acute Care: The Hottest Area in Health Care

Much has been written about hospital consolidation premised upon the search for efficiencies driven by scale and integration as reflected in the white hot hospital merger market over the last several years. While no doubt...more

Hospitals And Fraud Enforcement

The HHS Office of Inspector General has targeted hospitals for fraud enforcement. It is one of the OIG’s most important initiatives because of the impact it could have on reducing health care costs....more

Alabama CON Report - December 12, 2012

In This Issue: - I. Certificate of Need Program - II. For Informational Purposes Only - III. OLD BUSINESS - IV. NEW BUSINESS - Excerpt from Certificate of Need: A. Emergency Application...more

Healthcare Update, No. 4, November 2012: NLRB Continues To Set Sights On Healthcare Employers

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has continued its aggressive attack on employers in the healthcare industry and nonunion employers generally. With a membership majority that is widely recognized as being pro-union,...more

D.C. Circuit Denies Hospital’s Challenge to NLRB Health Care Rule

In a strongly worded decision published last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit firmly rejected a challenge to the National Labor Relations Board’s Health Care Rule. Promulgated in 1989 and upheld two years...more

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