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Since the Affordable Care Act (the “ACA”) was enacted in 2010, the health care industry has been on the edge of its proverbial seat waiting to see which care delivery models are best suited to sustain all the changes: to...more
MedPAC Recommends Short- and Long-Term ACO Changes – In a comment letter sent to CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner on June 16, 2014, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) outlined certain challenges associated...more
Chicago-area Alexian Brothers Health System and Adventist Midwest Health signed a non-binding letter of intent to form a joint operating company, a collaboration commonly referred to as a virtual merger. As Alexian brings...more
With the completion of the enrollment phase of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health care in the United States has entered a new era that will be characterized by extensive changes and challenges for both providers and...more
The American Hospital Association (AHA) submitted a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on April 17, 2014, recommending modifications to the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) and the Pioneer...more
Several Treasury regulations, revenue procedures, and other developments have recently been released, which may have important consequences for businesses, including health care organizations. Moreover, changes in regulatory...more
This article provides a summary of key healthcare antitrust developments in 2013, highlighted by two important Supreme Court decisions:
- In FTC v. Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc.,133 S.Ct. 1003 (2013), the Court...more
The final physician fee schedule (PFS) and hospital outpatient department payment rules for FY 2014 clearly signal the continued intent by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to transform the healthcare...more
This week, CMS announced the shared savings results and the clinical achievements from the first year of the Pioneer ACO Program. During the first year...more
On January 7, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) posted a favorable advisory opinion concerning an existing co-management arrangement (“Arrangement”) between a large, rural,...more
The health care events of 2012 can be properly divided into "Before" and "After": Before the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act and President Obama's re-election and After. Before these two events, the viability...more
Originally Published in The Recorder, September 4, 2012.
A whole lotta conjunctions goin' on with California health care system players, an exceptional surge of large acquisitions and consolidations, some with surprising...more
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