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