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1/6/2015

Aftermath of Reform

With the ongoing implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the shifting health care landscape is continuing to shake up long-standing business models and force hospitals to reevaluate how they currently operate. Lancaster Pollard's Susan Harrison and Steve Kennedy discuss this and more in a recent article published by Advance Healthcare Network.

Health-Care Reform: The SCOTUS Ruling’s Impact on Providers
8/5/2012

Health-Care Reform: The SCOTUS Ruling’s Impact on Providers

In late June, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) narrowly ruled that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as the Affordable Care Act or ACA, was for the most part constitutional. Now that the high court has green lighted this major reform of the nation’s health-care system, we have some answers but just as many questions regarding its impact on providers.

The Territory Ahead: Accountable-Care Organizations Under Health-Care Reform
4/5/2012

The Territory Ahead: Accountable-Care Organizations Under Health-Care Reform

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more commonly referred to as the Affordable Care Act (ACA), has driven the recent health-care reform in this country as well as the controversy among business and government officials as to whether it will ultimately generate a positive outcome for the health-care industry. Regardless of the anticipated outcomes, all agree that its effects will be widespread.

Health-Care Reform: Strategies for Senior-Care Providers
6/3/2011

Health-Care Reform: Strategies for Senior-Care Providers

When it comes to health-care reform, most providers within the senior care industry have adopted a wait-and-see attitude. But savvy senior care organizations will already be focusing on three key considerations to remain competitive in the future: game-changers, collaborating with hospitals and other competitors, and identifying and measuring new goals for care coordination.