Category Archives: Affordable Care Act

Have Mergers and Acquisitions among Hospitals Improved Our Lot?

While Merger and Acquisition activity in health care has increased, the rationale for these activities seem to have little effect on improving the delivery of health care itself. Continue reading

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Some thoughts on Health Care Legislation 2010 to 2017.

Legislation to overcome some of the flaws of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is flawed. The Senate and House bills are not as different as had been originally hoped. Insurance reforms may be overcome with “waivers” and Medicaid is being drastically changed. The individual mandate appears to have been continued, under different guises, in both bills. Continue reading

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