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Impact of Healthcare Reform Series
This is the second part in in a series of articles regarding the impact of healthcare reform on various stakeholders. This article will discuss the impact of reform initiatives on hospital providers, with the third part of the series focusing on the impact of reform initiatives on physician providers.

PDF Icon Small Healthcare Reform: Impact on Hospitals
Since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, reform initiatives have already begun impacting many healthcare providers, including hospitals. This article highlights a few of the key provisions impacting hospital providers and the resulting impact on the healthcare delivery system as a whole. (Read more...)

PDF Icon Small ACOs and the Stark Law-How to Co-exist
The passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010 has introduced many changes to the US healthcare delivery system, including initiatives regarding the development of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Given the collaborative and integrated structure of ACO arrangements, questions have arisen related to the legal permissibility of these arrangements under the Stark Law. (Read more...)

PDF Icon Government Task Forces Issue Medicare Spending Recommendations
With surging national debt a principal concern among Washington policy makers, two separate advisory panels have been created to help address financing the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP programs in light of these concerns. Hightlights of the recommendations recently proposed by the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform and the Debt Reduction Task Force will be briefly reviewed. (Read more...)

HCC Background
Founded in 1993, HCC has developed significant research resources; a staff of experienced professionals with strong credentials; a dedication to the discipline of process and planning; and, an organizational commitment to quality client service as the core ingredients for the cost-effective delivery of professional consulting services. HCC has served a diverse range of healthcare industry & medical professional clients in over 45 states including hospitals & health systems (both tax exempt & for profit); outpatient & ambulatory facilities; management services organizations; clinics, solo & group private practices in a full range of medical specialties, subspecialties & allied health professions; managed care organizations; biotechnology and pharmaceutical ventures; ancillary service providers; disease management firms; Federal and State agencies; public health and safety agencies; other related healthcare enterprises and agencies; and, these clients´┐Ż advisory professionals, e.g., their consulting, legal and accounting firms.

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