Monthly Archives: March 2012

Broad and Cassel’s Heather Siegel Miller Joins PBC Medical Society Services, Inc. Board

Heather Siegel Miller, a health care lawyer and senior counsel with the Miami and Boca Raton offices of the statewide law firm Broad and Cassel, was elected to the board of directors of the Palm Beach County Medical Society Services, … Continue reading

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Gabriel Imperato Speaks at Tower Forum

Managing Partner of Broad and Cassel’s Fort Lauderdale office, Gabriel Imperato, recently spoke at the March 2012 Tower Forum breakfast regarding the future of healthcare. Linda Quick, President of the South Florida Health & Hospital Association, and Dr. Kutty Chandran, … Continue reading

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Mike Segal Quoted in South Florida Business Journal

Miami Partner and Chair of Broad and Cassel’s Health Law Practice Group, Mike Segal, was recently quoted in a South Florida Business Journal article entitled, “Holy Cross Hospital pioneers clinical model with doctors.” Segal is currently working with three independent … Continue reading

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New Insurer-Hospital ACO Touts Early Success

By Mike Segal In late 2010 Advocate Health Care, the largest hospital system in Illinois and a pioneer in accountable care, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, the State’s largest managed care company, entered into a three year … Continue reading

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Private Payers Promote Development of Patient-Centered Medical Homes

By Stephen Siegel Patient centered medical homes (“Medical Homes”) are likely to be an integral part of a successful accountable care organization. However, Medical Homes   represent a primary care delivery model that stands on its own. Unfortunately, the Medicare program … Continue reading

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Healthcare Marketplace Developments

By Mike Segal A recent article in USA Today, received courtesy of Kaiser News, once again highlights the virtually universal opinion of those in the know that the healthcare marketplace is irrevocably changing. The article focuses on the ongoing evolution … Continue reading

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Managed Care is Changing Before Our Eyes

By Mike Segal Insurers continue to react to health care reform by embracing the aims of better care at lower cost. Within the past few weeks, Aetna (also mentioned elsewhere in this publication) has launched new programs in Connecticut, Virginia … Continue reading

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Quality Healthcare: The Future of Medicine

By Heather Miller The government has taken an active role in shaping the way that healthcare will be provided in the future. The historic first step taken by Congress was to pass the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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