Monthly Archives: August 2013

45 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named Among The Best Lawyers in America® 2014

We are pleased to announce that 45 lawyers, including 7 of our health law attorneys, were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). Additionally, the following … Continue reading

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Healthcare in Florida: Innovation is key driver

This article discusses another concept that is starting to spread around the country, the specialist ACO.  Typically, these types of organizations focus on reducing costs in chronic diseases.  This is similar to a medical home, except the physician focus is … Continue reading

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Pioneer ACOs, Year One: Mixed Results

By: Mike Segal Pioneer ACOs are the most sophisticated organizations that have entered into the CMS ACO project. Only 32 organizations were accepted in 2011 as Pioneer ACOs. Pioneers obtain the highest amount of ACO shared savings (60%), but also … Continue reading

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Tenet Buying Vanguard and Buying Into the Commercial ACO Model

By: Ramona Thomas Tenet Healthcare Corporation’s recent announcement of its intent to purchase Vanguard Health Systems is one of the largest deals among investor-owned hospital chains since the passage of President Obama’s healthcare reform. The purchase will put Tenet in … Continue reading

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Mike Segal Named Among Top 100 Power Leaders in Health Care by the South Florida Business Journal

We are pleased to announce that Miami Partner Mike Segal, chairman of the statewide Health Law Practice Group, has been named among the region’s Top 100 Power Leaders in Health Care in the latest issue of the South Florida Business Journal. … Continue reading

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In Need of a New Hip, but Priced Out of the U.S.

By: Mike Segal In a front page article in its Sunday, August 4, edition, the New York Times discusses the very significant differences between a hip replacement performed in the U.S. as contrasted with one done in Belgium, based upon … Continue reading

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