Category Archives: Mike Segal

Broad and Cassel Health Law Practice Achieves Band One Ranking in Chambers USA 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 16, 2017) — For the seventh year in a row, the Health Law Practice Group at Florida-based law firm Broad and Cassel LLP has once again received top honors within Florida by prominent legal guide Chambers USA: … Continue reading

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24 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named to Chambers USA 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 26, 2017) — Florida-based law firm Broad and Cassel LLP has once again received recognition by prominent legal guide Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers. In total, the 2017 edition highlights 24 Broad and … Continue reading

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Adjusting Group Practice Compensation in a World Turning Value-Based (Part I of II)

By: Mike Segal     Payors are beginning to take steps to transform from reimbursement based on medical services rendered, or “fee for service” medicine, to payment for attaining quality measures without regard to volume, which is often called “value based” … Continue reading

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CMS Announces New Flexibility with MACRA

By: Mike Segal It is now quite clear that the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, or MACRA, enacted into law in 2015, will have a telling effect on how Medicare reimburses for physician services. In April 2016, the Centers … 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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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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Are You Overlooking the Ability to Use an ACO Waiver?

By: Mike Segal I believe that many ACOs may be overlooking the ability to enter, pursuant to an ACO waiver (a “Waiver”), into certain transactions that might be beneficial for the ACO but could implicate the Stark or anti-kickback laws, … Continue reading

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OIG Issues First Co-Management Opinion

By: Mike Segal The OIG has recently issued a favorable opinion, its first, on a co-management agreement between a hospital and a physician group, in OIG Advisory Opinion 12-22. Such agreements, where physicians can receive shared savings for reducing hospital … Continue reading

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Four Broad and Cassel Attorneys Pen Chapter in National Health Law Book

Mike Segal, Heather S. Miller, Stephen H. Siegel and Fred Segal of Broad and Cassel’s Health Law Practice Group collaborated on a chapter for the 2013 Health Law and Compliance Update, which was published this month by Aspen Publishers. The … Continue reading

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