Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act

Paul DeMuro Published in Compliance Today

Fort Lauderdale Of Counsel Paul DeMuro penned two articles in the October 2015 issue of Compliance Today magazine, published by the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA). The monthly publication includes educational articles on enforcement actions, new and changing regulations and … Continue reading

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The ACA has been live for a year. So why are millions still uninsured?

Last year, more than seven million people purchased health insurance plans on the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) exchanges. At the same time, about six million Americans enrolled in states’ Medicaid programs. But despite this—and a mandate requiring people to obtain … Continue reading

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Christine Burke Worthen Published by AHLA

Christine Burke Worthen, Of Counsel in our Fort Lauderdale office, was recently published by the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). Her article, “Legal Considerations in Negotiating ACO Contracts: The New World of Risk Assumption, Enterprise Data Analytics, and Population Health Management,” … Continue reading

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Clearing the Clutter: Wading Through Health Care

Please click here to see Christine Burke Worthen’s recent article in i4 Business magazine, where she provides a list of resources for professionals to stay abreast of health care reform.

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Some States See Surprisingly Good Enrollment in the Obamacare Healthcare Exchange Plans

By: Fred Segal The consensus opinion by just about every expert, journalist, and even the White House itself, is that the Government did a poor job in its execution of rollout of the Healthcare Exchanges under the Patient Protection and … Continue reading

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Gabriel Imperato to be Featured Speaker at Health Care Fraud Seminar

Gabriel Imperato, the managing partner of Broad and Cassel’s Fort Lauderdale office, will be a featured speaker next week at a seminar hosted by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia. Imperato will speak on the “Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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Integrating Post-Acute Care Providers

By: Christine Burke Worthen While there has been a lot of focus on ACO’s and care coordination in the primary care and hospital settings since the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, there has been a greater focus more recently … Continue reading

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‘Qualified health plans’ sold on exchanges not ‘federal health care programs’

The Department of Health and Human Services today issued guidance concluding that it does not consider qualified health plans and other programs related to federal health exchanges, state health exchanges and certain other programs to be federal health care programs. … 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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Affordable Care Act’s “Employer Mandate” to Be Delayed One Year

By: Fred Segal On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148) (i.e. “PPACA” or “Obamacare”). PPACA’s “employer mandate” penalizes certain employers who do not offer affordable coverage to its employees. … Continue reading

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