The Access to Care Report (#17) / ACA political drama — good or bad for access?

Nov 1, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

This is #17 in a series of Access to Care Reports. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is intended to improve access to

The Obamacare Report (#17) / Political Drama — Good or bad for ACA implementation efforts?

Oct 29, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

The political drama over the ACA during the past month has brought more attention to the Health Plan, in more ways, than all of the formal outreach efforts combined.

The Access to Care Report (#16)/ACA access depends on consumer shopping behavior

Oct 24, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

The “rough launch” of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Health Exchanges has been greeted with wide-ranging “surprise” and criticism. But an advance look at typical consumer shopping behavior would have done a lot to help federal agencies anticipate—and cope with—the situation.

The Obamacare Report (#16)/ Which organizations are going to be winners and losers under the ACA?

Oct 22, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

There are going to be financial winners and losers under Obamacare, and deciding which organizations fall into each category is not a simple matter.

The Obamacare Report (#15) / Does accreditation limit innovation in the ACA?

Oct 15, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

The accreditation process has developed over the years as a way to assure the quality and appropriateness of health care services. Some argue that this activity has been largely successful, but others say that the resulting system of controls may often prevent the exploration of new ideas.

2013 on Track to Set Record for Health Care Fraud Recoveries Under False Claims Act

Oct 10, 2013 By: George F. Indest, III

Recently, we have seen an increase in whistleblower/qui tam cases filed by physicians, nurses or hospital staff employees who have some knowledge

The Access to Care Report (#14) / Access to care under the ACA depends on insurance plan design

Oct 10, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

Access to care depends on a combination of factors, ranging from the type of care needed by an individual to the need for acceptance by an appropriate provider

The Obamacare Report (#14) / Design of ACA standards for health insurance policies

Oct 8, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

This is #14 in a series of Obamacare Reports. (See also postings by Mitchell Law Office) A basic aspect of the Affordable

Access to Care Report (#13) / Access may be tracked after opening day for ACA exchanges

Oct 3, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

After the October 1 start date for the ACA exchanges, the evaluations of improvement to access may be measured from any number of different points of view.

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Oct 2, 2013 By: Melissa Sachs

The new Westlaw Journals blog brings you litigation headlines in over 30 substantive areas of law. Here are some highlights from the past week:

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