If you think the Bundled Payment Care Improvement(BPCI) initiative is a thing of the past, think again. Even though the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule cancelling the episode payment models, that method of reimbursement is embedded in the healthcare system. That’s the strong opinion of a panel of industry […]
Health care investors are moving out of sectors that could be hit with federal funding cuts, or become vilified in the media.
Deal volume has trended downward in 2016, after spiking in the second quarter with a total of 421 deals.
And so it begins. A new year, a new administration, and a foreboding that things can and will go wildly out of control in the healthcare industry, as the new administration dismantles the Affordable Care Act and doesn’t bother to replace it. Judging from the market’s behavior since the November 8 election, the notion that […]
The ACA Will Be Repealed. It’s the Replacement That’s Tricky. Donald Trump has transitioned from presidential candidate to president-elect, and has nominated conservative Republican Rep. Tom Price, MD (R-GA) to oversee the Department of Health and Human Services. In the same announcement, healthcare consultant Seema Verma, with ties to Vice President-elect Mike Pence, was nominated […]