Thursday, August 16, 2012
Health Care Reform: My Two Cents
After the dust has settled from the Supreme Court’s upholding of the Accountable Care Act, one key takeaway from the provider perspective appears to be reimbursement strategy. Providers must continue to determine how best to absorb looming reimbursement cuts and to benefit from the different payment methodologies. However, it remains uncertain whether the anticipated increase in insured patients – through the individual mandate, insurance exchanges and, if a particular State elects to participate, the Medicaid expansion – will benefit providers so they are able to remain financially stable.