3 possible outcomes for the Cadillac tax and how to prepare for them

by Brian M. Kalish There are three options of what might happen to the Affordable Care Act’s “Cadillac tax” before it begins to take effect in 2018. No matter which one prevails, there are steps to take now in preparation. Read more…
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There Oughta Be a Law

Mark A. Hall Unconscionable.” “Outrageous.” “Indefensible.” These are just some of the tamer descriptions for the billing practices of most hospitals, and also many physicians, that have recently come to the public’s attention. Earlier this year, Time magazine published an extra
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Patients as Consumers: Courts, Contracts, and the New Medical Marketplace

Mark A. Hall & Carl E. Schneider It has come to light recently that most hospitals and some doctors commonly charge patients two to four times more if patients are uninsured or seek care outside discounted networks. This is one reason that medical costs contribute to over half of
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Implant Wars

Jason C. Davis Despite a reported downturn in inflation, US Healthcare continues to produce shocking examples of out-of-control costs. Read full article..
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Don’t Miss Out! The Phia Group’s May 2015 Webinar – Register Now!

Don’t Miss Out! Only a Few Spots Left!    “Stories from the Front Lines” –  Real Wins, Losses, and Difference Makers      Wednesday, May 20, 2015 1:00 PM (EST) to 2:00 PM (EST)  Join Us – Register Today!!   Join The Phia Group on Wednesday, May 20th, from
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Space Is Limited!  “Stories from the Front Lines” –  Real Wins, Losses, and Difference Makers      Wednesday, May 20, 2015 1:00 PM (EST) to 2:00 PM (EST)  Join Us – Register Today!!  Join The Phia Group on Wednesday, May 20th, from 1 to 2 PM EST, as its attorne
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Overkill

By Atul Gawande It was lunchtime before my afternoon surgery clinic, which meant that I was at my desk, eating a ham-and-cheese sandwich and clicking through medical articles. Among those which caught my eye: a British case report on the first 3-D-printed hip implanted in a human bein
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The Phia Group’s May 2015 Webinar – Register Now!

Space Is Limited!    “Stories from the Front Lines” –  Real Wins, Losses, and Difference Makers Wednesday, May 20, 2015 1:00 PM (EST) to 2:00 PM (EST)  Join Us – Register Today!!   Join The Phia Group on Wednesday, May 20th, from 1 to 2 PM EST, as its attorneys
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