On Monday, a  federal judge sitting in Florida, Judge Robert Vinson,  declared unconstitutional the portion of the healthcare reform law (aka PPACA, or the Affordable Care Act)  requiring most Americans to buy health insurance by 2014 or face penalties.  Judge Vinson also declared

Continue Reading Federal Judge in Florida Invalidates Healthcare Reform Law; Physician Hospitals of America/Texas Spine & Joint Hospital Request Adoption of Ruling in Physician-Owned Hospitals Lawsuit

With the mid-term elections now behind us and the Republicans faring as successfully as generally predicted, all segments of the healthcare industry are looking closely at what the new Congressional power balance will mean for them. With several seats still in

Continue Reading Healthcare Sectors Prepare for New Healthcare Agendas Following Mid-term Election Power Shift

One of the less publicized aspects of recent Congressional healthcare reform efforts is the continued efforts of some legislators to severely limit physician ownership in specialty hospitals, this time through the current U.S. House of Representatives and Senate bills.

There are

Continue Reading Health Care Reform Bills Provide Next Avenue for Opponents of Specialty Hospitals