• 10.24.17

    A New Look at Digital Health Business Models

    Few observers doubt that machine learning, voice assistants and technologies we haven’t even heard of yet will supplant our traditional “brick-and-mortar” health system.

  • 09.18.17

    Using Telehealth as a Tool for Health System Integration

    As discussed in our August Health Updatearticle on patient engagement and digital health—the first in our new digital health series—the advent of digital and telehealth technologies is rapidly changing the way patients interface with health systems.

  • 08.08.17

    Next Steps on Healthcare Reform

    Though President Trump has continued to call for action on repeal and replace in the wake of the Senate’s failed vote at the end of July, congressional Republicans have been fairly muted about possible next steps, a sign of conflicting views of whether it is time to move on to other ...

  • 07.24.17

    Contracting With Technology Vendors: Obligations and Compliance Strategies

    Covered entities’ obligations when selecting and contracting with technology vendors require four key steps: evaluate, document, contract and monitor.

  • 07.11.17

    BCRA Implications: Affordability of Coverage

    In making the case for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the president and congressional leadership have cited “rising premiums,” “unaffordable deductibles” and “skyrocketing” out-of-pocket (OOP) costs associated with ACA plans.

  • 06.26.17

    The Senate’s New Per Capita Cap Redistribution Policy

    On June 22, Senate leadership released its proposed substitute for the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA), as a discussion draft.

  • 06.22.17

    HIPAA and Emerging Technologies

    Cybersecurity is a high priority across the Trump administration. In April, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it will establish a cyberthreat nerve center, modeled after Homeland Security’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, to assess ...

  • 05.24.17

    Mapping the Healthcare M&A Landscape Under the New Administration

    Healthcare M&A deal volume has been robust over the past five years and shows few signs of slowing down. Activity peaked in 2015—the year of the megadeal, particularly in the managed care and pharmaceutical arenas—with almost 1,100 deals approaching $100 billion in aggregate value.

  • 03.23.17

    The Future of Essential Health Benefits

    EHB defines what healthcare benefits plans in the Marketplaces, as well as certain other plans, must cover—and goes to the heart of what it means to have health insurance.

  • 02.22.17

    Securing the Safety Net for America's Vulnerable Populations

    Many older Americans have insufficient income and assets to protect them through retirement.



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