Affordable Care Act Archives

Scottsdale Healthcare, John C. Lincoln form affiliation

Health Insurance

Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network have endorsed a letter of intent to form a system-wide affiliation to better meet the healthcare needs and thus improve the health of the communities they serve. The nonbinding agreement between the two non-profit organizations allows both to pursue an exclusive negotiation during a due diligence period… Read More →

Impact Of Affordable Care Act On Small Businesses

The intent of the Affordable Care Act is to cover more individuals by making coverage more accessible to everyone, not necessarily to reduce costs. Current studies indicate small employers could pay up to 18 percent more for health insurance coverage than large companies which discourages small business from purchasing coverage today. Overall costs of a company’s… Read More →

2013 Strategies For Leasing Medical Office Space

The National Healthcare Reform legislation has reformed the way real estate fits into a physician’s business plan. Gone are the days of a single physician hanging his shingle, so to speak. With the Affordable Care Act, formation of Accountable Care Organizations and the high cost of Electronic Medical Records, physicians are looking at their future… Read More →

Regulations knock out production

manufacturing
by in Economy | Featured

Picture the slow motion shots of Rocky Balboa getting pummeled by Apollo Creed in the first of that eponymous series of boxing movies and you get the sense of what the economy — manufacturing and otherwise — is up against with regard to federal regulations. In the course of one day last week, I interacted… Read More →