Timely updates about the healthcare industry

Healthcare providers “relieved” by ACA verdict

The June 25 Supreme Court ruling in King v. Burwell brings closure in the latest chapter of legal wrangling over the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and avoids the upheaval that would have resulted if the court had ruled against the federal government. The ruling is significant for commercial payers, whose plan pricing depends on the participation of the young and healthy, and also for providers and patients, for whom the ruling means that business can continue as usual, with eligible patients continuing to receive subsidies to purchase their insurance. Read more

Value-based payment models could lead to preferred post-acute networks

“Hospitals are seeking to hold post-acute-care providers accountable because they have more at risk under value-based payment models,” according to a May 9 story in Modern Healthcare. The story reports on a growing number of hospital systems moving to evaluate post-acute facilities based on a variety of measures. Read more

ABILITY Network receives $550 million strategic investment from Summit Partners

ABILITY Network Inc, a leading healthcare technology company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to receive a significant strategic investment from Summit Partners, a global growth equity investor. Read more