US health care reform

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Health care reform law has vast implications for all companies and their employees, as well as hospitals, health plans, pharmaceutical companies and others in the health care industry.

For the first time, US employers must provide affordable health coverage to their employees or face penalties. Responding to health care reform is not an option — it’s law.

We can help you navigate the complexities of US health care reform.

Our core skills — assurance, tax, transactions and advisory — as well as health care sector-specific knowledge will help you understand and identify both the risks and opportunities this new legislation brings.

Our team will work with you to:

  • Analyze the implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)
  • Provide recommendations around the risks and opportunities of health care reform
  • Help you execute an action plan that addresses the risks, costs, and compliance and strategic obligations that health care reform brings


Our latest US health care reform insights

Health insurance exchanges are coming

Health insurance exchanges are coming
Many states have begun to develop health insurance exchanges. Find out how to be a leader and increase membership, market share and growth.

US Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

US Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act
With the Court's decision, compliance efforts likely will move ahead at full speed with major provisions of the ACA becoming effective in 2013 and 2014.

Three steps to prepare for a HIPAA audit

Three steps to prepare for a HIPAA audit
New HHS guidelines have created an aggressive approach to tracking down HIPAA non-compliance. The fines are substantial and brand damage could be worse.

What insurers need to know about medical loss ratio

What insurers need to know about medical loss ratio
Health plans must develop new management disciplines to help minimize the effects of MLR on profitability. These steps help insurers understand their MLR rebate exposure.

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New Horizons: 2011 health care provider report
Our annual report highlights the challenges of health care's new path forward from regulatory oversight to technological advances. Leaders from The Joint Commission and The Commonwealth Fund also share their thoughts. Are you prepared for the road ahead? Read more.

Five things you should know about ICD-10

Five things you should know about ICD-10
The codes US providers and payers use for medical information are multiplying. The goal is to share data more accurately in diagnosing and treating diseases.

Five findings on health care readiness

Five findings on health care readiness
Our Moving forward survey captures the top five executive concerns around the new health care law. Are you ready to comply with the Affordable Care Act?