Rockard J. Delgadillo, Los Angeles County Medical Assn; Long X. Do, CA Medical Assn; Jill H. Gordon, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Many practitioners have learned about ACOs and the Healthcare Reform Act and know that the future of healthcare is uncertain and that financial challenges faced by physicians will not disappear. Physicians and lawyers need to know what steps they must take to insure that physicians are paid for their services.
As health plans and health delivery systems buy or affiliate with physician groups, what legal and operational issues must be considered when evaluating integration proposals? What are the implications for PCPs and specialists who do not participate in healthcare integration? Is concierge care really an option? A panel of experts will discuss these and other issues.