The change in presidential administrations traditionally brings new priorities, policy goals, and the opportunity for legislative and regulatory change, and the 2021 inauguration of President-Elect Biden is no exception. The Biden administration will be facing a changing and challenging health care landscape that continues to be shaped by the need to address the COVID crisis, including the need for an effective COVID-19 vaccination that can be rolled out to the general public in a timely manner. The incoming administration also will be awaiting a ruling from the Supreme Court regarding the survival of the Affordable Care Act which, depending on the Court’s ruling, could upend the American health insurance system. Finally, as with any administration, the new administration will be looking to implement its own policy goals - including expanding value-based reimbursement, continuing efforts to end surprise billing, and increasing fraud and abuse enforcement efforts.
In this program, experienced healthcare attorneys Margaret Davino and Hillary Stemple will provide an overview of what health care providers should expect from the first year of the Biden administration, as well as possible long-term Biden administration efforts. They will be joined by Dr. Ferdinando Mirarchi who will offer a provider’s perspective on the changing health care landscape and the real-world implications of the administration’s priorities.
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