Investor Advice & Counsel
We advised a health investment fund regarding the impact of the Accountable
Care Act. Some see the addition of the currently uninsured population
to the insured ranks as a boon to increase hospital inpatient volumes.
Our counsel helped this investment firm understand that volumes are not
necessarily the cure to poor hospital performance and that increasing
hospital volumes is not a goal of the ACA. Improved quality performance
and patient experience and enhanced capabilities to manage cost are drivers
for hospitals in this new environment. The investment fund was using old
parameters to assess their portfolio.