Surprise Medical Billing

Texas passes surprise medical billing legislation

During the most recent Texas Legislative Session, SB 1264, addressing the practice of surprise medical bills, was adopted and signed by Governor Abbott ,...
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Progress, Priorities, and Potential Next Steps for the 116th Congress

Since Democrats took control of the House in 2018’s election and the 116th Congress began its session on January 3rd, all eyes have been...
New Laws

A Look at Illinois’ New Laws

July 1 not only marks the beginning of the new fiscal year, it is also the effective date for a number of new Illinois...
OnRamp Healthcare

Michael Best Strategies Hosts OnRamp Healthcare Conference Startup Lounge

The June 2019 OnRamp Healthcare conference drew healthcare startups, provider systems, payer systems, health plans, and investors/venture capitalists from across North America in Green...
Washington, D.C. Open House for Michael Best Strategies

Michael Best Strategies Hosts D.C. Open House

On Wednesday, May 1st, Michael Best & Friedrich and Michael Best Strategies hosted an open house in their new Washington, D.C. office. Held on...
Tobacco 21 Legislation

The Push for Tobacco 21 in Wisconsin

Raising the Minimum Tobacco Age As the trend of raising the minimum age to buy tobacco continues nationwide, support for similar measures is gaining traction...
Utah Infographic

Utah Health Plan Enrollment Numbers Stay Consistent

The Open Enrollment Period at healthcare.gov ran from November 1 to December 15, 2018. Nationally, over 11.4 million Americans selected a health plan for coverage...
telehealth services

Telehealth Companies Prepare for Value-Based Payment Models

As the healthcare industry works to prepare for the quickly-approaching Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) value-based payment care models in 2020, cutting-edge...
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Veto Power in Wisconsin – Part 2

Balance of power in Wisconsin The partial veto power, even after its reductions in 1990 and 2008, remains a potent tool that is exclusive to...
Texas Health Plan Enrollment Overview

Texas Health Marketplace Enrollment Down 3.5%

The Open Enrollment Period at healthcare.gov ran from November 1st to December 15th. Nationally, over 11.4 million Americans selected a health plan for coverage beginning...