Healthcare expert available for health care reform legislation stories

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Anne McGeorge is available as a resource on any health care reform legislation stories that you may be working on that may include impact on employers, impact on health care organizations, medical device companies and insurance companies or impact on providers. This would include:

Impact on employers:

  • Penalties for employers who do not offer adequate coverage (penalties also act as revenue raisers)
  • Tax credits for small businesses to offer coverage
  • New tax increases and fees for some businesses
  • Changes to the cost of coverage offered to employees

Impact on health care organizations, medical device companies and insurance companies:

  • New fees and excise taxes facing the health care industry as a whole
  • Medicare and Medicaid changes and the projections for outlays impacting all health care segments.
  • Limitations on compensation deductions for certain highly paid executives of health insurance companies

Impact on providers:

  • Reformed delivery system
  • Focus on integrated care through the deployment of Electronic Health Records
  • Financial incentives rewarding quality and efficiency (includes national pilot program on bundled payments and a hospital readmissions reduction program)
  • Overall greater accountability

Anne McGeorge is the National Managing Partner of the Health Care Industry Practice at Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. With more than two decades of experience in health care, Anne understands the issues that affect and drive the health care industry. She also serves as an adjunct faculty member of the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


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John Vita, 312/602-8955
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