On March 23, President Obama signed in to law the Patient Protection and Health Care Reform Act (Public Law 111-148). The Health Care and Education Tax Credits Reconciliation Act, which passed the US House of Representatives on March 21 and the US Senate on March 25, makes significant amendments to the new public law. The more than 2500 pages that make up these two pieces of legislation contain multiple reforms, provisions and statutes that will change the way most companies operate. Whether you are in the health care industry or just an employer that offers health coverage, this new legislation has the potential to significantly impact the way you do business. What do you have to do to prepare your company for what's next?
Join Mayer Brown for a week-long series of 30-minute teleconferences that will explore some of the biggest issues coming out of the health care reform bills.
Wednesday, March 31, 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. EDT
- Whether the health care reform act is likely to result in increased consolidation with respect to health insurance plans, hospitals and physicians, and the issues such consolidation may raise that are likely to be of interest to the antitrust enforcement agencies
- Whether the new health benefit exchanges will be subject to antitrust restrictions and potential antitrust issues raised by their operations