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Thursday
Mar072013

Congress Should Repeal Limits On New Doctor-Owned Hospitals

My op-ed on physician-owned hospitals and Obamacare appeared in the Washington Examiner today:

Congress has already repealed some undesirable parts of Obamacare, such as its meddlesome tax form requirements for small businesses (the “1099 rule”) and the unsustainable long-term care program known as the CLASS Act. Others, such as the medical device tax and maybe even the Independent Payment Advisory Board, are inching their way toward the chopping block.

Congress should next eliminate Obamacare’s crushing restrictions on physician-owned hospitals. The restrictions were the result of a campaign by the Big Hospital lobby to stamp out smaller competition. And interestingly, Obamacare has already produced new evidence that physician-owned hospitals provide better quality than traditional community hospitals.

Read more here.

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