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Healthcare Industry Has New Source for Legal Information and Insight

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Husch Blackwell launches

Trying to sort through healthcare legislation, keep on top of emerging trends and stay up to date on legal issues surrounding the healthcare industry is more difficult than ever. But now there’s a new source for legal and business healthcare information —

Created by Husch Blackwell, the website offers timely and relevant information about significant legislative, legal, administrative and other pertinent issues that impact all facets of the current healthcare industry. It features original insight and commentary on these issues from attorneys throughout the healthcare spectrum. For example, recent articles discuss relevant antitrust issues, the National Labor Relations Board’s rejection of certain hospital access rules, and how the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding the constitutionality of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act impacts employer-sponsored health plans.

According to Curt Chase, a Husch Blackwell Partner and Chair of the firm’s Healthcare Department, “We launched to equip healthcare executives, compliance officers, owners and managers with relevant legal information to keep up to date with the constantly changing health law environment. Our team is excited to share its wealth of healthcare information and experience to better help industry executives stay focused on their top priorities.”

In addition, visitors to can search by keyword, select posts about a specific category, access additional industry resources, and subscribe to ongoing updates by RSS feed and email. Editors of the new site are Husch Blackwell Partners Brian Bewley, Curt Chase, Peter Enko, Barbara Miltenberger and Angela Quinn.

Husch Blackwell’s Healthcare Department has developed a national reputation for providing sophisticated interdisciplinary counsel to myriad healthcare industry clients. Its attorneys represent leading hospitals and health systems, integrated physician practices, long-term care facilities, pharmacy benefit managers, and other healthcare providers on regulatory, compliance, transactional, litigation and operational matters. They constantly monitor the reforms, laws and emerging trends to help healthcare clients manage risk and take advantage of the next market opportunities.