Sectors

Focused on the Health Industry

Health Service Providers

Health Service Providers

McDermottPlus serves health service providers from the nation’s largest health systems to small community hospitals, physician organizations and allied health professionals, post-acute care providers and ambulatory surgery centers. We also work with leading health facility trade associations and issue coalitions.

Representative Experience

  • Washington representative for numerous hospitals and hospital coalitions, drafting summaries and preparing impact analyses of legislative and regulatory developments of interest to our clients
  • Analyzes Proposed and Final Rule changes to Medicare payment policies (e.g., Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, Outpatient Prospective Payment System, Ambulatory Surgery Center) and publicly available Medicare data (including payment, cost and utilization data) to evaluate client strategies
  • Drafts summaries and prepares impact analyses of legislative and regulatory developments of interest to our clients
  • Conducts a quantitative analysis of weather pattern data to demonstrate that a hospital applying for sole community hospital status under Medicare met the driving distance requirement for the program.  This analysis led to the hospital successfully obtaining sole community hospital status
  • Analyzes hospital cost reports to calculate hospital Medicare margins on behalf of Medicare Dependent Hospitals, which was used to support efforts to successfully extend the program
  • Develops a model to analyze the impact of alternative payment methodologies for hospitals, laboratories, and physician pathology services