Hospitals Turn To Off-Campus Offices Under ACA

Law360, New York (February 12, 2014, 7:57 PM EST) -- As pressure increases on hospitals to lower costs while also expanding their services to the growing pool of patients insured under the Affordable Care Act, an increasing number of hospitals are turning to off-campus developments that come with complicated legal and financial structures.

The trends leading to this uptick in deals over the past year or so — increasing health care costs, growing demand for services, consolidation of doctor groups — were in place before the law. But experts say the ACA magnified their importance and...
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