Health Care Policy To Watch In 2017

By Jeff Overley (January 2, 2017, 1:03 PM EST) -- A wild year of health policy looms as Republican lawmakers consider gutting the Affordable Care Act, Congress mulls big Stark Law changes and a new Medicare reimbursement model kicks into high gear.

The abundance of high-stakes issues, coupled with tremendous uncertainty about how lawmakers will approach them, is likely to generate heavy demand for legal advice and counsel.

"This year will be an extraordinary year for health care lawyers because of all the regulation, legislation and potentially litigation that will ensue," said Nancy E. Taylor, health practice co-chair at Greenberg Traurig LLP.

Here are key issues to watch in 2017....

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