As the Democrats take control of the House, the Senate and the Presidency
many question the impact of such a change on physician-owned hospitals and
ambulatory surgery centers (“ASCs”). The most significant question being: Will
the federal government shut down and/or restrict physician-owned hospitals and
The short answer to this question is (1) no the federal government will not
shut down ASCs, and (2) maybe the federal government will halt the development
of new physician-owned hospitals and/or restrict the activities of and adopt new
rules relating to existing physician-owned hospitals.
Click here to read our white paper on the subject.