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Closing Time: Considerations and Hurdles in Completing Pennsylvania-Based Health Care Transactions

The health care industry has seen a recent shift towards consolidation, driven in part by legislation such as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which encourages integration within the industry. As a result, health care entities are increasingly considering opportunities to merge with or acquire other companies. While this can be an exciting prospect … Continue Reading

Pennsylvania Issues Licensing Regulations for Home Care Agencies and Registries

This post was also written by Amie E. Schaadt and Jacqueline B. Penrod. On December 12, 2009, the Pennsylvania Department of Health published final regulations governing home care agencies and registries operating in the Commonwealth. The regulations, which became effective on December 12, 2009, require home care agencies and registries to obtain a license to operate. … Continue Reading