Emerging Litigation Threats for Physician Relationships in a Post-ACA World


Emre Ilter and Thomas Ryan were authors of this bylined article on how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has subjected healthcare providers to more litigation risk related to ACA-inspired industry consolidation. Such lawsuits, the authors wrote, are often brought by whistleblowers “against both competitors and colleagues for a variety of financial and emotional motivations” related to consolidation, adding “what is perhaps surprising is that the litigation is increasingly targeting business models” supporting consolidation.