DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c7n5w7/2016_healthcare) has announced the addition of the "2016 Healthcare Practice and Attorney Rate Report" report to their offering.
The 2016 Healthcare Practice and Rate Report examines the hourly rates of attorneys (partners, counsel, senior associates and associates) at the law firms most active in the healthcare sector. Rates are analyzed by individual firm, firm revenue size group (top 10, 50, 100, 101-200) and firms outside of those traditional rankings - Non-US Firms such as Magic Circle Firms, large regionals, small and middle-market firms and boutiques. The report covers the legal spend of hospitals, doctors' groups, suppliers and pharmaceutical companies. Also, the report slices the data by city and industry (all major ones) to highlight geographical and industry-specific pricing differences.
How to provide and pay for healthcare is the #1 issue / problem / opportunity in most major countries. More and more of a country's financial resources will be dedicated and required to pay the health care costs of a quickly aging population. In the United States, the Affordable Care Act has set in motion a dizzying array of new regulations and mandates.
Healthcare executives, in general, are ecstatic over the new law since it requires that
1) 22 Million current non-insureds be required to buy insurance through a group or through the federal and / or state exchanges
2) premiums be increased to cover additional services that apply to all within the policies geographical area including, but not limited to, maternity, abortion and obesity services.
For law firms, healthcare is the second fastest growing sector as ranked in the 2016 Growth Industries Report after technology. In addition to the fairly new Healthcare practice area, to serve this growing industry, law firms will need all major practice areas including litigation, regulatory, corporate, bankruptcy (mainly for distressed hospitals), antitrust (mainly for hospital consolidation), IP, product liability, pharmaceutical and labor & employment.
Key Topics Covered:
Chapter 1 Rates by Firm
Chapter 2 Rates by Individual Firm
Chapter 3 Rates by Practice Area
Chapter 4 Rates by City
Chapter 5 Rates by Major Industry
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