At the beginning of each year the Wipfli Health Care Practice provides its overview of major trends and issues that lie ahead. Such an effort has been made increasingly difficult this year as a result of the recent mid-term elections when the Republicans gained control of the House and picked up enough seats in the Senate to require bipartisanship to move any significant piece of legislation. Many were concerned about continuing gridlock, and yet by the end of the year, the President and the Congress delivered unprecedented legislative output for a lame-duck session. However, major lingering questions remain for the coming year. In this article, Davis Fansler offers his perspective on the year ahead.
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