Our Work

Sachs Policy Group provides regular briefings on policy developments and funding opportunities of interest to our clients. Below is a sample of recent updates covering state and federal legislation, regulatory changes, and funding opportunities. SPG walks through new threats and opportunities with clients as they arise.

New York State 2015-16 Enacted Budget Highlights

April 2, 2015
CAPITAL FUNDING The laws governing the $1.2 billion Capital Restructuring Financing Program (CRFP) have been modified to specify that “funds shall be awarded regionally in proportion to the applications received from the Request for Application (RFA) issued by or before May 1, 2015.” The following new appropriations will be available from the Department of Health ... ... Read More

Cadillac Tax/Health Insurance Fee

March 6, 2015
On February 23rd, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released information related to two provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA): the high-cost employer-sponsored health coverage, otherwise known as the “Cadillac tax”, and the annual fee imposed on health insurance providers. ... Read More

DSRIP Application Summary

January 16, 2015
On January 16th, Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program applications were posted for public comment. ... Read More

ACA Tax-Exempt Hospitals Rule regulations

December 29, 2014
Yesterday, the Department of the Treasury issued a final rule on the Affordable Care Act’s regulations for tax-exempt hospitals. ... Read More

Proposed Rule for the MSSP

December 1, 2014
On December 1st, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule for the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). ... Read More