Fiscal Cliff delays ‘Doc Fix’ but hits hospitals

There was more exasperation than applause coming from the major players in the healthcare sector this week after Congress approved a stopgap measure to delay until March 1 a trip off the so-called “fiscal cliff.”

Passage in the House late Tuesday of the “American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012” (HR8) essentially delayed most of the tax hikes and sweeping budget cuts that were to begin on Jan. 1. The Senate version passed early Tuesday morning.

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Ken Hughes, President. Ken is a 20 year veteran of the commercial real estate industry and has represented everything from fortune 500 companies to locally owned and operated small business ventures. He has worked for one of the nations largest publically owned healthcare investment companies as the Leasing Director for their Southwest Florida portfolio. During that time, it became evident that the area was lacking in companies which focused exclusively on assisting the healthcare industry in their leasing, purchasing and selling of medical office space. He has worked with publically owned hospital systems, large specialty practices and individual practitioners and is well versed on the specific needs of medical office space users.

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