Exploring Financing Options as Healthcare Reform Unfolds
By: Gary Litvak, CPA, CFE 
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is putting healthcare organizations between a rock and a hard place, introducing requirements meant to improve quality care, while also mandating reduced spending.  Among the Affordable Care Act's challenges, healthcare providers must find sources of funding for equipment, technology improvements, and working capital needed to succeed under emerging value-based payment models. While many opportunities exist for lending institutions to invest, they must be aware of potential pitfalls surrounding reimbursement deductions and penalties.
This article was featured in the October issue of The Secured Lender.
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ABL Transactions Evolving & Expanding into New Industries

While we’ve seen many industries employ Asset-Based Lending (ABL) in recent years, we’ve seen considerable growth in industries including healthcare, technology and finance companies.
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Understanding New and Emerging Credit Risks
Q&A with: David A. Shaw
The crisis may be over, but the challenges of managing credit risk in a low interest rate environment and increasingly competitive marketplace are not.  
Q. Should banks consider outsourcing some of the processes and administrative functions?
A. Banks can consider outside resources to draft or review new or revised underwriting standards and policies. A loan review firm or other consultants can review the underwriting documents to assess the analysis and compliance with policies. There are also outside firms that can perform the back-office functions of ongoing monitoring of commercial loans.
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