Archive for May, 2012
On Tuesday, May 15, 2012, the Lehigh Valley celebrated the 50 year anniversaries of two dynamic organizations that have served as funding agencies to foster economic development in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania: Lehigh’s Economic Advancement Project ( known as “LEAP) and Northampton County’s New Jobs Corp (know as “New Jobs Corp”). The Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (known as the “LVEDC”) administers both of these organizations and others, including the Lehigh County Industrial Development Authority through its Senior VP of Finance, John Kingsley.
On February 22, 2012, President Obama signed the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act – a version that no longer contained provisions to ease restrictions on the operation and expansion of physician-owned hospitals. Please click here to read an article I authored for MD News, where I discuss the obstacles facing physician-owned hospitals.
For more information about restrictions on physician-owned hospitals, please contact Peter Lehr at firstname.lastname@example.org.