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Foley & Lardner LLP: CMS Initiatives for Bundled Payments to Improve Care
Posted on 1 Sep 2011 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By Shilpa S. Patel and Lawrence W. Vernaglia "Bundled payment" is one of the health reform strategies that received considerable attention during the health reform debates. Under this payment model, a group of providers (potentially including... Read More

Kopp, Paley, Bacon and Foster on New Federal Health Care Reform Legislation--Its Impact on Employers and Employee Benefits Plans
Posted on 27 May 2010 by Brian Kopp, Eric Paley, David Bacon, David Foster

With the signing into law of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act 111 P.L. 148 and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act 111 P.L. 152 on March 23 and 30, 2010, respectively (collectively, the PPACA or the Act), a new era in the history... Read More

User's Guide to Health Care Reform
Posted on 19 May 2010 by Deirdre R. Wheatley-Liss

AARP has put out a comprehensive and user friendly Guide to Health Care Reform that everyone should take a look at. Regardless of what you think about the new health care legislation, the fact is that it will effect you - as an employer, a parent, a student... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: Final Rules Issued for Health Care Reform Tax on Medical Devices, Effective January 1, 2013
Posted on 26 Dec 2012 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Jean C. Hemphill and Laura A. Kowal The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released final regulations and other guidance on the excise tax applicable to the sale of certain medical devices under the Affordable Care Act. Beginning January 1, 2013,... Read More

Foley & Lardner LLP: CMS Initiatives for Bundled Payments to Improve Care
Posted on 1 Sep 2011 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By Shilpa S. Patel and Lawrence W. Vernaglia "Bundled payment" is one of the health reform strategies that received considerable attention during the health reform debates. Under this payment model, a group of providers (potentially including... Read More