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Norton Rose Fulbright: Physicians Payments Sunshine Act Data 33 Percent Unpublishable, Penalties Next?
Posted on 19 Aug 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Benjamin Koplin , Selina Coleman and R. Jeffrey Layne Despite extending the dispute-and-resolution deadline to account for the days that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) pulled down the reporting system, the public Physician... Read More

Foley & Lardner LLP: SEC's MCDC Initiative - The Clock is Ticking
Posted on 14 Jul 2014 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By David Y. Bannard Not-for-profit health care providers that have borrowed on a tax-exempt basis within the last five years should be aware of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperation (“MCDC”... Read More

DLA Piper: Don’t Forget the Sept. 23 Deadline to Ensure Your Business Associate Agreements Comply with the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule
Posted on 19 Aug 2014 by DLA Piper

By Marcia L. Augsburger Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Omnibus Final Rule published January 25, 2013, 78 Fed.Reg. 5566, Covered Entities (CEs) with Business Associate Agreements (BAAs) that were entered on or... Read More

Supreme Court Justice Halts Birth Control Mandate For Catholic Group
Posted on 2 Jan 2014 by Cheryl Keely

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Dec. 31 temporarily blocked the federal government from enforcing the birth control mandate contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) against... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP Alert: Amendments Made to Claim and Appeal and External Review Rules Under Health Care Reform
Posted on 30 Jun 2011 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Brian M. Pinheiro, Marla G. Roshkoff, and Edward I. Leeds The U.S. Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services have collectively released amended interim final regulations addressing internal claims and appeals and the external... Read More

Virginia Seeking U.S. Supreme Court Review Of Dismissal Of Health Care Act Challenge
Posted on 3 Oct 2011 by Cheryl Keely

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The Commonwealth of Virginia on Sept. 30 filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court, saying that the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals erred in finding that Virginia lacked standing to challenge... Read More

NAIC: Few Aware That Additional Health Care Reform Provisions Take Effect This Month
Posted on 14 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

Only 14 Percent Correctly Identify Official Implementation Date for Law's Earliest Provisions WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 – Earlier this year, Congress passed sweeping reforms designed to revamp the health care system and increase access to care... Read More

Massachusetts Take-Away Messages for National Health Care Reform
Posted on 8 Nov 2010 by Regina S. Rockefeller

By Regina Rockefeller, Partner, Nixon Peabody Ongoing health care reform discussions in Washington focus on subsidies to help low- and moderate-income Americans buy insurance on new health insurance exchanges, an expansion of Medicaid to cover the... Read More

AHLA's Federal Healthcare Laws & Regulations 2009-2010 Ed. with August 2010 Update
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

This comprehensive and up-to-date 3 volume compilation incorporates the most significant and timely federal statutes and regulations for the healthcare practitioner, including the HITECH Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, and the Family... Read More

Introduction to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010
Posted on 13 Sep 2010 by Timothy S. Jost

By Timothy S. Jost, Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law The health care reform legislation adopted by Congress consists of the (originally) 2409 page Senate "Patient Protection and Affordable... Read More

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Legal Alert: PPACA Rules on Preexisting Condition Exclusions, Lifetime and Annual Limits, Rescissions of Coverage, and Patient Protections Issued
Posted on 1 Jul 2010 by CarolWeiserJameyMedlinVanessaScott

By Carol A. Weiser, Jamey A. Medlin, and Vanessa A. Scott, Attorneys, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP On June 22, 2010, the tri-agency task force 1 charged with drafting regulations under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA... Read More

Taxation of Hospitals and Health Care Organizations, Second Edition
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

Written by one of America's leading experts on health law and its tax ramifications, this treatise examines everything from obtaining and holding onto tax-exempt status, to the day-to-day tax issues faced by your clients. Purchase Taxation... Read More

Spotlight on Health Care Reform Resource Center
Posted on 20 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

Welcome! We've designed this resource center to help you locate materials on health care reform, here on the LexisNexis Emerging Issues Law Community, the Internet, and lexis.com. Please be sure to check back often for new updates to the Spotlight... Read More

States Challenging Health Care Act Petition High Court For Expedited Review
Posted on 28 Sep 2011 by Cheryl Keely

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) States challenging the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) filed a petition on Sept. 28 for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court, saying an 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals decision affirming... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Can California Rescue the Affordable Care Act?
Posted on 28 Sep 2012 by State Net

While national candidates wage a war of words and half-truths on health issues, a handful of states, led by California, are charging ahead to implement the key feature of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), widely viewed as the signal achievement of Barack... Read More