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The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky recently held that an insurer properly denied coverage to a hospital because the hospital gave untimely notice of the claim. In Ashland Hospital Corporation v. RLI...more
A federal court in Kentucky ruled on March 17 that Ashland Hospital had forfeited $10 million of insurance coverage because it was late in notifying its insurance company of the claim....more
New Guidelines Released Concerning Treatment of Ebola Patients – In response to increasing concerns about the risk posed by Ebola to healthcare professionals, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new...more
Both decisions addressed whether tax credits are available for residents in states that have federally-facilitated health exchanges. The District of Columbia Court of Appeals said “no”; the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals...more
For employers with employees in the 36 states with a federally facilitated exchange, the question arises how the Halbig decision impacts their decision and strategy to provide health coverage to their employees when the...more
Employers have long been subject to lawsuits brought by employees for employment actions such as wrongful termination, discrimination and harassment. With the opening this week of the Health Insurance Marketplaces and the...more
Attorney Alden Bianchi, Practice Group Leader of Mintz Levin's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice, discusses why the Affordable Care Act makes health care benefits something that should be top-of-mind to...more
Attorney Alden Bianchi, Practice Group Leader of Mintz Levin's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice, discusses how health plans will be purchased under PPACA....more
This week, CMS announced the shared savings results and the clinical achievements from the first year of the Pioneer ACO Program. During the first year...more
Certain payment models created under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act intended to coordinate care and lower healthcare costs raise questions concerning the tax-exempt status of debt issued by certain healthcare...more
In this issue:
- What’s Up With Nursing Facility “Mandatory” Corporate Compliance Programs?
- Updated OIG Exclusion Guidance Spells Out Recommended Employee Screening Procedures
- General Assembly Calls...more
Most issuers of healthcare insurance likely have heard about the $500,000 limit on deductible compensation that became effective January 1, 2013, but might be surprised to know how much broader the scope of the deduction is...more
On Friday, May 17, 2013, CMS announced that its Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Center (Innovation Center) is providing an open period for additional organizations to be considered for participation in Model 1 of...more
The Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) for accountable care organizations (ACOs) established under the Affordable Care Act is about to kick-off its second year with a new round of applications for the January 1, 2014...more
Among other things, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Act”), commonly referred to as Obamacare, requires “large employers” to provide qualified health coverage for all of their full-time employees, or pay...more
On April 5, the Treasury Department released proposed regulations that provide guidance on the community health needs assessment (“CHNA”) and other requirements for tax-exempt hospitals under section 501(r) of the Internal...more
In This Issue:
- Interpretation and Clarification of Key Definitions
..Covered Drug, Device, Biological or Medical Supply
In This Presentation:
• How To Redeem Physician Owners, And Under What Terms?
• How To Minimize Legal/Regulatory Risk When All “Safe Harbor” Requirements Are Not Being Followed?
• Structuring Anesthesia Arrangements...more
On January 10, 2013, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that 106 new Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have formed and begun participating in the Shared Savings Program as of January 1, 2013....more
Yesterday the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services formally announced the 106 new Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) participating in the 2013 Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) cycle. CMS also announced that 15...more
Providers can voluntarily disclose potential fraud with respect to Federal health care programs — Medicare, Medicaid, and potentially private insurers to the extent Federal or state funds are involved — by following the...more
In This Edition:
- Year-end Deadline for Correcting Section 409A Deferred Compensation Arrangements That Condition Payment on an Employee Release or Covenant:
By December 31, 2012, all deferred compensation...more
Of the healthcare recommendations announced by the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council last month, ACOs address all four. First of all, the ACO is clearly a new delivery model that uses the “full continuum of care givers.” ...more
Christian for-profit companies may object to providing insurance covering contraceptive, sterilization, or abortifacient services based on the religious beliefs of their owners. Five recent cases test whether the HHS mandate...more
Federal and state health reform efforts present compelling opportunities to advance new payment and delivery system models to improve the quality of healthcare services and reign in costs. An emerging challenge for...more
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