Finance & Banking Health Business Organization

Read Finance & Banking Law updates, alerts, news, and legal analysis from leading lawyers and law firms:
News & Analysis as of

CMS Proposes Financial Revisions to MSSP to Encourage Continued and Expanded Participation

Many critics have suggested that the November 11, 2011 final rule establishing the MSSP created a financial model that over time would not be sustainable. ACOs viewed the requirement to take risk after the initial three years...more

Internal Revenue Service Releases Interim Guidance Regarding Accountable Care Organizations' Use Of Tax-Exempt Bond-Financed...

On October 24, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 2014-67, which provides guidance for determining whether a state or local governmental entity or an organization described by Section 501(c)(3) of the...more

Monetizing Real Estate: A Method to Access Capital

The financial situation for hospitals and health care organizations remains challenging. The accrediting agencies, Moody’s, Fitch, and S&P all have negative outlooks for the hospital industry. Hospitals are facing numerous...more

Internal Revenue Service Releases Notice Liberalizing the Private Business Use

On October 24, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) released Notice 2014-67 (the “Notice”), providing guidance with respect to Accountable Care Organizations and their use of tax-exempt bond financed projects. The...more

IRS Releases Favorable Private Business Use Rules for Facilities Financed With Tax-Exempt Bonds

On October 24, 2014, the IRS released Notice 2014-67, which establishes more favorable safe harbors for types of service contracts and other arrangements using property financed with tax-exempt bonds. The Notice also provides...more

Notice 2014-67 ?? Safe Harbors for ACOs and a New Management Contract Safe Harbor for Everyone

On Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service released interim guidance, Notice 2014-67, on whether a state or local government entity or an organization described in §501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986,...more

IRS Releases Private Business Use Guidelines for ACO Participants

On Friday, October 24, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 2014-67, providing guidance regarding the circumstances under which participation by a hospital in an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) will...more

White Collar Watch - September 2013

Contents - FDIC filing more suits against officers and directors of failed financial institutions - Third Circuit upholds 12-year prison sentence for former BigLaw associate - Health care executives...more

Innovative Exit Strategies for Life Sciences Companies – Interview with Bill Whelan, Member, Mintz Levin [Video]

Attorney Bill Whelan, Co-chair of Mintz Levin's Life Sciences Practice, discusses exit strategies in the life sciences....more

Provisions of Affordable Care Act Could Impact Tax-Exempt Status of Certain Bonds

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

Capital Infusion - May 2013: Policy Spotlight: Affordable Care Act

EMPLOYER RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND THE IMPACT on PRIVATE INVESTMENT FUNDS - Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) continues at an accelerated pace. Some of its most important...more

Capital Infusion: Private Equity Update - May 2013

In This Issue: - DIGGING DEEPER: A Guide to Health Care Regulatory Due Diligence in Private Equity Deals 1 - Policy Spotlight: Affordable Care Act 6 - Case Spotlight: Best Practices in Down-Round Financings &...more

Digital Health: Where is the Action for Entrepreneurs? [Video]

As CES 2013 draws to a close, Michael Esquivel, a partner in Fenwick’s Start-ups and Venture Capital Group, identifies where the action is for entrepreneurs and investors in digital health and healthcare IT. According to...more

Time's Up: Why You Can No Longer Afford to Ignore ACOs

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

IRS Releases Proposed Regulations on Additional Federal Income Tax Requirements for Charitable Hospitals

On June 26, 2012, the IRS published proposed regulations that provide guidance on additional requirements for charitable hospital organizations for financial assistance and emergency medical care policies, charges for certain...more

Venture Investment in Digital Health Effectively Doubles in H1 2012

Venture investment in healthcare convergence technologies soared in the first half of 2012. According to a recent report from Burrill & Co, digital health, into which they group healthcare IT, mobile health and wireless...more

Tennessee Property Tax Update

There have been several noteworthy property tax rulings that have been issued in March and April involving medical instruments, the valuation of commercial property, Tennessee’s charitable exemption, and the payment of...more

Compensation & Benefits: In Focus – Winter 2012

In this issue: - DOL Issues Final Service Provider Disclosures Regulation - Boards of Directors Emerge Victorious in Recent Executive Pay Lawsuits - IRS Issues Guidance on Reporting Employer-Sponsored...more

Employee Benefits Update - November 2011

2011 End of Year Plan Sponsor “To Do” Lists In this issue we provide seven “to do” lists that may require you to take action before the end of 2011 or in early 2012. For your convenience, we have broken the “to do” lists...more

November 2011: White Collar Update

In This Update: Excerpt from: Food and Drug Regulators Step up Prosecution of Corporate Officers for Misconduct: U.S. regulatory authorities recently have made increasing use of a long dormant doctrine to prosecute...more

The Financial Effects of ACO Risk Sharing- The 10th advisory in our series on the newly proposed ACO regulations implementing...

As summarized in our previous advisories, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act anticipates the creation of accountable care organizations comprised of physicians, hospitals, and other health care suppliers. ACOs...more

HHS OIG Recommends New Federal Regulations to Govern NIH Grantee Institutions

According to OIG, NIH lacks information on institutional conflicts and the impact these conflicts may have on NIH sponsored research Summary The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health...more

2010 Compliance Review -- What Did I Miss?

The Red Flags Rule The rules have been modified that "creditor" no longer includes any business that extends credit or permits payment plans for fees incident to its services. Because healthcare providers are no longer...more

Wholly Foreign-Owned Medical Institutes No Longer Prohibited in China

The People’s Republic of China recently eased its restrictions on foreign capital investment in the health care industry to promote private medical institutes and the establishment of wholly foreign-owned medical...more

eDiscovery: The Light at the End of the Tunnel - And It's Not a Train

eDiscovery firms are now sought by IT for cloud storage, management, and preservation capabilities....more

33 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 2

Follow Finance & Banking Updates on: