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In This Issue:
- Fiscal Cliff Deal Lengthens Medicare Overpayment Recovery Period
- Cutting Medicaid Provider Tax May Shift Costs to States, CRS Finds
- MedPAC Finalizes Payment Recommendations, GAO Solicits...more
The recently passed fiscal cliff legislation, i.e., the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (Act) [PDF], includes a number of provisions addressing Medicare and Medicaid. One of these provisions extends the recovery period...more
The ATRA significantly alters provider rights related to overpayment recoupment, refunds, audits and claims appeals. A provision entitled "Removing obstacles to collection of overpayments" increases the statute of limitations...more
Representative Patricia Todd (D-Birmingham) has introduced HB16, the Alabama Economic Development and Fiscal Accountability Act, for the upcoming legislative session that would make substantial changes to economic development...more
In this issue:
- What Do Healthcare Reform and the "Fiscal Cliff" Have In Common? Tax Increases
- Department of Labor Disagrees with First Circuit’s “Natural Reading” of SO
- FCPA Investigation Follows...more
The recent passage of Senate Bill 296 will create an additional incentive for investment by the Maryland business community in cleared employees and Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs). Beginning in 2013,...more
New York State’s new Taxpayer Protection Bureau, which New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman established in January 2011, was designed to eliminate fraud and recoup money illegally taken from New York State...more
Costs Free - Judge Roger Berner. ...more
The Nigerian Government has passed into law the Sovereign Investment Authority (Establishment, Etc.) Act 2011 to among other things establish a Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority. This Authority is charged to receive,...more
Citing a desire to minimize losses in contributions to unemployment insurance funds, protect workers' rights, and "level the playing field" for employers that abide by the law, the United States Department of Labor's (DOL's)...more
In this issue:
*Energy and Climate Debate
..Tax Extender Measure Floated
..$100 Million Requested in Oversight Funding
..House Passes Rural Star...more
On January 20, 2010, the President issued a Memorandum ordering the Department of the Treasury and the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) to block the award of government contracts to companies that are delinquent on...more
The following sums were collected and remitted back to the various departments (Total: $570,976.27).
This is a $1016.54 increase in collections from last years’s total, ($569,959.73).
The “total county cost” in the 2006...more
The following sums were collected and remitted back to the
various departments (Total: $569,959.73).
This is a $47,628.07 increase in collections from last years’s
The “total county cost” in the...more
The following sums were collected and remitted back to the various departments (Total: $522,331.66).
It should be noted that the “total county cost” in the 2004 budget as adopted was only $128,412.00.