Insurance Limits and Case Value - A Clear Correlation?
Polsinelli Podcast - What Employers Need to Know About Dealing With Cash
Medical PL Risks in Retail Healthcare
Physician Considerations When Prescribing Medical Marijuana
Do I need an expert witness in my case?
Electronic Medical Records: Help or Hindrance?
How Does King v. Burwell Decision Affect the Affordable Care Act?
Antitrust Law Issues for Health Care Providers
Variables Affecting Medical PL Settlement Values
Polsinelli Podcast - Is a Single U.S. Food Agency a Reality?
The Biggest Obstacle to Value-Based Care
Technology in Healthcare
Do healthcare professionals have to report legal trouble to their licensing board?
Health Care Enforcement: The Impact on Private Equity Investments
Polsinelli Podcasts: Cloud Computing, From Cybersecurity to Confidentiality Issues
Polsinelli Podcast - Pharmacy Compounding: What's Next in Regulation?
Polsinelli Podcasts - The Latest on a Shift in Regulation in Dietary Supplements
PATIENT PRIVACY IN AN ERA OF SOCIAL MEDIA
A Moment of Simple Justice - Vaccines
Government's Health Care Fraud "Cash Cow" Keeps Mooing
Certain Closely Held For-Profit Employers Need Not Provide Women’s Contraceptive Services. Under the ACA, non-grandfathered group health plans must cover specified preventive services, including certain women’s preventive...more
In what continues to be a controversial and developing area of employment law, a federal appellate court recently validated the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) “opt out” provision, finding that requiring nonprofit employers to...more
Reviewing an arrangement involving the lease of employees and other operational and management services between a health system and its related psychiatric hospital, the OIG issued a favorable advisory opinion, Advisory...more
On August 7, 2015, in Catholic Health Care System v. Burwell, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals held that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (“RFRA”) is not violated by certain regulations promulgated under the...more
Official Comm. of Unsecured Creditors v. Baldwin (In re Lemington Home for the Aged), 777 F.3d 620 (3rd Cir. 2015) –
The debtor was a nonprofit corporation that operated a nursing home. The chapter 11 unsecured...more
On June 25, 2015, a New Jersey Tax Court issued a significant opinion in the case of AHS Hospital Corp. d/b/a Morristown Memorial Hospital v. Town of Morristown, upholding the Town of Morristown’s denial of Morristown...more
In what may be the penultimate chapter of the long–running saga of the Tuomey case, the Fourth Circuit affirmed the final judgment and award in favor of the government in its case against Tuomey Healthcare System, Inc....more
A recent New Jersey Tax Court decision has nonprofit entities on edge. The decision may offer tax authorities the opportunity to pursue payments from nonprofit hospitals and may result in the redefining of tax exemptions by...more
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has clarified the requirements for charitable hospital organizations required to adopt a financial assistance policy. For large hospitals or hospitals using the services of multiple private...more
Nonprofit hospital leaders are sitting up and taking notice of a New Jersey Tax Court decision, published June 25, that could have a major impact on health care facilities nationwide (AHS Hospital Corp., d/b/a Morristown...more
On December 31, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final regulations under Section 501(r) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), which requires a hospital facility to establish a written financial assistance policy...more
In a June 25, 2015 opinion in AHS Hospital Corp. v. Town of Morristown, Judge Bianco of the New Jersey Tax Court ruled, as a matter of first impression, that the Morristown Medical Center ("MMC"), a non-profit hospital, does...more
On May 28, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued an advisory opinion approving a charitable organization’s proposal to provide financial assistance to individuals with...more
On June 4, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule (Final Rule) containing changes to its Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). Some of the changes codify informal guidance that the...more
In this Issue:
- Not-for-Profit Spotlight
- IP and IT Procurement for Not-for-Profit Organizations
- Starting Off Right: Recruiting, Training and
Retaining Fundraising Staff
- Guidance Released...more
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, together with leading legal, audit and compliance collaborators, recently issued the fourth in a series of publications providing...more
As you may recall, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final regulations regarding Section 501(c)(3) supporting organizations in December 2012. The imposition of an annual notice requirement for all “Type III Supporting...more
On February 12, 2015, U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) underscored its intent to continue to scrutinize hospitals, including nonprofit hospitals. The OFCCP found that Lahey Clinic...more
The last few years have brought much synergy and excitement to downtown Orlando. The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the Amway Center, the reconstructed Orlando Citrus Bowl, The Plaza, Creative Village, the UCF...more
Recent months have been eventful for exempt organizations and their advisors. While fundamental tax reform remains a possibility, with a number of proposals on the table that would significantly change the rules for exempt...more
The IRS published its long awaited final rule December 31, 2014 to implement certain requirements of the Affordable Care Act (the ACA). The ACA added a new provision in Section 501(r) of the Tax Code, which creates additional...more
We don’t normally think of American Hospital Association and the Federation of American Hospitals as friends. After all, the AHA represents nonprofits, while the FAH represents for-profits. ...more
In This Issue:
- Nonprofit Hospitals Face Additional Regulatory Burdens in Financial Assistance and Debt Collection
- Placing Medicare Beneficiaries Into "Observation Status" - Recent Second Circuit Decision...more
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld a trial court’s jury verdict finding the individual board members and officers of a non-profit healthcare facility personally liable to the facility’s creditors. The board...more
On February 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission, holding that a regulatory board made up of market participants is exempt from...more
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