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The 2013 Florida Legislative Session concluded on May 3, 2013. The following is a partial summary of healthcare-related bills that may impact your business or practice. Note that some of these bills have become law, but...more
In This Issue:
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act; Other HHS and Federal Regulatory Initiatives; Other Congressional and State Initiatives; Other Health Care News; and Hearings and Mark-Ups...more
On May 20, 2013, the Wall Street Journal reported that many large employers are looking to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA”) employer mandate by offering bare-bones coverage that does not even cover...more
A host of regulatory and finance reforms have ushered in significant changes for health care entities, and likewise, for the boards that guide them. How can general counsel broach these changes with their boards and steer...more
Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House is a weekly update that provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House.
Governor’s Fourth and Fifth Vetoes of the Session Sustained - Last week,...more
A key policy goal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Act”) is the expansion of health insurance coverage to all Americans. The concepts of “minimum value” and its correlate “actuarial value” speak to the...more
New requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are set to intensify state and federal governments' crackdown on worker misclassification....more
With the constitutional deadline of midnight on the 30th day closing in, Alabama lawmakers worked at a feverish pace to complete work on some of the most substantial and controversial legislation in the 2013 session....more
In This Presentation:
•Overview of the Employer Shared Responsibility Rules
- Impact on Corporate Structure
- Time Line Examples to Demonstrate Application of Measurement, Administrative & Stability...more
On May 3, 2013, the IRS released proposed regulations on certain provisions relating to the federal premium tax credits that eligible individuals will use to purchase subsidized health insurance coverage from public exchanges...more
On April 5, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officially issued proposed regulations addressing the requirement under Section 501(r)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) that tax-exempt hospitals conduct community...more
The IRS recently released new proposed regulations to implement the Shared Responsibility or “Play or Pay” provisions of Health Care Reform. The proposed regulations provide a wealth of detail on key issues required to...more
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has published guidance on the notice that most employers must provide to their employees by October 1, 2013, about the insurance that will be available through health care marketplaces known...more
The IRS has released its proposed regulations [PDF] detailing the requirements for conducting and reporting Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNAs) under section 501(r)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, which were...more
In This Issue:
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act; Other HHS and Federal Regulatory Initiatives; Other Congressional and State Initiatives; Other Health Care News; and Hearings and Mark-Ups Scheduled....more
In This Issue:
ATRA 2012 – How Does it Affect You?; Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care; and Obama Revenue Raising Proposals.
Excerpt from ATRA 2012 – How Does it Affect You?:
The American Taxpayer...more
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
Last week, legislators turned their attention to the weightiest and most controversial issues, including debate and passage of several gun bills. Now, with only three legislative days remaining, both budgets will take...more
Employers and plan sponsors must comply with numerous filing and notice deadlines for their retirement and health and welfare plans. Failure to comply with these deadlines can result in costly penalties and excise taxes. To...more
Starting in 2014, provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act become effective known as “Pay or Play” or “Employer Shared Responsibility.” Large employers will be faced with the decision whether to offer...more
Last week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued new proposed regulations on FY 2014 payment updates and regulatory policy changes for inpatient and long term care hospitals, skilled nursing facilitates,...more
In 2008, the Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission ruled that the following categories of computerized medical equipment are exempt from property tax:
- Ultrasound equipment
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...more
In 2014 non-grandfathered plans will not be allowed to have an out of pocket maximum greater than that allowed for high deductible health plans....more
Last Friday the IRS released additional proposed regulations implementing the minimum value requirement for coverage sponsored by employers with 50 or more FTEs. The proposed rules provide that amounts contributed by...more
Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Act”), the federal government, state governments, insurers, employers, and individuals all share responsibility to make affordable health insurance coverage widely...more
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