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What Can We Tell About the Trump Administration’s Focus on Compliance?

There are a few early signs that the Trump administration will continue to hold companies to the “way of compliance,” as our colleague Jane Lewis-Raymond put it recently on this blog. But after the first four months of his...more

Effective Internal Compliance Programs

by Bryan Cave on

Effective compliance programs continue to gain importance. Across all industries, it is imperative that meaningful compliance programs are in place and that they are regularly assessed to account for new risks and changes in...more

Beltway Briefing: Special Tax Policy Briefing

by Cozen O'Connor on

Blake Rutherford and Howard Schweitzer of Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies analyze the future of tax reform and the implications on the business community. Blake: Today for this special briefing on tax reform, which is...more

Corporate Law & Governance Update - February 2017

by McDermott Will & Emery on

THE #1 FIDUCIARY DUTY ISSUE OF 2017 - Positioning boards to exercise heightened engagement within the current “climate of uncertainty” is possibly the most important health system governance challenge of 2017. To...more

Is There a Doctor in the House?

by Gerald Nowotny on

Healthcare Options Following the Small Business Healthcare Relief Act and the Eventual Repeal of Obamacare - Overview - The presidential inauguration has come and gone. The House and Senate are already clearing the...more

Corporate Law & Governance Update - January 2017

by McDermott Will & Emery on

The following developments from the past month offer guidance on corporate law and governance law as they may be applied to nonprofit health care organizations: HEALTH POLICY INITIATIVES - Perhaps the most...more

Governor Cuomo announces US$650 million life sciences funding initiative

by Dentons on

On December 19, 2016, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a US$650 million life sciences initiative aimed at creating an industry and research "cluster" in New York state. The life sciences sector, generally defined as...more

[Webinar] Post-Election Webinar - November 9th - 11:00a.m. EST

by BakerHostetler on

As the dust settles after the presidential candidates’ first debate, BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team continues to analyze the impact of the 2016 election on federal policy issues. After all the votes are counted, please...more

Three Questions with Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD), Founder and CEO of The Daschle Group, a Public Policy...

by Baker Donelson on

1. As we head into a new Administration and the new Congress, what do you see as the opportunities and challenges for the Affordable Care Act? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is much greater than a single legislative action....more

Senate Finance Committee Updates Report on Physician-Owned Distributorships

by Morgan Lewis on

The report finds that PODs increase overutilization, lack transparency, and increase the risk of patient harm and warns that hospitals must combat the growing threat of PODs. On May 10, the US Senate Committee on Finance...more

Analysis of Ohioans for Medical Marijuana’s Proposed Ballot Initiative

by Benesch on

Late last week the Ohio ballot board certified a constitutional amendment (the “Amendment”), proposed by Ohioans for Medical Marijuana (“OMM”), to create a comprehensive regulatory program for the provision and sale of...more

Ohio Medical Marijuana Task Force Committee Holds First Meeting

by Benesch on

The Ohio House of Representatives’ Medical Marijuana Task Force (“Task Force”) convened its first meeting on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at the state capitol, and members of Benesch were in attendance. The Task Force was...more

California Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act: What you need to know

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

After being the first state to legalize medical marijuana almost 20 years ago, California is implementing regulations across the industry. Commentators have focused on the effective and efficient processes called for in the...more

Obama Administration Announces “Next Generation ACOs”

In a highly anticipated announcement on Tuesday, March 10, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released details for a new Accountable Care Organization (ACO) program called the Next Generation ACO (NGACO). ...more

Proposal Seeks To Make California The Artificer And Enforcer Of Caps On Executive Compensation

by Allen Matkins on

Earlier this month, Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced that the proponents of an initiative measure could begin collecting petition signatures for their measure. If this measure makes it on to the ballot and is...more

Health Care Reform by Petition

A series of alternative proposed Initiative Petitions were filed Thursday, August 7, with the Office of the Attorney General of Massachusetts (the “AGO”) seeking primarily to establish specified limits on operating margins...more

Polsinelli Shughart Election Analysis and Legal Insight

by Polsinelli on

How will the 2012 election results impact business and industry? Polsinelli Shughart's National Public Policy Group recently shared analysis on the election and its impact on business, tax, and the health care and energy...more

Massachusetts Senate Health Reform Bill Imposes Fewer Requirements on Payors and Providers than House Bill

by Ropes & Gray LLP on

Following on the heels of the Health Care Quality Improvement and Cost Reduction Act of 2012 introduced by the Massachusetts House of Representatives on May 4, 2012 (“House Bill”), the Massachusetts Senate released its own...more

New York Legislature Rejects Proposal to Grant Health Commissioner Authority to Appoint Board Members and Operators of...

Earlier this year, Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed changes to the New York Public Health Law which would have given the Commissioner of the Department of Health the power to remove managers of hospitals, diagnostic and...more

Il caso dell'Ospedale di Hinchingbrook - Commento di Nicola C. Salerno (Direttore del CeRM)

by Nicola Carmine Salerno on

L’esperienza del Regno Unito va, a mio modo di vedere, letta su di un piano di principi d’azione, che poi possono essere implementati in maniera diversa a seconda della realtà Paese, e anche della...more

Ways & Means Committee Holds Hearing on Hospital Consolidation and Physician Integration

by McDermott Will & Emery on

One of the primary objectives of the recently enacted health reform legislation was to promote hospital and physician alignment, coordination and integration. Unsurprisingly, hospitals and physicians have responded to these...more

New Health Care Law — Tax Impact

by Sands Anderson PC on

According to reporting by Bloomberg’s Ryan J. Donmoyer (www.bloomberg.com) if the final version of the healthcare legislation passes the Senate, high-income investors will pay higher Medicare taxes, tax breaks for...more

Keep Your Nonprofit Off The Front Page; One Simple Step for Boards of Directors By Kimberly I. McCarthy

by Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP on

Recently, the headlines in Rhode Island have decried allegations of corruption at a major local hospital. Whether the allegations are true, and whether the alleged practices are extraordinary or commonplace for hospitals,...more

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