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Disputing Inaccurate Reports Under the Physician Payment Sunshine Act

by Ruder Ware on

The Affordable Care Act added the Physician Payment Sunshine Act (Sunshine Act) as section 1128G to the Social Security Act. The Sunshine Act requires applicable manufacturers of drugs, devices, biologicals, or medical...more

Work refusal due to second-hand smoke was not properly investigated: arbitrator

by Dentons on

A correctional officer with sinusitis and sensitivity to second-hand smoke was entitled to have her work refusal investigated by prison management, an arbitrator has decided. Although the prison was a non-smoking...more

CMS Posts Corrections to July 2016 DMEPOS Fee Schedule Rates

by Reed Smith on

CMS has identified errors in its July 2016 update to Medicare durable medical equipment (DME) prosthetic orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS) fee schedule amounts for certain items in non-competitive bidding areas. According to an...more

PTAB Grants Patent Owner Motion to Request Certificate of Correction

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Addressing the requirements for correcting a mistake in a patent undergoing inter partes review, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) granted the patent owner’s motion requesting authorization to file a...more

Most Recent CFPB Supervisory Highlights Feature FCRA, LO Compensation and Debt Collection Issues

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s most recent supervisory highlights publication featured issues relating to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, loan originator compensation and in-person debt collection that should be on...more

Review of Section 409A Proposed Regulations

by McDermott Will & Emery on

On June 22, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued proposed changes to the regulations under the Internal Revenue Code (Code) §409A. The Code intends to clarify or modify a wide range of very restrictive rules...more

"IRS Corrects Effective Date of Recently Issued Built-in Gain Regulations"

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Treasury Department today issued a much-welcomed technical correction to the effective date of the recently issued “built-in gain” regulations regarding real estate investment trust...more

So I Made This Little 1095-C Mistake. Big Deal?

by Balch & Bingham LLP on

The 2015 Instructions for Forms 1094-C and 1095-C tell Applicable Large Employers how to furnish and file corrections to incorrectly filed Forms 1095-C. ...more

California’s Correction Statute Amended to Protect Online and Weekly Publications

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

The California Legislature recently amended Civil Code § 48a to make clear that California’s correction statute applies to weekly and online publications performing the same news-disseminating function as a daily newspaper,...more

California’s Correction Statute Amended to Protect Online and Weekly Publications

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

On Sept. 28, 2015, the California Governor approved and the Secretary of State chaptered AB 998, by which the California Legislature amended Section 48a to unequivocally declare that the correction statute applies to weekly...more

Omitted Inventors May Have Standing To Seek Patent Correction Based On “Reputational” Injury

by Brooks Kushman P.C. on

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently ruled that a plaintiff not named as a joint inventor on several patents and pending patent applications has standing to maintain an action to correct inventorship...more

CMS Corrects FY 2016 Medicare Payment Rules

by Reed Smith on

CMS has released corrections to a number of fiscal year (FY) 2016 final Medicare payment rules. Specifically, on October 5, 2015, CMS is publishing corrections to...more

Missed Deferrals - New 401(k) Correction Procedures

The IRS has recently issued three new, less expensive safe harbor procedures for correcting missed elective deferrals. These new procedures require either no employer corrective contribution to make up the missed elective...more

IRS Provides New Flexibility to Correct Retirement Plan Errors

by McGuireWoods LLP on

The IRS recently issued important updates to its Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS). The updates are contained in Revenue Procedures 2015-27 and 2015-28. ...more

New York Attorney General and Credit Bureaus Reach Deal Affecting Furnishers of Information to Credit Bureaus

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

The New York Attorney General announced a settlement with credit bureaus Equifax, Experian and TransUnion regarding credit reporting policies and practices, including methods of addressing inaccuracies identified by...more

CMS Provides Guidance For Amending Patient Medical Records

by BakerHostetler on

CMS recently released a transmittal providing instructions to contractors on acceptable methods for providers to amend, correct and incorporate delayed entries into a patient medical record. ...more

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