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Harris Beach PLLC

New York State Authorities Budget Office Issues Regulations Governing Financial Assistance Processes of Industrial Development...

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This month, the Authorities Budget Office issued regulations to increase the accountability, and to improve the efficiency and transparency, of the operations of Industrial Development Agencies (“IDAs”) within New York state....more

Bracewell LLP

Hospital Loses its Section 501(c)(3) Status Due to Noncompliance with Section 501(r)

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The IRS recently issued a Private Letter Ruling (the “PLR”) revoking a hospital organization’s section 501(c)(3) status for failing to comply with the section 501(r) requirements. In what may be a sign of things to come, the...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Trump Administration Proposed Rule Regarding “Public Charge” Provisions of Immigration Law

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Currently, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) defines a "public charge" as someone who is or is likely to become "primarily dependent on the government for subsistence, as demonstrated by either the receipt of...more

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C.

Tariff Aid Package Details announced by USDA

Today, the USDA announced the details of their assistance for farmers impacted by unjustified retaliation. The Market Facilitation Program (MFP), established under the authority of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) and...more

Burr & Forman

Can I Waive a Patient’s Co-Pay?

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I am occasionally asked by providers whether or not they can waive a co-pay for a particular patient. There are many reasons providers wish to waive co-pays: financial hardship, professional courtesy, employee discounts, etc....more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

The Giving Season Is Over: Practical Advice for Patient Assistance Programs in the Wake of United Therapeutics’ $210 Million False...

Right before Christmas last year, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced an ominous settlement: United Therapeutics, a manufacturer of pulmonary arterial hypertension drugs, agreed to pay more than $200 million to settle...more

Hogan Lovells

Can legal costs constitute financial assistance?

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It is not uncommon for a target company to bear the legal costs incurred by its shareholders in respect of a sale of its shares. On face value, this practice appears benign. However, an analysis reveals that this may fall...more

White & Case LLP

Ten things to consider when you do a leveraged finance deal in Belgium

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European Leveraged Finance Alert Series: Issue 7 - With the leveraged finance market staying hot, an increasing number of international sponsors are making acquisitions in Belgium, and upcoming changes in the law will make...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Surface Transportation Board Acts to Protect Integrity of its Financial Assistance Process

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The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has adopted new rules to prevent abuse of offers of financial assistance (OFAs) under the ICC Termination Act of 1995. Under the OFA process, a party that wants to preserve rail service...more

White & Case LLP

EU Rosneft judgment clarifies bank transfers are not sanctioned "financial assistance"

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On 28 March 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered its judgment in a case referred by the UK High Court in which Rosneft has challenged the validity of the EU's sanctions targeting Russia, as well...more

Pullman & Comley - Connecticut Health Law

Hospitals, Physician Practices and Clinics are Reminded to Post New Non-Discrimination Notice

Hospitals, physician practices and other health care providers that receive federal financial assistance, which includes receiving reimbursement from Medicare Parts A, C and D and/or Medicaid, are reminded to post new...more

Pepper Hamilton LLP

Disaster Recovery: Navigating FEMA's Cumbersome Financial Assistance Rules

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The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season officially began on June 1, and will end on November 30. Hilary S. Cairnie offers his views on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) policies for reimbursement of disaster...more

Franczek P.C.

HHS Issues Final Rule on ACA Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities

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On May 18, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) issued final regulations interpreting the nondiscrimination provisions of Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). The rule mainly impacts insurers...more

Carlton Fields

New Patient Transparency Requirements for Hospitals and ASCs

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Governor Scott signed into law House Bill 1175 relating to Transparency in Health Care. The new law makes several changes to existing laws regulating the licensure of hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Office for Civil Rights Clarifies That Cost of Attendance "Counts" for Title IX Purposes

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Scholarships up to the cost of attendance "count as athletic financial assistance and are subject to the same rules under Title IX as other athletic scholarships," according to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for...more

Nossaman LLP

Surface Transportation Board Rulemaking to Modify Requirements for Offers of Financial Assistance

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The Surface Transportation Board (“STB” or “Board”) issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking seeking comments on how it should revise its rules related to offers of financial assistance (“OFA”). The Board’s goal is to...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Title IX Implications of the O'Bannon Decision

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The recent federal appellate decision in O'Bannon v. NCAA may have profound implications for colleges obligated to ensure gender equity in athletics under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX). In the...more

Akerman LLP - Health Law Rx

CMS Publishes Notice of Proposed Rule Making Regarding Stark Law Amendments and Seeks Comment on the Issue of Stark Acting as a...

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In early July, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a notice of proposed rulemaking, amending the Physician Self-Referral Prohibitions, or Stark law. 80 Fed. Reg. 41,909-930 (July 15, 2015). The...more

Locke Lord LLP

IRS Clarifies Financial Assistance Policy Requirements for Charitable Hospital Organizations

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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

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

Notice Clarifies Provider List Requirements For Hospital Facilities Under Section 501(R)

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

Akerman LLP - Health Law Rx

IRS Says Hospitals Must List Physicians in Financial Assistance Policies

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On June 26, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance to clarify how charitable hospitals may comply with regulations issued by the Department of Treasury under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act...more

Poyner Spruill LLP

Corridors Spring 2015 - News for North Carolina Hospitals

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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

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Implications of Final Regulations Under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(r)

The Internal Revenue Service replaced proposed regulations under Section 501(r) of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) with final regulations in late 2014 (the “Final Regulations”). As enacted in the Patient Protection and...more

Epstein Becker & Green

Time to Freshen Up Your Charity Care Policies: Treasury and IRS Issue Final 501(r) Regulations

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Among the many new requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (“Affordable Care Act” or “ACA”) are amendments to the Internal Revenue Code (“IRC”) that formalize and impose some uniformity in the...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

Hospital financial assistance policies: IRS gives new guidance on complying with Section 501(r)

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Are you responsible for ensuring that your hospital financial assistance policies are compliant with IRS section 501(r) requirements? Then you will want to know that the IRS recently finalized its regulations to section...more

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