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Mitigating Medical Exposure

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Chartwell Law's Jason Hanford, Esq., Jonathan P. Spadea, Esq. and Barak A. Kassutto, Esq. present this informative webinar addressing how to mitigate medical exposure. During this presentation, our panelists cover various...more

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A Quick Note about Pain and Suffering Disclosures in Federal Court

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In federal court, personal injury plaintiffs are required to disclose a computation of each category of damages. Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(1)(A)(iii). Past medical expenses and past lost wages are easy. But for pain and...more

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Proposed PHIT Act Would Make Certain Sports and Fitness Expenses Tax Deductible

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Earlier this year, the Personal Health Investment Today Act of 2021 (the PHIT Act) was introduced in the U.S. Senate, where the legislation remains currently pending. If enacted, the PHIT Act would amend the Internal Revenue...more

Robinson+Cole Health Law Diagnosis

Connecticut Governor Signs Bill Limiting Hospital Billing and Collection Efforts and Revising Connecticut’s Facility Fee Laws

On July 7, 2021, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed into law Public Act 21-129 entitled “An Act Concerning Hospital Billing and Collection Efforts By Hospitals And Collection Agencies” (“the Act”)....more

McDermott Will & Emery

IRS Issues Guidance on the Deductibility of Fertility Treatments for Same-Sex Couples

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On April 9, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released PLR 202114001 (PLR), which provides guidance on the deductibility of medical costs under Section 213 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) relating to fertility...more

Epstein Becker & Green

Will Federal or State Law Control?

When introducing the No Surprises Act (“NSA”)—signed into law on December 27, 2020, as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021—leaders of the responsible committees of the U.S. House of Representatives announced...more

Epstein Becker & Green

Fertility Treatments and Gestational Surrogacy: the IRS Reaffirms Narrow View of “Medical Expenses” under Section 213

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As employers are expanding their fertility, surrogacy, and family planning benefits, the tax treatment of such benefits continues to be a challenge for employers and their employees by both increasing the cost of these...more

Console and Associates, P.C.

Medical Bills After a Pennsylvania Car Accident

How You Can Get Your Bills Paid - If you have recently been injured in a Pennsylvania car accident, you may have many questions. Initially, your questions will likely focus on your injuries. ...more

Hinshaw & Culbertson - The LHD/ERISA Advisor

ERISA Plan Entitled to Seek Reimbursement from Plan Beneficiary Who Recovered Damages in Tort Action Related to Underlying...

In Vercellino v. Optum Insight, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 205952 (D. Neb. Nov. 24, 2020), the Nebraska district court held that a self-funded ERISA plan could seek reimbursement for medical benefits paid from any recovery the...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Washington Steps Up Insurance Protections For Gender Affirming Treatments

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As some states make headlines for so-called “anti-trans” laws, the Washington state legislature rejected a bill designed to limit youth participation in sports based on their gender as assigned on a birth certificate and...more

Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP

Personal Injury Protection Coverage: A Thing Of The Past In Florida?

Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage was first enacted in Florida in 1971.  PIP is also known as no-fault insurance, and it allows drivers and passengers to obtain insurance benefits for medical treatment and wage loss,...more

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Employee Benefits Developments - April 2021

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The Employee Benefits Practice is pleased to present the Employee Benefits Developments Newsletter for the month of April 2021. Click on the links below for more information on each specific development or case....more

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Amounts Paid for Personal Protective Equipment Treated as Medical Expense

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The IRS has announced that amounts paid for personal protective equipment (PPE) such as masks, hand sanitizer, and sanitizing wipes, purchased for the primary purpose of preventing the spread of COVID-19, will be treated as...more

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UVA health system will curb decades of hounding patients over medical bills

The University of Virginia health system has decided to end decades of draconian bill collection, giving a reprieve to tens of thousands of patients and their families who faced harsh legal actions to recover crushing medical...more

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.

How the $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill Aids Seniors

President Biden has signed the latest COVID-19 relief bill, which in addition to authorizing stimulus checks, funding vaccine distribution, and extending unemployment benefits, also provides assistance to seniors in a number...more

Roetzel & Andress

IRS Announces That COVID-19 Related Personal Protective Equipment Qualifies As A Medical Expense Group Health Plans, Health FSAs...

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On March 26, 2021, in Announcement 2021-7, the IRS notified taxpayers that amounts paid for personal protective equipment, such as masks, hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes, for the primary purpose of preventing the spread...more

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Cap On Recovery of Medical Bills in Wrongful Death Claims in North Carolina

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Defense lawyers and insurance adjusters are frequently faced with evaluating medical damages presented by plaintiffs counsels and claimants.  We often examine alleged damages arising out of personal injuries.  Less fortunate...more

Gerald Nowotny

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD! Planning for Post-Retirement Medical Expenses with 401(h) Plans

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How do I pay for post-retirement medical expenses? Your answer - 401(h) medical plans. #retirement #estateplanning #financialadvisor #payfornursinghome #medicalplans...more

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TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD! Planning for Post-Retirement Medical Expenses With 401(h) Plans

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Nowotny On Death and Taxes podcast #38 discusses 3 significant benefits of the 401(h) post-retirement medical expenses plan; Significant tax deductible contributions, tax deductible growth while in the plan and the ability to...more

Gerald Nowotny

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD! Planning for Post-Retirement Medical Expenses with 401(h) Plans

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Barron’s recently reported in an article called The Real Cost of Healthcare in Retirement. The article suggests that seniors with adequate Medicare coverage will spend on average $260,000 per couple on healthcare from age 65...more

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A Quick Note About Florida PIP Setoffs Without PIP Insurance

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Generally, Florida drivers are required to carry $10,000 in personal injury protection insurance.  Fla.Stat. § 627.736.  After a car accident, PIP benefits are paid toward the insured’s medical expenses, regardless of fault,...more

Gerald Nowotny

NOWOTNY KNOWS SQUAT! Part IV Using Post-Retirement Medical Plans to Raise AUM and Sell Life Insurance

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Gerry discusses 401(h) post-retirement medical plans. These are ancillary benefits that snap onto defined benefit or money purchase plans. This is a powerful benefit you should be discussing with your clients!...more

Burr & Forman

Hospital Price Transparency Rule – January 1, 2021 Effective Date

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As if hospitals don’t have enough challenges to deal with in caring for patients with COVID-19 and diverting resources to manage the COVID-19 public health emergency, they also need to make sure they comply with the new...more

Gerald Nowotny

NOWOTNY ON DEATH AND TAXES EPISODE 35 USING POST-RETIREMENT MEDICAL PLANS TO RAISE AUM

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In episode #35 of Nowotny On Death and Taxes - Nowotny Knows Squat! Using Post-Retirement Medical Plans to Raise Assets Under Management and Sell Life Insurance; this podcast focuses on the 401(h) plan. This strategy provides...more

Foster Swift Collins & Smith

2021 Arrives with Additional Flexibility for Flexible Spending Accounts

During 2020, a number of newly enacted laws created flexibility for various employee benefit plans. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (the “Act”), which was signed into law on December 27, 2020, provides additional...more

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