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Supreme Court upholds constitutionality of Affordable Care Act

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 29 2012

In perhaps the most widely anticipated Supreme Court decision since Bush v. Gore in 2000, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”) was upheld on Thursday in a narrow 5 to 4 decision

New restrictions on reimbursement for over-the-counter medications beginning in 2011

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2010

The Affordable Care Act imposes new restrictions on the reimbursement of expenses for over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and drugs

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issues guidance in view of Prometheus and Myriad

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2014

On March 4, 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a highly anticipated Guidance for Determining Subject Matter

IRS announces retirement plan limitations for 2011

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2010

The Internal Revenue Service announced the 2011 cost-of-living adjustments to the dollar limitations for qualified retirement plans and other benefits, and the Social Security Administration announced its own cost-of-living adjustments for 2011

New York radiology practice sues health care benefits administration firm contracted with major health care insurers alleging antitrust violations

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2008

A New York based radiology practice (the “Plaintiff”) filed an action in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York against a benefits administration firm, CareCore National, LLC, that provides services for insurers including Aetna, GHI, HIP, Healthnet, Healthfirst, and Oxford

CMS delays data collection under Sunshine Act; new rules to ease burdens on providers; MA bills target healthcare costs; CMS proposes Medicaid payment increase; New bill proposes repeal of SGR

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2012

In a May 3 notice on its official blog, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that it will not require data collection under the Physician Payments Sunshine Act, part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, until January 1, 2013

COBRA premium subsidy included in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2009

Recognizing that few laid-off employees can afford to continue health coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), laid-off employees will now be eligible for a temporary reduction in their COBRA premiums under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "Act"

Medtronic sued after recall of defibrillator leads

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 27 2007

Minneapolis-based medical technology company Medtronic, Inc. was recently sued in federal court shortly after announcing a global recall of defibrillator leads

Proposed bill would eliminate Stark Law exception for some services; Oregon exchange won’t be completely ready by deadline; “doc fix” bill advances in House

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2013

The “Promoting Integrity in Medicare Act of 2013," introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on August 1, would eliminate one of the Stark Law’s

The IRS delivers welcome relief to fully insured group health plans by delaying Affordable Care Act nondiscrimination rules

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2011

The IRS delayed application of the nondiscrimination rules under Internal Revenue Code section 105(h) to fully-insured group health plans