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Supreme Court review of PPACA to cover multiple issues

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court's upcoming review of the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, announced on November 14, will cover several distinct legal issues arising out of different provisions of the health reform law

Healthcare hearings scheduled as congressional recess ends

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2012

Congress’s annual August recess ended today and both House and Senate groups have scheduled hearings this week relating to implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA

President signs repeal of 1099 provision into law

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 19 2011

Following House and Senate passage earlier this year, the President on April 14 signed into law legislation that repeals an onerous business tax reporting requirement in PPACA

Medical device groups push for repeal of excise tax

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2011

In response to an upcoming excise tax that is expected to cost the medical device industry $2.7 billion per year, a group of more than 400 medical device companies and other organizations recently sent a letter to House and Senate leaders, asking for a repeal

Healthcare news from Capitol Hill and the Department of Health and Human Services - February 7, 2011

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 7 2011

On January 25, lawmakers in both the House and Senate introduced companion bills that would immediately repeal the $20 billion tax on medical devices that was included in the new healthcare reform law - the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA

FY 2012 budget news

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 19 2011

Once Congress and the White House came to an agreement on current Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 spending and averted a looming government shutdown, attention turned to the FY 2012 budget and the issue of deficit reduction

Congress passes “doc fix"

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2012

The payroll tax cut deal approved by the House and Senate on February 17 includes $21 billion in healthcare spending, much of which comes from blocking the physician pay rate drop of 27.4 that would have taken effect on March 1

Proposed rule on employer information reporting requirements; potential fix for the "doc fix"

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2013

On September 5, 2013, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service jointly issued proposed regulations implementing the Affordable

House passes bill to amend PPACA

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2011

The House took up legislation last week that would repeal the so-called "1099 provision" in the PPACA