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Common control or overlapping ownership can change how to identify the "employer" for PPACA purposes

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2012

This is the third in a series of Executive Alerts in the Special Health Care Reform Series

Medicaid: issues continue to arise following the Supreme Court decision

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2012

In the wake of June's Supreme Court opinion on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), government officials at the federal and state level and budget analysts have been thinking about implementation and analyzing the impact of the curve ball thrown by Chief Justice John Roberts and the majority of the Court as to implementation of Medicaid expansion

Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (H.R. 4872): summary of main tax-related provisions

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2010

Last month, both houses of Congress approved of landmark health care reform legislation

Court applies Kentucky's 15-year statute of limitations for ERISA class action claims to recover benefits due under terms of plan

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2011

At present, most employment class actions relate to wage and hour issues, but there are still many (and frequently hugely expensive) ERISA class actions challenging a host of benefits issues

Small business health care tax creditdraft Form 8941 released by IRS

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 15 2010

On Tuesday, September 7, 2010, the Internal Revenue Service released a draft of the Form 8941 to be used by eligible small employers (including eligible tax-exempt entities) for calculating their small business health care tax credit under Section 45R of the Internal Revenue Code for the 2010 tax filing season

Ohio's ‘Healthcare Simplification Act' imposes new restrictions on provider contracting and credentialing

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2008

Ohio House Bill 125the ‘Healthcare Simplification Act'was unanimously approved by the Senate on March 11, 2008, and signed into law by Ohio Governor Ted Strickland on March 25, 2008

Ohio "Healthcare Simplification" Bill passes House; seeks to simplify provider contracting, eliminate "predatory" contract provisions

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2007

On October 9, 2007, the Ohio House of Representatives, by a vote of 95 to 5, passed House Bill 125 ("HB 125"), a "Healthcare Simplification Act" that legislators and the Ohio State Medical Association ("OSMA") claim will let providers focus on providing health care services and reduce time spent on administrative matters by setting standards for transparency in contracting with insurers, standardizing credentialing, and establishing web-based insurance-eligibility verification

OIG sees through a radiology provider's plan and allows preauthorization services

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 30 2012

The U.S. Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued Advisory Opinion 12-10 on August 23, 2012, finding that a radiology group's proposal to offer free insurance preauthorization services to physicians and patients would be permissible

Do not pass go, do not collect $200: Michigan statute and regulatory order banning MFN provisions in provider contracts ends government antitrust lawsuit against Michigan Blue

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2013

In the wake of the passage of a Michigan statute and regulatory order banning the use of most favored nation ("MFN") clauses by insurers, health

Hobby Lobby: likely first of many cases pitting religion against ACA

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 30, 2014, ruled 5-4 that a closely held, for-profit corporation can qualify for an exemption from the U.S. Department