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A new year and new breathing room for EHR donations
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • January 7 2014

Shortly before year-end, CMS and the OIG issued final rules that extend and modify the ability of healthcare entities to subsidize or donate


Secure credit cards' time may finally have arrived
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • June 6 2014

Predictions that the U.S. would adopt secure credit card chip technology date back at least three years. With the announcement that Wal-Mart Stores'


FMLA leave for same-sex spouses
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • June 20 2014

The Labor Department announced today its plans to propose new regulations on the definition of "spouse" under the FMLA. The new definition of


Privacy Perils: Beware of Malware this Election Season
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • October 21 2016

Firm Publication As the heated Presidential election draws toward a close over the next 2 weeks, cybercriminals are looking to take advantage of


First annual PCOR fee reporting and payment
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • June 26 2013

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended ("Affordable Care Act"), added an annual fee on certain health insurance policies (new


Health-Related Transactions with Cuba Authorized
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • Cuba, USA
  • October 26 2016

On October 17, 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended U.S. sanctions against Cuba to authorize certain


The "JOBS Act" - removing barriers to capital for small businesses and start-ups
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • April 12 2012

On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the "Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act," or JOBS Act


Double-take on DMEPOS: CMS relaxes supplier standards
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • April 13 2012

On March 14, 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") published in the Federal Register a final rule (the "Final Rule") revising certain standards applicable to suppliers of durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies ("DMEPOS"


The “exceptional” patent case is now less “exceptional”
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

Patent litigation is expensive, and that expense often unfairly tips the negotiating table against legitimate businesses defending unmeritorious


Health flexible spending account participants may carry over $500 of unused balance
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • May 1 2014

Traditionally, a health flexible spending account ("FSA") would operate under the use-or-lose rule - that is, a participant would forfeit any unused