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CMS is considering new stark exceptions to promote clinical integration and value-based payment submit your comments by September 5, 2015
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2015

CMS has proposed significant changes in the Medicare physician self-referral (typically referred to as the "Stark Law") regulations, including new


IRS clarifies financial assistance policy requirements for charitable hospital organizations
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2015

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has clarified the requirements for charitable hospital organizations required to adopt a financial assistance


Texas House Bill 1794: a just limitation on local governments’ authority to assess environmental fines? Or the beginning of the end of environmental compliance?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2015

On June 16, 2015, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law a unique piece of State legislation effectively limiting local governments’


King v. Burwell aftermath: where does the health care industry go from here?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2015

Perhaps more than initially meets the eye. If the U.S. Supreme Court had sided with the King v. Burwell plaintiffs, federal tax subsidies to


New York limits interest rates on loans to New York-based military personnel
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2015

Since 2005, banks have continued to provide certain military service members with loans that require payment of interest far beyond the 16 New York


California rejects bill to give nurse practitioners more independence
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2015

The California legislature recently rejected SB 323, a bill which, if enacted, would have allowed nurse practitioners to operate independently of


Louisiana cuts surplus lines tax rate
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2015

Louisiana's legislature recently enacted House Bill 259, which cuts the surplus lines tax rate from 5 percent to 4.85 percent. The law, which also


Nevada appoints Acting Insurance Commissioner
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

On July 7, 2015, Amy L. Parks was appointed as Acting Nevada Insurance Commissioner following Scott J. Kipper's resignation. Parks has eleven years


Legislation reintroduced to clarify application of NRRA to captives
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

As discussed in our earlier article on the topic (a copy of which can be accessed here) and our prior entry on this site (which can be accessed here


How public companies can prepare for the executive compensation clawback regime
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

Many public companies have not waited for the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) to mandate executive compensation recovery policies, as required