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King v. Burwell: the Supreme Court as interprete
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

On June 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in King v. Burwell, 576 U.S. ___ (2015) (Slip Op. No. 14-114). At issue in this case was


OIG flags physician compensation arrangements in recent Fraud Alert
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2015

The U.S. Department of Health & Human ServicesOffice of Inspector General (OIG) issued a Fraud Alert on June 9, 2015, that underscores its


The floodgates are opened for EPR laws
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2015

Last week, the United States Supreme Court denied industry's petition for certiorari in Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA


New EEOC proposed rules require a gut check for wellness programs
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2015

Wellness program sponsors and vendors have long struggled with the application of the provision in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that


A&B healthcare week in review, April 24, 2015
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2015

On April 23, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule entitled “Medicare Program; Inpatient Rehabilitation


HHS issues guidance on HIPAA and workplace wellness programs
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2015

On Thursday, April 16, 2015, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued guidance, consisting


A&B healthcare week in review, April 17, 2015: Reports, studies, & analyses
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2015

On April 13, 2015, Gallup released the results of a poll which shows that the uninsured rates among U.S. adults declined to 11.9 for the first


A&B healthcare week in review, April 17, 2015: Congressional legislation & committee action
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2015

On April 14, 2015, the Senate voted 92-8 to pass the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 without amendments, which permanently


A&B healthcare week in review, April 17, 2015: Regulations, notices, & guidance
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2015

On April 17, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule entitled “Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient


A&B healthcare week in review, April 17, 2015: Other health policy news
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2015

On April 16, 2015, CMS announced the first-ever Hospital Compare Star Ratings program. The Hospital Compare star ratings relate to patients'