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CMS Preparing to Launch RACs for Medicare Advantage
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2016

On December 22, 2015, CMS issued a Request for Information (RFI) detailing plans to expand its Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program to cover


OIG Solicits Proposals for New or Modified Safe Harbor Provisions and Additional Special Fraud Alerts
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2016

As required by Section 205 of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, the OIG has published its annual request for proposals


CMS Announces Prior Authorization Process for Certain DMEPOS Items
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2016

On December 29, 2015, CMS released a final rule announcing it will establish a prior authorization process for certain DMEPOS items that are


GAO Recommends Payment Reform in Response to Increase in HospitalPhysician Consolidation
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2016

On December 18, 2015, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report analyzing the increase in hospitalphysician consolidation and a


Trans-Pacific Partnership IP Provisions Remain At Forefront As Scrutiny Of Text
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • Global, USA
  • December 30 2015

With the working text (comprising 30 Chapters, multiple Annexes, over 100 bilateral side letters, and well over 5,500 pages) of the 12-country


Does Your Cafeteria Plan Need to Be Amended Before Year-End?
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • December 28 2015

As background, before 2014, an employee's election to enroll in his or her employer's health plan pursuant to a cafeteria plan was irrevocable for


Buyer Beware! Purchasers in Asset Sales Liable for Multiemployer Pension Plan Withdrawal Liability
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • December 28 2015

Two recent appellate court decisions have made it easier for multiemployer pension plans to impose withdrawal liability on a purchaser in an asset


2016 Filing and Notice Deadlines for Qualified Retirement and Health and Welfare Plans
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • December 28 2015

Employers and plan sponsors must comply with numerous filing and notice deadlines for their retirement and health and welfare plans. Failure to


PATH Act Provides Favorable New Rules for Foreign Real Estate Investment Through REITs
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2015

On Friday, December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the "PATH Act"). The PATH Act


Thirty-Two Hospitals to Pay $28 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Kyphoplasty Dispute
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2015

Thirty-two hospitals have agreed to pay over $28 million to resolve outstanding False Claims Act allegations, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ