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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


King v. Burwell the Supreme Court allows the ACA dominos to stand
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court interpreted the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to allow tax credits for individuals who purchase their


Final regulations on ACA employer mandate eases compliance for employers in 2015
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2014

On February 10, 2014, the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service issued final regulations on the employer shared responsibility


Proposed rule on employer information reporting requirements; potential fix for the "doc fix"
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2013

On September 5, 2013, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service jointly issued proposed regulations implementing the Affordable


IRS issues proposed regulations on the employer penalty under the Affordable Care Act
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2013

Just in time for the New Year, the Internal Revenue Service released its much anticipated proposed regulations on the employer shared responsibility


Guidance issued on two key Affordable Care Act provisions taking effect in 2014: the 90-day waiting period limit and determining full-time employees for purposes of the employer shared responsibility rules
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2012

New guidance for employers on two key provisions under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that take effect in 2014 has been released


Healthcare hearings scheduled as congressional recess ends
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2012

Congress’s annual August recess ended today and both House and Senate groups have scheduled hearings this week relating to implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA


IRS proposes rules on fees assessed on health plans to fund Patient-Centered Outcomes Research trust fund
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2012

The Internal Revenue Service recently issued proposed regulations on the fees imposed on issuers of certain health insurance policies and plan sponsors of certain self-insured health plans to fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute established by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”


Supreme Court on health reform and patent case budget transportation programs FCC reform cybersecurity
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2012

With a two-week recess looming and the 2012 elections coming ever more into focus, Congress addressed a temporary fix on a critical deadline and set the stage for the budget debate, tax reform and other key considerations to be taken up over the Spring and Summer as it completed its most recent work period late last week


Congress passes “doc fix"
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2012

The payroll tax cut deal approved by the House and Senate on February 17 includes $21 billion in healthcare spending, much of which comes from blocking the physician pay rate drop of 27.4 that would have taken effect on March 1