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FTC v. St. Luke's Health System, Ltd.: Ninth Circuit holds that acquisition of physician group practice violates antitrust laws, requires divestiture
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2015

On February 10, 2015, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court ruling in favor of the Federal Trade Commission that the acquisition of an Idaho


Anti-assignment provisions and providers
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

Beginning last year, there has been a rash of court decisions giving ERISA participant andor beneficiary status to providers based on assignments


New preventive care FAQs contain some surprises
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2015

New Affordable Care Act FAQs (Part XXVI, for those keeping track) were issued on May 11, 2015, addressing preventive care coverage. Employers may be


U.S. Supreme Court refines & limits antitrust state action defense
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2015

On February 25, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued a 6-3 opinion in North Carolina State Bd of Dental Examiners v. FTC, which held that a


Reimbursement of individual medical policy premiums prohibited
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2015

When an employer reimburses an employee or former employee for the cost of an individual medical policy, whether on a pre-tax or after-tax basis (or


Senate HELP Committee to discuss wellness
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2015

Ever since the EEOC filed a lawsuit challenging Honeywell's employer wellness plan under the ADA, employers have become hyper sensitive to wellness


ACA implementation continues
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2012

As the dust still settles from the U.S. Supreme Court's decision, one thing is certain, employer implementation of the Affordable Care Act must continue


Preventive care guidance released
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2013

This afternoon the agencies issued additional ACA guidance in the form of frequently asked questions. This twelfth set of frequently asked questions


Dueling court cases issued on same day
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2014

On Tuesday morning the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that an IRS rule for a key piece of the 2010 Affordable Care


ACA application to US Territories
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2014

Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, it has always been a mystery as to how the Affordable Care Act applies in the United States Territories