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HIPAA settlement highlights focus on security concerns
  • Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2014

The latest announcement by HHS regarding settlement of an investigation under the HIPAA Privacy, security, and breach-notification rules reflects an


IRS and HHS rein in minimum value plans
  • Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2014

New guidance from the IRS and HHS aims to quickly scuttle the use of health plans designed to push the limits of minimum value. These plans


CMS indefinitely delays HPID implementation
  • Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2014

On the eve of the deadline for large controlling health plans (CHPs) to obtain an HPID, CMS has announced that it is indefinitely delaying


Selected Kansas legislative activity, March 21-24
  • Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2016

The legislative leadership proved last week that the legislative process can move with alacrity when necessary. During the last month and a half of


New IRS Q&As clarify ACA reporting issues
  • Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2015

The IRS has updated two sets of Q&As on its website to clarify a variety of issues related to ACA reporting on Forms 1094-C and 1095-C. Here are some


2016 inflation adjusted amounts for HSAs and HDHPs
  • Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2015

The IRS has released the 2016 inflation-adjusted amounts for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high-deductible health plans (HDHPs). HDHP Minimums


New ACA FAQs clarify the preventive care mandate
  • Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

A new set of tri-agency FAQs has clarified several issues related to the preventive care mandate. Among the highlights: BRCA Testing. A plan subject


Selected Kansas Legislative activity, March 23-27
  • Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2015

It was the busiest week of the session to date with non-exempt bills being considered before their final deadline, bills being "bundled" (two or more


CMS Issues Final 60-Day Overpayments Rule: It’s All About A Provider’s Risk Tolerance
  • Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2016

On February 12, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the long-awaited Final Rule regarding the reporting and returning


No more inference of contractual right to lifetime retiree health benefits
  • Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2015

The Supreme Court recently answered an important question that has lingered over retiree health benefits for years. If a contract gives retirees a