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CMS issues final Medicare physician fee schedule rule for 2012
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2011

Medicare physician fee schedule payments are scheduled to be cut by 24.7 in 2012 under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ final rule to be published November 28, 2011.


CMS issues proposed CY 2012 physician fee schedule rule
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2011

July 19, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published its proposed update to the Medicare physician fee schedule (MPFS) for calendar year (CY) 2012.


Canada Revenue Agency provides list of exempt and taxable health care service providers
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2011

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has attempted to clarify which health care professionals it considers to be engaged in exempt activities and which health care professionals it considers to be engaged in taxable activities for goods and services tax (GST) or harmonized sales tax (HST) purposes.


RenewableUK publish report on wind turbine syndrome
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 14 2010

RenewableUK (formerly British Wind Energy Association or BWEA) is a trade association that promotes the use of wind, wave and tidal energy.


Regulatory function of the Hearing Aid Council transferred to the Health Professions Council
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2010

The Hearing Aid Council ('HAC') was established in 1968 by the Hearing Aid Council Act, making it one of the oldest healthcare regulators.


How national merger control issues can stop international transactions
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Germany
  • February 16 2009

When dealing with merger control issues in international transactions, the parties usually concentrate primarily on those jurisdictions where there is the most impact.


DMEPOS accreditation update
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2008

On December 10, 2008, CMS provided further guidance on accreditation requirements for suppliers of durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) under the Medicare for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA).


DMEPOS supplier accreditation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2008

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted a fact sheet on the durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) accreditation provisions of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA), including the provisions related to exemption of certain providers from the accreditation requirements.


OIG issues advisory opinion on warehouse club rewards program
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2007

The Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) predicted in a 2003 Fraud Alert that it would issue favorable advisory opinions in the area of inducements to beneficiaries “only in situations involving conduct that is very close to an existing statutory and regulatory exception.”