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Disproportionate Share Hospitals Facing Steep Payment Cuts
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2017

While September 30, 2017 has been an important procedural deadline for purposes of the GOP’s most recent legislative push to repeal the Affordable


Health Care Enforcement Review and 2017 Outlook: Significant Regulatory Developments
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • January 6 2017

While 2016 marked one of the least productive years in the history of Congress, the same cannot be said of health care enforcement and regulatory


SCOTUS to review health care reform
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2011

As expected, the Supreme Court has agreed to rule on the constitutionality of key provisions of the Affordable Care Act.


Supreme Court to decide constitutionality of health care reform
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2011

This is the twenty-ninth issue in our health care reform series of alerts for employers on selected topics in health care reform.


CMS adopts home health PPS rate cut for 2012
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2011

Medicare home health PPS rates will be reduced by 2.31 ($430 million) in CY 2012 under a final rule published by CMS on November 4, 2011.


U.S. Supreme Court grants review of Eleventh Circuit decision striking down key PPACA provision
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2011

On November 14, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court granted review of a decision from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit that struck down a key provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.


Two recent Wisconsin law changes provide welcome relief for employer group health plans
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2011

Prior to the recent changes discussed in this article, Wisconsin did not conform with two important aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the federal health care reform law that was signed into law on March 23, 2010.


Summary of benefits and coverage and advance notice of modifications
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2011

This is the twenty-fourth issue in our health care reform series of alerts for employers on selected topics in health care reform.


Earlier distribution required for Medicare Part D creditable coverage notice: health care reform’s earlier annual enrollment period for Part D accelerates deadline for distributing creditable coverage notice
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2011

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“health care reform” or “PPACA”) changed the annual coordinated election period for Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage).


CMS proposes home health PPS rate cut for 2012
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2011

CMS published a proposed rule on July 12, 2011 that would decrease Medicare home health agency (HHA) PPS payments for CY 2012 by 3.35, or $640 million, compared to 2011 levels.