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Category Archives: Health Care Law

Four Ways Medicare and Medicaid Have Changed the Health Care Industry

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It’s a bizarre program that is absolutely essential to American healthcare. That is the opinion of Theodore Marmor, professor of public policy at Yale and author of the book, The Politics of Medicare. Whether you agree with him or not, it is difficult to deny the influence of Medicare and Medicaid on the health care …

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Affordable Care Act Reporting Penalties Significantly Increased

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On June 29, 2015, President Barack Obama signed the Trade Preferences Extension Act (the Act) into law. In addition to containing several revenue offsets, the Act significantly increased penalties for incorrect information returns, including those required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) may impose penalties for both failing to file …

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Employer Next Steps Post-Affordable Care Act Ruling

What should employers be thinking about now that the US Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) premium assistance structure in King v. Burwell? Because the ACA, as we know it today, will remain in place for the foreseeable future, employers should continue to plan for and react to the numerous and detailed …

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Think Twice about DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) Voluntary Surrender

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It can be an intimidating experience to be sure… A DEA agent or Diversion Investigator, on an unscheduled visit to your office, confronts you with a KASPER, a KBML complaint or some other state regulatory action and alleges violations of the Controlled Substances Act. The DEA Agent then asks you to sign DEA Form 104. …

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How Does the King v. Burwell Decision Affect the Affordable Care Act?

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The Supreme Court handed the Obama administration a key victory, upholding the tax credits that allow many low-income Americans to purchase health care insurance in states where the federal government is running the insurance marketplace. These tax credits, available to Americans with household incomes between 100% and 400% of the federal poverty line, operate as a …

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