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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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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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Obamacare Survives in 6-3 Vote – Supreme Court Issues Opinion on King v. Burwell

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This morning, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its final decision on King v. Burwell regarding the survival of Obamacare. The decision, issued by Chief Justice Roberts and joined by Justices Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, effectively allows millions of people to to keep the tax …

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June 24th – Healthcare Quarterly Update: Cybersecurity and Health Data Privacy by Bloomberg BNA

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Washington, DC Join Bloomberg BNA for this essential event that explores concerns relating to cyber-security and health data privacy. Healthcare industry experts Kirk Nahra and David Holtzman will join HHS’s Iliana Peters for a comprehensive examination of: • Big data in the healthcare sector and how to protect information • Protecting patient and organization information …

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