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Legal Insights and Perspectives for the Healthcare Industry
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Section 4960 imposes a 21% excise tax on certain executive compensation in excess of $1 million as well as certain excess parachute payments paid to a “covered employee” by tax-exempt entities, including tax-exempt hospitals and health systems.
Does a relator have a shorter statute of limitations period than the United States to pursue a False Claims Act (FCA) case when the United States has declined to intervene?
A longstanding source of frustration among providers facing overpayment determinations is the inconsistent application of statistical sampling and extrapolation by Medicare contractors.
In an opinion released on a Friday evening in mid-December, Judge Reed O’Connor of the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas reignited the simmering debate over the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) ultimate survival.
US President Donald Trump signed the SUPPORT Act into law on October 24, 2018, in a culmination of a two-year bipartisan effort by lawmakers across multiple committees in both the House and Senate.
In an article published by Managed Healthcare Executive, Morgan Lewis partners Joyce Cowan and Susan Feigin Harris, and associate Jacob Harper discuss three CMS regulatory actions that managed care organizations will want to watch.
The HHS OIG recently published a new Fraud Risk Indicator for False Claims Act (FCA) settlements on the risk spectrum for the first quarter of federal fiscal year 2019.
Noting that the issue of paid prioritization is a “sticking point” for many telehealth providers.