Document(s) published by this organization: 25
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|Effective January 2013: Ordering- and Referring-Only Providers Must Enroll in Texas Medicaid|
Carla J. Cox; Jackson Walker L.L.P.;
January 14, 2013, previously published on January 10, 2013Texas Medicaid providers that receive referrals from non-participating physicians or other health care providers need to be aware that beginning January 1, 2013, individual providers who are not currently enrolled in Texas Medicaid and whose only relationship with Texas Medicaid is to order or...
|Using Letters of Credit for Tenant Credit Enhancement|
Kati L. Freeman, Michael K. Kuhn; Jackson Walker L.L.P.;
January 5, 2013, previously published on January 2, 2013Cash security deposits (typically in the amount of one or two month’s rent) have been the traditional form of tenant credit enhancement required by commercial landlords. However, in instances where landlords feel more at risk (such as in today’s uncertain economic times), landlords...
|Political Ads on Public Broadcast Stations|
Paul C. Watler; Jackson Walker L.L.P.;
December 7, 2012, previously published on December 5, 2012Does Congress have constitutional authority to ban paid political advertising from public broadcast stations? Ad-weary viewers may learn the answer just in time for the next presidential election.
|DOJ and SEC Release Much-Anticipated Guidance on FCPA|
Orlando Segura, Robert L. Soza; Jackson Walker L.L.P.;
November 30, 2012, previously published on November 28, 2012In recent years, corporations in the United States and around the world have seen record levels of enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA"), resulting in billions of dollars of civil judgments and numerous criminal convictions against both corporations and individuals....
Stephen R. Fogle; Jackson Walker L.L.P.;
November 2, 2012, previously published on October 26, 2012This past summer, we were treated to another round of thrilling Olympic sport. From the opening ceremonies, many of us were glued to the television, rooting for our national teams and for a few compelling personal stories. We cared deeply and emotionally for the athletes and willed them on with...
|The Importance of 2012 Year-End Tax Planning for Individuals|
Erin N. Tuggle; Jackson Walker L.L.P.;
October 11, 2012, previously published on October 8, 2012The end of 2012 may bring unexpected and adverse changes for many taxpayers due to the scheduled December 31, 2012, expiration of a number of tax cuts. Because most of these tax cuts have been in effect since 2001, many taxpayers have become accustomed to their existence and may not realize the...
|Time is Running Out on Historic Estate Planning Opportunity|
Sam K. Hildebrand; Jackson Walker L.L.P.;
October 8, 2012, previously published on October 1, 2012THE OPPORTUNITY: On December 17, 2010, Congress and President Obama set the exemption from gift tax at $5 million (adjusted by cost-of-living factors; for 2012, the exemption amount is $5.12 million). This exemption had never been higher than $1 million. This historically high gift tax exemption...
|District Court Rejects CFTC Rule on Position Limits, for Now|
Craig R. Enochs, Joseph T. Guajardo, Daniel Nossa, Kevin M. Page; Jackson Walker L.L.P.;
October 8, 2012, previously published on October 3, 2012On September 28, 2012, in the case of International Swaps and Derivatives Association v. U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the District Court for the District of Columbia (the "Court") ruled that the Commodity Exchange Act ("CEA"), as amended by the Dodd-Frank Wall...
|OIG Increases Scrutiny of "Modifier 25"|
Edgar C. Morrison; Jackson Walker L.L.P.;
September 26, 2012, previously published on September 25, 2012Medicare payment rules normally do not permit additional payments to physicians for evaluation and management (E/M) services performed on the same day as a therapeutic procedure. However, if the E/M services are "significant, separately identifiable, and above and beyond the usual...
|Closure of Stark Whole Hospital Exception Survives Court Challenge|
Edgar C. Morrison; Jackson Walker L.L.P.;
August 28, 2012, previously published on August 27, 2012On August 16, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit dismissed a challenge to the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act ("ACA") provision that effectively eliminates the "whole hospital" exception in the Stark Law. Coupled with the U.S. Supreme...