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HTMLCMS Releases MSSP and Pioneer ACO Data on Shared Savings and Losses - Where Do We Go From Here?
Andrew J. Shin, Stephen M. Weiner, Stephanie D. Willis; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 23, 2014
On September 16, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced key shared savings and losses results of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) that began participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) or the Pioneer ACO Program (PACO) in 2012 and 2013.

 

HTMLEmployment Law Summer Recap 2014: Part 6 of 11 - A Farewell to the BCS and Amateurism in College Athletics (At Least as You Knew It)
Tyrone P. Thomas; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 22, 2014
The advent of a playoff system in Division I FBS college football is not the only new change in intercollegiate athletics. After the most active summer in the history of college sports, the following events will have a large effect on compliance going forward:

 

HTMLCap Gap Expiration Approaching: Some Employees' Work Authorization May End on October 1, 2014
Michele D. Frangella; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 12, 2014
Fiscal year 2015 cap-subject H-1B petitions selected and approved by USCIS will be valid starting October 1, 2014. However, as October 1, 2014 approaches, many cap-subject H-1B petitions remain pending at both the California and Vermont Service Centers. While this delay in adjudication impacts all...

 

HTMLDOJ Antitrust Enforcers Take to the Bully Pulpit on Prosecuting Antitrust Crimes and Antitrust Compliance Programs
Robert G. Kidwell, Bruce D. Sokler; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 12, 2014
In recent years, antitrust criminal enforcement efforts have increased around the world. These efforts focus mainly on cartels — which the Supreme Court calls “the supreme evil of antitrust” — that conspire to fix prices, rig bids, or allocate markets. Courts have imposed...

 

HTMLAnother Court Rules That Availability of Make-Whole Premiums in Bankruptcy Depends on Governing Documents
Eric R. Blythe, Kevin J. Walsh; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014
In a recent bench decision in In re MPM Silicones, LLC et al., Case No. 14-22503-RDD (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. August 26, 2014), the Bankruptcy Court considered bondholders’ right to recover make-whole premiums (premiums paid for early repayment of debt) upon the payment of accelerated debt following...

 

HTMLIRS Affirms Treatment of Short Sales for UBTI Purposes
Jonathan R. Talansky; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on Sepember 12, 2014
Since there are many hedge funds that utilize short selling as part of their investment strategy, it is important for hedge fund investors, including tax exempt organizations, to understand the U.S. tax treatment of these transactions. Fortunately for the exempt investors, the IRS has taken a...

 

HTMLThe Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 14: IRS Notice 2014-55 Gets the Employer Shared Responsibility Rules to Play Nice with the Rules Governing Mid-Year Cafeteria Plan Elections, Among Others
Alden J. Bianchi; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 22, 2014
The Treasury Department and the IRS had a busy week issuing no less than five Affordable Care Act guidance items, consisting of:

 

HTMLEmployment Law Summer Recap 2014: Part 7 of 11 - Joey Chestnut Gets Engaged, Wins Yet Another Hotdog Eating Contest and ... then Politely Declines to Participate in a Wellness Program?
Michael S. Arnold; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 23, 2014
61 hot dogs in 10 minutes. Let me repeat: 61 hot dogs in 10 minutes. That’s an incredible 6.1 hotdogs per minute! But for competitive eating champion Joey Chestnut, it was just another day at the office. Chestnut took home his 5th consecutive July 4th Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest...

 

HTMLOCR Issues Guidance on HIPAA and Same-Sex Marriage
Kimberly J. Gold; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 22, 2014
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) released guidance last Wednesday to help covered entities and business associates understand the privacy implications of the 2013 Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor...

 

HTMLDepartment of Justice Criminal Division Will Increase its Review of False Claims Act Cases for Criminal Prosecution
Laurence J. Freedman, Samantha P. Kingsbury; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 19, 2014
On Wednesday, during a speech before the Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund conference in Washington, D.C., Leslie R. Caldwell, Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Criminal Division, announced that her office will be stepping up its review of False Claims Act...

 


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