Legal Articles: Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC

 







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Adobe PDFEmerging Issues Regarding Provider-Based Status
Joel M. Hamme, Barbara Straub Williams, William H. von Oehsen; Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC;
Legal Alert/Article
December 23, 2015, previously published on November 19, 2015
This memorandum reports on several recent developments pertaining to Medicare provider - based status and their implications for providers and certain covered entities participating in the 340B drug discount program.

 

Adobe PDFCMS and OIG Issue Final Rule on ACO Waivers
Mark R. Fitzgerald, Christina A. Hughes; Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC;
Legal Alert/Article
November 6, 2015, previously published on October 29, 2015
As part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s establishment of the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG), developed waivers of the federal...

 

HTMLU.S. House Approves “Native American Energy Act”, Sending Legislation to Senate
Brian Gunn, Paul G. Moorehead; Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC;
Legal Alert/Article
October 23, 2015, previously published on October 12, 2015
On October 8, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives approved (254 to 173) the "Native American Energy Act" (H.R. 538), a bill to remove legal and regulatory barriers to energy resource development on American Indian lands.

 

Adobe PDFSummary of 340B Drug Pricing Program Proposed Omnibus Guidance
Joel M. Hamme, Jason B. Reddish, Barbara Straub Williams, William H. von Oehsen; Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on September 4, 2015
The following summarizes the provisions of the 340B drug pricing program (340B Program) omnibus guidance (Proposed Guidance) released by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) on August 28, 2015. The Proposed Guidance is attached to this summary. The Proposed Guidance touches on...

 

Adobe PDFSupreme Court Decision in King v. Burwell on Eligibility for Tax Credits in the Health Insurance Exchanges
Joel M. Hamme, Caitlyn Yana; Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2015, previously published on June 25, 2015
In a 6-3 decision issued today, the Supreme Court of the United States held that Section 36B of the Internal Revenue Code authorizes tax credits for all financially eligible individuals who enroll in insurance plans through the health insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

 

Adobe PDFHRSA Proposed Rule on 340B Drug Pricing Program Ceiling Price and Manufacturer Civil Monetary Penalties
Ronald S. Connelly, William H. von Oehsen; Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2015, previously published on July 9, 2015
On June 17, 2015, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking related to 340B ceiling prices and the imposition of civil monetary penalties on manufacturers under the 340B Drug Pricing Program. The proposed rule would implement provisions of the...

 

Adobe PDFHHS Releases Practical Guidance for Boards of Directors on Compliance Oversight
Caroline Gould Bergner, Steve Postal, James C. Pyles, Barbara Straub Williams; Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on May 15, 2015
On April 20, 2015, the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS OIG), in collaboration the Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors, the American Health Lawyers Association, and the Health Care Compliance Association, released compliance guidance for...

 

Adobe PDFDraft 340B Legislation Could Be Included in 21st Century Cures
Joel M. Hamme, Jason B. Reddish, Peggy Tighe, Barbara Straub Williams; Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on May 19, 2015
Late Friday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee staff circulated to a small number of organizations a “discussion draft” of 340B program legislation that could significantly alter the 340B program. There is a possibility that the discussion draft, which one committee staffer...

 

Adobe PDFProposed Changes to Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2016
Ronald S. Connelly, Christina A. Hughes, Mary Susan Philp, Barbara Straub Williams; Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC;
Legal Alert/Article
May 27, 2015, previously published on May 5, 2015
The following summarizes key changes to the acute-care hospital IPPS proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for FFY 2016. The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on April 30, 2015. Comments are due June 29, 2015.