Document(s) published by this organization: 6
|Supreme 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;
July 30, 2015, previously published on June 25, 2015In 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).
|HRSA 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;
July 15, 2015, previously published on July 9, 2015On 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...
|HHS 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;
July 14, 2015, previously published on May 15, 2015On 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...
|Draft 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;
July 14, 2015, previously published on May 19, 2015Late 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...
|Proposed 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;
May 27, 2015, previously published on May 5, 2015The 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.
|CMS Removes Continuing Medical Education Exemption from Physician Payment Sunshine Act Rules|
Robert M. Portman, Steve Postal; Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC;
February 6, 2015, previously published on November 10, 2014The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued a final rule (the Rule) removing the Physician Payments Sunshine Act (“Act”) exemption for payments to speakers at certain accredited continuing medical education (CME) events funded by companies covered by the Act....