Document(s) published by this organization: 9
|Delaware Courts Taking Aim at Disclosure Only Settlements in Shareholder Litigation|
Timothy J. Nieman; Rhoads & Sinon LLP;
November 4, 2015, previously published on October 2015Shareholder lawsuits challenging mergers involving publicly traded companies have become a rite of passage, or, more cynically an additional transaction cost. As soon as a merger is publically disclosed, the plaintiffs’ bar announces investigations of the fairness of the transaction with an...
|Supreme Court: States may Prohibit Judicial Candidates from Personally Soliciting Campaign Contributions|
William C. Boak; Rhoads & Sinon LLP;
November 4, 2015, previously published on October 2015When Pennsylvania voters across the Commonwealth head to the polls in November, one of the most closely-watched races will be for three positions on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Six candidates - three Republicans and three Democrats - are competing in what is likely to be the most expensive...
|The Affordable Care Act Remains Intact: Subsidies Are Intended to Be Available For All|
Nicole J. Radziewicz; Rhoads & Sinon LLP;
July 7, 2015, previously published on June 2015On June 25, 2015 the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in the case of King v. Burwell, 576 U.S. --- (2015), affirming the availability of tax credits (or “subsidies”) to eligible citizens in all states under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), regardless of...
|Client Alert: Federal Reserve Board Amends "Small Bank Holding Company Policy Statement" to Cover BHCs and SLHCs with Total Consolidated Assets of Less Than $1 Billion|
Brandt T. Bowman; Rhoads & Sinon LLP;
May 18, 2015, previously published on April 2015On April 9, 2015, the Federal Reserve Board (the “Board”) adopted a final rule (the “Final Rule”) amending its Small Bank Holding Company Policy Statement (the “Policy Statement”), contained in Appendix C of the Board’s Regulation Y. The Final Rule raises...
|Client Alert: Congress Permanently Repeals The Sustainable Growth Rate|
Susan B. Orr; Rhoads & Sinon LLP;
May 18, 2015, previously published on April 2015Last night, the Senate voted overwhelmingly to permanently repeal Medicare's sustainable growth rate formula for physician payments that had been in place since 1997, ending more than a decade of legislative gridlock on the issue.
|Bank Domain Names: What You Need To Know|
Kevin M. Gold; Rhoads & Sinon LLP;
March 23, 2015, previously published on March 2015In the next few months, banks and financial institutions will have the opportunity to obtain a .bank internet domain name to supplement or replace existing domain names. Banks are likely familiar with the so-called generic top-level domain names such as .com, .net, and .org. These domain names are...
|CMS Releases New Proposed Regulations Regarding Accountable Care Organizations That Seek to Improve Program Participation|
Nicole J. Radziewicz, Ernest L. Tsoules; Rhoads & Sinon LLP;
March 23, 2015, previously published on March 2015On December 1, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a proposed rule (“Rule”) that seeks to update and improve policies governing the Medicare Shared Savings Program (“Shared Savings Program” or “MSSP”). The Rule offers...
|2015 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office|
Renee H. Martin; Rhoads & Sinon LLP;
February 17, 2015, previously published on November 2014The 2015 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Work Plan was released on October 31, 2014. This should be considered mandatory reading for all healthcare providers looking to avoid fraud charges.
|An Overview of Emerging Issues with the Use of the Electronic Medical Record|
Renee H. Martin; Rhoads & Sinon LLP;
February 17, 2015, previously published on December 2014ABA Health Law and Policy Liaison, Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals Task Force, AVA Health Law Section