Tag: Medicare

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

CMS Issues Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Initial Guidance, First Inflation Rebate List

April 7, 2023

Via: National Law Review

On March 15, 2023, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued initial program guidance related to implementation of the Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Program. CMS requested public comments on selected portions of the guidance by April 14, 2023. […]

Know Your Rights

What You Can Do to Prevent Hospice Fraud

February 14, 2023

Via: FindLaw

Until recently, hospice programs generally enjoyed reputations for integrity and reliability. That distinction is fading fast. Born in the 1960s as a holistic movement to provide compassionate care for dying people, hospice gradually became ingrained in the health care system. […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Data Breach Class Action Against Radiology Companies Dismissed for Lack of Standing

May 27, 2022

Via: JD Supra

Last week, New York federal judge Vincent L. Bricetti dismissed a data breach class action against Northeast Radiology PC (northeast) and Alliance HealthCare Services (Alliance) because the plaintiffs failed to allege a cognizable injury. In July 2021, Jose Aponte II […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

The Pandemic Impact on Social Security and Medicare

August 25, 2021

Via: Investopedia

Social Security and Medicare are federal programs that provide income and health insurance to qualifying populations, mostly older Americans and the disabled. Beneficiaries of both programs have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As of Aug. 21, 2021, 22.3% […]

Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

DC Court of Appeals rules Trump administration cannot force pharma companies to include drug costs in ads

June 18, 2020

Via: Jurist

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals held on Tuesday that the Trump Administration does not have the authority to compel drug companies to add the price of medicines to their television advertisements. The case overturned a rule published by that Department of Health and […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Payroll Tax

May 2, 2018

Via: Investopedia

What is a ‘Payroll Tax’ A payroll tax is a tax that an employer withholds from an employee’s salary and pays on behalf of his employees. The payroll tax is based on the wage or salary of the employee. In […]