The deadline for a large health plan to obtain its health plan identifier (“HPID”) is quickly approaching. As we previously advised (please see our Client Alert dated April 21, 2014), the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires a controlling […]
Medicare Part D notices (of either creditable or non-creditable coverage) are due for distribution prior to October 15th. As you know, if you as an employer offer prescription coverage to any Medicare Part D eligible employees (whether or not retired), […]
Fraser Trebilcock attorney Jonathan Raven has been appointed to a term on the American Hospital Association Committee on Governance’s Leadership Development Committee, comprised of trustees of major hospitals around the country. Leadership Development Committee members are appointed by the Chair of […]
As set forth in our Client Alert dated March 11, 2014, the IRS requires employers and health insurance issuers to report on the health coverage offered and/or provided to individuals beginning calendar year 2015.
Two U.S. appeals courts issued conflicting rulings today on a major component of the Affordable Care Act. “At issue here,” said Fraser Trebilcock attorney Jonathan Raven, ” is whether or not individuals can receive subsidies for health insurance in states that […]
Sparrow Health System recently entered into a high-profile partnership with Mayo Clinic, allowing the community hospital to successfully share data and knowledge with a national institution, to improve patient care and population health—all while preserving local ownership and independence.
Please let this serve as a reminder that the PCORI fee is due by July 31st and must be reported on Form 720. The fee will be used to partially fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute which was implemented as […]
In a narrow 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that closely-held companies can be exempt from the contraceptive coverage mandated under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The owners of Hobby Lobby, an evangelical-owned craft chain, and Conestoga Wood […]