Thursday, January 14, 2016

Administrative Law & Regulation update (through Jan 10th)

Omnibus Budget Bill Delays Implementation of 'Cadillac' Tax on Expensive Health Plans, Makes Other Tax Changes to the Affordable Care Act, by Kenneth A. Hoogstra, von Briesen & Roper s.c., Milwaukee

CMS Announces Process for Setting Performance Measures for Future Medicare Payments, by Angela Rust, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Appleton

2016 OIG Work Plan and its Impact on Long Term Care Providers, by Robert J. Heath and John A. Kramp, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c., Milwaukee

Beware of Governmental E-mail Meetings by Stephen G. Bohrer, Ruder Ware L.L.S.C., Eau Claire

Posner Shoots Down 'Bounty Hunter' Who Exposed Fraud for Money, Jonathan R. Tung, FindLaw 7th Circuit News and Information Blog

CMS Changes and Clarifications to Stark Regulations Now Effective, by Nicole S. Dermer and Heather L. Fields, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c., Milwaukee

OSHA penalties set to skyrocket: Are you in compliance? by Erik K. Eisenmann, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C., Milwaukee

Public outpouring: Emails, letters urge board reversal on records access, by Mary Spicuzza and Jason Stein, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (via Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty)

Wisconsin Democratic Party v. DOJ, State Public Defender, On Point blog