The HHS Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) published a final rule May 18, 2016, broadening the nondiscrimination requirements applicable to all health programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance from HHS, those administered by HHS, and Health Insurance Marketplaces.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published the long-awaited final rule February 12, 2016, clarifying the specific procedures applicable to the statutory requirement under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) for providers and suppliers to report and return overpayments within 60 days.
In the case of House of Representatives v. Burwell, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia has ruled that the United States government wrongly spent billions of dollars in the past two years to reimburse insurance companies for providing health coverage at lower costs.
Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), in effect since 2010, prohibits discrimination in any federally funded health program on the basis of race, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
You know the drill. A manufacturer advertises a new drug, warning, of course, that some users may suffer serious side effects.