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Mount Sinai Affiliated Hospitals to Pay $3 Million Settlement for Delaying Medicaid Overpayments

By: Fred Segal On August 24, 2016, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, in conjunction with the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced that it settled a whistleblower … Continue reading

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Some States See Surprisingly Good Enrollment in the Obamacare Healthcare Exchange Plans

By: Fred Segal The consensus opinion by just about every expert, journalist, and even the White House itself, is that the Government did a poor job in its execution of rollout of the Healthcare Exchanges under the Patient Protection and … Continue reading

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‘Qualified health plans’ sold on exchanges not ‘federal health care programs’

The Department of Health and Human Services today issued guidance concluding that it does not consider qualified health plans and other programs related to federal health exchanges, state health exchanges and certain other programs to be federal health care programs. … Continue reading

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Affordable Care Act’s “Employer Mandate” to Be Delayed One Year

By: Fred Segal On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148) (i.e. “PPACA” or “Obamacare”). PPACA’s “employer mandate” penalizes certain employers who do not offer affordable coverage to its employees. … Continue reading

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ACO or Bundled Payment? The Choices are Not Mutually Exclusive

By: Stephen Siegel Full implementation of “Obamacare” is drawing closer and one important question these reforms were designed to answer is becoming clearer: How will mechanisms designed to infuse accountability into the healthcare delivery system be implemented? Please click here … Continue reading

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Consequences and Rewards for an Employer’s Decision to Provide Health Insurance for Their Employees Under Health Reform

By: Fred Segal On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148) (i.e. “PPACA” or “Obamacare”). One of the main purposes of this health reform law is to expand healthcare coverage … Continue reading

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