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Congress Delays ACA’s Cadillac Tax until 2020

As part of its recent budget bill, Congress passed a two-year delay in the so-called Cadillac Tax, which was originally enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”).  The...

Fourteen DBL Law Attorneys Named Super Lawyers

DBL Law is pleased to announce that fourteen lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Super Lawyers®, which recognizes the top 5 percent of attorneys in each...

DBL Law Named a “Best Law Firm” for Sixth Consecutive Year

CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY – November 2, 2015 – DBL Law is pleased to announce, that for the sixth consecutive year since the publication’s inception, it has been named in the...

Healthcare Industry Nervous About Readiness For Big ICD-10 Conversion

This article was originally published by Joseph Conn in Modern Healthcare, the leader in healthcare business news, research & data. Ready or not, the U.S. healthcare industry is poised to flip...

Senate Extends Direct Supervision Enforcement Moratorium Through 2015

This article was originally published in AHA News, the official publication of the American Hospital Association. Just this week, Senate passed by unanimous consent AHA-supported legislation (S. 1461) that would delay through December 2015...

What to Expect and How to Prepare: Healthcare Security & Privacy Regulation and Enforcement in 2015 and Beyond

Enforcement of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) has been on the rise over the last several years.  The United States Department of Health and Human...

Providers Applaud Supreme Court and Call on Congress to Address Remaining Issues

On June 25, 2015, the United States Supreme Court announced its decision upholding the provision of subsidies for individuals purchasing health insurance on federally-funded exchanges. Since then, politicians, providers, policymakers,...

Federal Healthcare Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Efforts Remain in High Gear

The federal government’s fraud prevention and enforcement efforts recovered $3.3 billion in federal healthcare funds from individuals and companies according to a recent report issued by the Department of Justice...

Supreme Court Set to Decide Another Affordable Care Act Challenge

In April, the United States Supreme Court conducted oral arguments on a key provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) that may impact up to 8 million...

The Feds Can't Even Protect Incident Reporting in Kentucky

In a traditional medical negligence action, plaintiffs often seek the production of various peer review files, incident reports and other similar documents related to patient safety and quality improvement.  Although...
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