As part of a new federal rule, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) now requires hospitals to post their prices for services online. Going into effect on January 1, 2019 set prices for all billable must be publicly posted online.
Although the current administration has directed the federal agencies to use their regulatory authority to simplify and delay certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), many employers may be surprised to learn that the IRS has begun to enforce Section 4980H, also known as the Employer Shared Responsibility mandate.
As Congress continues to develop a replacement option for the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA), it’s important to recognize one little-known fact: PPACA has dramatically reduced the number of Americans who file for bankruptcy each year.
On August 31, 2017, UNC Health Care announced a plan to merge with Carolinas HealthCare. This merger, if approved, would bring together the nation’s second largest healthcare system with a renowned, academic-based teaching hospital that together would employ more than 85,000 workers. Ultimately, this partnership will create the largest system in North Carolina, and one […]