On April 29, 2015, Montana Governor Steve Bullock signed Senate Bill 405, referred to as the Montana Health and Economic Livelihood Partnership Act (HELP Act), which expands Medicaid to cover an estimated 70,000 new adults.
On April 29, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced the long-awaited proposal to disclose the relationship between executive pay and a company’s financial performance (the Pay to Performance Proposal).
Granting LinkedIn’s motion to dismiss, a federal court judge in California held that LinkedIn users could not sue the site for violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
CMS releases new redetermination regulations and links uncompensated care funds to expanding Medicaid, and New York becomes the second state to launch the Basic Health Program.
The defendants in St. Luke’s have applied for an en banc rehearing (a hearing by the full bench of the court) of the 9th Circuit decision.
On March 31, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it had entered into a consent agreement with Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc., the Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County and HCA, Inc.
2014 was a big year for initial public offerings (IPOs). According to Renaissance Capital, 273 companies took the plunge in 2014, the most since 406 companies went public in 2000.
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is trying to make life easier for community banks, Comptroller Thomas J. Curry recently explained in a speech, working on legislation that would lighten both regulatory and supervisory burdens.
Arkansas broke new ground with its Marketplace Premium Assistance Medicaid expansion (widely referred to as the “Private Option”) last year, spurring additional states to consider the model.