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Marylanders rush to parse court health care ruling

The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, including the individual insurance requirement at the heart of the law, may have mixed results, with some people opting for the tax penalty rather than the insurance, a ...

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Barry F. Rosen: Tax-exempt hospitals get new requirements

While healing the sick is noble, it is not charitable if a market rate is charged for the medical services being provided. Therefore, the question arises — what makes a hospital charitable, and, therefore, tax-exempt? Curiously, the answer to this ...

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Doctors now can’t profit from sending patients for MRIs

Nearly nine months after a ruling by the state’s highest court took effect, the Maryland Board of Physicians has fully implemented a ban on orthopedists, cardiologists and other doctors from referring patients for treatment on MRI or CT machines in ...

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Barry Rosen: Health care horizontal merger guidelines are changing

Recent federal guidance should remind health care organizations to evaluate the antitrust laws carefully when considering a merger with an actual or potential competitor. The federal Clayton Act prohibits firms from merging with competitors (that is, merging horizontally) when the ...

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Barry Rosen and Cynthia Shay: An unusually quiet session for health care

Other than implementing federal health care reform, which in and of itself is significant, Maryland’s 2011 General Assembly session was unusually quiet from a health care perspective. The highlight of the 2011 session is the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Act ...

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Barry Rosen: Know what Medicare incentives are available

HITECH, which is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, establishes a program of incentive payments to eligible professionals who participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs, and meaningfully use certified electronic health record technology. (EHR — ...

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Barry Rosen: Final look at federal health care reform act

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as federal Health Care Reform, contains a myriad of new programs and rules that affect employers, employees, health insurance plans and health care providers. This is the fourth and final installment ...

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Barry Rosen: A sampling of new health rules

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as federal Health Care Reform, contains a myriad of new programs and rules that affect employers, employees, health insurance plans and health care providers. This is the second in a series ...

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Barry F. Rosen: A primer on health care reform

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), better known as federal health care reform, contains myriad new rules that affect employers, employees, health insurance plans and health care providers. This is the first in a series of columns providing ...

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Barry F. Rosen: Occurrence coverage must be provided, Michigan court holds

An employer’s agreement to provide malpractice insurance to a physician requires the employer to provide coverage for any incident that occurred during the term of employment, even if the claim is not asserted until after the employment ended, a Michigan ...

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