Two-Midnight Rule Delayed

Facing severe opposition, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has delayed the “two-midnight” rule through September 30, 2014. The two-midnight rule is a new regulation included in the 2014 Medicare inpatient prospective payment rule. The policy...

Effective February 24, 2014: New Higher Thresholds Under the Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976

Certain threshold limits under the Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (HSR Act) will be increased, effective February 24, 2014. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is required to revise the thresholds annually based on the change in gross...