Insights

AHA Seeking Overturn Regarding Reduced Outpatient Payments

The American Hospital Association and the Association of American Medical Colleges have announced that they will seek a rehearing of their lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit… Read More
Read More
Categories: Healthcare

Supreme Court Upholds Broad Interpretation of Ministerial Exception

In the consolidated cases Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrisey-Berru and St. James School v. Biel, the Supreme Court held that the First Amendment’s Religion Clauses prevent the adjudication of employment discrimination claims brought by an emp… Read More
Read More
Categories: Employment

North Carolina to Delay Medicaid Expansion

North Carolina’s legislature has chosen to delay implementing Medicaid expansion for at least another year. Instead, the legislature passed NC Senate Bill 808, which was signed by Governor Roy Cooper on July 2, 2020. The bill provides funding for t… Read More
Read More
Categories: Healthcare

Oklahoma Approves Medicaid Expansion

On June 30, 2020, the citizens of Oklahoma narrowly approved a state question to expand Medicaid in the state. State Question 802 passed with 50.5% of voters’ support and is predicted to allow at least 200,000 Oklahoma adults to become eligible for… Read More
Read More
Categories: Healthcare

Georgia Supreme Court Lien Decision

On June 29, 2020, the Georgia Supreme Court unanimously issued an opinion in a class action addressing claims that a hospital was committing fraud by filing liens for full charges when the negotiated amount paid may be significantly less. In the deci… Read More
Read More

Price Transparency Ruling

On June 23, 2020, Judge Carl Nichols of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a ruling in The American Hospital Association, et al., v. Azar case. The case, filed by a coalition of hospital groups, challenged the federal rule st… Read More
Read More
Categories: Healthcare

Supreme Court Issues Ruling to Protect L.G.B.T.Q. Employees

On June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court issued a 6-to-3 ruling that held that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to discrimination against gay and transgender workers. 42 U.S.C. §2000e-2(a)(1) makes it “unlawful … for an employer to f… Read More
Read More
Categories: Employment

Impact of COVID-19 on Mergers & Acquisitions Via Forbes

Forbes has complied an in-depth analysis of how the coronavirus has impacted M&A activity, addressing the number of mergers, timing and delays, and impacts on each step of the merger process. The full article can be found here: https://www.forbes… Read More
Read More

Merger of T-Mobile and Sprint Finalized

On April 1, 2020, the $26.5 billion dollar deal between T-Mobile and Sprint was finalized after more than 2 years of working through regulatory requirements. The new company will unify under the T-Mobile name and work on building a 5G network to comp… Read More
Read More

Morgan Stanley to Acquire E*TRADE

On February 20, 2020, Morgan Stanley and E*Trade Financial Corporation announced they has entered into an agreement for Morgan Stanley to acquire E*TRADE in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $13 billion. For each share owned, E*Trade s… Read More
Read More

Contact Us

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.