Friday, June 01, 2007

Health Lawyers News, June 1

From the folks at American Health Lawyers Association comes this week's issue of Health Lawyers News:

Top Stories

  • CMS Implements New Marketing, Education Requirements For PFFS Plans
    Abby L. Block Director of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) Center for Beneficiary Choices sent a memo May 29 to Medicare Advantage (MA) Private fee-for-service (PFFS) plans reminding them that CMS is requiring new outreach processes to ensure beneficiaries and providers are informed about the distinctive features of Medicare PFFS plans. Full Story
  • Baucus, Grassley Urge IRS To Update Reporting Forms For Nonprofits
    Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) and Ranking Member Charles Grassley (R-IA) sent a letter May 25 to Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson urging him to update Form 990 and Form 990 PF that nonprofits file with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in order to gain greater transparency into the workings of tax-exempt organizations including charities. Full Story

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