Tag Archives: Payments

How to Better Regulate Payments to Research Participants

The development of life-saving drugs and cutting-edge treatments depends on people participating in clinical research. But federal regulators restrict clinical researchers from using the exchange of payments for research participation—a powerful study recruitment strategy—because they worry that this practice leads … Continue reading

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CMS Announces 2019 Open Payments Reporting Thresholds

CMS has released the inflation-adjusted de minimis Open Payments/Physician Payments Sunshine Act reporting thresholds for 2019. Payments or other transfers of value of less than $10.79 do not need to be reported in 2019, unless total annual payments or other transfers … Continue reading

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Kari Bracy: Investor Seeks $142,000 in Future Income Payments Complaint

Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on September 14, 2018 indicate that Florida-based NYLife Securities broker Kari Bracy has received a pending customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who … Continue reading

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IRS Provides Clarification for Business Taxpayers That Make Payments To State or Local Tax Credit Programs

We recently wrote on the new proposed regulations addressing the availability of charitable deductions when taxpayers receive or expect to receive corresponding state or local tax credits for contributions.  The proposed regulations require a taxpayer who makes a contribution to … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Against NJ Officials Barred; Any Award For Wrongly Denied Medicaid Benefits Would Require Retroactive Payments

A U.S. district court held that a claim by Medicaid applicants against New Jersey officials for wrongly denying their applications is barred by the Eleventh Amendment because it would require the state to pay retroactive benefits. Radogna v. Connolly (U.S. Dist. … Continue reading

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