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750 Articles Matching "tax"

Not-for-profit health systems working to get around tax on high exec pay

Jun 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Not-for-profit health systems are finding clever ways to reduce or avoid the new tax law's 21% excise tax on executive compensation that exceeds $1...
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Amazon's Escobar Approach To Local Government Tax Rulings

Jun 23, 2018 , Forbes
Much like the late narcos cartel leader Pablo Escobar convinced the Colombian government to change laws to benefit his business, Amazon has taken a similar approach with its local lawmakers. The “Head Tax”, commonly referred to as the Amazon tax called for a legislative expense of $275 per...
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Viewpoints: Tax Law Changes Are Already Undermining Health Law, Causing Prices To Jump

Jun 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on changes impacting the health law and other health care...
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7 Surveys That Say A Lot About U.S. Healthcare (Part 2)

Jun 21, 2018 , Forbes
Since 2017, Dr. Robert Pearl's newsletter "Monthly Musings On American Healthcare," has surveyed readers on a variety of healthcare topics. Part two in this series concludes as readers weigh in on their healthcare concerns, their tax dollars and their hopes for the future of...
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Retailers leverage tax benefits, other strategies to fill store positions

Jun 21, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
For DSN’s June cover story, we examine the tools that retailers are using to grow and retain their employee base — from a focus on improving wages to providing funds for employee education. Read More...
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If you've maxed your 401(k) plan, here's another way to save big for retirement

Jun 21, 2018 , CNBC Health
Sock away dollars on a tax-advantaged basis in your health savings account. Here's...
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Some Prison Nurses Earning More Than $100,000 In Overtime A Year, Costing Taxpayers Millions

Jun 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While about 50 nursing vacancies exist, the prisons rely on volunteer overtime to accommodate the shortages. In other health worker news: limits proposed on the number of patients a nurse can see, reinstated health care workers are turned away on eve of union vote, and a new movement in paramedicine....
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7 Surveys That Say A Lot About US Healthcare

Jun 20, 2018 , Forbes
Since 2017, Dr. Robert Pearl's newsletter "Monthly Musings On American Healthcare," has surveyed readers on a variety of healthcare topics. Part two in this series concludes as readers weigh in on their healthcare concerns, their tax dollars and their hopes for the future of...
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Britain's May pledges 20 billion extra pounds for healthcare post-Brexit

Jun 18, 2018 , Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Sunday to increase funding for the National Health Service by 20 billion pounds ($26.57 billion) after Brexit, funded by money no longer spent on membership of the European Union and possible tax rises....
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Britain's May to pledge 20-billion-pound health service cash boost: reports

Jun 17, 2018 , Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will pledge a cash boost to the National Health Service, to be funded partly from tax hikes and partly from money that will no longer be going to the European Union after Brexit, newspapers reported on Saturday....
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Justice Department won't defend Obamacare in GOP states' lawsuit

Jun 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Although the DOJ stopped short of asking a federal judge in Texas to overturn the entire ACA, the agency echoed the core arguments of the Republican state attorneys general: that the ACA can't stand without the individual mandate's tax...
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U.S. black lung fund will need taxpayer bailout if coal tax falls: GAO

Jun 05, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal fund to help U.S. coal miners disabled by black lung disease will require a multibillion-dollar taxpayer bailout if Congress does not extend or increase the tax on coal production that funds it, according to a government report on Monday....
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Coal lobby fights black-lung tax as disease rates surge

Jun 02, 2018 , Reuters
PRINCETON, West Virginia (Reuters) - As a young man, Barry Shrewsbury dug coal in the West Virginia mines and spent his time off hunting and fishing in the rolling hills....
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NJ Gov. Murphy signs bill mandating health insurance coverage

Jun 01, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New Jersey residents face a penalty of 2.5% of income or $695 per taxpayer, whichever is greater, if they don't carry health...
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NIH Needs To Look At Price Tags Of Drugs Created Using Taxpayer Money, Advocates Say

May 31, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical...
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As insurers request big rate hikes, AHIP touts reinsurance, tax suspension

May 30, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
America's Health Insurance Plans, an insurer trade association, is pushing for states to set up reinsurance programs and for Congress to kill the industry's loathed tax to help mitigate premium increases on the Obamacare exchanges in...
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Stricter state alcohol rules can save 800 DUI deaths a year, says study

May 30, 2018 , CNN Health
Sobriety checkpoints, raising alcohol taxes, open container laws and restricting hours of sales are just some of the state rules that are effective at reducing alcohol-related driving deaths....
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House lawmakers look to delay health insurance tax until 2021

May 25, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers introduced a bill to delay the health insurance tax until 2021. This would be the third delay of the Affordable Care Act taxes on the...
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Cannabis Industry Delivers 100,000+ Jobs And Billions In Tax Revenue

May 23, 2018 , Forbes
Legal Cannabis Used To Be Mom and Pop Companies - Not So Much...
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State Requests For Medicaid Work Requirement Seem Like A Sure Bet. But CMS Says ‘Not So Fast’ To Some.

May 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The agency warns states that didn't expand Medicaid that their requests need to include a plan to avoid the “subsidy cliff,” in which a person earns too much to keep their Medicaid coverage and too little to qualify for a tax credit on the insurance exchange. News on Medicaid comes out of Iowa, Michigan and Virginia, as well....
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