Tuesday, January 14th, marks the beginning of the 60 day 2020 legislative session. Negotiating the budget for the fiscal year starting July 1st is the only constitutionally required bill that must pass each session. Governor Ron DeSantis (R) proposed a $91.4 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year. He included raising teacher salaries to a […]
Gunster delivers timely updates on topics of interest to clients and friends. Subscribe now to receive alerts like the below via email.
Dear Clients and Friends, It is a new year, and with the new year comes significant tax legislation that could have a significant effect on your retirement planning. On December 20, 2019, new tax legislation – the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (the “SECURE” Act) – was signed into law. […]
This publication offers a timely roundup of estate and trust planning tips, information and news, courtesy of Gunster’s private wealth services attorneys; please contact any team member for more information. In this latest issue, you’ll find information on the following topics: Flying with an old driver’s license? Don’t miss your flight! Beginning on October 1, 2020, boarding […]
Effective on January 1, 2020, each office registered as providing office surgery must designate a physician who is responsible for the office’s compliance with the office health and safety requirements of Section 458.328, Florida Statutes (as to physicians), or 459.0138, Florida Statutes (as to osteopathic physicians).
A roundup of timely estate planning and tax news as 2019 comes to a close, prepared by Gunster’s private wealth services attorneys.
On November 5, 2019, the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services entered into a settlement with the University of Rochester Medical Center to pay $3 million dollars to the OCR and take substantial corrective action for potential violations of the HIPAA privacy and security rules.
On November 5, the SEC announced two significant proposals affecting shareholder voting. One proposal would impact proxy advisory firms and the second proposal would impact shareholder proposals.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District have finalized their new Florida Bonneted Bat Consultation Guidelines and Florida Bonneted Bat Consultation Key.
The Department of Justice reports that for each $1 spent on health care-related fraud and abuse investigations, the government is recovering more than $4. With this type of return on investment, we continue to see providers undergoing audits by government payors such as Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE, as well as commercial payors. Below are some […]
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) authorized the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to mandate that physicians who treat Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries establish a compliance program. As of this date the Secretary has not issued a regulation making this mandatory. However, the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued […]