Med Mal 101: Back to Basics

2019-01-30

Med Mal 101: Back to Basics is 12-part series produced by Friday, Eldredge & Clark. Written by the attorneys in the Medical Malpractice Group, the content is designed to give physicians and other healthcare providers information they need to know about malpractice litigation.

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Expansion of Federal Anti-Kickback Prohibitions

2019-01-28

By  Lynda M. Johnson, Timothy C. Ezell
Published in Arkansas Medical News (January/February)

In October 2018, a new Federal anti-kickback law (the Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act of 2018, or EKRA) became effective.  This new law could have significant (even unintended) impact for providers in the substance abuse and/or clinical laboratory markets.  Like the existing Federal Anti-Kickback Statute (Federal AKS), EKRA is a criminal statute, which provides for criminal fines and imprisonment.  EKRA is a separate and distinct statute from the Federal AKS.

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IRS Issues Section 199A Safe Harbor for Rental Real Estate

2019-01-21

By Blake D. Lewis 

Last Friday, the IRS issued a proposed revenue procedure that provides a safe harbor for rental real estate enterprises to be treated as a "trade or business" for purposes of section 199A.

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DOL Issues New Guidance on Tip Credits

2019-01-17

The U.S. Department of Labor issued new guidance regarding when employers may take a tip credit for jobs that involve both tip-generating and non-tip-generating duties. 

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Firm Welcomes New Attorney to NWA

2019-01-10

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to welcome attorney Katherine C. Campbell.

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