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2016: Issue 15

  • Federal Agencies Forced to Implement Huge Increases in Civil Monetary Penalties for Health Care Fraud
  • Update on First 60-Day Case
  • Recent HHS Report Provides Insight into Government’s View of the Challenges of and Need for Expanded Telemedicine
  • CMS Warns Against Social Media Postings Involving Nursing Facility Residents

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 14 - Focus on Antitrust

  • Provider Mergers: The Need for Early Antitrust Advice

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 13

  • CMS Re-proposes Ban on Per-Click Fees for Space and Equipment Leases under Stark
  • OIG Approves Hospice Payments to Nursing Facility for Dual Eligible Patients Under Medicaid Demonstration Project

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 12

  • OCR Reminds Covered Entities and Business Associates to Check Their Spam!
  • 650,000 Record Breach: OCR Cautions Covered Entities with Electronic Health Records

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 11 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

  • Senate Finance Committee Report Concludes Stark Law Change Is Necessary to Drive Health Care Reform
  • OIG Permits Copayment Coupon Arrangement for Statutorily Non-Covered Drug in Advisory Opinion 16-07
  • Health Care Fraud Prosecutions: Strong Seas and High Winds Ahead for Individuals and Corporations
  • Telemedicine Gains Further Acceptance

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 10

  • New CMS Final Fire Safety Regulations

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 9 - Focus on HIPAA/Privacy

  • OCR Clarifies Parameters of Covered Entities' Fees for PHI Copies
  • OIG Approves Wholly Owned Group Purchasing Organization

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 8 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

  • CMS Announces Plans to Streamline the Stark Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol
  • OIG Updates Permissive Exclusion Criteria – Suggests Compliance Programs Are Expected
  • Another Medigap/Preferred Hospital Network Arrangement Approved by OIG in Advisory Opinion 16-05
  • Is This the Beginning of an End to a Long Controversial Debate on Concurrent Surgeries?
  • NLRB Slams Hospital for Maintaining Work Rules Prohibiting Employees From Engaging in "Improper Conduct"

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 7

  • OIG Approves Another Medigap/Preferred Hospital Network in Advisory Opinion 16-04

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 6 - Focus on White Collar

  • Jury Sides with Defendant in Whistleblower's Suit Alleging Defendant "Caused" False Claims

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 5

  • Proposed Changes to the Part 2 Regulations: Another Example of Necessary Flexibility in the Wake of Changes to Health Care Delivery
  • All Right Stop, Collaborate and Listen! CMS Is Back with Its Brand New Invention, Preparing for CJR Gainsharing
  • Proposed Enrollment Rule Changes - de Facto Exclusion?
  • Yet Again, OIG Approves Medigap Policy Contracts with Preferred Hospital Network

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 4 - Focus on Antitrust

  • Recent Enforcement Under Section 5 of the FTC Act: So That's What a Standalone Claim of Unfair Competition Looks Like
  • The FTC's Three Current Hospital Merger Challenges: Will the FTC Ever Lose?
  • FTC Staff Provides Antitrust Guidance to State Medical Boards
  • Proposed Enrollment Rule Changes - de Facto Exclusion?
  • All Right Stop, Collaborate and Listen! CMS Is Back with Its Brand New Invention, Preparing for CJR Gainsharing

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Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 15

  • Federal Agencies Forced to Implement Huge Increases in Civil Monetary Penalties for Health Care Fraud
  • Update on First 60-Day Case
  • Recent HHS Report Provides Insight into Government’s View of the Challenges of and Need for Expanded Telemedicine
  • CMS Warns Against Social Media Postings Involving Nursing Facility Residents

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 14 - Focus on Antitrust

  • Provider Mergers: The Need for Early Antitrust Advice

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 13

  • CMS Re-proposes Ban on Per-Click Fees for Space and Equipment Leases under Stark
  • OIG Approves Hospice Payments to Nursing Facility for Dual Eligible Patients Under Medicaid Demonstration Project

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 12

  • OCR Reminds Covered Entities and Business Associates to Check Their Spam!
  • 650,000 Record Breach: OCR Cautions Covered Entities with Electronic Health Records

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 11 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

  • Senate Finance Committee Report Concludes Stark Law Change Is Necessary to Drive Health Care Reform
  • OIG Permits Copayment Coupon Arrangement for Statutorily Non-Covered Drug in Advisory Opinion 16-07
  • Health Care Fraud Prosecutions: Strong Seas and High Winds Ahead for Individuals and Corporations
  • Telemedicine Gains Further Acceptance

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 10

  • New CMS Final Fire Safety Regulations

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 9 - Focus on HIPAA/Privacy

  • OCR Clarifies Parameters of Covered Entities' Fees for PHI Copies
  • OIG Approves Wholly Owned Group Purchasing Organization

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 8 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

  • CMS Announces Plans to Streamline the Stark Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol
  • OIG Updates Permissive Exclusion Criteria – Suggests Compliance Programs Are Expected
  • Another Medigap/Preferred Hospital Network Arrangement Approved by OIG in Advisory Opinion 16-05
  • Is This the Beginning of an End to a Long Controversial Debate on Concurrent Surgeries?
  • NLRB Slams Hospital for Maintaining Work Rules Prohibiting Employees From Engaging in "Improper Conduct"

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 7

  • OIG Approves Another Medigap/Preferred Hospital Network in Advisory Opinion 16-04

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 6 - Focus on White Collar

  • Jury Sides with Defendant in Whistleblower's Suit Alleging Defendant "Caused" False Claims

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 5

  • Proposed Changes to the Part 2 Regulations: Another Example of Necessary Flexibility in the Wake of Changes to Health Care Delivery
  • All Right Stop, Collaborate and Listen! CMS Is Back with Its Brand New Invention, Preparing for CJR Gainsharing
  • Proposed Enrollment Rule Changes - de Facto Exclusion?
  • Yet Again, OIG Approves Medigap Policy Contracts with Preferred Hospital Network

Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 4 - Focus on Antitrust

  • Recent Enforcement Under Section 5 of the FTC Act: So That's What a Standalone Claim of Unfair Competition Looks Like
  • The FTC's Three Current Hospital Merger Challenges: Will the FTC Ever Lose?
  • FTC Staff Provides Antitrust Guidance to State Medical Boards
  • Proposed Enrollment Rule Changes - de Facto Exclusion?
  • All Right Stop, Collaborate and Listen! CMS Is Back with Its Brand New Invention, Preparing for CJR Gainsharing

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