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2016 RELEASES | VIEW BY PRACTICE | VIEW ARCHIVE

Electronic Discovery Preparedness Audit Handbook >
September 23, 2016

VIDEO: Workplace Violence in the Health Care Setting – Is Your Organization Prepared? >
2016

Electronic Discovery Preparedness Checklist >
September 20, 2016

The MOON Notification is Coming: CMS Publishes Final Changes, Payment Matters >
September 16, 2016

CMS's Payment Suspensions Wreak Havoc: Understanding the Risks, Payment Matters >
September 16, 2016

Will Physicians Accept CMS's Offer to "Pick Your Pace"? , Payment Matters >
September 16, 2016

D.C. District Court Applies Prohibition on Administrative and Judicial Review to IRF PPS Rates, Payment Matters >
September 16, 2016

VIDEO: Is Your Health Care Facility Prepared for an Active Shooter? >
2016

Federal Agencies Forced to Implement Huge Increases in Civil Monetary Penalties for Health Care Fraud, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 15

Update on First 60-Day Case, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 15

Recent HHS Report Provides Insight into Government’s View of the Challenges of and Need for Expanded Telemedicine, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 15

CMS Warns Against Social Media Postings Involving Nursing Facility Residents, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 15

Montgomery County, MD Earned Sick and Safe Leave Act: Coming October 1, 2016 >
September 8, 2016

VIDEO: Government Investigations - How to Respond to a Search Warrant: 10 Practical Steps >
2016

Health Care Legislation Maryland 2016 First Interim Report >
August 26, 2016

Provider Mergers: The Need for Early Antitrust Advice, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 14 - Focus on Antitrust

CMS Releases the 2017 IPPS and LTCH PPS Final Rule, Including MOON Requirements, Payment Matters >
August 19, 2016

SNF and IRF Proposed Changes for FY 2017, Payment Matters >
August 19, 2016

Therapy Evaluation Codes Expanded Under CMS' Proposed Rule, Payment Matters >
August 19, 2016

CMS Lifts Temporary Moratorium on Emergency Ground Ambulance Suppliers but Extends and Expands Other Moratoria, Payment Matters >
August 19, 2016

CMS Releases Final Rule Addressing Hospice FY 2017 Wage Index, Payment Rates, and Quality Reporting Requirements, Payment Matters >
August 19, 2016

Final FY 2017 Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Payment and Policies Rule, Payment Matters >
August 19, 2016

CMS Re-proposes Ban on Per-Click Fees for Space and Equipment Leases under Stark, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 13

OIG Approves Hospice Payments to Nursing Facility for Dual Eligible Patients Under Medicaid Demonstration Project, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 13

Federal Contractors Must Comply with OFCCP's Revised Sex Discrimination Guidelines or Face Possible Debarment - Effective August 15, 2016 >
August 10, 2016

Proposed Cardiac, Hip, and Femur Episode Payment Models Are Next Generation from BPCI and CJR >
August 9, 2016

OCR Reminds Covered Entities and Business Associates to Check Their Spam!, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 12

650,000 Record Breach: OCR Cautions Covered Entities with Electronic Health Records, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 12

CMS Releases the 2016 OPPS Proposed Rule, Payment Matters >
July 22, 2016

Summary of Major Provisions in the Proposed 2017 Physician Fee Schedule, Payment Matters >
July 22, 2016

Bankruptcy Courts Lack Subject Matter Jurisdiction Over Medicare Issues, Eleventh Circuit Rules, Payment Matters >
July 22, 2016

NLRB Continues Defense of Employees Discussing Wages and Hours >
June 2016

OSHA Postpones Its New Workplace Injury and Illness Reporting Rule in the Face of Scrutiny and a New Lawsuit >
July 15, 2016

Senate Finance Committee Report Concludes Stark Law Change Is Necessary to Drive Health Care Reform, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 11 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

OIG Permits Copayment Coupon Arrangement for Statutorily Non-Covered Drug in Advisory Opinion 16-07, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 11 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

Health Care Fraud Prosecutions: Strong Seas and High Winds Ahead for Individuals and Corporations, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 11 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

Telemedicine Gains Further Acceptance, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 11 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

Proposed Provider-Based Changes Pose Significant Problems for Hospitals, Payment Matters >
July 8, 2016

Home Health PPS CY 2017 Proposed Rule: Payments Rebased, Quality Measures Updated, Payment Matters >
July 8, 2016

Medicare Appeals Backlog: HHS' Response to the Decade-Long Delay in Reviewing Appeals, Payment Matters >
July 8, 2016

Maryland Employers Will Face Tougher Sanctions for Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors >
July 5, 2016

OSHA's Policy Mandates for ALL Employers Require Compliance by August 10, 2016 >
June 30, 2016

Maryland Enacts Mandatory Private-Sector Retirement Program That Impacts Most Maryland Employers >
June 28, 2016

EEOC Outlines Its Proposal to Collect Pay Data from Employers >
June 16, 2016

New CMS Final Fire Safety Regulations, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 10

Maryland Strengthens Protections and Adds Pay Transparency Provisions Under Its Equal Pay Law >
June 14, 2016

CMS Announces "Pause" in QIO Review of Inpatient Admissions, Payment Matters >
June 10, 2016

CMS Limits MAC and QIC Scope of Review, Payment Matters >
June 10, 2016

The Bathroom Debate: Is Transgender a Protected Category Under Title VII? >
June 10, 2016

OCR Clarifies Parameters of Covered Entities' Fees for PHI Copies, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 9 - Focus on HIPAA/Privacy

OIG Approves Wholly Owned Group Purchasing Organization, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 9 - Focus on HIPAA/Privacy

WEBINAR: The Final Overtime Rule - Is It Really that Simple? >
June 1, 2016

Understanding the Final Overtime Rule: Is it Really that Simple? >
May 24, 2016

CMS Announces Plans to Streamline the Stark Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 8 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

OIG Updates Permissive Exclusion Criteria – Suggests Compliance Programs Are Expected, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 8 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

Another Medigap/Preferred Hospital Network Arrangement Approved by OIG in Advisory Opinion 16-05, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 8 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

Is This the Beginning of an End to a Long Controversial Debate on Concurrent Surgeries?, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 8 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

NLRB Slams Hospital for Maintaining Work Rules Prohibiting Employees From Engaging in "Improper Conduct", Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 8 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

DOL Releases Final Overtime Rule Doubling the Salary Exemption Threshold >
May 18, 2016

OSHA Publishes New Electronic Reporting Requirement for Workplace Injuries to "Nudge" Employers to Prevent Such Incidents >
May 17, 2016

U.S. Department of Labor Issues New Employer's Guide to the FMLA and New FMLA Poster >
May 16, 2016

EEOC and Lowe's Settle ADA Leave Accommodation Suit for $8.6 Million >
May 13, 2016

Physician Payment: CMS Proposes Quality Payment Program, Advanced APMs, and Merit-Based Incentive Payment System, Payment Matters >
May 13, 2016

D.C. District Court Resolves Challenge to Medicare's Outlier Payment Rules for Banner Health v. Burwell, Payment Matters >
May 13, 2016

Maryland Employers May Now Grant a Hiring and Promotion Preference to Veterans >
May 12, 2016

WEBINAR: HIPAA Audits Have Arrived (Again) - How Covered Entities and Business Associates Can Prepare for OCR HIPAA Audits Phase 2 >
May 12, 2016

Time to Check Your Leave Practices: EEOC Issues Resource Document on Employer-Provided Leave Under the Americans with Disabilities Act >
May 10, 2016

OIG Approves Another Medigap/Preferred Hospital Network in Advisory Opinion 16-04, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 7

Update on All Things Medicare: Medicare Enrollment, Revalidation, Claims Submission, and Industry Audits >
May 6, 2016

Approval of the DOL's Changes to the Overtime Exemption Rules Is Imminent >
April 29, 2016

CMS's Proposed IPPS and LTCH FY 2017 Rule: Key Takeaways, Payment Matters >
April 29, 2016

Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Model: Today's Alternative Payment Model for Primary Care Providers Could Be Tomorrow's Obligatory Payment Model, Payment Matters >
April 29, 2016

Jury Sides with Defendant in Whistleblower's Suit Alleging Defendant "Caused" False Claims, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 6 - Focus on White Collar

Recent Medicare Cost Reporting Decisions - Administrative and Judicial >
April 2016

Proposed Changes to the Part 2 Regulations: Another Example of Necessary Flexibility in the Wake of Changes to Health Care Delivery , Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 5

All Right Stop, Collaborate and Listen! CMS Is Back with Its Brand New Invention, Preparing for CJR Gainsharing, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 4 - Focus on Antitrust

Proposed Enrollment Rule Changes - de Facto Exclusion?, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 4 - Focus on Antitrust

Yet Again, OIG Approves Medigap Policy Contracts with Preferred Hospital Network, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 5

The Ritual of Renewal on Opening Day >
April 3, 2016

Medicare Appeals 10-Year Backlog: D.C. Circuit Signals Enough is Enough, Payment Matters >
March 31, 2016

Supreme Court's Four-to-Four Decision in Hawkins v. Community Bank of Raymore Leaves Open Question About Application of Equal Credit Opportunity Act to Spousal Guaranties of Commercial Loans >
March 28, 2016

Recent Enforcement Under Section 5 of the FTC Act: So That's What a Standalone Claim of Unfair Competition Looks Like, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 4 - Focus on Antitrust

The FTC's Three Current Hospital Merger Challenges: Will the FTC Ever Lose?, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 4 - Focus on Antitrust

FTC Staff Provides Antitrust Guidance to State Medical Boards, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 4 - Focus on Antitrust

Proposed Enrollment Rule Changes - de Facto Exclusion?, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 4 - Focus on Antitrust

All Right Stop, Collaborate and Listen! CMS Is Back with Its Brand New Invention, Preparing for CJR Gainsharing, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 4 - Focus on Antitrust

Court Allows 'Retroactive' Application of 2005 Wage Index Rule Limiting Reimbursement for Pension Plan Costs , Payment Matters >
March 17, 2016

CMS Issues Proposed Medicare Part B Drug Payment Model, Payment Matters >
March 17, 2016

OIG Approves Free Transportation and Lodging for Certain, Low-Income Pregnant Women - Advisory Opinion 16-02, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 3

Outpatient Therapy Providers - Location Matters, Payment Matters >
March 3, 2016

Wage Index Reclassification Rule Struck Down by Second Circuit, Payment Matters >
March 3, 2016

The Role of Health Care Directors in Compliance: A Practical Approach to Compliance Oversight and Responsibilities >
February 29, 2016

Final 60-day Overpayment Rule, Health Law Alert >
February 18, 2016

Final 60-day Overpayment Rule, Payment Matters >
February 18, 2016

Portable X-Ray Suppliers Receive Clearer Transportation Billing Guidance, Payment Matters >
February 18, 2016

OIG Approves Charitable Program Providing Financial Assistance for MRIs in Advisory Opinion 15-14, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 1 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

OIG Approves Hospital-provided Transcription Services Arrangement in Advisory Opinion 15-15, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 1 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

OIG Approves Another Patient Assistance Program in Advisory Opinion 15-16, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 1 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

Charity's Patient Assistance Program Passes OIG Muster in Advisory Opinion 15-17, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 1 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

OIG Issues (Another) Favorable Advisory Opinion Regarding Medigap/Preferred Hospital Network Arrangement in Advisory Opinion 16-01, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 1 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

Senate Considering Bill to Speed Medicare Claims Appeals, Payment Matters >
February 4, 2016

Outliers: CMS Explains its Reasoning for FY2004 Fixed Loss Threshold Calculation, Payment Matters >
February 4, 2016

Understanding & Utilizing the Final CJR Rule >
January 27, 2016

DMEPOS Prior Authorization Rules Expand, Payment Matters >
January 21, 2016

HHS Psychiatric Hospital Reimbursement Methodology Upheld, Payment Matters >
January 21, 2016

2-Midnight Rule Updates, Payment Matters >
January 7, 2016

CMS Changes to Cost Report and Appeal Rules Are Now in Effect, Payment Matters >
January 7, 2016

2016 RELEASES | VIEW BY PRACTICE | VIEW ARCHIVE

Electronic Discovery Preparedness Audit Handbook >
September 23, 2016

VIDEO: Workplace Violence in the Health Care Setting – Is Your Organization Prepared? >
2016

Electronic Discovery Preparedness Checklist >
September 20, 2016

The MOON Notification is Coming: CMS Publishes Final Changes, Payment Matters >
September 16, 2016

CMS's Payment Suspensions Wreak Havoc: Understanding the Risks, Payment Matters >
September 16, 2016

Will Physicians Accept CMS's Offer to "Pick Your Pace"? , Payment Matters >
September 16, 2016

D.C. District Court Applies Prohibition on Administrative and Judicial Review to IRF PPS Rates, Payment Matters >
September 16, 2016

VIDEO: Is Your Health Care Facility Prepared for an Active Shooter? >
2016

Federal Agencies Forced to Implement Huge Increases in Civil Monetary Penalties for Health Care Fraud, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 15

Update on First 60-Day Case, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 15

Recent HHS Report Provides Insight into Government’s View of the Challenges of and Need for Expanded Telemedicine, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 15

CMS Warns Against Social Media Postings Involving Nursing Facility Residents, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 15

Montgomery County, MD Earned Sick and Safe Leave Act: Coming October 1, 2016 >
September 8, 2016

VIDEO: Government Investigations - How to Respond to a Search Warrant: 10 Practical Steps >
2016

Health Care Legislation Maryland 2016 First Interim Report >
August 26, 2016

Provider Mergers: The Need for Early Antitrust Advice, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 14 - Focus on Antitrust

CMS Releases the 2017 IPPS and LTCH PPS Final Rule, Including MOON Requirements, Payment Matters >
August 19, 2016

SNF and IRF Proposed Changes for FY 2017, Payment Matters >
August 19, 2016

Therapy Evaluation Codes Expanded Under CMS' Proposed Rule, Payment Matters >
August 19, 2016

CMS Lifts Temporary Moratorium on Emergency Ground Ambulance Suppliers but Extends and Expands Other Moratoria, Payment Matters >
August 19, 2016

CMS Releases Final Rule Addressing Hospice FY 2017 Wage Index, Payment Rates, and Quality Reporting Requirements, Payment Matters >
August 19, 2016

Final FY 2017 Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Payment and Policies Rule, Payment Matters >
August 19, 2016

CMS Re-proposes Ban on Per-Click Fees for Space and Equipment Leases under Stark, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 13

OIG Approves Hospice Payments to Nursing Facility for Dual Eligible Patients Under Medicaid Demonstration Project, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 13

Federal Contractors Must Comply with OFCCP's Revised Sex Discrimination Guidelines or Face Possible Debarment - Effective August 15, 2016 >
August 10, 2016

Proposed Cardiac, Hip, and Femur Episode Payment Models Are Next Generation from BPCI and CJR >
August 9, 2016

OCR Reminds Covered Entities and Business Associates to Check Their Spam!, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 12

650,000 Record Breach: OCR Cautions Covered Entities with Electronic Health Records, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 12

CMS Releases the 2016 OPPS Proposed Rule, Payment Matters >
July 22, 2016

Summary of Major Provisions in the Proposed 2017 Physician Fee Schedule, Payment Matters >
July 22, 2016

Bankruptcy Courts Lack Subject Matter Jurisdiction Over Medicare Issues, Eleventh Circuit Rules, Payment Matters >
July 22, 2016

NLRB Continues Defense of Employees Discussing Wages and Hours >
June 2016

OSHA Postpones Its New Workplace Injury and Illness Reporting Rule in the Face of Scrutiny and a New Lawsuit >
July 15, 2016

Senate Finance Committee Report Concludes Stark Law Change Is Necessary to Drive Health Care Reform, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 11 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

OIG Permits Copayment Coupon Arrangement for Statutorily Non-Covered Drug in Advisory Opinion 16-07, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 11 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

Health Care Fraud Prosecutions: Strong Seas and High Winds Ahead for Individuals and Corporations, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 11 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

Telemedicine Gains Further Acceptance, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 11 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

Proposed Provider-Based Changes Pose Significant Problems for Hospitals, Payment Matters >
July 8, 2016

Home Health PPS CY 2017 Proposed Rule: Payments Rebased, Quality Measures Updated, Payment Matters >
July 8, 2016

Medicare Appeals Backlog: HHS' Response to the Decade-Long Delay in Reviewing Appeals, Payment Matters >
July 8, 2016

Maryland Employers Will Face Tougher Sanctions for Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors >
July 5, 2016

OSHA's Policy Mandates for ALL Employers Require Compliance by August 10, 2016 >
June 30, 2016

Maryland Enacts Mandatory Private-Sector Retirement Program That Impacts Most Maryland Employers >
June 28, 2016

EEOC Outlines Its Proposal to Collect Pay Data from Employers >
June 16, 2016

New CMS Final Fire Safety Regulations, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 10

Maryland Strengthens Protections and Adds Pay Transparency Provisions Under Its Equal Pay Law >
June 14, 2016

CMS Announces "Pause" in QIO Review of Inpatient Admissions, Payment Matters >
June 10, 2016

CMS Limits MAC and QIC Scope of Review, Payment Matters >
June 10, 2016

The Bathroom Debate: Is Transgender a Protected Category Under Title VII? >
June 10, 2016

OCR Clarifies Parameters of Covered Entities' Fees for PHI Copies, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 9 - Focus on HIPAA/Privacy

OIG Approves Wholly Owned Group Purchasing Organization, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 9 - Focus on HIPAA/Privacy

WEBINAR: The Final Overtime Rule - Is It Really that Simple? >
June 1, 2016

Understanding the Final Overtime Rule: Is it Really that Simple? >
May 24, 2016

CMS Announces Plans to Streamline the Stark Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 8 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

OIG Updates Permissive Exclusion Criteria – Suggests Compliance Programs Are Expected, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 8 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

Another Medigap/Preferred Hospital Network Arrangement Approved by OIG in Advisory Opinion 16-05, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 8 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

Is This the Beginning of an End to a Long Controversial Debate on Concurrent Surgeries?, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 8 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

NLRB Slams Hospital for Maintaining Work Rules Prohibiting Employees From Engaging in "Improper Conduct", Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 8 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

DOL Releases Final Overtime Rule Doubling the Salary Exemption Threshold >
May 18, 2016

OSHA Publishes New Electronic Reporting Requirement for Workplace Injuries to "Nudge" Employers to Prevent Such Incidents >
May 17, 2016

U.S. Department of Labor Issues New Employer's Guide to the FMLA and New FMLA Poster >
May 16, 2016

EEOC and Lowe's Settle ADA Leave Accommodation Suit for $8.6 Million >
May 13, 2016

Physician Payment: CMS Proposes Quality Payment Program, Advanced APMs, and Merit-Based Incentive Payment System, Payment Matters >
May 13, 2016

D.C. District Court Resolves Challenge to Medicare's Outlier Payment Rules for Banner Health v. Burwell, Payment Matters >
May 13, 2016

Maryland Employers May Now Grant a Hiring and Promotion Preference to Veterans >
May 12, 2016

WEBINAR: HIPAA Audits Have Arrived (Again) - How Covered Entities and Business Associates Can Prepare for OCR HIPAA Audits Phase 2 >
May 12, 2016

Time to Check Your Leave Practices: EEOC Issues Resource Document on Employer-Provided Leave Under the Americans with Disabilities Act >
May 10, 2016

OIG Approves Another Medigap/Preferred Hospital Network in Advisory Opinion 16-04, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 7

Update on All Things Medicare: Medicare Enrollment, Revalidation, Claims Submission, and Industry Audits >
May 6, 2016

Approval of the DOL's Changes to the Overtime Exemption Rules Is Imminent >
April 29, 2016

CMS's Proposed IPPS and LTCH FY 2017 Rule: Key Takeaways, Payment Matters >
April 29, 2016

Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Model: Today's Alternative Payment Model for Primary Care Providers Could Be Tomorrow's Obligatory Payment Model, Payment Matters >
April 29, 2016

Jury Sides with Defendant in Whistleblower's Suit Alleging Defendant "Caused" False Claims, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 6 - Focus on White Collar

Recent Medicare Cost Reporting Decisions - Administrative and Judicial >
April 2016

Proposed Changes to the Part 2 Regulations: Another Example of Necessary Flexibility in the Wake of Changes to Health Care Delivery , Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 5

All Right Stop, Collaborate and Listen! CMS Is Back with Its Brand New Invention, Preparing for CJR Gainsharing, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 4 - Focus on Antitrust

Proposed Enrollment Rule Changes - de Facto Exclusion?, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 4 - Focus on Antitrust

Yet Again, OIG Approves Medigap Policy Contracts with Preferred Hospital Network, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 5

The Ritual of Renewal on Opening Day >
April 3, 2016

Medicare Appeals 10-Year Backlog: D.C. Circuit Signals Enough is Enough, Payment Matters >
March 31, 2016

Supreme Court's Four-to-Four Decision in Hawkins v. Community Bank of Raymore Leaves Open Question About Application of Equal Credit Opportunity Act to Spousal Guaranties of Commercial Loans >
March 28, 2016

Recent Enforcement Under Section 5 of the FTC Act: So That's What a Standalone Claim of Unfair Competition Looks Like, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 4 - Focus on Antitrust

The FTC's Three Current Hospital Merger Challenges: Will the FTC Ever Lose?, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 4 - Focus on Antitrust

FTC Staff Provides Antitrust Guidance to State Medical Boards, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 4 - Focus on Antitrust

Proposed Enrollment Rule Changes - de Facto Exclusion?, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 4 - Focus on Antitrust

All Right Stop, Collaborate and Listen! CMS Is Back with Its Brand New Invention, Preparing for CJR Gainsharing, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 4 - Focus on Antitrust

Court Allows 'Retroactive' Application of 2005 Wage Index Rule Limiting Reimbursement for Pension Plan Costs , Payment Matters >
March 17, 2016

CMS Issues Proposed Medicare Part B Drug Payment Model, Payment Matters >
March 17, 2016

OIG Approves Free Transportation and Lodging for Certain, Low-Income Pregnant Women - Advisory Opinion 16-02, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 3

Outpatient Therapy Providers - Location Matters, Payment Matters >
March 3, 2016

Wage Index Reclassification Rule Struck Down by Second Circuit, Payment Matters >
March 3, 2016

The Role of Health Care Directors in Compliance: A Practical Approach to Compliance Oversight and Responsibilities >
February 29, 2016

Final 60-day Overpayment Rule, Health Law Alert >
February 18, 2016

Final 60-day Overpayment Rule, Payment Matters >
February 18, 2016

Portable X-Ray Suppliers Receive Clearer Transportation Billing Guidance, Payment Matters >
February 18, 2016

OIG Approves Charitable Program Providing Financial Assistance for MRIs in Advisory Opinion 15-14, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 1 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

OIG Approves Hospital-provided Transcription Services Arrangement in Advisory Opinion 15-15, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 1 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

OIG Approves Another Patient Assistance Program in Advisory Opinion 15-16, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 1 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

Charity's Patient Assistance Program Passes OIG Muster in Advisory Opinion 15-17, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 1 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

OIG Issues (Another) Favorable Advisory Opinion Regarding Medigap/Preferred Hospital Network Arrangement in Advisory Opinion 16-01, Health Law Alert >
2016: Issue 1 - Focus on Fraud and Abuse

Senate Considering Bill to Speed Medicare Claims Appeals, Payment Matters >
February 4, 2016

Outliers: CMS Explains its Reasoning for FY2004 Fixed Loss Threshold Calculation, Payment Matters >
February 4, 2016

Understanding & Utilizing the Final CJR Rule >
January 27, 2016

DMEPOS Prior Authorization Rules Expand, Payment Matters >
January 21, 2016

HHS Psychiatric Hospital Reimbursement Methodology Upheld, Payment Matters >
January 21, 2016

2-Midnight Rule Updates, Payment Matters >
January 7, 2016

CMS Changes to Cost Report and Appeal Rules Are Now in Effect, Payment Matters >
January 7, 2016