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HTMLContract Disputes Act Deadline for Contracting Officer Decision - Can’t Keep Extending
Stanley A. Martin; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015
The government when faced with a complex contractor claim may extend the deadline for the Contracting Officer’s response to a date beyond the original CDA 60-day period. What happens when the CO seeks to extend the deadline a second time? The Court of Federal Claims confirmed that the CO does...

 

HTMLAnti-Money Laundering Remains at Forefront of Compliance in Nevada Gaming Industry
Jennifer Roberts; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015
There is a lot of talk in the Nevada gaming industry about anti-money laundering efforts. In 1970, Congress passed the Bank Secrecy Act, which required banks to report large cash transactions in order to help find drug trafficking and tax evaders. The Bank Secrecy Act is enforced by FinCEN, the...

 

HTMLConsultants’ Communications Privileged from Discovery
Philip H. Lebowitz; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 23, 2015
In healthcare, companies often hire consultants to review billing and coding, privacy and security and a host of other technical issues that regular staff does not have the time or expertise to pursue. A recent discovery ruling in federal court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania holds that...

 

HTMLUPDATE: Pennsylvania Internet Gaming
Eric D. Frank; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 4, 2015
A second poker-only bill (HB 695) was introduced and referred to the House Gaming Oversight Committee for review.

 

HTMLCMS Advises That Payment Codes on Home Health Claims Will Be Matched Against OASIS
Ari J. Markenson; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015
CMS recently issued Transmittal SE1504 entitled “Payment Codes on Home Health Claims Will Be Matched Against Patient Assessments”.

 

HTMLContractors Must Provide Sufficient Notice Of The Basis And Amount Of A CDA Claim
Michael J. Schrier; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 18, 2015
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently decided the case of K-Con Building Systems, Inc. v. United States, No. 2014-5062 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 12, 2015). While this construction case reaffirms some relatively unremarkable concepts of liquidated damages and changes, it does provide some...

 

HTMLCivil RICO Actions on the Rise to Combat Healthcare Insurance Fraud
James J. Ferrelli; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015
Over the past several years, insurance carriers have aggressively pursued civil suits against doctors and other medical providers in an effort to fight healthcare insurance fraud. Besides theories of liability based upon common law claims such as fraud and unjust enrichment, insurers have more...

 

HTMLHHS Moves to Limit In-Office Ancillary Services Exception
Matthew C. Jones; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 11, 2015
The Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) is once again targeting the In-Office Ancillary Services Exception (“IOASE”) to the federal Stark Law, in an attempt to produce cost savings in the U.S. healthcare system. The IOASE provides a limited exception to the Stark...

 

HTMLKentucky Attorney General: Internet Sweepstakes are Illegal Gambling
Eric D. Frank; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 10, 2015
This past Friday, the Kentucky Attorney General issued an opinion (OAG-15-005) concluding Internet sweepstakes machines meet the definition of illegal lotteries under Kentucky law and computers used at Internet sweepstakes cafes constitute illegal gambling devices.

 

HTMLKentucky Senate Approves Shared Lottery Games Measure
Eric D. Frank; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 13, 2015
The Kentucky Senate today approved a measure to amend Kentucky’s lottery laws to add “shared lottery games” tying lottery ticket sales and horse races together. Senate Bill 74 permits proceeds from lottery ticket sales to be used to place pari-mutuel wagers by the Kentucky Lottery...

 


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