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|CMS Rolls Out Open Payments in Effort to Increase Transparency and Accountability|
Loeb Loeb LLP;
October 14, 2014, previously published on September 2014CMS published its first round of data as laid out in the Sunshine Act, and stakeholders, including the American Medical Association, are concerned.
|When I'm 64 - New Hospitality Opportunities|
Ian K. Lewis; Johnson Stokes & Master Mayer Brown JSM;
October 14, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014 The words “When I get older, losing my hair, many years from now” from the old Beatles song about life as a 64-year-old are familiar to many. Sir Paul McCartney is, however, now in his seventies and the song has a rather different relevance to a generation that is now much more focused...
|New Arizona Physician Fingerprinting Requirements for Renewal and Initial License Applications|
Ahron D. Cohen; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
October 13, 2014, previously published on September 18, 2014As of September 2, 2014, physicians in Arizona applying for initial medical licenses or renewing their medical licenses are required to submit a fingerprint card along with the application to the Arizona Medical Board in order to better allow the Arizona Medical Board to conduct criminal records...
|Building the Oncology System of the Future: Transforming Patient Care Through Data Transparency and Analytics|
Michael L. Blau; Foley & Lardner LLP;
October 13, 2014, previously published on October 8, 2014Virtually everyone agrees that the time is now to seriously reexamine our fragmented, expensive healthcare system and to innovate sustainable approaches to curing its ills. At the center of this activity is the patient, as the ultimate consumer of healthcare services. Until recently, patients...
|Are You Paying Home Health Workers Federal Minimum Wage and Overtime? If Not, It’s Time to Start|
Kelly Riggs; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
October 10, 2014, previously published on October 6, 2014Traditionally, home health workers who have provided for the care, fellowship, and protection of persons who, because of their advanced age or physical or mental infirmity could not care for themselves, have been exempt from the federal minimum wage and overtime requirements. These workers are...
|OIG Issues Proposed Rule Affecting Safe Harbors and Civil Monetary Penalty Rules|
Chris M. Morrison; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
October 9, 2014, previously published on October 6, 2014On October 3, 2014, the Office of the Inspector General ("OIG") of the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") issued a proposed rule ("Proposed Rule") that revises and expands on safe harbors to the federal Anti-kickback Statute ("AKS"), as well as...
|HHS OIG Issues Proposed Rule to Create New Safe Harbors and Exceptions Concerning Beneficiary Access to Care, Gainsharing|
Gregory W. Bee; Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP;
October 9, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014On Oct. 3, 2014, the Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) of the Department of Health and Human Services published a proposed rule (the “Proposed Rule”) that would modify certain safe harbors, and add other new ones, under the anti-kickback statute (“AKS”) and...
|Ebola: Emerging Concerns for Healthcare Facilities and Employers|
Michael O. Eckard, Jean Kim; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
October 9, 2014, previously published on October 3, 2014Recent months have been filled with news reports about the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. On August 8, 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) stated that the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa had become an “international health emergency,” and the Centers for Disease...
|The Missouri Supreme Court Rules That Parties May Have a Duty as a Joint Employer With Its Contractors Pursuant to the Missouri Minimum Wage Law|
Robert F. Chandler; Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice, L.L.C.;
October 8, 2014, previously published on September 19, 2014On August 19, 2014, the Missouri Supreme Court overturned a summary judgment in the case of Andro Tolentino v. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, et al., No. SC93379, ruling that a hotel chain may be liable to a non-employee plaintiff as a “joint employer” pursuant to the Missouri...
|Hobby Lobby Redux|
Pessin Katz Law P.A.;
October 8, 2014, previously published on September 29, 2014The regulations set forth two possible approaches to defining a “qualifying closely held for-profit entity” In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., 134 S. Ct. 2751 (2014) the Supreme Court held that the requirement to provide contraceptive coverage to employees pursuant to Obamacare by...