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|OIG Adds New Litigation Unit Focused on Fines and Exclusions|
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 8, 2015On June 30, 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced that it would be staffing a new specialty litigation unit whose sole focus will be on levying civil monetary penalties (CMPs) and excluding individuals and entities from participation in...
|Use This Form to Avoid Loved Ones Being Denied Medical Information About You|
Dana B. Perry; Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.;
July 13, 2015, previously published on July 2015If you are in the hospital, the last thing you want is for a family member or a trusted friend to be denied information about your condition or prognosis. But this could happen if you haven’t already given authorization about who can receive details of your medical condition.
|Medical Residents Held Subject to FICA|
Pessin Katz Law P.A.;
July 13, 2015, previously published on July 2, 2015In the case of University of Texas System v. U.S., 759 F.3d 437, (2014) the U.S. Supreme Court on April 27, 2015 declined to review a decision of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals which, affirming the district court, held that medical residents working for the University of Texas System were...
|A Defendant’s Answer Does Not “Open the Door” to Privileged Communications|
Daniel Dolente; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
July 13, 2015, previously published on July 6, 2015The plaintiff averred in her complaint that an anesthesiologist who performed a pre-surgical evaluation of the decedent was impaired by alcohol at the time of his consult. The anesthesiologist specifically denied that he suffered from any condition that affected his ability to provide appropriate...
|Part D Woes, According to the OIG|
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
July 10, 2015, previously published on July 1, 2015On June 23, 2015, the OIG issued two reports focusing on fraud, waste, and abuse in the Part D program, the first “Ensuring the Integrity of Medicare Part D” and the second “Questionable Billing Practices and Geographic Hotspots Point to Potential Fraud and Abuse in Medicare Part...
|OIG to Physicians: Review Your Financial Agreements|
Rick L. Hindmand, John T. Mulligan, Bruce E. Reinhart, Jane Marie Pine Wood; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
July 10, 2015, previously published on July 1, 2015Earlier this month, the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (OIG) issued a fraud alert warning physicians of their duty to ensure that their financial arrangements with healthcare companies involve bona fide services and are in line with fair market value.
|ML Strategies: Health Care Update & Telehealth Policy Alert|
Carrie A. Roll; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
July 10, 2015, previously published on June 3, 2015Yesterday, ML Strategies posted its Health Care Update and Telehealth Policy Alert. This publication provides timely information for those who are already in, or contemplating entering, the telehealth space.
|Crowdfunding and IP in Health and Biotech Start-ups (Part 3): Potential Dangers|
Lisa Adams, Derek E. Constantine; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
July 8, 2015, previously published on June 29, 2015This is the third in a 3-part series about the use of crowdfunding in health and biotech start-ups. We started with the story of a tech start-up which set records for funding through a Kickstarter campaign, triggering the interest of entrepreneurs in capital- intensive industries. Part 2 discussed...
|DOJ Sues Four Michigan Hospitals for Secret Agreements Not to Compete|
Helen J. Kim, Dionne C. Lomax; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
July 7, 2015, previously published on June 29, 2015Late last week, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Michigan Attorney General (AG) filed suit against four southern Michigan hospitals, alleging that they secretly agreed not to compete with each other in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act and Section 2 of the Michigan...
|The Affordable Care Act Remains Intact: Subsidies Are Intended to Be Available For All|
Nicole J. Radziewicz; Rhoads & Sinon LLP;
July 7, 2015, previously published on June 2015On June 25, 2015 the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in the case of King v. Burwell, 576 U.S. --- (2015), affirming the availability of tax credits (or “subsidies”) to eligible citizens in all states under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), regardless of...