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HTMLCMS Revises Chronic Care Management Policy
Rick L. Hindmand; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
November 11, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014
On October 31, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule, which establishes payment levels and policy changes for Medicare Part B services. These changes include new reimbursement conditions for chronic care...

 

HTMLThe OIG Plans to Review Clinical Laboratory Billing Practices in 2015
Richard S. Cooper, Bridget Cougevan Howard, Jane Pine Wood; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
November 11, 2014, previously published on November 7, 2014
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) released its Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2015 (2015 Work Plan) last week. The 2015 Work Plan lays out the projects and investigations that the OIG plans to tackle throughout the year and provides insight into the focus areas of the OIG in its efforts to identify...

 

HTMLIntroducing Occupational Health & Safety Month!
Rosalie A. Cress; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 11, 2014, previously published on October 16, 2014
This month, we introduce a new series focusing on occupational health and safety (“OH&S”) issues to help employers ensure health and safety in the workplace and avoid penalties under the Workers’ Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (the...

 

HTMLMajor Challenges On The Horizon: The Act To Modify The Organization And Governance Of The Health And Social Services Network, In Particular By Abolishing The Regional Agencies - Bill 10
Yves Dubois, Émilie Jutras, Frédéric Massé; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 11, 2014, previously published on October 28, 2014
In recent months, a persistent rumour has been making the rounds (a rumour more tangible than the echo of mere declarations of intent) to the effect that a major reform of the health and social services network ("HSSN") was in the works. On September 25 last, the Minister of Health and...

 

HTMLIs the Error of Judgment Defense Still Available in Suicide Cases?
Lori R. Semlies; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 10, 2014, previously published on April 29, 2014
Are courts becoming more liberal with the standards by which physicians are judged in failing to prevent suicides?

 

HTMLHow Anesthesiologists Reduced Medical Errors by Learning from Malpractice Suits and Adopting New Technology
Robert J. Nelson; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 10, 2014, previously published on October 13, 2014
Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S., after heart disease and cancer. As many as 440,000 people die each year as a result of preventable medical errors, often due to a doctor's negligence.

 

HTMLStryker Hip Replacement Recall Settlement Summarized
Wendy R. Fleishman; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 10, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014
On November 3, 2014, a settlement was announced in the litigation against Stryker Corporation for the recall of its Rejuvenate and ABG II artificial hip implants. Under the settlement, Stryker will provide a base payment of $300,000 to patients that received the Rejuvenate or ABG II hip systems and...

 

HTMLDrop-down Menus: The Pitfalls of Electronic Medical Records, Part II
Jodi V. Terranova; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 10, 2014, previously published on June 5, 2014
In an earlier blog post, I discussed the importance of time stamps and signatures in electronic medical records (EMRs). A potential pitfall in using EMRs is the prevalence of drop-down menus.

 

HTMLInformed Consent
Jonathan E. Montgomery; Gordon Feinblatt LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
November 10, 2014, previously published on Fall 2014
In April, Maryland's highest court laid down a seminal opinion restating the doctrine of informed consent in Maryland, while addressing important issues of proof in informed consent lawsuits.

 

HTMLWhen Pain After Hip Replacement Surgery Does Not Subside
Wendy R. Fleishman; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 10, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014
After hip replacement surgery, most patients spend 3 to 5 days in the hospital, according to the National Institutes of Health. Full recovery from the surgery takes about 3 to 6 months, depending on the type of surgery, overall patient health, and the success of rehabilitation.

 


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