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HTMLProposed CMS Rule Aims to Modernize Managed Care for Medicaid and CHIP Enrollees
Tricia A. Asaro, Amanda R. Ledford; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
On May 26, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule (the “Proposed Rule”) that would revise the Medicaid managed care regulations for the first time since 2002. Since the regulations were last updated, managed care plans have grown to cover a...

 

HTMLGet the Gist? No Certificate of Merit Necessary
Christina J. Westall; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
In December 2014, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided Bruno v. Erie Ins. Co., 106 A.3d 48 (Pa. 2014), significantly changing the rules requiring a certificate of merit in professional liability cases. The scope of a professional liability claim is governed by Pa. R.C.P. 1042.1, which permits a...

 

HTMLFinal Rule Will Allow More Physicians to Participate in Multiple ACOs
Rick L. Hindmand; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
June 15, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015
On June 4, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that revises the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) regulations relating to accountable care organizations (ACOs). The final rule includes changes that provide increased flexibility for physicians in...

 

HTMLVP Biden’s Son Passes Away of Brain Cancer
McDonald Hopkins LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
June 15, 2015, previously published on June 5, 2015
Over the weekend, the family of Beau Biden (D-Del.), son of Vice President Joe Biden, announced that he had died after a battle with brain cancer. Biden, who was 46, served as the Attorney General of Delaware from 2007 until early this year.

 

HTMLAllegheny Court Refuses to Recognize Negligence Claim for Data Breach
Mark L. Mattioli, Mary Kate McGrath; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 12, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015
On May 28, 2015, the Honorable Stanton Wettick sustained preliminary objections in Dittman v. UPMC, dismissing all counts in a class action matter brought on behalf of 62,000 employees of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). The plaintiffs alleged that UPMC failed to enact...

 

HTMLSupreme Court’s Impact on Informed Consent Defenses
Katharine C. Koob; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 12, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
In recent years there has been an increase in lack of informed consent claims within medical malpractice actions. In Pennsylvania, informed consent claims sound in “offensive touching” without permission and constitute a battery. Allegations of negligence sound in a breach of the...

 

HTMLTightening the Belt: The Shrinking Scope of Harmless Error
Laura J. Persun; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 11, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
In late January 2015, the Pennsylvania Superior Court issued an opinion that justified its decision to overturn the trial court. It highlighted testimony in which the minor plaintiff’s expert witness and the defendants’ attorneys referenced the availability of collateral sources. Even...

 

HTMLNinth Circuit Rules Idaho Abortion Restrictions Are Unconstitutional
Melissa Starry; Holland Hart LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 10, 2015, previously published on June 3, 2015
On Friday, May 29, 2015, the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled unconstitutional multiple provisions of Idaho law regulating abortion. See McCormack v. Herzog, No. 13-35401 (9th Cir. May 29, 2015).

 

HTMLTwo District of Columbia Agencies Will Enforce New Protections for Pregnant Workers
Alta M. Ray, Teresa Burke Wright; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 8, 2015, previously published on June 3, 2015
The District of Columbia Office of Human Rights (OHR) and the District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) announced on June 1, 2015, a joint effort to investigate and enforce the Protecting Pregnant Workers Fairness Act of 2014 (“PPWFA” or “Act”). An...

 

HTMLMed Pay and Health Benefits Do Not Constitute an Impermissible Double Recovery
Hamblett Kerrigan P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 8, 2015, previously published on June 2014
In Massachusetts, many automobile insurance policies have medical payments coverage (hereinafter referred to as "Med Pay") when PIP is exhausted or is not applicable to the accident, your automobile insurance will pay for the medical bills and expenses incurred as a result of an...

 


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