Search Results (11101)
Documents on health care
Show: results per page
|Guns and Kids|
The Behal Law Group LLC;
September 23, 2015, previously published by Columbus Bar Association Lawyers QuarerlyWhat business does a doctor have asking his patients about guns? On July 30, state Sen. Kris Jordan, R-Powell, asked this question by introducing Sen. Bill 165, which would prohibit physicians from asking patients if there are guns in their home.
|Home Health Care Agencies, DOL Continue to Wrangle Over FLSA Regs Effective Date|
Robert R. Roginson, Carolyn E. Sieve; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
September 21, 2015, previously published on September 17, 2015As we previously reported, on August 21, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Home Care Association of America v. Weil reinstated the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) regulations extending the federal minimum wage and overtime requirements for home health care...
|The Affordable Care Act’s Reporting Requirements for Carriers and Employers (Part 9 of 24): Unraveling the Mystery of Indicator Code 2D—What Exactly is a “4980H(b) Limited Non-Assessment Period” (and Why is there no “4980H(a) Limited Non-Assessment Period”)?|
Alden J. Bianchi, Ed Lenz; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
September 17, 2015, previously published on September 14, 2015The Affordable Care Act’s reporting rules—which are set out in Internal Revenue Code §§ 6055 and 6056—solicit the information needed by the Internal Revenue Service to enforce the individual and employer shared responsibility rules and to support the proper...
|The Damaging Effects of Diagnostic Errors in New Jersey|
Brittney Blakeney, Eric A. Browndorf, Amy L. Houck, Amy E. Rudley, Carmelo T. Torraca; Cooper Levenson, P.A.;
September 17, 2015, previously published on September 16, 2015Diagnostic mistakes are costly errors that are unfortunately all too common in New Jersey and across the country. According to the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine, one out of every 10 diagnoses given to patients is wrong. Further, a diagnostic error is responsible for as many as 80,000...
|Medicare to Permit Value-Based Insurance Design in Medicare Advantage Plans|
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
September 17, 2015, previously published on September 16, 2015The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) recently announced that, beginning January 1, 2017, Medicare Advantage plans in Arizona, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Tennessee will be permitted to offer what are known as “value-based insurance...
|Improving Cybersecurity Standards for Health Records on Mobile Devices|
John F. Queenan; Iseman, Cunningham, Riester & Hyde, LLP;
September 17, 2015, previously published on September 2015Draft guide is a model to help health care organizations maintain HIPAA compliance and best practices.
|C.R. Bard Reaches $200 Million Transvaginal Mesh Settlement|
Kyla Gail Cole; Waters & Kraus, LLP;
September 15, 2015, previously published on September 14, 2015Transvaginal mesh maker C.R. Bard Inc. has reached an agreement to settle 3,000 vaginal mesh lawsuits for more than $200 million. The settlement averages out to $67,000 per case.
|Arbitrator Strikes Down ‘Vaccinate or Mask’ Policy at Sault Area Hospital as an Unreasonable Exercise of Management Rights|
Natalia Rodriguez; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
September 15, 2015, previously published on September 14, 2015On September 8, 2015, Arbitrator James Hayes released his decision in Sault Area Hospital v. Ontario Nurses' Association (“ONA”), striking down the Hospital's “Vaccinate or Mask” (the “VOM Policy”).
|Amarin and Off-Label Drug Use: What it Means for the Pharmaceutical Industry|
Stephen G. Sozio; Jones Day;
September 14, 2015, previously published on September 2015The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently issued a significant decision in Amarin Pharma, Inc. et al v. United States Food & Drug Administration. Amarin sought and won a preliminary injunction against the FDA to stop it from pursuing a misbranding case against the...
|Exellus BlueCross BlueShield - Latest Victim of a “Sophisticated” Health Plan Cyberattack|
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
September 14, 2015, previously published on September 11, 2015Exellus BlueCross BlueShield has announced that the personal information of at least 10 million members has been compromised in a “very sophisticated” cyberattack that occurred on December 23, 2013 and was discovered by the plan on August 5, 2015. According to a notification posted on...