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|CMS Extends Moratoria for the Enrollment of New Home Health Agencies and Ambulance Suppliers and Providers|
Ari J. Markenson; Duane Morris LLP;
August 4, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014Over the past year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) flexed its regulatory muscle to establish temporary moratoria on the enrollment of certain providers and suppliers under its recent authority pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1395cc(j)(7) and 42 CFR § 424.570.
|New Immunization Requirements|
Lamb Barnosky LLP;
August 4, 2014, previously published on July 24, 2014August is National Immunization Awareness Month. We therefore take this opportunity to inform you about current legal requirements for student immunizations and recent changes issued by the New York State Department of Health ("DOH"). These new requirements went into effect on July l,...
|Recent False Claims Act Case Involving Hospitalists' Services Includes Allegations that Company's Compliance Program and Corporate Officers Had Knowledge of Upcoding|
Clay J. Countryman; Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.;
August 2, 2014, previously published on July 2014On Monday, June 16, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a complaint intervening in a whistleblower’s suit under the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. § 3730(b)(1), against IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc. and its subsidiaries (IPC) in U. S. District Court for the Northern...
|Department of Health Announces its Second Workshop on Charlotte's Web|
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 30, 2014The Department of Health announced that it will be conducting a workshop to which all persons are invited.
|Docs v. Glocks Development: Glocks Win Round Three|
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 31, 2014In 2011, Florida's Firearm Owners Privacy Act (the "Act") made it illegal for doctors to ask patients whether they own firearms unless the doctor believes the "information is relevant to the patient's medical care or safety, or the safety of others." § 790.338, Fla. Stat....
|Why Most Mesothelioma Patients are Senior Citizens|
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 30, 2014Did you know that about 75% of mesothelioma patients are senior citizens? Our elders are some of those most at risk for a fatal diagnosis, but why?
|Draft Forms Released for the Affordable Care Act's Health Coverage Reporting Requirements|
Harry I. Atlas, Thora A. Johnson, Laura A. Taylor; Venable LLP;
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 29, 2014 The Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes new reporting requirements on employers and insurance companies offering health coverage. Last week, the IRS released drafts of the four forms that will be used by employers and insurers to make these reports beginning in early 2016 for the 2015 calendar year.
|Publications Feature Chris Condeluci's Reaction to Conflicting ACA Subsidy Rulings|
Christopher E. Condeluci; Venable LLP;
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 24, 2014 This week, two federal court rulings offered contradictory interpretations of a key component of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A federal appeals court in Washington, DC ruled that Congress did not provide for subsidies on health insurance policies purchased through federal exchanges, a ruling...
|“HITECH” Act: What You Need to Know About Electronic Protected Health Information|
Gregory S. Weiner; Pessin Katz Law, P.A.;
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 18, 2014Recently enacted legislation has resulted in extensive expansions to the privacy, security, breach notification and enforcement rules of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA). The new...
|Labor Board Allows Micro-Unit at Retailer, Citing Specialty Healthcare|
Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 31, 2014, previously published on July 30, 2014In a much-anticipated decision, the National Labor Relations Board has held a union’s petitioned-for micro-bargaining unit of retail store employees was appropriate, rejecting the employer’s argument that the employees the union sought to represent shared an “overwhelming...