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HTMLOCR Issues Bulletin on Privacy in Emergency Situations
Hilary B. Dudley, Tamara A. Klein, Courtney Scrubbs, David S. Szabo, Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 25, 2014
In light of the recent Ebola cases, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) released a new bulletin, to remind HIPAA-covered entities and business associates that the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule apply even in emergency situations. The...

 

HTMLOIG Releases 2015 Work Plan
Hilary B. Dudley, Tamara A. Klein, Courtney Scrubbs, David S. Szabo, Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 25, 2014
On October 31, 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) released its Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2015 (“Work Plan”). The Work Plan describes the various projects OIG plans to address in the upcoming year. Some of the key new...

 

HTMLCMS Launches Open Payments Database
Hilary B. Dudley, Tamara A. Klein, Courtney Scrubbs, David S. Szabo, Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 28, 2014, previously published on October 17, 2014
After much anticipation, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) launched the Affordable Care Act’s Open Payments database on September 30, 2014. The database, which is available at - https://openpaymentsdata.cms.gov/, is supposed to help patients become more...

 

HTMLOIG Proposed Rule Would Amend Anti-Kickback Statute Safe Harbors and Civil Monetary Penalty Rules
Hilary B. Dudley, Tamara A. Klein, Courtney Scrubbs, David S. Szabo, Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2014, previously published on October 17, 2014
On October 3, 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) published a proposed rule that would amend the safe harbors to the anti-kickback statute (“AKS”) and the civil monetary penalty (“CMP”) rules under the...

 

HTML$840 Million in Grants Available Through New HHS Transformation Initiative
Hilary B. Dudley, Tamara A. Klein, Courtney Scrubbs, David S. Szabo, Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 21, 2014, previously published on November 11, 2014
On Thursday, October 23, 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced it would make available up to $840 million in grants over the next four years through the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (“TCPI”), an Affordable Care Act grant...

 

HTMLFDA Issues Draft Guidance on Stem Cell Same Surgery Exception
Hilary B. Dudley, Tamara A. Klein, Courtney Scrubbs, David S. Szabo, Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 21, 2014, previously published on November 11, 2014
On October 23, 2014, the FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research issued draft guidance for tissue establishments and healthcare professionals who implant stem cells and other cellular or tissue-based products into human patients. The FDA regulates human cells, tissues or cellular...

 

HTMLOIG Issues Favorable Advisory Opinion for Medigap “Preferred Hospital” Network Arrangement
Hilary B. Dudley, Tamara A. Klein, Courtney Scrubbs, David S. Szabo, Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 20, 2014, previously published on November 11, 2014
On Monday, October 21, 2014, the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“OIG”) issued a favorable advisory opinion regarding the use of a “preferred hospital” network as part of the Medicare Supplemental Health Insurance...

 

HTMLCMS Proposed Cuts to Medicare Advantage Plans
Tamara A. Klein, Leslie J. Levinson; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 25, 2014, previously published on February 2014
On February 21, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposal to decrease payments to Medicare Advantage plans by 3.6 percent in 2015. This decrease would impact more than 15 million people, or 30% of all Medicare beneficiaries, who are currently enrolled in Medicare...

 

HTMLCompany to Pay $6.8 Million for HIPAA Breach
Tamara A. Klein, Leslie J. Levinson; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 25, 2014, previously published on February 2014
Triple-S Management Corporation, a Puerto Rican insurance company, reports that the Puerto Rico Health Insurance Administration will impose a $6.8 million penalty stemming from the company’s subsidiary, Triple-S Salud, Inc. (TSS), violation of privacy and security rules under the Health...