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|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....
|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.
|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.
|“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...
|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...
|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?
|Pot Luck - Best Practices for NY & NJ Employers Addressing Medical Marijuana Use in the Workplace|
Grace A. Byrd, Charles H. Kaplan, Galit Kierkut, David I. Rosen; Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.;
July 31, 2014, previously published on July 2014Approximately 18 years after California passed the first state medical marijuana law in 1996, 23 states and Washington D.C. now have enacted medical marijuana statutes. After years of failed attempts, on July 7, 2014 Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Compassionate Care Act (“NY...
|Federal Government Report Summarizes Health Care Privacy Compliance Efforts|
Margaret Young Levi; Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP;
July 31, 2014, previously published on July 29, 2014The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued two reports to Congress required by Section 13402(i) of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act:
|Two Ohio Bills Impose New Requirements on Prescribers of Opioids|
Gregory W. Bee, Rhonda B. Schechter; Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP;
July 31, 2014, previously published on July 31, 2014In mid-June, Governor Kasich signed into law two bills that impose new requirements on prescribers of opioids in Ohio. Ohio House Bill 314 (“HB 314”), which will become effective on Sept. 17, 2014, requires prescribers to follow specific informed consent procedures before prescribing...
|Massachusetts Bans Physician Self Referral to Clinical Labs; Healthfirst Case May Help Clarify 60-Day Rule|
Leslie J. Levinson, Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
July 31, 2014, previously published on July 2014Massachusetts physicians can no longer refer Medicaid and private pay patients to clinical laboratories in which they or a family member have a direct or indirect ownership interest. The provision was included in the commonwealth’s 2015 budget bill. Governor Deval Patrick signed the budget on...