April 18, 2015

Health Care, Medicare, ACA, HIPAA & OIG Law News

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The National Law Review is a free resource of health care legal articles addressing regulatory developments, contractual obligations and disputes for both profit and not for profit health care organizations. Legal topics include:

• Litigation, regulatory actions and arbitration and mediations involving: pharmaceutical companies, health and hospital systems, physician groups, licensed ambulatory care facilities, hospices, home health care providers and managed care arrangements including IPA's, PHO's, HMO's, MSO's and other entities

• Emerging regulatory issues and enforcement involving: the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act “PPACA”, Office of Inspector General "OIG" actions, the extended reach of Office of the Federal Contract Compliance Programs “OFCCP” and increased antitrust scrutiny of healthcare organizations

• Medical compliance, communications and privacy issues such as: Telemedicine / Telehealth Standards, HIPAA, Genetic Information Non Discrimination Act “GINA”, Unbranded Websites, Stark Self-Disclosures, Red Flag and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health “HITECH” Rules impacting electronic health record “EHR” technology

Details of actions by state and local governments, and by other governmental agencies as well as mediation and arbitration and civil actions from across the U.S. are added daily.

Date Title Organization
17
Apr
Government to Receive $48.5 Million Settlement from Two Cardiovascular Testing Diseases Laboratories for Allegedly Violating the Anti-Kickback Statue Tycko & Zavareei LLP
17
Apr
European Court of Justice To Clarify Device Liability of Notified Bodies Covington & Burling LLP
17
Apr
FTC Advocates Preservation of Privacy and Competition: National Roadmap for Health Data Sharing McDermott Will & Emery
16
Apr
Lawmakers Pass Legislation to Repeal and Replace SGR von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
16
Apr
Five Things to Know about Transitional Care Management McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC
16
Apr
Seventh Circuit Leaves Sen. Johnson Without a Leg to Stand on in His Obamacare Suit Foley & Lardner LLP
16
Apr
The Supreme Court Holds That Medicaid Providers Cannot Sue To Enforce Federal Reimbursement Rate Standards Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
16
Apr
Legal and Regulatory Landscape for Mobile Health Technologies Dickinson Wright PLLC
16
Apr
CMS Provides Guidance to States on Managed Care Contract Review Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
15
Apr
New Report Suggests Ways for Elderly to Stay Mentally Sharp Stark & Stark
15
Apr
Increased Federal Scrutiny of Laboratory-Physician Arrangements for Potential AKS and FCA Violations Leads to $48.5 Million Settlement McDermott Will & Emery
15
Apr
Third Circuit Remands Class Certification Ruling in Blood Reagents Price-Fixing Case McDermott Will & Emery
15
Apr
With Senate Approval of H.R. 2, Congress Completes SGR Reform - Sustainable Growth Rate McDermott Will & Emery
15
Apr
Congress Passes Repeal of Sustainable Growth Rate McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC
14
Apr
Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice Hold Joint Workshop on Payment Models and Competition Within the Health Care Sector Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
14
Apr
Sequestration Adjustments To Hospice Cap – See Examples Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
14
Apr
Health Care Update for April 14, 2015 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
14
Apr
A Call to Comment for Telemedicine Stakeholders: The Cadillac Tax Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
14
Apr
European Court to Clarify Responsibilities and Liability for Medical Devices Covington & Burling LLP
14
Apr
Expiration of the Nursing Home NEP, Effective April 5, 2015 Jackson Lewis P.C.

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