December 9, 2016

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

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
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Dec
Court Directs CMS to Clear Medicare Appeals Backlog Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
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Dec
21st Century Cures Act and Medical Device Regulatory Pathways Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
9
Dec
21st Century Cures Act and Its Effect on Digital Health Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
9
Dec
21st Century Cures Act Would Give Small Employers Greater Use of HRAs Jackson Lewis P.C.
9
Dec
The Trump Administration: Change By Executive Action and Inaction Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
9
Dec
What Does It Mean to Be a Recipient of Federal Financial Assistance for Purposes of Section 1557 Compliance? Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
9
Dec
‘Tis the Season for Giving: OIG Updates Policy on Gifts of Nominal Value to Medicare and Medicaid Beneficiaries McDermott Will & Emery
8
Dec
Affordable Care Act (ACA) § 1557: To Comply Or Not To Comply; For Now - There Is No Question Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
8
Dec
What a Trump Administration Could Mean for the 340B Drug Program K & L Gates
8
Dec
New York Adopts Pathologists’ Assistants Law Jackson Lewis P.C.
8
Dec
21st Century Cures: Congress Approves Legislation Expanding Hospital Site-Neutral Payment Exceptions and Making Other Payments Changes McDermott Will & Emery
8
Dec
HHS OIG Publishes Final Rule on Anti-Kickback Statute: Safe Harbors And Monetary Penalties Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
7
Dec
D.C. Judge Rejects Joint Defense Privilege Claim; Orders Would-be Merger Partners to Produce Sensitive Emails to DOJ K & L Gates
7
Dec
Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes (ECHO) Act Requires Exploration of Digital Health Opportunities McDermott Will & Emery
7
Dec
Health-chising: Starting-up a Health Care Franchise K & L Gates
7
Dec
Forty-Five Days and Counting for Current HHS Leadership: Implications for Rulemaking Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
7
Dec
December 5, 2016 New Jersey Healthcare Regulatory Developments Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
7
Dec
Part 2: Implications of Partial Obamacare Repeal Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
6
Dec
New York Adopts Advanced Home Health Aide Law Jackson Lewis P.C.
6
Dec
Repealing and Replacing the ACA: Five Developments Likely to Occur in the Years Ahead Proskauer Rose LLP

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