September 19, 2014

Health Care, Medicare, ACA, HIPPA & 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
18
Sep
HIPAA Omnibus Rule: Deadline Approaching to Update Grandfathered Business Associate Agreements Dickinson Wright PLLC
18
Sep
Reminder: Update Your “Grandfathered” HIPAA Business Associate Agreements Now! McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC
18
Sep
Foreign-owned Hospitals in China Covington & Burling LLP
18
Sep
HIPAA Privacy Rule Also Affected By Supreme Court’s DOMA Decision in U.S. v. Windsor Jackson Lewis P.C.
17
Sep
Employer Wellness Programs: Wellness in Mind, Body, Spirit . . . and Wallet von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
17
Sep
Big Data in Health Care Analysis Group, Inc.
17
Sep
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Vetting Guidance Valuable for Health Care Organizations Seeking to Use Third-Party Apps Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
16
Sep
The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 15: Can a Plan That Fails to Cover Inpatient Hospitalization Services Provide Minimum Value? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
16
Sep
September 15, 2014 Regulatory Developments New Jersey Health Care Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
15
Sep
340B Federal Drug Pricing Program September Update: Self-Disclosures McDermott Will & Emery
15
Sep
Health Care Law Update--September 15, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
15
Sep
Final Meaningful Use Rule: CMS Loosens its Grip Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
15
Sep
HIPAA Reminders – Business Associate Agreement Deadline and Continuation of OCR Audits Jackson Lewis P.C.
15
Sep
China’s NHFPC issues Opinions on Promotion and Administration of Telemedicine Services McDermott Will & Emery
14
Sep
Employer Shared Responsibility Payments and Reporting Requirements Under the Affordable Care Act: Code Sections 6055 and 6056 McDermott Will & Emery
14
Sep
Eighth Circuit Clarifies False Claims Act Pleading Standards for Whistleblowers Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
13
Sep
When a Worker Loses an Arm, Who Knows About It? U.S. Department of Labor
13
Sep
Judge Requires PhRMA To Initiate New 340B Orphan Drug Lawsuit to Challenge Interpretive Rule Covington & Burling LLP
13
Sep
Looking Towards the Future of Pharmaceuticals in Africa Covington & Burling LLP
12
Sep
Workplace Positive Drug Test Rates Are Increasing; Marijuana Use Surging in Colorado and Washington, New Study Shows Jackson Lewis P.C.

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