August 4, 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
4
Aug
The Future of Research Using Electronic Medical Records Data: Precision Medicine Initiative Privacy and Trust Guiding Principles Provide Another Piece of the Puzzle Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
4
Aug
OIG Issues Favorable Advisory Opinion of Hospital Leasing Arrangement Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
3
Aug
Joining Ninth Circuit, Fourth Circuit Rejects Cause of Action to Recover Gratuities Under FLSA When No Tip Credit Taken Jackson Lewis P.C.
3
Aug
21st Century Cures Act Passes the House: Contains Key Provisions Related to Medical Devices Covington & Burling LLP
3
Aug
MSHA Announces Outreach Meetings on Phase II of Respirable Coal Dust Rule Holland & Hart LLP
3
Aug
Overview of Recent Stark Law Developments McDermott Will & Emery
3
Aug
25 Years of the ADA: Five Tips for ADA Compliance Foley & Lardner LLP
3
Aug
Maine Welcomes Telemedicine with New Board Guidelines Foley & Lardner LLP
3
Aug
West Virginia AG Clears Merger Creating Second Largest Hospital Chain in the State with Conduct Remedy Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
3
Aug
Important Tax Compliance Provisions Included in the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 Varnum LLP
3
Aug
Inventorship, Ownership Issues Cause Dismissal of Suit Foley & Lardner LLP
31
Jul
Negligence Actions Hit UCLA, Sony, and Home Depot Boards Foley & Lardner LLP
31
Jul
E-Health Legislative Summary: The Veterans E-Health & Telemedicine Support Act of 2015 Covington & Burling LLP
31
Jul
Four Ways Medicare and Medicaid Have Changed the Health Care Industry Foley & Lardner LLP
30
Jul
White House Releases Draft Privacy Principles for the Precision Medicine Initiative McDermott Will & Emery
30
Jul
California Amends Its Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Law McDermott Will & Emery
30
Jul
Corporate Practice Prohibition in New York: What We Can Learn From the ADMI Settlement Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
30
Jul
2nd Circuit Upholds Connecticut State Dental Commission “Economic Protectionism” Barnes & Thornburg LLP
29
Jul
Are Recorded Surgeries the Future of Medical Malpractice Investigation and Medical Error Prevention? Stark & Stark
29
Jul
Congress Raises Stakes on Noncompliance with ACA Reporting Requirements Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

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