March 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
Mar
Oral Argument in King v. Burwell Concludes; Debates Ensue Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
4
Mar
Affordable Care Act (ACA) Deadlines Do Apply to American Indians, But There are Many Exemptions Varnum LLP
4
Mar
State Medicaid Programs May Be Leaving Revenue From Drug Rebates on the Table Foley & Lardner LLP
4
Mar
Supreme Court Ruling’s Implications for Healthcare Professions Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
4
Mar
Still Waiting for ADA and GINA Guidance on Wellness Incentives Jackson Lewis P.C.
4
Mar
The Law of Mandatory Flu Shot Requirements McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC
4
Mar
Obesity May Qualify as Severe Disability--German Employment Update McDermott Will & Emery
3
Mar
CMS Call Letter: Pharmacy Network Implications Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
3
Mar
Definition of “Spouse” Expanded Under the Family and Medical Leave Act Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
3
Mar
Recent Appellate Decisions Underscore Importance of Public Disclosure Bar, But Outcomes Are Highly Dependent on the Facts McDermott Will & Emery
3
Mar
FTC and DOJ Host Workshop Examining Health Care Competition McDermott Will & Emery
3
Mar
Medical Staff By-laws are Contracts? Minnesota Supreme Court Says “Yes” McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC
3
Mar
Eleventh Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Relator’s Complaint Under Amended Public Disclosure Bar Foley & Lardner LLP
2
Mar
Capital Thinking: Health Care Legislative Update Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
2
Mar
Supreme Court: State Agencies Controlled by Active Market Participants Must Have Active State Supervision to Qualify for Antitrust Immunity McDermott Will & Emery
2
Mar
March 2, 2015 New Jersey Health Care Regulatory Developments Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
2
Mar
Health Care Competition Follow-up Exam: Highlights from the Second FTC/DOJ “Examining Health Care Competition” Workshop Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
2
Mar
On the Eve of Oral Arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in King v. Burwell: Obamacare in the Balance Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
2
Mar
Big Data Creates New Opportunities for Health Care Entities Foley & Lardner LLP
2
Mar
CMS Call Letter: Changes to and Implications of Star Ratings Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

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