September 30, 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
29
Sep
What Covered Health Care Entities Need to Do to Prepare for Looming ACA Section 1557 Deadlines Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
29
Sep
Nursing Home Mega Rule Finalized: Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements Not Permitted Murtha Cullina
29
Sep
EEOC Continues Fight Against Mandatory Flu Vaccinations for Healthcare Workers Barnes & Thornburg LLP
29
Sep
FTC Finds Success in High-Profile Hospital Merger Appeal Foley & Lardner LLP
29
Sep
Massachusetts Dialysis Unit Licensing Proposed Regulations – Key Take-Aways Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
29
Sep
June 20, 2016 Regulatory Developments New Jersey Health Care Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
28
Sep
One Year Later: The Yates Memo, False Claims Act and Director & Executive Liability McDermott Will & Emery
28
Sep
When Will Trust Assets Be Considered Available Assets When Applying For Medicaid In Connecticut? Murtha Cullina
28
Sep
Medical Billing Companies Beware – OIG Signals a Crack Down on Fraud and Abuse at All Levels Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
27
Sep
California Targets Surprise Medical Bills, Follows on the Heels of New York and Florida Foley & Lardner LLP
26
Sep
CMS says to Physicians: Pick Your Pace for MACRA Implementation. Physicians say to CMS: Thank you for hearing us. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
26
Sep
OIG Issues Report On Hospice Election Statements Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
26
Sep
Massachusetts Hospital Licensing Regulations Proposed Amendments – Key Take-Aways Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
26
Sep
House to Consider Bipartisan Public Health Legislation; Ways and Means Committee to Hold Hearing on Health Care Fraud; SAMHSA Final Rule on MAT for Opioid Use Disorders Reporting Requirements Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
22
Sep
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Issues Ransomware Guidance Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
22
Sep
Addressing Zika’s Continued Threat to the Workplace Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
22
Sep
New Federal Telemedicine Grants Announced; Florida Not Listed Foley & Lardner LLP
21
Sep
Penalties For Health Care Law Violations Surge Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
20
Sep
FDA Extends Deadline for Removal of NDC and NHRIC Numbers from Device Labeling and Packaging McDermott Will & Emery
20
Sep
FDA Announces Public Hearing on Off-Label Communications; Registration Deadline October 19, 2016 McDermott Will & Emery

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