December 18, 2014

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
18
Dec
Federal Spending Bill Creates Controversy Over Federal Government’s Position on Medical Marijuana Jackson Lewis P.C.
18
Dec
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Release Proposed Rule Changes In Attempt to Reward Value and Care Coordination Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
18
Dec
Indonesia — Can it Unleash Needed Investment? Covington & Burling LLP
18
Dec
The Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
18
Dec
The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) Set to Expire Year End Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
18
Dec
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Signs National Health Bill Into Law Covington & Burling LLP
18
Dec
New Jersey Paid Sick Leave…The Trend Continues Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
18
Dec
Reinstatement of Police Officer Who Lied About Medical History Upheld Jackson Lewis P.C.
18
Dec
On The Eighth Day of Privacy, Health Care Systems (Over) Shared Data Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
17
Dec
New Jersey Senate Health Committee Approves Expansion of Scope of Limited Licensed Practitioners Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
17
Dec
State of Illinois Enacts New Anti-Markup Provision for Anatomic Pathology Services Barnes & Thornburg LLP
16
Dec
CMS Proposes Recognition of Same-Sex Spouses McDermott Will & Emery
16
Dec
An Update on the Cybersecurity Framework and Action Items for NIST McDermott Will & Emery
16
Dec
Tech Conference Helps Philadelphia Gain Ground in Attracting Israeli Companies Greenberg Traurig, LLP
16
Dec
Illinois Issues Required Employer Posting and Fact Sheet under Pregnancy Accommodations Law Jackson Lewis P.C.
16
Dec
Sandoz and Celltrion Decline the Invitation to Dance: Biosimilars Challenge the Applicability of the BPCIA’s Exchange Provisions Before Bringing Suit Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
16
Dec
D.C. Circuit Rejects Challenge To Section 503 Regulations Administered by OFCCP Proskauer Rose LLP
16
Dec
The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 2: Explaining the Look-Back Measurement Method to Employees Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
16
Dec
ACCSH Debates Employer Recordkeeping Obligations and other OSHA Initiatives Jackson Lewis P.C.
16
Dec
CMS Final Rule Adds More Arrows but also Demonstrates Restraint Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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