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Health Care, Medicare, Affordable Care Act, HIPAA Legal News

Healthcare law is constantly changing, especially in today’s data driven online world.  Healthcare providers have unprecedented concerns related to privacy and cybersecurity as different technologies and threats intersect in ways never seen before.  With the growth of cloud computing and electronic health records, more regulations and greater scrutiny has been given to the industry, as hospitals, medical providers and healthcare agencies are liable in new and different ways.

The National Law Review covers all legal aspects of the healthcare industry, with expert legal analysis on HIPAA regulations, non-profit organization status, to home health and nursing care abuse.   Additionally, the National Law Review covered all aspects of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, and its implementation, as well as the various attempts to repeal the ACA and new legislation in the healthcare arena, including the American Health Care Act of 2017.

Visitors can read about the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), and regulations being promulgated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is also frequently discussed as it relates to drug pricing plans and premiums, new insurance policy requirements and other industry norms.

A major issue in healthcare is the prominence of Ransomware attacks and other cybersecurity concerns, as they relate to patient protected information and HIPAA compliance.  Healthcare systems wanting to maintain compliance with HIPAA regulations and protect patient privacy can find legal analysis and information on how to do so.

Additionally, the rise of Telehealth initiatives in a variety of areas is another area covered by the National Law Review.  With these new technologies, there is a lot of opportunity for innovation, however, careful understanding of telehealth legislation, reimbursement policies and regulations is essential to maintain a standard of care and avoid litigation.

Hospice care, the opioid epidemic, Medicare reimbursement, and issues with antitrust when healthcare systems merge are among the news stories covered by the National Law Review.  Visitors will consistently find updated stories on regulating medical devices, new life sciences technologies, and legislative developments in the healthcare arena. Because the industry is ever-changing, the National Law Review always has new content related to healthcare law.

Date Title Organization
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Oct
The AHA Reports Economic Benefits Associated with Increased Hospital Consolidation Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
18
Oct
McDermottPlus Check-Up: October 18, 2019 McDermott Will & Emery
18
Oct
Trump Administration’s ‘Regulatory Sprint’ Includes Revisions to Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
18
Oct
Veterans Struggle to Gain Access to Medical Marijuana Rutgers School of Law
18
Oct
Proposed Changes to the Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law and Civil Monetary Penalties Law Address Value-Based Healthcare Environment Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
17
Oct
OIG Blesses Online Healthcare Directory von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
17
Oct
Health Care Landscape May Be Changing: Proposed Rules Modifying Federal Anti-Kickback and Physician Self-Referral (Stark) Regulations Greenberg Traurig, LLP
16
Oct
AI and Machine Learning Trends in Healthcare for Commercial Litigation IMS ExpertServices
16
Oct
New York Requires Disclosure of Ingredients in Menstrual Products Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
16
Oct
IRS Issues Proposed Regulations Regarding Individual Coverage HRAs Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
16
Oct
Personalized Cancer Therapy Found Nonobvious Foley & Lardner LLP
16
Oct
Nursing Home Abuse Being Investigated; Facility Claims It Was a “Fall” Stark & Stark
16
Oct
Labor Board: Unions Waived Right to Bargain Over Changes to Retiree Medical Benefits Jackson Lewis P.C.
15
Oct
HHS Proposes Sweeping Changes to AKS and Stark Law, Part 1: Value-Based Arrangements Mintz
15
Oct
2 Recent Cases Impacting False Claims Act Litigation and Investigations Deserve the Attention of Health Care Providers and Private Equity Investors Greenberg Traurig, LLP
15
Oct
A Director’s Mission: Understanding, Monitoring and Accurately Reporting Mission Critical Operations Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
15
Oct
New California Law Mandates Enhanced Lactation Accommodations and Significant New Penalties for Employer Non-Compliance Jackson Lewis P.C.
14
Oct
President Trump Introduces Health Insurance Requirement for Immigrant Visa Applicants Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
14
Oct
New York Seeks to Add Greater Protections Against Surprise Bills Mintz
14
Oct
San Antonio, Texas Approves Revisions to Paid Sick and Safe Leave Ordinance Proskauer Rose LLP

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