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CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

Provides news stories, analysis, and video clips on major state-law, civil trials throughout the nation.

http://www.cvn.com/news
Rank this Week: 2208

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 231

ACA Review

ACA Review

Covers labor and employment, tax, employee benefits and healthcare law issues associated with the Affordable Care Act. By Balch & Bingham LLP.

http://www.acareview.com/
  • Jul 27

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part I)

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part I)
    Senate floor activity has made this the ACA’s biggest news week not involving Justice Roberts, but whatever news you have read, rest assured that it wasn’t really that simple.  Let us preach on it. Shortly after noon EDT on…
  • Jul 20

    ACA Compliance Validation (ACV) System: Ready for Prime Time?

    ACA Compliance Validation (ACV) System: Ready for Prime Time?
    ACA “repeal” proposals at this point seem like zombie extras – walking dead, and none of them purports to repeal employer mandate taxes that accrued in 2015. Collection is coming; only the timing is in question. ACV 2.0 is…
  • Jul 18

    The End … of Act II

    The End … of Act II
    The hero has disappeared in a cloud of suspicion and is presumed dead, so much so that supposed friends are found to be celebrating his passing.  This is just as it should be at the end of Act II.  Remember when Republicans rejoiced…
Rank this Week: 2458

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

Covers health law and nursing law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
  • Jul 27

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 2

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 2
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Our firm is frequently retained to act to obtain the release of individuals erroneously confined and held involuntarily under the Baker Act. We…
  • Jul 20

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 1

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 1
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law At The Health Law Firm, we are frequently consulted by family members of individuals who are erroneously held under Florida’s Baker Act. An…
  • Jun 30

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott Makes Changes to Florida Impaired Practitioners Program

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott Makes Changes to Florida Impaired Practitioners Program
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On May 31, 2017, Florida Governor, Rick Scott, signed into law House Bill 229 (Ch. 2017-41, Laws of Florida), which made changes to the…
Rank this Week: 3686

Health Industry Washington Watch

Health Industry Washington Watch

Covers U.S. legislative and regulatory developments affecting the life sciences and health care industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.healthindustrywashingtonwatch.com/
  • Jul 26

    With All Eyes on Senate ACA-Repeal Debate, House Passes Bill to Tweak Stark Law and Other Medicare Part B Policie

    With All Eyes on Senate ACA-Repeal Debate, House Passes Bill to Tweak Stark Law and Other Medicare Part B Policie
    While the Capitol Hill spotlight is focused on the Senate debate on legislation to repeal or revise the Affordable Care Act, the House of Representatives quietly approved by voice vote HR 3178, the Medicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017. The…
  • Jul 26

    CMS Proposes Medicare OPPS, ASC Update for CY 2018

    CMS Proposes Medicare OPPS, ASC Update for CY 2018
    CMS has published its proposed rule to update Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) payment system rates and policies for calendar year (CY) 2018. In addition to proposing rate…
  • Jul 24

    No IPAB Medicare Cuts Triggered for 2019, CMS Actuary Rule

    No IPAB Medicare Cuts Triggered for 2019, CMS Actuary Rule
    The CMS Chief Actuary has officially determined that the projected Medicare per capita growth rate will not exceed the target that would require the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) to submit plans to reduce 2019 Medicare per-capita…
Rank this Week: 3852

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

Features a discussion of medical privacy. By Jeffrey P. Drummond.

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 725

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 26

    End-of-Life Healthcare Sessions at ASBH 2017

    End-of-Life Healthcare Sessions at ASBH 2017
    The 2017 ASBH conference in October 2017 includes over 400 workshops, panels, and papers in bioethics and the health humanities.  Here are ones that pertain to end-of-life issues. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19 THU 1:30 pm:…
  • Jul 25

    Ensuring Advance Directives Are Followed and Lawsuits Are Avoided

    Ensuring Advance Directives Are Followed and Lawsuits Are Avoided
    I was delighted to take some of my recent work on informed consent law and unwanted medical treatment and work with ASCO POST on two new articles published today (here and here).
  • Jul 25

    Brain Death Conference in Cuba

    Brain Death Conference in Cuba
    The 7th International Symposium on Brain Death will be held in Havana, Cuba, from December 5 to 8, 2017. Topics include:•    Conceptual approach to human death•    BD criteria in different countries•  …
Rank this Week: 142

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Jul 26

    IRCM Postdoc Position

    IRCM Postdoc Position
    Details here, including the following description: OPPORTUNITY We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow, or possibly a very strong graduate student, to lead empirical and conceptual research on free will which includes the examination of…
  • Jul 25

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Doodling is scientifically proven to boost brain activity Quartz This Is Your Brain on Architecture City Lab An Ancient Cure for Alzheimer’s? The New York Times Pain leads to empathy and self-preservation: should we make robots…
  • Jul 16

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Mental Privacy in the Age of Big Data, Neuroethics Blog How poverty affects the brain, Nature Religious leaders get high on magic mushrooms ingredient – for science, The Guardian Political Neuroscience: “Growth Mindsets” and…
Rank this Week: 451

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Jul 26

    Off-Label Marketing Whistleblower Lawsuit Settles for $280 Million

    Off-Label Marketing Whistleblower Lawsuit Settles for $280 Million
    Celgene agreed to pay $280 million to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit brought in California accusing it of promoting two cancer drugs for unapproved uses. Pharmaceutical companies may only promote drugs for their FDA-approved indications…
  • Jul 25

    Update on NHTSA Whistleblower Rule

    Update on NHTSA Whistleblower Rule
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has yet to publish the proposed rules for the NHTSA whistleblower program. This whistleblower program was authorized by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act in…
  • Jul 24

    McEldrew Young Lawyers Named to Super Lawyers Lists for 2017

    McEldrew Young Lawyers Named to Super Lawyers Lists for 2017
    We are pleased to announce that James J. McEldrew, III, has been named to the 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. Brandon Lauria and Daniel Purtell were named to the 2017 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list published by the same organization.…
Rank this Week: 897

Garlo Ward Blog

Garlo Ward Blog

Covers Alzheimer's disease, end-of-life, HIPAA, medicaid, medicare, nursing homes, and physicians.

http://www.garloward.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 570

von Briesen Legal News

von Briesen Legal News

By von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

http://www.vonbriesen.com/legal-news
  • Jul 25

    HIPAA “Wall of Shame” Gets Update from OCR

    HIPAA “Wall of Shame” Gets Update from OCR
    Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced the launch of a newly revised HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool. The tool, commonly referred to as the “Wall of…
  • Jul 25

    von Briesen & Roper, s.c. Launches Waukesha Office with Ribbon Cutting

    von Briesen & Roper, s.c. Launches Waukesha Office with Ribbon Cutting
    Randall D. Crocker, President and CEO of von Briesen & Roper, s.c., announced that on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, von Briesen partnered with the Waukesha County Business Alliance and launched von Briesen’s new Waukesha offices. Waukesha…
  • Jul 16

    von Briesen Welcomes M&A Attorney Thomas A. Myer

    von Briesen Welcomes M&A Attorney Thomas A. Myer
    Randall D. Crocker, President and CEO of von Briesen & Roper, s.c., announced today that Thomas A. Myers has joinedthe firmas a Shareholder in the Business Practice Group.  Myers focuses his practice on mergers and…
Rank this Week: 2174

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Jul 25

    Latest effort to take down federal marijuana prohibition via constitutional litigation filed in SDNY

    Latest effort to take down federal marijuana prohibition via constitutional litigation filed in SDNY
    As reported in this Newsweek article, former New York Jets defensive end Marvin Washington "is one of five plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit against Sessions, the Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Agency" that attacks…
  • Jul 23

    "As Trump wages war on legal marijuana, military veterans side with pot"

    "As Trump wages war on legal marijuana, military veterans side with pot"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable Los Angeles Times article. Here is how it starts: The Trump administration’s attack on legal marijuana, already stymied by large states determined not to roll back the clock, is…
  • Jul 20

    Big meeting of feds and state/local officials in Colorado portends...?

    Big meeting of feds and state/local officials in Colorado portends...?
    As reported in this US News & World Report article, headlined "Feds Tour Colorado in DOJ Pot Review: Recommendations are due next week on whether to crush state-legal weed," there is some new activity in the arena of federal…
Rank this Week: 1248

Health Care Investor

Health Care Investor

Covers issues and trends that impact investments in healthcare and life sciences businesses. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.thehealthcareinvestor.com
Rank this Week: 1204

Feminist Law Professors

Feminist Law Professors

Covers feminism, sexism, reproductive rights and women's health. By Professors Ann Bartow and Bridget Crawford.

http://feministlawprofessors.com
  • Jul 25

    Guest Blogger Vasujith Ram on Taxes on Sanitary Napkins in India

    Guest Blogger Vasujith Ram on Taxes on Sanitary Napkins in India
    The Constitution of India was recently amended to introduce the ‘Goods and Services Tax’ (GST). The GST subsumes almost all the existing indirect taxes in India (such as Excise Duty and Service Tax, levied and collected by the…
  • Jul 22

    White Paper on Title IX & the Preponderance of the Evidence, 4th Edition

    White Paper on Title IX & the Preponderance of the Evidence, 4th Edition
    Please see the fourth edition of the White Paper on Title IX & the Preponderance of the Evidence at the link below, including the first 110 signatures from law professors across the country.  We will continue to accept…
  • Jul 17

    New Book Announcements: Constitutions and Gender

    New Book Announcements: Constitutions and Gender
    Constitutions and Gender, a new book edited by Helen Irving (University of Sydney) has been published by Edward Elgar Publishing. Here is the publisher’s description: The idea that constitutions are gendered is not new, but its…
Rank this Week: 163

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 2219

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1356

Health Care Law Blog

Health Care Law Blog

Covers health care reform, HIPAA, compliance, regulations, billing/payment, Medicare & Medicaid, fraud & abuse, employment, tax and other related topics. By Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC.

http://www.healthlawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    CMS Delays Enforcement of Nursing Home Mega Rule

    CMS Delays Enforcement of Nursing Home Mega Rule
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") recently announced that they will delay enforcement penalties related to Phase 2 of their revised nursing home Requirements for Participation (commonly referred to in the…
  • Jul 12

    IRS Announces 2018 HSA Contribution Limits, Out-of-Pocket Maximums and HDHP Minimum Deductible

    IRS Announces 2018 HSA Contribution Limits, Out-of-Pocket Maximums and HDHP Minimum Deductible
    The Internal Revenue Service recently released the 2018 cost-of-living adjusted amounts related to health savings account (“HSA”) contribution limits, out-of-pocket maximums and high deductible health plan (“HDHP”)…
  • Jul 6

    Top Health Care Trends in 2017-Part 1: Pricing and Reimbursement

    Top Health Care Trends in 2017-Part 1: Pricing and Reimbursement
    For the past decade, health care has remained one of the most tumultuous and dynamic industries; uncertainty, along with opportunity, are likely to continue in 2017. This three-part series will discuss some of the most important health care…
Rank this Week: 3105

Psychology and Mental Health Law…

Psychology and Mental Health Law Blog

Covers health law, psychology and mental health law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://mentalhealthlawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3675

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3060

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

Discusses new court decisions, legislation, and other cutting-edge developments in medical malpractice laws across the United States. By Alex Stein, Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

http://www.steinmedicalmalpractice.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    MORE ON THE ECJ VACCINE LIABILITY DECISION

    MORE ON THE ECJ VACCINE LIABILITY DECISION
    My friend and mentor, the former Israeli Chief Justice Aharon Barak, used to say that when neither side likes the court’s decision, chances are that the court was right. This is likely to be the case with the European Court of Justice…
  • Jul 23

    VACCINE LIABILITY IN EUROPE: A NEW DEVELOPMENT

    VACCINE LIABILITY IN EUROPE: A NEW DEVELOPMENT
    On June 21, the European Court of Justice has issued an important ruling on vaccine manufacturers liability. N.W. et al. v. Sanofi Pasteur MSD, C‑621/15. This ruling triggered a hailstorm of criticism from different media outlets,…
  • Jul 23

    President Trump’s Tort Reform

    President Trump’s Tort Reform
    Alex Stein President Trump’s budget for Fiscal Year 2018 proposes a thoroughgoing reform of our medical malpractice system. Executive Office of the President of the United States, Major Savings and Reforms, Budget of the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 2455

HIPAA, HITECH & HIT

HIPAA, HITECH & HIT

Covers legal issues, developments, and other pertinent pertinent information relating to the creation, use, and exchange of electronic health records. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://hipaahealthlaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 4268

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Covers healthcare, FDA and FTC law.

http://michaelhcohen.com/
Rank this Week: 2150

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers health care law and qui tam. By The Brod Law Firm.

https://www.healthcare-fraud-lawyer.com/
  • Jul 21

    DOJ Announces Largest Health Care Fraud Enforcement in Department History

    DOJ Announces Largest Health Care Fraud Enforcement in Department History
    On July 13, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price, M.D., announced the Department of Justice’s largest ever health care fraud enforcement action. The work of the Medicare…
  • Jul 14

    Wal-Mart Pays $1.65 Million Due to False Claim

    Wal-Mart Pays $1.65 Million Due to False Claim
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) for the Eastern District of California announced on July 7 that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Walmart) paid $1.65 million to resolve accusations related to unlawful medical claims. This is an important suit as it…
  • Jul 7

    DOJ Cases Against Major Insurer United Health Group Continue

    DOJ Cases Against Major Insurer United Health Group Continue
    There are currently two False Claims Act (FCA) qui tam cases against United Health Group (UHG) pending in the Central District of California. The cases are: U.S. ex rel. Benjamin Poehling v. UnitedHealth Group, Inc. and U.S. ex rel. Swoben v.…
Rank this Week: 2163

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Jul 20

    Chile Moves to Ease Strict Abortion Law

    Chile Moves to Ease Strict Abortion Law
    Al Jazeera (Jul. 19, 2017): Chile Moves to Ease Strict Abortion Laws, by AFP News Agency: In 1989, the dictatorial regime of Augusto Pinochet Ugarte outlawed abortion in Chile in all cases. Almost 30 years later, the law remains unchanged....
  • Jul 18

    Why Women Still Must See A Doctor For The Pill, A Year After Tennessee Law Changed

    Why Women Still Must See A Doctor For The Pill, A Year After Tennessee Law Changed
    Nashville Public Radio (Jul. 17, 2017): Why Women Still Must See A Doctor For The Pill, A Year After Tennessee Law Changed, by Chas Sisk Early last year, Democrats and Republicans in the Tennessee Legislature co-sponsored and passed…
  • Jul 13

    Contraception is Lifesaving but Often Out of Reach

    Contraception is Lifesaving but Often Out of Reach
    Human Rights Watch (July 10, 2017): Contraception is Lifesaving but Often Out of Reach, by Nisha Varia This week, the Family Planning Summit met in London. The goal of this annual meeting is to bring governments, donors, and civil society...
Rank this Week: 78

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

Covers new developments in health care law and policy. By David Harlow.

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Jul 19

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Jul 19

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Jul 19

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
Rank this Week: 1316

Physician Law

Physician Law

Features news, updates, and tips on legal issues affecting physicians and non-institutional providers. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://physicianlaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 4441

Personalized Medicine Bulletin

Personalized Medicine Bulletin

Covers legal, business and regulatory developments in the personalized medical industry. By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.personalizedmedicinebulletin.com
  • Jul 16

    Why The Federal Circuit Revisited Written Description

    Why The Federal Circuit Revisited Written Description
    In Stanford University v. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Fed Cir. No 2015-2011, June 27, 2017), the Federal Circuit vacated and remanded interference decisions on the ground the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”)…
  • Jun 25

    USPTO Extends Cancer Immunotherapy Pilot Program

    USPTO Extends Cancer Immunotherapy Pilot Program
    On June 29th, 2016, the USPTO announced the Cancer Immunotherapy Pilot Program to allow expedited examination of patent applications that pertain to cancer immunotherapy. Under the Program and after proper petition, the USPTO has examined…
  • Jun 10

    NIH Begins Beta Test of Million Patient Cohort

    NIH Begins Beta Test of Million Patient Cohort
    The National Institutes of Health announced the enrollment of the first participants as beta testers of the “All of Us” research program. Initially branded as the “Precision Medicine Initiative®” Cohort Program,…
Rank this Week: 3890

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 326

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers various ERISA, disability, health, and life insurance issues. By Kantor & Kantor.

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Whose “Clinical Judgment” Applies to Insurance Denials?

    Whose “Clinical Judgment” Applies to Insurance Denials?
    The classic “he said, she said” scenario shouldn’t apply to healthcare claims. A denial based on medical necessity arises when there are two opposing opinions: (1) the treating physician who recommends that a patient receive…
  • Jul 10

    Make sure you share all your symptoms with your doctors!

    Make sure you share all your symptoms with your doctors!
    With increasing frequency, insurance companies like Cigna, Unum, MetLife and Prudential are denying long-term disability (“LTD”) claims due to discrepancies between what the claimant/treating physician is saying on the claim forms…
  • Jun 28

    Kantor & Kantor Prevails on an Eating Disorder Case in the State of New Jersey

    Kantor & Kantor Prevails on an Eating Disorder Case in the State of New Jersey
    Kantor & Kantor is happy to announce that it has won an important victory in New Jersey on behalf of a client with bulimia nervosa. The decision touches upon issues that we see too often in health insurance denials and long-term…
Rank this Week: 390

Healthcare Law Blog

Healthcare Law Blog

Comments on healthcare law. By Hamil Little.

http://www.healthcarelaw-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2380

Dentistry Law Blog

Dentistry Law Blog

By George F. Indest III.

https://dentistrylawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3583

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 1350

Health Law Attorney Blog

Health Law Attorney Blog

Covers health law and compliance issues. By The Health Law Partners.

http://www.healthlawattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 12

    CMS Delays Implementation of New Rule Addressing Home Health Agency Improvement

    CMS Delays Implementation of New Rule Addressing Home Health Agency Improvement
    Home Health Agencies will now have an additional 6 months to comply with a new CMS rule intended to advance the quality of patient care. CMS published a final rule on July 10th delaying the effective date for its rule addressing conditions of…
  • May 5

    Please Join The HLP at The 2017 Physicians Legal Issues Conference in Chicago, Illinoi

    Please Join The HLP at The 2017 Physicians Legal Issues Conference in Chicago, Illinoi
    The Health Law Partners (HLP) is proud to be part of the upcoming Physician Legal Issues Conference co-sponsored by the American Bar Association Health Law Section and Chicago Medical Society.  The conference will take place at the…
  • Apr 13

    The OIG’s Resource Guide and the DOJ’s Corporate Compliance Guidance

    The OIG’s Resource Guide and the DOJ’s Corporate Compliance Guidance
    Compliance programs are mandatory (pending final regulations) for all health care organizations post-Affordable Care Act. In some states, and for some provider/supplier types, compliance programs are already mandatory. In any event,…
Rank this Week: 4171

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • Jul 11

    Endo Pharmaceuticals Voluntarily Withdraws Opana ER From the Market: What Does This Mean For Your Cases?

    Endo Pharmaceuticals Voluntarily Withdraws Opana ER From the Market: What Does This Mean For Your Cases?
    On July 6, 2017, Endo Pharmaceuticals issued a statement indicating it would voluntarily withdraw the opioid pain medication, Opana ER, from the market, in response to the Food and Drug Administration’s request one month earlier.…
  • Jul 10

    Eyes on the Prize: A New CMS Re-Review Option is Available.

    Eyes on the Prize: A New CMS Re-Review Option is Available.
    While all eyes (and ears) have been focused on the news, or the lack thereof of news regarding the Workers’ Compensation Review Contractor award, CMS quietly released a change to their re-review process today.  The change was…
  • Jul 5

    No WCRC Award Announcement… Does This Mean Business As Usual?

    No WCRC Award Announcement… Does This Mean Business As Usual?
    With the 4th of July holiday, we allowed for some additional time for news of the Workers’ Compensation Review Contractor (WCRC) contract award to be announced.  As you know, last week, we were anxiously awaiting the…
Rank this Week: 4683

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Comments on nursing home legal issues. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/nursing-home-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 1329

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

Analysis and commentary on trends and developments in life sciences and health care law. By Reed Smith.

https://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com
Rank this Week: 901

PVW Health Care Law Blog

PVW Health Care Law Blog

Covers Health Care Reform, HIPAA compliance and practice management for health care practitioners. By Parsonage Vandenack Williams LLC.

http://www.pvwhealthcarelaw.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 2387

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 686

Wachler & Associates Health Law…

Wachler & Associates Health Law Blog

Covers health law, recovery audit contractors, compliance and medicare. By Wachler & Associates, P.C.

http://www.wachlerblog.com/
  • Jun 12

    HHS’ 2nd Update on Appeals Backlog Shows Little Progre

    HHS’ 2nd Update on Appeals Backlog Shows Little Progre
    In early June 2017 the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued its second status report on the Medicare appeals backlog. The December 2016 case American Hospital Association v Burwell, in addition to dictating that HHS clear the…
  • Apr 27

    Lack of Business Associate Agreement Leads to $31k HIPAA Penalty

    Lack of Business Associate Agreement Leads to $31k HIPAA Penalty
    On April 20, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (HHS OCR) announced that it had reached a settlement with the Center for Children’s Digestive Health (the Center) regarding the Center’s…
  • Mar 16

    New Michigan Law Alters Practice Requirements for PA

    New Michigan Law Alters Practice Requirements for PA
    On March 22, 2017, Michigan’s Public Act 379 of 2016 (the Act) will take effect, altering the practice requirements for physician assistants (PAs) within the state. The Act will require PAs to enter into and comply with a written…
Rank this Week: 3898

Health Law Sidebar

Health Law Sidebar

Covers regulatory and statutory updates from the healthcare industry. By O'Connell & Aronowitz.

http://healthlawsidebar.com/
Rank this Week: 1194

Health Care Update

Health Care Update

Provides health care regulatory, legislative, enforcement, legal, and management updates. From Solution Law Press.

http://slphealthcareupdate.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 838

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

Covers health law and pharmacy law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3684

Texas Medical Licensing Law Blog

Texas Medical Licensing Law Blog

Covers professional licensing matters and related regulatory issues for health care professionals. By the Leichter Law Firm.

http://www.txmedicallicensinglaw.com/
  • May 15

    Governor Abbott Appoints Six New Members to the Texas Medical Board

    Governor Abbott Appoints Six New Members to the Texas Medical Board
    Since the start of the new year, Governor Abbott has appointed six new members to the Texas Medical Board. The new members, whose terms are set to expire in April 2021, include five physicians and one public member. One of the new appointees,…
  • Mar 9

    Texas Board of Law Examiners: The Importance of Disclosure When Applying

    Texas Board of Law Examiners: The Importance of Disclosure When Applying
    Prior to being admitted to the Texas Bar, applicants must first demonstrate present good moral character. The agency in charge of making this determination, as well as ensuring applicants meet all other eligibility criteria, is the Texas…
  • Oct 19

    Senate Bill 195 and Changes to DPS Controlled Substances Registration Requirement

    Senate Bill 195 and Changes to DPS Controlled Substances Registration Requirement
      Some notable legislation came out of the 84th Legislative Session, at least as it relates to the practice of medicine in the state, and specifically the state’s efforts to fight prescription abuse. Senate Bill 195, passed in…
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Massage Therapy Law Blog

Massage Therapy Law Blog

By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://massagelawblog.wordpress.com
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Law Links | Health Links

Law Links | Health Links

Connecting legal, health and marketing resources with a New England focus.

http://lawlinkshealthlinks.blogspot.com/
  • May 11

    NH Subdivision for Sale: 15 Building Lots in Wolfeboro, NH

    NH Subdivision for Sale: 15 Building Lots in Wolfeboro, NH
    Collden Farm is a Phase II residential single-family clustered subdivision in Wolfeboro, NH for sale. The fully approved subdivision is located near the Ossippee / Wolfeboro line and is 15 minutes from downtown Wolfeboro. Consisting of 15…
  • Oct 27

    New NH Condo Laws in Effect as of August 1, 2016

    New NH Condo Laws in Effect as of August 1, 2016
    NH real estate attorney Erik Newman has published an update on New Hampshire laws affecting condominium unit owners' associations that may require amending condo bylaws to incorporate the new requirements. In NH Condo Law: Enhanced…
  • Jul 14

    Labiaplastyboston.com: Plastic Surgery Website Focuses on Female Genital Aesthetic

    Labiaplastyboston.com: Plastic Surgery Website Focuses on Female Genital Aesthetic
    Christine A. Hamori, MD, FACS, a board-certified plastic surgeon who has been in private practice for 15 years on Boston’s South Shore, has launched a new website dedicated solely to female genital aesthetic surgery and vaginal…
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