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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/
  • Mar 28

    CMS Introduces New Education Initiative for Chronic Care Management

    CMS Introduces New Education Initiative for Chronic Care Management
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) recently introduced a new education initiative for Chronic Care Management (“CCM”) patients and providers. The initiative, called Connected Care, is intended to…
  • Mar 13

    Physician Investment in Grower-Processors and Dispensaries of Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

    Physician Investment in Grower-Processors and Dispensaries of Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania
    Until March 20, 2017, the Pennsylvania Department of Health (the “DOH”) will be accepting applications from companies seeking permits as Grower/Processors and/or Dispensaries of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.  Among other…
  • Feb 7

    Health Law Alert – Medicare Quality Payment Program

    Health Law Alert – Medicare Quality Payment Program
    We recently issued a Health Law Alert on the Medicare Quality Payment Program, focusing specifically on what physicians and their medical practices need to know to be in compliance with the Program in 2017.  The Alert may be accessed at…
Rank this Week: 1736

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Treat 'Til Transfer in Texas - Removing Provider Authority to Unilaterally Stop Life Sustaining Treatment

    Treat 'Til Transfer in Texas - Removing Provider Authority to Unilaterally Stop Life Sustaining Treatment
    We are following two bills that would amend the Texas Advance Directives Act to require that healthcare providers administer disputed life-sustaining medical treatment until the patient is transferred to a new provider willing to provide that…
  • Mar 28

    The "Hello" Game - Advance Care Planning in Minneapoli

    The "Hello" Game - Advance Care Planning in Minneapoli
    Consider this advance care planning exercise on April 19 in Minneapolis.  
  • Mar 27

    Jahi McMath - Case Management Conference

    Jahi McMath - Case Management Conference
    The next case management conference conference in Jahi McMath medical malpractice case is April 3, 2017. All parties have filed CMC statements.  Some indicate party discovery may occur this summer.  But that will likely be affected…
Rank this Week: 294

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1046

Health Care Update

Health Care Update

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

http://slphealthcareupdate.wordpress.com
  • Mar 27

    Trump Administration Grants Fiduciary Rule Prohibited Transaction Relief

    Trump Administration Grants Fiduciary Rule Prohibited Transaction Relief
    Employer and other employee benefit plan sponsors, fiduciaries and investment and financial service providers and other plan service providers should review their plans for possible transactions that may qualify for excise tax relief…
  • Mar 21

    Read Latest Version of Republican Healtg Reform Bill

    Read Latest Version of Republican Healtg Reform Bill
    Republicans continue to push health reform on the fast track. Read the Manager’s Amendment to H.R. 1628 at https://rules.house.gov/bill/115/hr-1628, which is scheduled to go before the House Rules Committee before a planned House vote…
  • Mar 18

    Teach Patients To Protect Against Healthcare Associated Illnesse

    Teach Patients To Protect Against Healthcare Associated Illnesse
    Staff infections are only one category of serious infection risks that patients and their families face when getting health care treatment. Patients can reduce these infection risks by sharing the following tips from the Center for Disease…
Rank this Week: 786

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
  • Mar 27

    Bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act fails to pa

    Bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act fails to pa
    On Friday, March 24, the American Health Care Act (“AHCA”), the bill to repeal and replace President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), failed to garner enough support in the House of Representatives for…
  • Mar 23

    NICE to fast-track more medicine approvals but wider changes do not impress industry

    NICE to fast-track more medicine approvals but wider changes do not impress industry
    The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) produces guidance in a number of forms including technology appraisals. Technology appraisals are recommendations on the use of medicines and treatments within NHS England. The…
  • Mar 22

    CVS customers denied class certification in lawsuit alleging overcharging for generic prescription

    CVS customers denied class certification in lawsuit alleging overcharging for generic prescription
    On Tuesday, March 21st, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied class certification in a suit alleging that CVS had overcharged insurance companies for generic prescriptions, resulting in higher copayments for…
Rank this Week: 4672

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 5163

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/
  • Mar 27

    "Keynote: Law and the Brain -- Past, Present, and Future"

    "Keynote: Law and the Brain -- Past, Present, and Future"
    Recently published on SSRN (and in Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 48, 2017): "Keynote: Law and the Brain -- Past, Present, and Future" OWEN D. JONES, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences This article surveys…
  • Mar 27

    "Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain"

    "Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain"
    Recently Published on SSRN: "Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain" IRIS VILARES, University College London - Wellcome Trust Center for Neuroimaging MICHAEL WESLEY, University of Kentucky - Behavioral Science…
  • Mar 26

    "Arkansas, Meet Tarasoff: The Question of Expanded Liability to Third Persons for Mental Health Professionals"

    "Arkansas, Meet Tarasoff: The Question of Expanded Liability to Third Persons for Mental Health Professionals"
    Recently published in Arkansas Law Review (69 Ark. L. Rev. 988 (2017)): "Arkansas, Meet Tarasoff: The Question of Expanded Liability to Third Persons for Mental Health Professionals" By J. Thomas Sullivan, Professor, University of Arkansas at…
Rank this Week: 240

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/
  • Mar 27

    It is Always a Bad Idea for a Doctor, Nurse or Health Professional to . . . .

    It is Always a Bad Idea for a Doctor, Nurse or Health Professional to . . . .
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law My experience in representing doctors, nurses and other licensed health professionals in disciplinary cases has lead me to conclude, us to…
  • Mar 24

    Florida Federal Judge Triples Award to $347 Million in Rare Whistleblower Case

    Florida Federal Judge Triples Award to $347 Million in Rare Whistleblower Case
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On March 1, 2017, a Florida federal judge tripled a $115 million damages award for the government to $347 million after a jury found that…
  • Mar 23

    Florida Supreme Court Upholds Amendment 7, Right of Patients to Documents on Adverse Event

    Florida Supreme Court Upholds Amendment 7, Right of Patients to Documents on Adverse Event
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The Florida Supreme Court in Charles v. Southern Baptist Hospital, on January 31, 2017, issued a decision dealing with the relationship of…
Rank this Week: 1122

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/
  • Mar 27

    The Surprise of Familiarity

    The Surprise of Familiarity
    Watching from afar the Scouts attempting to earn their orienteering merit badges, we could see it on the boys’ faces.  They were lost; they were scared.  They should have reached their destination an hour ago.  Soon,…
  • Mar 13

    And . . . the . . . CBO . . . Scooooores!

    And . . . the . . . CBO . . . Scooooores!
    Here are the highlights we took (quickly) from this afternoon’s Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate for the American Health Care Act. The AHCA “would reduce federal deficits by $337 billion over the 2017-2026 period.”…
  • Mar 13

    ACA Repeal: The Middle Part

    ACA Repeal: The Middle Part
    Screenplays, new business ventures and major legislation typically have problems in Act II.  Hopes were raised so high in Act I.  Now, things seem to drag on and on, pointlessly.   Friends tell you to give up or start over…
Rank this Week: 4213

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/
  • Mar 27

    Experts: Regulate Marijuana Potency to Lower Psychosis Risk

    Experts: Regulate Marijuana Potency to Lower Psychosis Risk
    There is a worldwide trend toward liberalization and increasing consumption of marijuana. One of the only real harmful side effects of the drug (not withstanding use by motorists) is the potential for transient symptoms of psychosis,…
  • Mar 25

    Study: Patients Want Cannabis Before Other Prescription Med

    Study: Patients Want Cannabis Before Other Prescription Med
    People suffering from conditions of chronic pain or mental illness would rather consume cannabis than take their prescribed opioid medications. That’s according to a new study conducted by researchers with the University of Victory and…
  • Mar 23

    Power Plant: California Gym to Allow Pot While Members Get Pumped

    Power Plant: California Gym to Allow Pot While Members Get Pumped
    For the first time in global history, gym members can get lit while lifting.  It’s happening at a new gym in San Francisco, founded by a former professional football star who has been a staunch advocate for marijuana use.…
Rank this Week: 840

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 4431

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/
  • Mar 24

    DOJ Investigating How Much Large Health Insurers Charge Medicaid

    DOJ Investigating How Much Large Health Insurers Charge Medicaid
    Based on documents from a qui tam lawsuit filed against numerous health insurance companies, it is clear that the U.S. Department of Justice is looking into allegations that major health insurers in the U.S. are overcharging Medicare. These…
  • Mar 17

    Federal Whistleblower Laws May Preempt Attorney-Client Privilege

    Federal Whistleblower Laws May Preempt Attorney-Client Privilege
    There was an unexpected outcome in the unique case of Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., et al., when a federal judge in the Northern District of California ruled the Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Acts’ whistleblower protections…
  • Mar 10

    Whistleblowers Can Gather Confidential Company Document

    Whistleblowers Can Gather Confidential Company Document
    The U.S. District Court of the Southern District of California granted whistleblowers a significant victory this year. In the case of Erhart v. BofI Holdings, Inc., the district court found an employee’s confidentiality agreement with…
Rank this Week: 4718

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: 507

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: 4927

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: 300

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/
  • Mar 24

    If you care about the future of abortion rights, now is a good time to worry

    If you care about the future of abortion rights, now is a good time to worry
    Business Insider (March 21, 2017): If you care about the future of abortion rights, now is a good time to worry, by Jessie B. Hill: Although there is no immediate threat to Roe v. Wade, Professor Jessie Hill discusses why...
  • Mar 23

    Mississippi Drops Defense of Admitting Privilege Requirement; Litigation on OB/GYN Requirement Continue

    Mississippi Drops Defense of Admitting Privilege Requirement; Litigation on OB/GYN Requirement Continue
    Rewire (March 21, 2017): Mississippi Finally Stops Defending Clinic Shutdown Law, by Jessica Mason Pieklo: Eight months after the Supreme Court's decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, Mississippi dropped its defense of an admitting…
  • Mar 21

    Women Wore 'Handmaid's Tale' Robes to the Texas Senate

    Women Wore 'Handmaid's Tale' Robes to the Texas Senate
    Huffington Post (March 20, 2017): Women Wore 'Handmaid's Tale' Robes to the Texas Senate, by Catherine Pearson: On Monday, a group of women arrived at the Texas Senate Chambers wearing red robes and white bonnets as a nod to characters...
Rank this Week: 78

Health Law Sidebar

Health Law Sidebar

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

http://healthlawsidebar.com/
  • Mar 23

    A Review of the Last 30 Days: A New Era for Health Care

    A Review of the Last 30 Days: A New Era for Health Care
    This month’s column in the Albany County Bar Association Newsletter reflects on the changes and potential changes to the health care sector under President Trump’s first 30 days.
  • Mar 22

     CMS Announces RAC Audits To Begin in New York State

     CMS Announces RAC Audits To Begin in New York State
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that Performant Recovery, Inc., New York’s Medicare Fee-for-Service Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) for Region 1, can begin recovery audit activity now that provider…
  • Oct 18

    Should Pokémon GO be a No Go for Healthcare Facilities?

    Should Pokémon GO be a No Go for Healthcare Facilities?
    This month’s column in the Albany County Bar Association Newsletter addresses the rise of individuals playing Pokémon GO in healthcare facilities and the issues that healthcare facilities should consider to address the rising…
Rank this Week: 1741

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: 2282

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 754

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: 3036

Massage Therapy Law Blog

Massage Therapy Law Blog

By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://massagelawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 2227

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: 3013

Health Law Attorney Blog

Health Law Attorney Blog

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

http://www.healthlawattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 981

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/
  • Mar 21

    FDA Advisory Committee Finds Opana ER Risks Outweigh Benefit

    FDA Advisory Committee Finds Opana ER Risks Outweigh Benefit
    On March 14, 2017, a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee found that the risks associated with use of Opana ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride) outweighed the potential benefits. Opana ER is an opioid pain medication, which…
  • Mar 20

    Jennifer Jordan, Featured Speaker at the 2017 ALFA International Seminar

    Jennifer Jordan, Featured Speaker at the 2017 ALFA International Seminar
    This week, Jennifer Jordan, our Chief Legal Officer, will be a featured speaker at the 2017 ALFA International – Workers’ Compensation Practice Group Seminar in Austin, Texas.  Jennifer will be co-presenting with Beth…
  • Mar 17

    MAO Recovery & Courts: Aggressively Pursuing Lien

    MAO Recovery & Courts: Aggressively Pursuing Lien
    On Wednesday, in the second decision of its kind this month, the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida denied in part and granted in part a Motion to Dismiss in a Medicare Advantage Organization (MAO) Medicare Secondary…
Rank this Week: 747

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/
Rank this Week: 779

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

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

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 20

    Well, this is embarrassing: Cybersecurity…

    Well, this is embarrassing: Cybersecurity contractor hit by W2 phishing scam.  
  • Feb 23

    Interesting Question: HIPAA lawyer Adam…

    Interesting Question: HIPAA lawyer Adam Greene was interviewed at HIMSS, and noted that HHS is close to publishing the regulations implementing the HITECH revisions that allow affected individuals to get a share of the fines levied by OCR.…
  • Feb 22

    2 Healthcare Data Breaches up 40%, Affect…

    2 Healthcare Data Breaches up 40%, Affect 25% of Consumers: According to the Identity Theft Research Center, Healthcare represents one third of all data breaches, and the number of reported breaches has risen from 780 in 2015 to 1093 last…
Rank this Week: 648

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.

http://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 551

Healthcare Law Blog

Healthcare Law Blog

Comments on healthcare law. By Hamil Little.

http://www.healthcarelaw-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3635

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
  • Mar 20

    Seven Key Questions in Understanding the Current Regulatory State of HCT/P

    Seven Key Questions in Understanding the Current Regulatory State of HCT/P
    Despite regulations, litigation, and significant draft guidance, the future of regulation of HCT/Ps remains up in the air.  Learn what you need to know quickly with these seven questions and answers. What do I Need to Know? 1. What is an…
  • Mar 16

    HHS and Medicare Asked to Expand Coverage for Genetic Test

    HHS and Medicare Asked to Expand Coverage for Genetic Test
    Fifteen members of Congress have asked the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (Medicare) to examine how the federal government can help improve patient access to genetic testing. In a…
  • Mar 5

    One is Not Enough – Infringement Liability under § 271(f)(1)

    One is Not Enough – Infringement Liability under § 271(f)(1)
    In Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp., Slip Op. 14-1538 (Feb. 22, 2017), the U.S. Supreme Court held that the supply of a single component of a multicomponent invention for manufacture abroad does not give rise to liability under 35…
Rank this Week: 2429

Physician Law Blog

Physician Law Blog

Covers legal issues for physicians, nurses, chiropractors, dentists, physical therapists, and other health professionals. By Sandberg, Phoenix & Von Gontard P.C.

http://physicianlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 5004

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/
  • 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…
  • Mar 9

    DOJ Provides Guidance for Corporate Compliance Programs in New Publication

    DOJ Provides Guidance for Corporate Compliance Programs in New Publication
    On February 8, 2017, the Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) fraud section released new guidance for healthcare entities titled “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs.” The new guidelines do not change any of the…
  • Dec 14

    Settlement Opportunity Available for Eligible Hospitals with Medicare Patient Status Denial

    Settlement Opportunity Available for Eligible Hospitals with Medicare Patient Status Denial
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the details of its Medicare hospital patient-status appeals settlement (“the 2016 Settlement”), following CMS’ initial announcement of the reopening on September…
Rank this Week: 1827

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/
  • Mar 15

    Obamacare Repeal and Replacement Plan- What does it mean for Employers?

    Obamacare Repeal and Replacement Plan- What does it mean for Employers?
    Late in the afternoon on March 6, two committees of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced legislation that would replace and repeal significant portions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as the ACA or…
  • Mar 7

    New Physician Assistant Statute Requires Practice Agreements by March 22, 2017

    New Physician Assistant Statute Requires Practice Agreements by March 22, 2017
    Significant changes to practice by physician assistants in Michigan will take effect on March 22, 2017. Any physicians (medical, osteopathic and podiatric), health facilities, and health agencies that work with PAs should take the steps…
  • Feb 12

    CMS Releases Final Rule Revising Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencie

    CMS Releases Final Rule Revising Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencie
    On January 9, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued final rules that establish minimum standards for home health agencies (the “Rules”). According to CMS, the Rules are intended to…
Rank this Week: 3342

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

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

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 251

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/
  • 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…
  • Oct 2

    Texas Medical Board Turns Its Attention to Testosterone and Hormone Replacement Therapy

    Texas Medical Board Turns Its Attention to Testosterone and Hormone Replacement Therapy
      It should go without saying given the Texas Medical Board’s recent aggressive regulatory stance on the treatment of chronic pain, Texas physicians involved in the practice of testosterone and hormone replacement therapy should be…
Rank this Week: 1357

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/
  • Mar 8

    Where’s Your Wallet? The Ongoing Saga of FTC v. LabMD (Part 2 of 2)

    Where’s Your Wallet? The Ongoing Saga of FTC v. LabMD (Part 2 of 2)
    It was the wallet comment in the response brief filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit that prompted me to write this post. In its February 9, 2017 filing, the FTC argues that the…
  • Feb 24

    Charges for Copies of Medical Records may Violate HIPAA, Despite Compliance with State Law

    Charges for Copies of Medical Records may Violate HIPAA, Despite Compliance with State Law
    A patient requests a copy of her medical record, and the hospital charges the per-page amount permitted under state law. Does this violate HIPAA? It may. In the spring of 2016, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) within the U.S. Department of…
  • Jan 28

    Will the New Administration Trump Efforts to Forecast 2017 Healthcare Trends?

    Will the New Administration Trump Efforts to Forecast 2017 Healthcare Trends?
    As she has done in January for several years, our good friend Marla Durben Hirsch quoted my partner Elizabeth Litten and me in Medical Practice Compliance Alert in her article entitled “MIPS, OSHA, other compliance trends likely to…
Rank this Week: 1339

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

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

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Mar 3

    Cybersecurity and Healthcare Panel Discussion with Government and Industry Expert

    Cybersecurity and Healthcare Panel Discussion with Government and Industry Expert
    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
  • Mar 3

    Cybersecurity and Healthcare Panel Discussion with Government and Industry Expert

    Cybersecurity and Healthcare Panel Discussion with Government and Industry Expert
    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
  • Mar 3

    Cybersecurity and Healthcare Panel Discussion with Government and Industry Expert

    Cybersecurity and Healthcare Panel Discussion with Government and Industry Expert
    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: 287

HealthLaw Offices Blog

HealthLaw Offices Blog

Features news items related to health care regulatory developments and other information of interest to health law attorneys and health care providers. By Fehn, Robichaud and Colagiovanni, PLLC d/b/a HealthLaw Offices.

http://www.healthlawoffices.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4920

Health Law News and Notes

Health Law News and Notes

Covers healthcare regulatory news impacting physicians and other healthcare providers. By Amy Fehn.

http://www.healthlawoffices.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1423

pharmaundmarke.com

pharmaundmarke.com

The blog pharmaundmarke.com is dedicated to pharmaceutical trade marks. It is operated by highly specified lawyers and covers all relevant decisions of both European and German courts. Whilst the blog is currently in German only, the monthly newsletter and the annual magazine will include English summaries and abstracts.

http://www.pharmaundmarke.com
  • Feb 12

    Umckaloabo ≠ Afrokulabo

    Umckaloabo ≠ Afrokulabo
    Die Zeichen Umckaloabo und Afrokulabo weisen markante Unterschiede auf, die selbst bei identischen Waren und nur durchschnittlicher Aufmerksamkeit eine Verwechslungsgefahr ausschließen. Der Umstand, dass es sich jeweils um lange und…
  • Feb 7

    Diacard = Diacaro Robugen

    Diacard = Diacaro Robugen
    Wenn das Fachpublikum innerhalb eines Gesamtkennzeichens einen Bestandteil (hier „Robugen“) als Herstellerkennzeichnung versteht, dann kann der andere Zeichenbestandteil (hier „Diacaro“) als eigentliche…
  • Jan 29

    BasenCitrate (-)

    BasenCitrate (-)
    Die Wortmarke „BasenCitrate“ ist unabhängig von der Frage, ob das Zeichen bereits sachbeschreibend verwendet worden ist, aufgrund absoluter Eintragungshindernisse schutzunfähig. Sachverhalt Die Entscheidung betrifft die…
Rank this Week: 4915

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Provides updates and commentary on whistleblower cases. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    What Should You Not Do as a Whistleblower?  Tell the Defendant

    What Should You Not Do as a Whistleblower?  Tell the Defendant
    Qui Tam Whistleblower One thing we cannot stress enough as attorneys for relators in False Claims Act cases is to respect the seal.  As you may know from reading this blog, the False Claims Act requires that any case filed by a qui tam…
  • Feb 10

    What Should You Not Do as a Whistleblower?  Tell the Defendant

    What Should You Not Do as a Whistleblower?  Tell the Defendant
     One thing we cannot stress enough as attorneys for relators in False Claims Act cases is to respect the seal.  As you may know from reading this blog, the False Claims Act requires that any case filed by a qui tam whistleblower has…
  • Jan 27

    How do I blow the whistle on tax fraud?

    How do I blow the whistle on tax fraud?
    Tax Fraud Whistleblower Every year, people and companies in the United States cheat on their taxes.  The IRS has a special term for the amount of taxes that go unpaid each year.  It’s called the “Tax Gap,” which…
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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/
  • Feb 2

    Illinois Assisted Living Residents Get Reduction in Personal Needs Allowance

    Illinois Assisted Living Residents Get Reduction in Personal Needs Allowance
    The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services has adopted an amendment to the Medical Assistance Programs reducing personal need allowances for residents of assisted living facilities. The amendment to 89 Ill. Adm. Code 120 (eff.…
  • Jan 30

    Jury Signs $900,000 Verdict Against Nursing Home in the Death of a Resident After Repeated Fall

    Jury Signs $900,000 Verdict Against Nursing Home in the Death of a Resident After Repeated Fall
    Maria O’Brien was 84 years old and lived at Good Shepherd Health Center. Over a two-and-a-half-year period, she fell eight times at this nursing home facility. On the day of her last fall, she was left unattended in front of her…
  • Jan 24

    $8.47 Million Verdict for Brain Damage to 8-Year-Old Child at Nursing Home

    $8.47 Million Verdict for Brain Damage to 8-Year-Old Child at Nursing Home
    Jacob Saul was born prematurely with neurological deficiencies. He was later transferred to Cambridge Pediatrics Nursing Home for rehabilitation. Jacob remained at the nursing home. At eight months of age, he was found unconscious and in…
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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/
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Dentistry Law Blog

Dentistry Law Blog

By George F. Indest III.

https://dentistrylawblog.wordpress.com
  • Dec 20

    Arizona Appeals Court Affirms Dentist’s Suspension Over Questionable Prescription

    Arizona Appeals Court Affirms Dentist’s Suspension Over Questionable Prescription
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 13, 2016, an Arizona appeals court affirmed the suspension of a dentist who allegedly had a history of opioid addiction and ……
  • Nov 29

    Former MetroHealth’s COO Charged In Dental Program Bribery Conspiracy

    Former MetroHealth’s COO Charged In Dental Program Bribery Conspiracy
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Former MetroHealth Medical Center Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Dental Director Edward Hills was charged on October 25, 2016 for running a…
  • Nov 6

    Holding off a Professional License Revocation or Suspension During Appeal

    Holding off a Professional License Revocation or Suspension During Appeal
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law If you are a physician, dentist, nurse, psychologist, pharmacist, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, massage therapist or other licensed…
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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/
  • Nov 9

    Another Delay in Implementation of the Medicare Part D Prescriber Enrollment Rule

    Another Delay in Implementation of the Medicare Part D Prescriber Enrollment Rule
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services finalized a rule in March 2014 that required healthcare providers prescribing medication, where the prescription is paid for by a Medicare Part D plan, to enroll in Medicare as a prescriber. The…
  • Oct 26

    Healthcare Entities Required to Post New Non-Discrimination Notice

    Healthcare Entities Required to Post New Non-Discrimination Notice
    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) prohibits health care entities from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. The ACA prohibition on discrimination applies to covered entities,…
  • May 20

    Final Regulations Issued for Non-Discrimination in Health Program

    Final Regulations Issued for Non-Discrimination in Health Program
    Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to issue regulations pertaining to non-discrimination. Earlier in May of 2016, the Secretary of HHS issued such…
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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/
  • 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…
  • Sep 23

    New Hampshire's New Banking Laws Explained

    New Hampshire's New Banking Laws Explained
    In July Governor Maggie Hassan signed into law a bill modernizing and simplifying New Hampshire’s Banking Laws. The new laws go fully into effect on October 1, 2105, although some went into effect in July. NH banking attorney John Funk…
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