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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/
  • Nov 19

    Tech Companies Get High Marks for Covering Infertility Treatment

    Tech Companies Get High Marks for Covering Infertility Treatment
    New York Times (Nov. 15, 2017): Tech Companies Get High Marks for Covering Infertility Treatments, by Ann Carrns: Most companies provide their workers with minimal or no coverage for infertility treatments. A new survey of 250 large employers…
  • Nov 17

    Facebook is Ignoring Anti-Abortion Fake New

    Facebook is Ignoring Anti-Abortion Fake New
    The New York Times (Nov. 10, 2017): Facebook is Ignoring Anti-Abortion Fake News, by Rossalyn Warren As Facebook addresses the role of "fake news" on its platform, largely in relation to the 2016 election and Russian political…
  • Nov 14

    Supreme court agrees to hear antiabortion challenge to California disclosure law for pregnancy center

    Supreme court agrees to hear antiabortion challenge to California disclosure law for pregnancy center
    Los Angeles Times (Nov. 13, 2017): Supreme court agrees to hear antiabortion challenge to California disclosure law for pregnancy centers, by David G. Savage: The Supreme Court has granted certiorari to hear NIFLA vs. Becerra, in which an…
Rank this Week: 50

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

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

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 131

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: 192

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: 202

CAMLAW : Complementary And…

CAMLAW : Complementary And Alternative Medicine Law Blog

Covers chiropractic, dietary supplements, ethical issues, insurance, malpractice and risk management, spirituality and yoga. By Michael H. Cohen.

http://www.camlawblog.com/
  • Apr 3

    Even More Healthcare Posts at the Michael H Cohen Law Group Healthcare & FDA Law Blog

    Even More Healthcare Posts at the Michael H Cohen Law Group Healthcare & FDA Law Blog
    For regular readers of the CAM Law Blog, we're adding new articles to our updated blog on our law firm website.For more details, see the Michael H Cohen Law Group Healthcare and FDA Law Blog. You'll find articles on topics such…
  • May 28

    Physicians and chiropractors navigate functional medicine legal issue

    Physicians and chiropractors navigate functional medicine legal issue
    Physicians, naturopathic medical doctors, chiropractors, nutritionists, psychologists, and other healthcare providers must navigate legal and liability rules to successfully practice functional medicine.Functional medicine is an approach to…
  • Mar 5

    Stem cell therapies engender changing regulatory environment

    Stem cell therapies engender changing regulatory environment
    Accelerating technologies are changing the regulatory environment to accommodate novel approaches to treating disease--stem cell laws being a case in point.We've published several posts and expect to expand these in coming days. Look…
Rank this Week: 155

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Wisconsin False Claims Act Repeal Costs State $11 Million

    Wisconsin False Claims Act Repeal Costs State $11 Million
    The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism has estimated that the state of Wisconsin gave up $11 million when it weakened the Wisconsin False Claims Act and then repealed it as part of the 2015-2017 budget process. The Federal False…
  • Nov 17

    SEC Enforcement Division Issues Annual Report on FY2017

    SEC Enforcement Division Issues Annual Report on FY2017
    This week, the SEC Enforcement Division issued its annual report on its enforcement actions in Fiscal Year 2017 and its priorities for the future. The SEC whistleblower office will put out a separate report, but the enforcement division noted…
  • Nov 16

    Senate Considering Antitrust Whistleblower Protections Again

    Senate Considering Antitrust Whistleblower Protections Again
    The bipartisan bill promoting whistleblower protections for individuals reporting antitrust violations, the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (“CAARA”), is back in the Senate. The law is co-sponsored by Senators Charles…
Rank this Week: 297

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/
  • Nov 17

    Inland Empire Resident Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud

    Inland Empire Resident Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud
    Elaine C. Lat, 47, of Fontana, California, owned and operated the Star Home Health Resources, Inc., a home health agency. As the chief operating officer, Lat implemented an illegal kickback scheme through which she would pay physicians,…
  • Nov 10

    Four Californians Plead Guilty and are Sentenced for Health Care Fraud Conspiracy

    Four Californians Plead Guilty and are Sentenced for Health Care Fraud Conspiracy
    Sentencing for four California residents who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health fraud was recently handed down. Geoffrey Ricketts, 49, Marla Ricketts, 38, Samuel Kim, 41, and Sunyup Kim, 40, all pleaded guilty in late 2016 and…
  • Nov 3

    Former Orange County Medical Device Provider Sentenced for Fraud

    Former Orange County Medical Device Provider Sentenced for Fraud
    Michael Mirando, 40, previously a resident of Aliso Viejo, CA, was found guilty in May of 2017 on 15 counts of health care fraud. It took a federal jury less than half an hour to reach a verdict following the trial. At the end of October,…
Rank this Week: 376

Health Law Attorney Blog

Health Law Attorney Blog

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

http://www.healthlawattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    OIG Gives Green Light to Pharmacy Discount Program Under CMP and AKS

    OIG Gives Green Light to Pharmacy Discount Program Under CMP and AKS
    In its recent Advisory Opinion No. 17-05, OIG stated that the Proposed Arrangement (“Arrangement”) would not violate the anti-kickback statute (“AKS”) nor would it prompt administrative sanctions under the Civil…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 372

Health Law Blog

Health Law Blog

By Tom Mayo.

http://healthlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    American University's 7th annual Health Law & Policy Summer Institute

    American University's 7th annual Health Law & Policy Summer Institute
    From Matthew W. Pierce, Associate Director of American University's Health Law & Justice Program, comes an announcement about the school's upcoming Health Law & Policy Summer Institute: “American University Washington College…
  • Mar 21

    It's obviously been

    It's obviously been
    It's obviously been a while since I posted to this blog. Between directing an ethics center and maintaining a pretty heavy teaching and consulting load, the blog simply took a back seat to more pressing concerns. Since September 2009, a lot…
  • Sep 27

    Dallas Morning News' excellent series on health care costs (and other things that matter)

    Dallas Morning News' excellent series on health care costs (and other things that matter)
    Hooray to the Dallas Morning News for its week-long series on health care and the systemic issues that have contributed to the crisis we are now in. Free registration may be required to view all of these articles. . . .Sun., 9/27: High…
Rank this Week: 501

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/
  • Nov 20

    MACRA Update: Attestation Regarding Your EHR System

    MACRA Update: Attestation Regarding Your EHR System
    [For more information on CMS’s new Quality Payment Program and what physicians need to report in 2017, please see our prior blog posts here and here.] CMS recently issued guidance (accessible here) on the three-part “Prevention of…
  • Sep 18

    Proposed New Jersey Regulation would Restrict Pharma Gifts to Prescriber

    Proposed New Jersey Regulation would Restrict Pharma Gifts to Prescriber
    Gov. Christie’s Administration recently proposed a regulation to curtail the prescription of unnecessary opioid painkillers.  Christie, who serves as the Chairman of President Trump’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction…
  • Aug 2

    Pennsylvania Begins Physician Registration for Medical Marijuana

    Pennsylvania Begins Physician Registration for Medical Marijuana
    As first reported on our sister blog, “In the Weeds” (post accessible here), on July 26, 2017, the Pennsylvania Department of Health opened its Medical Marijuana Practitioner Registry.  Physicians licensed in…
Rank this Week: 874

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/
  • Nov 19

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Adina Roskies, Dartmouth College – Deep Brain Stimulation Affects Personality, The Academic Minute How the Zombie Fungus Takes Over Ants’ Bodies to Control Their Minds, The Atlantic FDA Clears Electronic Earpiece to Block Opioid…
  • Nov 14

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    An Oxford Philosopher Explains What it Feels Like to Take a “True” Smart Drug, Quartz Four Ethical Priorities for Neurotechnologies and AI, Nature Magazine Tiny Human Brain Organoids Implanted into Rodents, Triggering Ethical…
  • Nov 10

    "Exploring Childhood, Criminal Responsibility and the Evolving Capacities of the Child: The Age of Criminal Responsibility in England and Wales"

    "Exploring Childhood, Criminal Responsibility and the Evolving Capacities of the Child: The Age of Criminal Responsibility in England and Wales"
    Recently posted on SSRN: "Exploring Childhood, Criminal Responsibility and the Evolving Capacities of the Child: The Age of Criminal Responsibility in England and Wales" RAYMOND ARTHUR, University of Northumbria In England and Wales the age…
Rank this Week: 698

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: 539

Medical and Dental Device…

Medical and Dental Device Patenting Blog

Practical information, news, and commentary on patenting medical and dental products, processes, and software. By John Rizvi.

http://www.medicaldevicepatentattorneys.com/
  • Nov 16

    Play It Again, Sam! Book Event Video Replay for Medical Inventors & Entrepreneur

    Play It Again, Sam! Book Event Video Replay for Medical Inventors & Entrepreneur
    I am honored that 40 entrepreneurs and inventors came to my recent book signing event, which included a short speech on how Inventors can Escape The Gray and create the world of their dreams based on their ideas and inventions. A video replay…
  • Oct 13

    Press Release: Prof. John Rizvi, Esq., Book Signing Event for Inventors at Barnes & Noble

    Press Release: Prof. John Rizvi, Esq., Book Signing Event for Inventors at Barnes & Noble
    Fort Lauderdale, FL., Nov 11, 2017 / press release / – Barnes & Noble will be hosting a book-signing event with leading patent attorney, ​Prof. John Rizvi, Esq., author of two best-sellers Think & Grow Rich For Inventors…
  • Aug 30

    The Biggest Challenges You Will Face as a Medical Device Inventor

    The Biggest Challenges You Will Face as a Medical Device Inventor
    After two decades working with incredible medical entrepreneurs around the country, I would like to share you with you some of the most challenging aspects of getting your new medical device invention to market. Bear in mind that although…
Rank this Week: 848

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
  • Nov 15

    Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Silver Oak Acquires Caring People

    Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Silver Oak Acquires Caring People
    Silver Oak Services Partners has announced it will acquire Caring People. Silver Oak, based in Evanston, Ill., is a lower middle-market private equity firm. It typically invests in healthcare, business and consumer services companies with…
  • Nov 7

    Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: NRD Capital Invests in FundRX

    Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: NRD Capital Invests in FundRX
    NRD Capital Management has announced a growth capital investment in FundRx. The investment was made through NRD’s affiliate NRD Healthcare Solutions. NRD Capital Management, based in Atlanta, invests in small- to medium-sized…
  • Oct 25

    Blue Wolf Capital Closes New Fund at $540 Million

    Blue Wolf Capital Closes New Fund at $540 Million
    Blue Wolf Capital Partners has announced it has closed its fourth fund (Blue Wolf Capital Fund IV) with $540 million in total equity commitments. Blue Wolf, based in New York, is a private equity firm that specializes in control ……
Rank this Week: 997

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Minnesota POLST - Stakeholder Meeting

    Minnesota POLST - Stakeholder Meeting
    The next POLST MN Steering Committee meeting is Tuesday, November 28, 2017, from 6:00-8:00 pm at the office of the Minnesota Medical Association.  We welcome a multidisciplinary group of stakeholders. If you would like to…
  • Nov 20

    From Informed Consent to Shared Decision Making: How Patient Decision Aids Can Improve Patient Safety and Reduce Medical Liability Risk

    From Informed Consent to Shared Decision Making: How Patient Decision Aids Can Improve Patient Safety and Reduce Medical Liability Risk
    I will be discussing my new manuscript at Harvard Law at 5:00 p.m. today - "From Informed Consent to Shared Decision Making: How Patient Decision Aids Can Improve Patient Safety and Reduce Medical Liability Risk." 
  • Nov 19

    Pope Francis Warns against "Overzealous Treatment"

    Pope Francis Warns against "Overzealous Treatment"
    This month, there was a Meeting on End-of-Life Questions at the Vatican jointly organized by the Pontifical Academy for Life, the World Medical Association, the German Medical Association.  Pope Francis issued a message a…
Rank this Week: 4342

Dentistry Law Blog

Dentistry Law Blog

By George F. Indest III.

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

    Veterans File Suit After Dentist’s Unsanitary Habits Risked Exposure to Deadly Viruse

    Veterans File Suit After Dentist’s Unsanitary Habits Risked Exposure to Deadly Viruse
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On November 1, 2017, a dentist working at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center in Wisconsin engaged in un-sterile practices…
  • Nov 6

    Florida Dental Receptionist Charged With Stealing Thousands of Dollars From Patient

    Florida Dental Receptionist Charged With Stealing Thousands of Dollars From Patient
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On October 20, 2017, a receptionist at a Deltona dental clinic was arrested on charges she stole thousands of dollars in cash payments ……
  • Nov 3

    6 Charged In Florida Chiropractic PIP Insurance Fraud Scheme

    6 Charged In Florida Chiropractic PIP Insurance Fraud Scheme
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On October 4, 2017, federal prosecutors charged six Florida residents with running a multi-million dollar insurance fraud scheme through a dozen…
Rank this Week: 2115

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: 4012

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 2103

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: 4078

Salvi Law - Chicago Lawyer Blog

Salvi Law - Chicago Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury. By Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.

https://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Thanksgiving 2017 travel tip

    Thanksgiving 2017 travel tip
    CHICAGO (November 20, 2017) – ‘Tis the season to battle traffic and long lines at the airport! The holiday season is once again upon us, with Thanksgiving just days away! Besides the tradition of food, football and family, the…
  • Nov 16

    CTE confirmed in living person for first time

    CTE confirmed in living person for first time
    CHICAGO (November 16, 2017) – Researchers in Chicago say they have detected evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in a living patient for the first time. While unnamed in the study, CNN reports the subject of…
  • Nov 13

    Salvi Law legal assistant Lynne DeRolf discusses e-filing deadline with Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

    Salvi Law legal assistant Lynne DeRolf discusses e-filing deadline with Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
    CHICAGO (November 13, 2017) – As the Jan. 1 deadline nears for circuit courts across the state to require electronic filing, Cook County court officials say they are well on track. Civil documents, such as lawsuits or divorce petitions,…
Rank this Week: 2003

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: 2878

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/
  • Nov 20

    Research: Marijuana Possibly a Treatment for HIV

    Research: Marijuana Possibly a Treatment for HIV
    It is well-known that marijuana and cannabis products can do a lot to help with the pain of many serious medical conditions.  These products have proven invaluable to cancer patients, helping them overcome the often powerful nausea and…
  • Nov 18

    Federal Banking Regulations Make Dispensaries Robbery Target

    Federal Banking Regulations Make Dispensaries Robbery Target
    While medical marijuana is legal in Los Angeles pursuant to state law, and the use and sale of recreational marijuana is going to be legalized in 2018, it is still illegal as it a Schedule One controlled substance on the U.S. Controlled…
  • Nov 16

    Orange County Moves Toward Banning Sale of Marijuana

    Orange County Moves Toward Banning Sale of Marijuana
    The Orange County government controls the unincorporated areas of the county.  According to a recent news article from the Los Angeles Times, Orange County officials are taking steps to ban the sale of marijuana and the distribution of…
Rank this Week: 3705

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Nov 19

    "Marijuana: The Congo's New Cash Crop"

    "Marijuana: The Congo's New Cash Crop"
    The title of this post is the title of this interesting recent OZY article. Here are excerpts: The Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa’s second-largest nation by area, is known for nefarious trade in copper, coltan, cobalt, tin and other…
  • Nov 19

    Still more talk, from notable conservative outlets, about possible benefits of marijuana reform amidst opioid crisi

    Still more talk, from notable conservative outlets, about possible benefits of marijuana reform amidst opioid crisi
    Regular readers know that many proponents of marijuana reform have been eager in recent years to talk up the possible benefits of marijuana reform as one useful response to the on-going opioid crisis. Indeed, since I have blogged many stories…
  • Nov 16

    "Pediatric Death Due to Myocarditis After Exposure to Cannabis"

    "Pediatric Death Due to Myocarditis After Exposure to Cannabis"
    Advocates of marijuana reform are often quick to assert that nobody dies from an overdose of marijuana. But this new clinical report from two Colorado doctors, which has the same title as this post, discusses a case of an 11-month child who…
Rank this Week: 2644

Health Care Fraud Focus

Health Care Fraud Focus

Covers False Claims Act (FCA) and other civil and criminal health care fraud, regulatory compliance, and litigation and investigations. By Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.

http://www.healthcarefraudfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 2180

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: 2109

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: 4598

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: 4655

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/
  • Nov 16

    CMS Finalizes Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Update for 2018

    CMS Finalizes Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Update for 2018
    Delays AUC Requirement until 2020, Cuts Off-Campus Hospital Department Payments The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published its final Medicare physician fee schedule (PFS) rule for CY 2018. In addition to updating…
  • Nov 16

    CMS Finalizes Medicare OPPS, ASC Rates and Policies for CY 2018

    CMS Finalizes Medicare OPPS, ASC Rates and Policies for CY 2018
    CMS has published a final rule updating 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 rate updates, notable…
  • Nov 7

    DOJ Settles Second 60-Day Overpayment Case, Highlights Broader Reach of the FCA’s Reverse False Claims Provision

    DOJ Settles Second 60-Day Overpayment Case, Highlights Broader Reach of the FCA’s Reverse False Claims Provision
    A recent False Claims Act (“FCA”) settlement involving an allegedly overpaid Florida medical practice reaffirms the interplay between the 60-Day Overpayment Statute and the FCA, but also highlights the importance for all providers…
Rank this Week: 1501

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/
  • Nov 16

    CMS Document SE17019 Reissued; The Effect This Document Has On Your MSA

    CMS Document SE17019 Reissued; The Effect This Document Has On Your MSA
    As we continue to monitor for guidance from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance and liability/no-fault insurance claims, we have noted a couple of recent changes. …
  • Nov 3

    Change is Needed: CWCI Study Provides Concrete Evidence of Over Inclusion of Opioids in WCMSA

    Change is Needed: CWCI Study Provides Concrete Evidence of Over Inclusion of Opioids in WCMSA
    This week, the California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) released a study documenting opioid use in Workers’ Compensation Medical Set-Asides (WCMSAs).  The study (for which MEDVAL contributed both data and advice…
  • Oct 26

    CMS Considering Voluntary Review of Liability MSAs, Again

    CMS Considering Voluntary Review of Liability MSAs, Again
    On October 26, CMS once again issued an alert indicating it would be considering expanding the review of voluntary Medicare Set-Asides (MSAs) to include liability insurance and no-fault insurance (LMSAs and NFMSAs).  Just as with other…
Rank this Week: 3720

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Covers healthcare, FDA and FTC law.

http://michaelhcohen.com/
  • Nov 14

    TELEMEDICINE LEGAL SERIES—PART 3: E-PRESCRIBING

    TELEMEDICINE LEGAL SERIES—PART 3: E-PRESCRIBING
    THE LAW HANDLES TELEMEDICINE PRESCRIPTION DIFFERENTLY THAN DIAGNOSING AND TREATING REMOTELY. HOW CAN YOU BEST COMPLY? PRESCRIBING IS DIFFERENT THAN OTHER TREATMENT The post TELEMEDICINE LEGAL SERIES—PART 3: E-PRESCRIBING appeared first…
  • Nov 7

    TELEMEDICINE LEGAL SERIES—PART 2: LICENSING ISSUES

    TELEMEDICINE LEGAL SERIES—PART 2: LICENSING ISSUES
    BECAUSE TELEHEALTH AND TELEMEDICINE OFTEN INVOLVE PRACTICE ACROSS STATE LINES, HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS MUST UNDERSTAND THE STATE LAWS WHICH ALLOW PRACTICE IN SITUATIONS WHERE THE HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IS LICENSED IN HIS OR HER OWN STATE (BUT…
  • Oct 31

    TELEMEDICINE LEGAL SERIES—PART 1: PRACTICE ISSUES

    TELEMEDICINE LEGAL SERIES—PART 1: PRACTICE ISSUES
    Healthcare providers who move beyond a brick-and-mortar physical practice often find themselves in a legal gray zone, wondering whether they are compliant, or even what rules might apply. This confusion is understandable. The laws governing…
Rank this Week: 2404

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
  • Nov 13

    Medina on Why Arizona’s Prohibition of Ethnic Studies Violates Equality @LOYNOLAW

    Medina on Why Arizona’s Prohibition of Ethnic Studies Violates Equality @LOYNOLAW
    M. Isabel Medina, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, has published Silencing Talk about Race: Why Arizona’s Prohibition of Ethnic Studies Violates Equality at 45 Hastings Const. L. Q. 47 (2017). Here is the abstract. In 2010,…
  • Nov 10

    How to Get Involved in Menstrual Equity Activism: Advice from Jennifer Weiss-Wolf

    How to Get Involved in Menstrual Equity Activism: Advice from Jennifer Weiss-Wolf
    The indominitable Jennifer Weiss-Wolf (previously profiled on Feminist Law Profs here) has published a book called Periods Gone Public: Taking a Stand for Menstrual Equity (Arcade Publishing, New York: 2017).  Here is the…
  • Oct 28

    SSRN Just Added a “Women’s & Gender Studies Research Network”

    SSRN Just Added a “Women’s & Gender Studies Research Network”
    The Social Science Research Network has launched a Women’s & Gender Studies Research Network with a robust list of topics and subtopics, as well as the customary Professional Announcements and Professional Job Openings.…
Rank this Week: 1643

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/
  • Nov 13

    HHS OCR Issues Guidance on Mobile Devices and Compliance with HIPAA

    HHS OCR Issues Guidance on Mobile Devices and Compliance with HIPAA
    In October 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidance regarding the use of mobile devices in the healthcare field. The…
  • Aug 18

    AHA v Burwell Questioned by DC Circuit Court

    AHA v Burwell Questioned by DC Circuit Court
    On August 11, 2017, a further development came in the Medicare appeals backlog saga, as the D.C. Circuit Court reached a decision on the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS’) appeal to the case American Hospital…
  • Jul 31

    OIG Reveals Plans to Scrutinize EHR Incentive Payment

    OIG Reveals Plans to Scrutinize EHR Incentive Payment
    In July 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) revealed its plans to review the $14.6 billion in incentive payments the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) made to hospitals between…
Rank this Week: 1704

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

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

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Nov 12

    Lee Aase and the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network – Harlow on Healthcare

    Lee Aase and the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network – Harlow on Healthcare
    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
  • Nov 12

    Lee Aase and the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network – Harlow on Healthcare

    Lee Aase and the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network – Harlow on Healthcare
    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
  • Nov 8

    Harlow on Healthcare – On HealthcareNOW Radio

    Harlow on Healthcare – On HealthcareNOW Radio
    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: 1520

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

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

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 7

    Mother Files Suit Against Walgreens Over Prescription That Killed Her Son

    Mother Files Suit Against Walgreens Over Prescription That Killed Her Son
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On October 31, 2017, an Illinois woman filed suit against Walgreens with a state court suit claiming store personnel gave her incorrect…
  • Oct 25

    Responding to a Medicaid Audit: Important Tips You Should Know

    Responding to a Medicaid Audit: Important Tips You Should Know
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), Office of Inspector General (OIG), Bureau of Medicaid Program Integrity, is the Florida agency…
  • Oct 9

    U.S. Court in Florida Dismisses Whistleblower’s Complaint Against Nuclear Pharmacy

    U.S. Court in Florida Dismisses Whistleblower’s Complaint Against Nuclear Pharmacy
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On September 28, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida dismissed a relator’s (whistle blower’s) False Claims…
Rank this Week: 2789

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/
  • Nov 5

    IRS Revokes Tax-Exempt Status of County Run Hospital for Noncompliance with Affordable Care Act

    IRS Revokes Tax-Exempt Status of County Run Hospital for Noncompliance with Affordable Care Act
    In a first-of-its-kind action, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) revoked the tax exempt status of a hospital for failing to comply with the Affordable Care Act. Read More › Tags: Health Care Reform, Hospitals, Tax
  • Oct 2

    Can a Non-Physician Own and Operate a Medical Facility in Michigan?

    Can a Non-Physician Own and Operate a Medical Facility in Michigan?
    An interesting case is winding its way through the Michigan Court of Appeals that involves the question of whether a layperson, as opposed to a licensed physician, can own a for-profit business that provides medical services.…
  • Oct 2

    Can a Non-Physician Own and Operate a Medical Facility in Michigan?

    Can a Non-Physician Own and Operate a Medical Facility in Michigan?
    An interesting case is winding its way through the Michigan Court of Appeals that involves the question of whether a layperson, as opposed to a licensed physician, can own a for-profit business that provides medical services.…
Rank this Week: 4695

von Briesen Legal News

von Briesen Legal News

By von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

http://www.vonbriesen.com/legal-news
Rank this Week: 2389

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/
  • Nov 2

    At Last, Our Employer Mandate Tax Assessment Guidance Has Come Along

    At Last, Our Employer Mandate Tax Assessment Guidance Has Come Along
    Just days ago, “Questions and Answers on Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions Under the Affordable Care Act,” No. 57 read as follows: Does the IRS expect to publish more information about the employer shared responsibility…
  • Oct 13

    Association Health Plans … Someday … Maybe

    Association Health Plans … Someday … Maybe
    The October 12, 2017 “Executive Order Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States” gets things rolling, but this ball will have to roll up hill for months before it can roll downhill.  Here’s…
  • Oct 13

    Association Health Plans … Someday … Maybe

    Association Health Plans … Someday … Maybe
    The October 12, 2017 “Executive Order Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States” gets things rolling, but this ball will have to roll up hill for months before it can roll downhill.  Here’s…
Rank this Week: 1378

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

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

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 2

    CyberThreat Information Sharing: HHS is…

    CyberThreat Information Sharing: HHS is publicly urging healthcare industry participants to actively share cybersecurity threat information.  Basically, they're urging healthcare players to utilize the benefits provided by CISA (the…
  • Oct 26

    Medical Device Cybersecurity: I tend to…

    Medical Device Cybersecurity: I tend to prefer an industry-driven approach, like the House bill, over a top-down approach like the Senate bill.
  • Oct 12

    Cloud-Based Blood Testing Information…

    Cloud-Based Blood Testing Information Breached: An Amazon cloud data repository for blood testing data managed by Patient Home Monitoring was not configured correctly, and a tech security company came across it.  300,000 PDFs accounting for…
Rank this Week: 1824

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
  • Oct 30

    U.S. Court in Florida Dismisses Whistleblower’s Complaint Against Nuclear Pharmacy

    U.S. Court in Florida Dismisses Whistleblower’s Complaint Against Nuclear Pharmacy
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On September 28, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida dismissed a relator’s (whistle blower’s) False Claims…
  • Oct 2

    Miami Woman Gets 4 Years in Prison for Illegal Silicone Injection Scheme

    Miami Woman Gets 4 Years in Prison for Illegal Silicone Injection Scheme
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On September 20, 2017, a Florida federal judge sentenced a Florida woman to more than four years in prison for her part in … Continue…
  • Sep 18

    Health Care Fraud Puts Miami Man in Jail

    Health Care Fraud Puts Miami Man in Jail
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law 4.5 Year Sentence for Role in Fraud. A Miami Man voluntarily returned to Miami from Cuba and was immediately met with a 4.5-year … Continue…
Rank this Week: 2775

Healthcare Law Blog

Healthcare Law Blog

Comments on healthcare law. By Hamil Little.

http://www.healthcarelaw-blog.com/
  • Oct 24

    PHYSICIAN NON-COMPETE AGREEMENTS

    PHYSICIAN NON-COMPETE AGREEMENTS
    Virtually every week, our business and healthcare law firm is engaged to provide advice and assistance concerning a physician employment agreement, either as counsel to the physician or for an employer/hospital or medical practice. …
  • Sep 29

    Expansion of Bi-Partisan 39-State Attorney General Investigation of Opioid Manufacturers and Distributor

    Expansion of Bi-Partisan 39-State Attorney General Investigation of Opioid Manufacturers and Distributor
    By press release on September 19, 2017, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced the expansion of a pending review of an opioid related scheme to include additional manufacturers and distributors of opioids.  The…
  • Sep 5

    Pharmaceutical companies will be required to provide additional opioid training for prescriber

    Pharmaceutical companies will be required to provide additional opioid training for prescriber
    The FDA has announced that it will begin requiring opioid manufacturers to provide more training for healthcare providers.  At present, manufacturers must provide training about long-acting, extended release opioids to prescribers. …
Rank this Week: 1157

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: 1448

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
  • Oct 11

    FDA Approves Companion Dx for PD-L1 Inhibitor

    FDA Approves Companion Dx for PD-L1 Inhibitor
    According to the American Cancer Society (“ACS”), lung cancer (both small cell and non-small cell) is the second most common cancer in both men and women (not counting skin cancer). About 14% of all new cancers are lung cancers…
  • Sep 25

    USPTO Update on Patent-Eligibility for Life Science Invention

    USPTO Update on Patent-Eligibility for Life Science Invention
    On August 2nd 2017, the USPTO hosted a Bicoastal Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership that focused on the USPTO’s current thinking on patent-eligibility. The meeting followed the USPTO’s June 25th, 2017…
  • 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”)…
Rank this Week: 1707

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: 4600

Law Links | Health Links

Law Links | Health Links

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

http://lawlinkshealthlinks.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1690

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/
  • Aug 7

    The New Face of Telemedicine in Texa

    The New Face of Telemedicine in Texa
    One of the most important healthcare bills to come out of the 85th regular Texas legislative session is Senate Bill 1107. This bill, which has been signed by Governor Abbott, resets the playing field for telemedicine and brings Texas law more…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4548