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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/
  • Feb 21

    It’s now easier for trans people to update birth certificates in Russia than in many U.S. state

    It’s now easier for trans people to update birth certificates in Russia than in many U.S. state
    ThinkProgress (Jan. 25, 2018): It’s now easier for trans people to update birth certificates in Russia than in many U.S. states, by Zack Ford: Last month, Russia established new procedures to allow transgender persons to obtain…
  • Feb 16

    Young Women Alarmed by Falling Fertility Rate

    Young Women Alarmed by Falling Fertility Rate
    New York Times (Feb. 13, 2018): American Fertility Is Falling Short of What Women Want, by Lyman Stone: Fertility rates in the United States have fallen below the replacement rate, and are beginning to diverge substantially from what women…
  • Feb 15

    Maine’s Top Court Considers State Abortion Funding

    Maine’s Top Court Considers State Abortion Funding
    (Feb. 5, 2018) Maine's high court to decide if state, through MaineCare, must pay for abortions, by Eric Russell: The Maine Supreme Court earlier this month agreed to take up a case filed by the ACLU of Maine in November...
Rank this Week: 91

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: 97

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: 173

Florida Collection Law Blog

Florida Collection Law Blog

Covers consumer, commercial, and medical debt collection in Florida. By Jorge M. Abril.

http://floridacollectionlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 178

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    Multiple Courts Decide Medical Futility Disputes Against Parents in 2018

    Multiple Courts Decide Medical Futility Disputes Against Parents in 2018
    In the past month, multiple courts have adjudicated medical futility conflicts between parents and clinicians concerning the appropriateness of life-sustaining treatment for a minor patient. In every single case, the courts ruled for the…
  • Feb 20

    Removing Obstacles to a Peaceful Death

    Removing Obstacles to a Peaceful Death
    My colleagues Kathy Cerminara and Barbara Noah have a new article in the Elder Law Journal: "Removing Obstacles to a Peaceful Death." "We all will die, but the American health care system often impedes a peaceful death. Instead of a quiet…
  • Feb 19

    Seriously Ill Long Term Care Residents Should Have a POLST

    Seriously Ill Long Term Care Residents Should Have a POLST
    This powerful story illustrates why seriously ill long-term care residents should have a POLST.
Rank this Week: 324

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: 270

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/
  • Feb 20

    UCSF Says Marijuana Businesses Can Learn from Mistakes of Tobacco

    UCSF Says Marijuana Businesses Can Learn from Mistakes of Tobacco
    While many politicians and other leaders continue to wring their hands, hemming and hawing ad nauseum over the best way to regulate the growing number of marijuana businesses, University of California San Francisco says the answer is right…
  • Feb 18

    Warning Letters Sent to Unlicensed Cannabis Businesses in California

    Warning Letters Sent to Unlicensed Cannabis Businesses in California
    Sales are booming for cannabis businesses after Prop 64 allowed recreational marijuana to become a legitimate industry in the eyes of the state. However, operations are still heavily regulated, and many new marijuana business…
  • Feb 17

    Medical Marijuana Advocates Take Aim at Goliath Department of Justice in Court

    Medical Marijuana Advocates Take Aim at Goliath Department of Justice in Court
    In the David versus Goliath of weed, five plaintiffs are taking on the federal government’s archaic stance on cannabis, claiming they have “suffered harm, and … are continually threatened with additional harm” as a…
Rank this Week: 325

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Feb 20

    "Strategies to Help Young Adults Limit Negative Consequences of Marijuana Use"

    "Strategies to Help Young Adults Limit Negative Consequences of Marijuana Use"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new Rand commentary authored by Eric Pedersen. Here are excerpts: Young adults between the ages of 18 and 25 have been shown to be the most prevalent and problematic users of marijuana. And…
  • Feb 19

    Interesting report on felony arrests and black market realities in Colorado after legalization

    Interesting report on felony arrests and black market realities in Colorado after legalization
    This lengthy article from the Colorado Springs Gazette, headlined "Black market marijuana busts nearly quadruple under recreational legalization," provides some notable data on marijuana enforcement in in the first state to have a…
  • Feb 18

    "Insuring the Product Liability Risks of Cannabis"

    "Insuring the Product Liability Risks of Cannabis"
    The title of this post is the title of this short paper recently posted to SSRN authored by Ian Stewart and Francis Joseph Mootz. Here is its abstract: Legal adult-use marijuana is associated with risks that may cause bodily injury and…
Rank this Week: 354

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
  • Feb 20

    Funny/Not Funny Parody of Non-Disclosure Agreement in Sexual Harassment Case

    Funny/Not Funny Parody of Non-Disclosure Agreement in Sexual Harassment Case
    Feminist law prof Yxta Maya Murray (Loyola-LA) has published with the LA Review of Books a “Leaked Non-Disclosure Agreement Between [Name Redacted] and [Name Redacted] International.” Here is an excerpt: The Releasee understands…
  • Feb 20

    Are Female Babies Worth “Less” Than Male Babies?

    Are Female Babies Worth “Less” Than Male Babies?
    Lawrence Spizman (SUNY Oswego, Economics) has posted to SSRN a new paper Damages to a Child and the Fair Calculations Act. Here is the abstract: The Fair Calculations Act introduced in the House of Representatives (H.R.6417) and…
  • Feb 20

    Law Student Scholarship Opportunity – Katherine Baird Darmer Equality Scholarship

    Law Student Scholarship Opportunity – Katherine Baird Darmer Equality Scholarship
    The M. Katherine Baird Darmer Equality Scholarship Fund was named in memory of the late M. Katherine Baird Darmer, an activist, law professor, and champion of change for the LGBT community in Orange County and beyond. The Fund, which is…
Rank this Week: 428

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

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

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
  • Jan 29

    California doctors pay $1 million to resolve Stark Law allegation

    California doctors pay $1 million to resolve Stark Law allegation
    On January 23, the Department of Justice announced that two California urologists agreed to pay $1 million to settle allegations that the pair violated the self-referral (Stark) law’s prohibitions. According to DOJ’s press…
  • Jan 29

    California company settles False Claims Act allegations for $7.62 million

    California company settles False Claims Act allegations for $7.62 million
    On January 23, the Department of Justice announced that Vista, California-based DJO Global, Inc., had agreed to pay $7.62 million to settle allegations that the company submitted claims for medically unnecessary medical equipment to TRICARE,…
  • Jan 21

    Scripps settles physical therapy claims for $1.5 million

    Scripps settles physical therapy claims for $1.5 million
    On January 19, the Department of Justice announced that San Diego-based Scripps Health had agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a whistleblower’s allegations that the health care company submitted claims for physical therapy services…
Rank this Week: 387

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/
  • Feb 20

    Lockheed Martin to Pay Government $4.4 Million After Providing Faulty Equipment

    Lockheed Martin to Pay Government $4.4 Million After Providing Faulty Equipment
    While qui tam cases brought under the False Claims Act (FCA) are often related to health care, qui tam cases can be in connection to any type of claim made to the federal government for payment. In addition to the health care industry,…
  • Feb 16

    More Physicians Suspended From California’s Workers’ Comp System

    More Physicians Suspended From California’s Workers’ Comp System
    In January 2018, the California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) suspended 18 medical providers. These providers, many of whom are physicians, can no longer work in the state’s workers’ compensation system due to the…
  • Feb 9

    Couple Indicted for Using Active Duty Military Members in California to Defraud TRICARE

    Couple Indicted for Using Active Duty Military Members in California to Defraud TRICARE
    Jimmy and Ashley Collins, a married couple from Tennessee, have been charged with operating a health care fraud scheme that unlawfully caused TRICARE to reimburse more than $65 million in funds. TRICARE is the federal health care program for…
Rank this Week: 717

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: 950

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/
  • Feb 19

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    The Wilder Shores of Brain Boosting, Nature Your Besotted Brain: A Neuroscience Love Song, NPR 'Invisibilia': The Otherworldly Alien Hand Syndrome, Animated, NPR Scientists Studying Psychoactive Drugs Accidentally Proved the Self is an…
  • Feb 16

    "Brain Development, Social Context and Justice Policy"

    "Brain Development, Social Context and Justice Policy"
    Recently posted on SSRN: "Brain Development, Social Context and Justice Policy" ELIZABETH S. SCOTT, Columbia University - Law School NATASHA DUELL, Temple University LAURENCE STEINBERG, Temple University - Department of Psychology Justice…
  • Feb 13

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    The Messy Biological Basis of Culture, Nature Sedate a Plant, and It Seems to Lose Consciousness. Is It Conscious?, New York Times Will We Ever Be Able to Upload a Mind to a New Body?, Gizmodo 100,000 happy moments, MIT...
Rank this Week: 680

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: 960

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Covers healthcare, FDA and FTC law.

http://michaelhcohen.com/
Rank this Week: 731

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: 665

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Nov 13

    KY Governor-Elect Bevin and Health Care Federalism Post-ACA

    KY Governor-Elect Bevin and Health Care Federalism Post-ACA
    Matt Bevin will soon become Kentucky's Republican Governor, which has created consternation regarding his plans for discontinuing Kentucky's successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While on the campaign trail,…
  • Oct 30

    News from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care

    News from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care
    The AALS Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care has issued a call for nominations for section officers. The Section would like to encourage anyone who is a faculty member at an AALS member school to apply. The Section is...
  • Aug 15

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast
    By Nicolas Terry TWIHL presents its first Back to School Special. We asked some wonderful health lawyers what were the compelling additions to this Fall’s health law curriculum. The answers are diverse and fascinating. To hear their…
Rank this Week: 643

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers health law.

http://www.healthlawfirm.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 959

Health Care Law Blog

Health Care Law Blog

Anaylsis, comments and thoughts on health care legal, regulatory and compliance issues, HIPAA privacy & security, stark & fraud, and technology. By Bob Coffield of Flaherty, Sensabaugh & Bonasso PLLC.

http://healthcarebloglaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    WVHCA Issues Policy Statement for Public Witnesse

    WVHCA Issues Policy Statement for Public Witnesse
    On April 11, 2012, the West Virginia Health Care Authority announced a new policy regarding the testimony for witnesses from the public before the Authority at certificate of need and rate hearings. The policy statement issued by James L.…
  • Mar 14

    MSBCBS of TN Settles HIPAA/HITECH Violation for $1.5M

    MSBCBS of TN Settles HIPAA/HITECH Violation for $1.5M
    The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced a settlement of $1.5M with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee (BCBST) relating to potential violations under the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. According to the OCR press release, the…
  • Mar 10

    OHFLAC Announces New Independent Informal Dispute Resolution Procedure for West Virginia Nursing Home

    OHFLAC Announces New Independent Informal Dispute Resolution Procedure for West Virginia Nursing Home
    The latest West Virginia Health Care Association e-News Update announced that the Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification (OHFLAC) has put into place a new Independent Informal Dispute Resolution (IIDR) review of disputed…
Rank this Week: 636

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 2651

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Never Assume a Life Insurance Company is in the Right if it Denies Your Claim

    Never Assume a Life Insurance Company is in the Right if it Denies Your Claim
    At Kantor & Kantor, we see the same scenario over and over again.   An individual submits a claim to a life insurance company, seeking to receive the life insurance benefits due to them resulting from the death of a loved…
  • Feb 16

    Caution when dealing with your insurance company: If you can’t prove it, it never happened!

    Caution when dealing with your insurance company: If you can’t prove it, it never happened!
    Okay, that headline is a simplification, and maybe even an overstatement, but that’s the attitude of insurance companies, and even courts, when looking at evidence related to life, health and disability claims. At Kantor & Kantor,…
  • Feb 12

    ERISA Appeal Deadline – Talk to an Attorney Early in the Proce

    ERISA Appeal Deadline – Talk to an Attorney Early in the Proce
    If you are receiving STD or LTD claims and your claim gets denied, you will usually have 180 days from the date you receive the denial letter in which to submit an appeal that includes all of your supporting documentation.  If you miss…
Rank this Week: 3990

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: 4530

Salvi Law - Chicago Lawyer Blog

Salvi Law - Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Elizabeth Olszewski discusses drunk driving liability in Wisconsin with TMJ4

    Elizabeth Olszewski discusses drunk driving liability in Wisconsin with TMJ4
    KENOSHA, Wis. (February 20, 2018) – On New Year’s Day in Kenosha, a drunk driver went over the center lane, killing 53-year-old Djuana Latshaw in a wrong way, head-on crash. The driver admitted to drinking for hours at a…
  • Feb 19

    Patrick Salvi discusses rise in traffic-related deaths with Chicago Tribune

    Patrick Salvi discusses rise in traffic-related deaths with Chicago Tribune
    CHICAGO (February 19, 2018) – The traffic death toll in Chicago is growing, and the national count remains at historic highs, despite new car safety technology. Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C.’s founder and Managing Partner…
  • Feb 16

    Winnetka Current reports on hiring of Partner Thomas R. Mulroy III

    Winnetka Current reports on hiring of Partner Thomas R. Mulroy III
    CHICAGO (February 16, 2018) – Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Winnetka resident and Chicago trial attorney, Thomas R. Mulroy III, to their team.    Please click here to read the full…
Rank this Week: 1978

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
  • Feb 19

    Over 30% of New Drug Approvals in 2017 were Personalized Medicine

    Over 30% of New Drug Approvals in 2017 were Personalized Medicine
    The Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) recently published its “Personalized Medicine at FDA: 2017 Progress Report” (Report) that highlights drug approval developments and milestones achieved in 2017. Last year was notable for a…
  • Nov 26

    FDA Releases Stem Cell Guidance Document

    FDA Releases Stem Cell Guidance Document
    Therapies that use autologous or allogeneic stem cells are examples of early personalized therapies. Removing cells from a patient and reintroducing them to the same or a matched patient, for example, as done in bone marrow transplants or…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1531

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
  • Feb 19

    Doctors, Nurses and Health Care Professionals Take Heed: It is Always a Bad Idea to . . . .

    Doctors, Nurses and Health Care Professionals Take Heed: It is Always a Bad Idea to . . . .
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law In my 30 plus years of practice representing physicians, dentists, nurses and health care professionals, I have defended clients involved in many…
  • Jan 29

    Massachusetts Mental Health Centers Submitted False Claims According to Suit

    Massachusetts Mental Health Centers Submitted False Claims According to Suit
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On January 5, 2018, the state of Massachusetts lodged a False Claims Act (FCA) suit in federal court against the operators of a … Continue…
  • Jan 18

    Mentally Ill Inmate Gouges Out Own Eyes, Sues County for Negligence

    Mentally Ill Inmate Gouges Out Own Eyes, Sues County for Negligence
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 7, 2017, a mentally ill inmate in the Boulder, Colorado, jail sued Sheriff Joe Pelle in federal court, claiming that the ……
Rank this Week: 2797

Dentistry Law Blog

Dentistry Law Blog

By George F. Indest III.

https://dentistrylawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 2041

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: 4369

Massage Therapy Law Blog

Massage Therapy Law Blog

By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://massagelawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 2095

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: 1610

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

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

http://www.healthblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1466

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: 2675

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: 3018

von Briesen Legal News

von Briesen Legal News

By von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

http://www.vonbriesen.com/legal-news
  • Feb 15

    von Briesen & Roper, s.c. Expands Office Space at 411 East Wisconsin Center

    von Briesen & Roper, s.c. Expands Office Space at 411 East Wisconsin Center
    Randall D. Crocker, President and CEO of von Briesen & Roper, s.c., announced today that the firm has  executed a lease extension agreement with Middleton Partners, expanding its space in the 411 East Wisconsin Center in the heart of…
  • Feb 14

    Temporary Employees and Worker's Compensation: The Rivera Case

    Temporary Employees and Worker's Compensation: The Rivera Case
    On January 8, 2018, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals reversed course on long-standing precedent regarding the application of the exclusive remedy provision of the Worker's Compensation Act ("the Act") by allowing a temporary employee to bring a…
  • Feb 13

    Proposed Bill Could Lead to Easier Approval of State Construction Contract

    Proposed Bill Could Lead to Easier Approval of State Construction Contract
    Changes to the way state building projects are bid out could be coming if proposed legislation is approved by the state legislature. Currently, the State Building Commission (SBC) is required to approve and supervise construction for all…
Rank this Week: 2246

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/
Rank this Week: 3671

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

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

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 14

    Zombie HIPAA: a bankrupt company can still…

    Zombie HIPAA: a bankrupt company can still be stuck with a HIPAA fine, as Filefax found out.  
  • Feb 8

    Aetna HIV mailings: When the sh*t hits the…

    Aetna HIV mailings: When the sh*t hits the fan, it splatters everywhere.  Aetna agreed to about $20 million in fines and damages, sued its claims administrator KCC, who in turn counterclaimed against Aetna, claiming that Aetna's attorneys,…
  • Feb 2

    HIPAA and Law Enforcement: I recently…

    HIPAA and Law Enforcement: I recently recorded a webinar on the impact of HIPAA on police efforts to obtain medical information.  HIPAA doesn't prevent the administration of justice or prohibit the police from doing their job, but it does…
Rank this Week: 1751

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: 1411

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: 4574

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Feb 9

    Key Whistleblower Changes in Bipartisan Budget Act

    Key Whistleblower Changes in Bipartisan Budget Act
    The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, passed overnight and signed this morning by President Trump to end the second federal government shutdown of this year, includes two key provisions for whistleblowers previously introduced by Senator Charles…
  • Feb 9

    CFTC Issues Record $30 Million Fine for Spoofing to Deutsche Bank

    CFTC Issues Record $30 Million Fine for Spoofing to Deutsche Bank
    The CFTC announced enforcement actions against three banks and six individuals for spoofing at the end of January. The three banks, Deutsche Bank, UBS, and HSBC, were charged with spoofing in precious metals futures contracts trading on the…
  • Jan 4

    Study Confirms Breast Implants Increase Rare Cancer Risk

    Study Confirms Breast Implants Increase Rare Cancer Risk
    The largest study of the link between breast implants and lymphoma to date found that there is a greatly increased risk of a rare cancer, according to the report published this month in JAMA Oncology. The study found breast implants are…
Rank this Week: 2038

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: 2800

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/
  • Feb 5

    Beware: HIPAA Applies to the Health Plans You Never Knew You Had (Part 2: Wellness Programs)

    Beware: HIPAA Applies to the Health Plans You Never Knew You Had (Part 2: Wellness Programs)
    Many employers who offer wellness programs to their employees may not have considered compliance with HIPAA privacy, security and breach notification rules (collectively, “HIPAA Rules”), since they don’t think of their…
  • Jan 29

    Beware: HIPAA Applies to the Health Plans You Never Knew You Had (Part 1: Employee Assistance Programs)

    Beware: HIPAA Applies to the Health Plans You Never Knew You Had (Part 1: Employee Assistance Programs)
    You may be surprised to learn that those “extra” benefits your company offers to its employees such as your employee assistance program (“EAP”) and wellness program likely are subject to the HIPAA privacy, security and…
  • Jan 4

    The President Can Tweet, But Can a Doctor Text?

    The President Can Tweet, But Can a Doctor Text?
    Text messaging is a convenient way for busy doctors to communicate, but for years, the question has remained: are doctors allowed to convey sensitive health information with other members of their provider team over SMS? The answer is now…
Rank this Week: 4533

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/
  • Feb 4

    IRS Begins Enforcement of ACA Employer Mandate

    IRS Begins Enforcement of ACA Employer Mandate
    The IRS recently began enforcing the employer mandate provision of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) by assessing penalties on noncompliant employers for the 2015 calendar year. Read More › Tags: Affordable…
  • Jan 21

    Michigan Adopts New Requirements for Controlled Substance Prescription

    Michigan Adopts New Requirements for Controlled Substance Prescription
    In response to growing concerns about misuse and abuse of opioid medications, Michigan has enacted three statutes amending the Public Health Code.  The new statutes impose specific requirements on physicians, dentists, physician…
  • Jan 2

    MDHHS Issues New Guidelines for Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Organizations in Michigan

    MDHHS Issues New Guidelines for Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Organizations in Michigan
    Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) organizations provide certain medical and social services to eligible individuals who meet the Long Term Care level of care criteria. Read More › Tags: Long Term…
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Healthcare Law Blog

Healthcare Law Blog

Comments on healthcare law. By Hamil Little.

http://www.healthcarelaw-blog.com/
  • Jan 31

    Fraud and Abuse Update: DOJ Announces $1.7 Million Fraud and Abuse Settlement Reached with Detroit Physician

    Fraud and Abuse Update: DOJ Announces $1.7 Million Fraud and Abuse Settlement Reached with Detroit Physician
    Our Georgia and South Carolina healthcare law firm has learned that the United States Department of Justice issued a press release announcing a resolution by settlement of fraud and abuse allegations levied against a Detroit physician, Gerald…
  • Dec 29

    DOXIMITY STUDY SHOWS UPTICK IN PHYSICIAN DEMAND AND COMP IN 2017

    DOXIMITY STUDY SHOWS UPTICK IN PHYSICIAN DEMAND AND COMP IN 2017
    Earlier this month, Doximity released a new study that provides a national review of physician compensation information and job trends, as the strong trend of physician employment by hospital systems continues.  Doximity, formed in 2011,…
  • Nov 28

    The Exit: Terminating Physician Employment Agreement

    The Exit: Terminating Physician Employment Agreement
    All good things must end.  Every employment relationship will end sooner or later, one way or the other.  While it is obviously important that parties to an agreement convey on the front end of the relationship positive feelings,…
Rank this Week: 1072

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: 1363

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/
  • Jan 29

    Change to Texas State Board of Pharmacy's Informal Conference Proce

    Change to Texas State Board of Pharmacy's Informal Conference Proce
    Most pharmacies and pharmacists targeted for an investigation by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy can expect to receive an invitation to an informal conference at some point during their case. At the informal conference, the license holder…
  • 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,…
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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/
  • Jan 22

    DOJ and Kmart Reach $32.3 Million Settlement to Pharmacy False Claims Suit

    DOJ and Kmart Reach $32.3 Million Settlement to Pharmacy False Claims Suit
    On December 22, 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a $32.3 million settlement (the Settlement) with Kmart Corporation, to settle False Claim Act (FCA) allegations against the company. The Settlement was based upon…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1617