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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/
  • Apr 20

    A Backward Step for Reproductive Rights in Chile

    A Backward Step for Reproductive Rights in Chile
    Human Rights Watch (April 16, 2018): A Backward Step for Reproductive Rights in Chile, by José Miguel Vivanco: Last year, under former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet, Chile's Congress passed reproducive health reform that lifted a…
  • Apr 19

    Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisi

    Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisi
    The New York Times Magazine (April 11, 2018): Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisis, by Linda Villarosa: Villarosa of The New York Times Magazine profiles several black mothers and their pregnancy, child…
  • Apr 18

    Bringing reproductive health care to Syria’s underserved Al-Tabqa

    Bringing reproductive health care to Syria’s underserved Al-Tabqa
    ReliefWeb (April 6, 2018): Bringing reproductive health care to Syria’s underserved Al-Tabqa, Report by European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations: Seven months ago, the Syrian…
Rank this Week: 66

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
  • Apr 19

    Haverford College Seeks 1-Yr, Pre-Tenure Visitor for Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program

    Haverford College Seeks 1-Yr, Pre-Tenure Visitor for Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program
    From the FLP mailbox: Haverford College invites applications for a one-year visiting Assistant Professor in its Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program for AY2018-19. The position is open to scholars at all pre-tenure levels with training in…
  • Apr 9

    @GonzagaLaw Seeks Lecturer for Federal Tax Clinic

    @GonzagaLaw Seeks Lecturer for Federal Tax Clinic
    From colleagues at Gonzaga: GONZAGA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW seeks applicants for a three-quarter-time Lecturer in its Federal Tax Clinic, with flexibility to serve in other areas as needed by the clinical program. This position is dependent…
  • Mar 27

    Henderson on “The Intersectional Life and Times of Lutie A. Lytle”

    Henderson on “The Intersectional Life and Times of Lutie A. Lytle”
    Taja-Nia Y. Henderson (Rutgers) has published a new article in the Iowa Law Review: ‘I Shall Talk to My Own People’: The Intersectional Life and Times of Lutie A. Lytle, 102 Iowa L. Rev. 1983 (2017). For those not familiar…
Rank this Week: 81

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: 181

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/
  • Apr 20

    "An Implicit Bias Primer"

    "An Implicit Bias Primer"
    Recently posted on SSRN: "An Implicit Bias Primer" GREGORY MITCHELL, University of Virginia School of Law The phenomenon of implicit bias is much discussed but little understood. This article answers basic conceptual and empirical questions…
  • Apr 18

    Must Criminal Attempts Be Bumpy? (Cross-posted)

    Must Criminal Attempts Be Bumpy? (Cross-posted)
    The law draws hard-to-justify lines around vague words. Those lines can lead to dramatically different consequences. In Smoothing Vague Laws, I argued that problems caused by legal vagueness can be eased in many instances by "smoothing" the…
  • Apr 18

    "Virtual Reality Exceptionalism"

    "Virtual Reality Exceptionalism"
    Recently posted on SSRN: "Virtual Reality Exceptionalism" GILAD YADIN, University of Haifa, Faculty of Law Virtual reality is here. In just a few years, the technology moved from science fiction to the Internet, from specialized research…
Rank this Week: 229

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: 237

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

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

    What's New in Palliative Care? VSED

    What's New in Palliative Care? VSED
    UpToDate reviews our new JAMA article in a summary of "What's New in Palliative Care." A review of the clinical, ethical, and legal aspects of voluntarily stopping eating and drinking (VSED) discusses VSED as a medically acceptable option…
  • Apr 19

    A Legal Quirk Means You Can Be Dead in New York but Alive in New Jersey

    A Legal Quirk Means You Can Be Dead in New York but Alive in New Jersey
    Olivia Goldhill prepared this good story for Quartz after the Harvard brain death conference last week" A Legal Quirk Means You Can Be Dead in New York but Alive in New Jersey."
  • Apr 18

    Final Exit Network Sues Minnesota

    Final Exit Network Sues Minnesota
    Final Exit Network is a Sec. 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation with a stated mission to "provide information, education, counseling, and emotional support to persons who are competent, suffering intolerably, and who make an informed choice to…
Rank this Week: 545

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

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

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
  • Apr 20

    Lance Armstrong settles Floyd Landis’ Postal cycling contract case for $5 million

    Lance Armstrong settles Floyd Landis’ Postal cycling contract case for $5 million
    On April 19, the Department of Justice announced that former cyclist Lance Armstrong, accused by his former teammate Floyd Landis of doping in violation of a team sponsorship contract with the U.S. Postal Service, had agreed to pay $5 million…
  • Apr 20

    Biotheranostics pays $2 million to settle

    Biotheranostics pays $2 million to settle
    On April 19, the Department of Justice announced that San Diego, California-based Biotheranostics, Inc., had agreed to pay $2 million to resolve civil False Claims Act charges over the company’s breast cancer tests. Biotheranostics Inc.…
  • Apr 16

    Hospital corporation Banner Health pays $18 million in fraud settlement

    Hospital corporation Banner Health pays $18 million in fraud settlement
    On April 12, the Department of Justice announced that Banner Health had agreed to pay $18 million to settle civil allegations, originally brought by a whistleblower, that the company’s Arizona and Colorado hospitals submitted false…
Rank this Week: 523

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/
  • Apr 17

    Is Trump Just Blowing Smoke with Marijuana Promise?

    Is Trump Just Blowing Smoke with Marijuana Promise?
    For more than a year, the country has faced uncertainty over the future of cannabis, thanks to the long-time and aggressive anti-marijuana stance of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. That uncertainty remains, but there is some evidence we…
  • Apr 15

    For Those in California ‘Pot Deserts,’ Legal Weed is Just a Mirage

    For Those in California ‘Pot Deserts,’ Legal Weed is Just a Mirage
    Both medical and recreational marijuana are now legal in California. And yet for about 40 percent of the state, it would be difficult to tell. Thanks to some data analysis compiled by The Sacramento Bee, we can clearly see how local…
  • Apr 14

    Google, Facebook Won’t Friend Cannabis Business Ad

    Google, Facebook Won’t Friend Cannabis Business Ad
    For many cannabis businesses, social media seems like the ideal place to advertise. Facebook provides many tools for advertisers that allow them to focus their audience in a way that would be extraordinarily beneficial for marijuana products…
Rank this Week: 476

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: 422

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…
Rank this Week: 424

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: 503

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: 1179

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: 684

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: 705

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/
  • Apr 13

    Executives of California Counseling Facility Arrested for Fraud

    Executives of California Counseling Facility Arrested for Fraud
    In early April, two executives for a business offering alcohol and drug abuse treatment services were arrested for healthcare fraud. Mesbel Mohamoud, 45, and Erlinda Abella, 63, both of Inglewood, are accused of submitting bills to Medi-Cal…
  • Apr 6

    California Lawmakers Attempt to Limit Third-Party Insurance Premium Payment

    California Lawmakers Attempt to Limit Third-Party Insurance Premium Payment
    California lawmakers are concerned with health care providers who may be taking advantage of patients by unnecessarily enrolling them into commercial health care plans in order to maximize the provider’s reimbursement rates. Lawmakers…
  • Mar 30

    Physician Awaiting Sentencing for Health Care Fraud

    Physician Awaiting Sentencing for Health Care Fraud
    The sentencing of a physician convicted of health care fraud was continued in March. Paul Matthew Bolger, 46, will not be sentenced until May 22 for committing health care fraud. In August 2017, he pleaded guilty to 18 counts of making false…
Rank this Week: 1158

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: 1145

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/
  • Apr 6

    When Data is Like Toothpaste

    When Data is Like Toothpaste
    In 1973, President Richard Nixon’s Chief of Staff H.R. Haldeman warned White House Counsel John Dean against talking to prosecutors investigating the growing Watergate scandal, telling him “Once the toothpaste is out of the tube,…
  • Mar 20

    Not So Fast! HIPAA (Surprisingly) Doesn’t Apply to THAT!

    Not So Fast! HIPAA (Surprisingly) Doesn’t Apply to THAT!
    Many employers who have had it drilled into them that HIPAA applies to protected health information (PHI) of employees are often surprised to learn that the applicability of HIPAA to employee health information (EHI) is actually quite…
  • Mar 9

    A Movement to Consider: Telepsychiatry in New York State

    A Movement to Consider: Telepsychiatry in New York State
    In a post on February 28, Fox associate Kristen Marotta discussed the privacy and security issues arising from the growing use of telemedicine, particularly for mental health treatment. Now on the firm’s Physician Law…
Rank this Week: 1035

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 5

    Doctor Support for Health Claims: You Need It and How to Get It

    Doctor Support for Health Claims: You Need It and How to Get It
    Doctor support is critical to patients getting the health benefits they deserve. In health claims, we often see patients who are seeking medication or treatment that is deemed “experimental” or “investigational” by an…
  • Mar 26

    Why California Needs Behavioral Health Worker

    Why California Needs Behavioral Health Worker
    The Affordable Care Act (often referred to as “Obamacare”) put mental health care on par with physical health, at least as far as health insurance goes.  The reality facing many people in California, however, is…
  • Mar 22

    Insurance Company Doctors Don’t Review Medical Records Before Denying Health Insurance Claims? Are You Kidding Me?

    Insurance Company Doctors Don’t Review Medical Records Before Denying Health Insurance Claims? Are You Kidding Me?
    California Department of Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has opened an investigation into allegations that health insurer, Aetna, denies insureds’ claims and requests for prior authorization for medical care without ever reviewing…
Rank this Week: 943

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Covers healthcare, FDA and FTC law.

http://michaelhcohen.com/
Rank this Week: 1123

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: 1173

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: 1012

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: 1011

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

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

    "Is It Too Late to Stop the Rise of Marijuana, Inc.?"

    "Is It Too Late to Stop the Rise of Marijuana, Inc.?"
    Because of the date on the calendar, there is today waaaaaay too much mainstream press coverage of marijuana issues for me to cover in this space. But I cannot ignore it all, and the headline of this post is the headline of this new Atlantic…
  • Apr 20

    Hoping education and learning might be the focal point of 4/20 activitie

    Hoping education and learning might be the focal point of 4/20 activitie
    I tend not to be a big fan of the unofficial marijuana holiday known as 4/20, but this new CNN article suggested to me the title of this post. The CNN piece is headlined "Universities meet growing demand with Weed 101," and I am…
  • Apr 19

    Senate Minority Leader to introduce bill to deschedule marijuana

    Senate Minority Leader to introduce bill to deschedule marijuana
    Vice News has this notable new story under the headline "Sen. Chuck Schumer to introduce bill to 'decriminalize' marijuana." Here are the details: In an exclusive interview with VICE News, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) confirmed he is…
Rank this Week: 2494

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: 2509

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: 4478

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/
  • Apr 19

    CMS Announces New Initiatives for Innovating Patient Care

    CMS Announces New Initiatives for Innovating Patient Care
    Last month, CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced several initiatives to innovate the delivery of patient care at the ground level.  In collaboration with the Trump Administration and other federal agencies, CMS is taking steps to…
  • Mar 9

    Healthcare Facility Policies in the Age of Medical Marijuana

    Healthcare Facility Policies in the Age of Medical Marijuana
    On Fox’s In the Weeds blog, associate Richard Holzworth discussed the influx of patients registering for the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program, and provided an overview of key policy and procedure updates that…
  • Mar 8

    A Movement to Consider: Telepsychiatry in New York State

    A Movement to Consider: Telepsychiatry in New York State
    Kristen Marotta writes: Recently on Fox’s HIPAA & Health Information Technology blog, we discussed the privacy and security issues arising from the growth of telemedicine, as well as the general benefits that such growth could have…
Rank this Week: 3751

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
  • Apr 19

    NIST releases latest version of its Cybersecurity Framework

    NIST releases latest version of its Cybersecurity Framework
    On April 16, 2018, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) unveiled Version 1.1 of its widely known Cybersecurity Framework, which incorporates changes based on feedback collected through comments, questions, and workshops…
  • Apr 17

    Recent effort to regulate pharmaceutical pricing deemed unconstitutional by Fourth Circuit

    Recent effort to regulate pharmaceutical pricing deemed unconstitutional by Fourth Circuit
    In the absence of federal action, states have attempted to rein in high pharmaceutical pricing by enacting laws aimed at regulating drug pricing. Following what now has become a trend, on March 13, 2018, Oregon became the newest state to…
  • Apr 16

    CMS publishes annual exchange final rule for 2019

    CMS publishes annual exchange final rule for 2019
    On April 9, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019 final rule (Payment Notice) and related guidance affecting the health insurance markets, including: key…
Rank this Week: 2479

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

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

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    Dallas Morning News: Speaking of HIPAA…

    Dallas Morning News: Speaking of HIPAA geeks, who has 2 thumbs and got quoted in the Dallas Morning News earlier this week?  This guy!
  • Apr 18

    Azar's guts: Of course, I see this and…

    Azar's guts: Of course, I see this and wonder if it's a HIPAA violation.  Well, that and a couple of jokes that pretty much write themselves.  
  • Apr 12

    Insiders Cause Most Health Industry…

    Insiders Cause Most Health Industry Breaches: Not really surprising, but most data breaches in the health industry are cause by insiders.  That's not surprising, given the highly labor-intensive nature of healthcare, the presence of so many…
Rank this Week: 2498

Salvi Law - Chicago Lawyer Blog

Salvi Law - Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    Three Salvi Law attorneys take part in ITLA Lobby Day

    Three Salvi Law attorneys take part in ITLA Lobby Day
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (April 17, 2018) – On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. attorneys Patrick A. Salvi II, Matthew L. Williams, and Brian L. Salvi joined other attorneys from throughout the state to take part…
  • Apr 17

    Partner Jeff Kroll discusses Social Host liability ahead of prom season on WGN Radio

    Partner Jeff Kroll discusses Social Host liability ahead of prom season on WGN Radio
    CHICAGO (April 17, 2018) – With prom season right around the corner, Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Partner Jeff Kroll spoke with WGN Radio’s Bill and Wendy Show about the responsibilities of hosting prom parties, underage…
  • Apr 16

    Salvi Law sponsors LAF’s annual Justice is Served event

    Salvi Law sponsors LAF’s annual Justice is Served event
    CHICAGO (April 16, 2018) – On Friday, April 13, 2018, Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. sponsored the LAF’s annual “Justice is Served” event. Several of the firm’s attorneys attended the fundraiser,…
Rank this Week: 1220

Healthcare Law Blog

Healthcare Law Blog

Comments on healthcare law. By Hamil Little.

http://www.healthcarelaw-blog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Sexual Harassment in Georgia: Healthcare & the #MeToo Movement

    Sexual Harassment in Georgia: Healthcare & the #MeToo Movement
    Healthcare employees filed the fourth largest number of sexual harassment claims with the EEOC from 2005 to 2015, according to Jocelyn Frye, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. As a result of the #MeToo movement, many…
  • Mar 30

    Fraud and Abuse Update: Prison As a Result of Kickback Scheme

    Fraud and Abuse Update: Prison As a Result of Kickback Scheme
    The United States Department of Justice issued a press release on March 28, 2018 regarding the sentencing of Sandra Parkman, age 63, for Medicare fraud.  Our business and health care law firm follows developments in the fraud and abuse…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2546

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: 2833

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

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

http://www.healthblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1822

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
  • Apr 16

    Smart Investing in Primary Care Centers: 5 Key Takeaway

    Smart Investing in Primary Care Centers: 5 Key Takeaway
    The next in our series of posts sharing key takeaways from panels at the Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity and Lending Conference focuses on opportunities for investment in primary care centers. It is authored by our colleagues…
  • Apr 10

    Dermatology Spotlight Panel: 5 Key Point

    Dermatology Spotlight Panel: 5 Key Point
    The next in our series of posts sharing key takeaways from panels at the Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity and Lending Conference focuses on opportunities for investment in dermatology. It is authored by our colleagues Tom Zahn…
  • Apr 4

    Women in Private Equity to Know: Carolyn Galiette

    Women in Private Equity to Know: Carolyn Galiette
    McGuireWoods has long been an avid supporter of the advancement of professional women. As part of our initiative seeking to expand the leadership of women in private equity, we are profiling women leaders in private equity throughout 2018. We…
Rank this Week: 3574

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/
  • Apr 16

    CMS Adopts 2019 ACA Health Plan Policie

    CMS Adopts 2019 ACA Health Plan Policie
    CMS has released its final rule updating policies applying to qualified health plans (QHPs) offered on Affordable Care Act (ACA) Exchanges for 2019.  In the final rule, CMS stresses its goal of providing states greater flexibility and…
  • Apr 6

    New CMS Guidance for ADLT Lab Tests and ADLT Application Released

    New CMS Guidance for ADLT Lab Tests and ADLT Application Released
    CMS is still rolling out policies and procedures to fully implement the major clinical laboratory payment reforms mandated by the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA). As previously reported, the June 23, 2016 final PAMA rule…
  • Apr 6

    New HHS Advisors Appointed to Develop Strategy on Drug Pricing, Opioid Policy

    New HHS Advisors Appointed to Develop Strategy on Drug Pricing, Opioid Policy
    HHS Secretary Alex Azar has appointed two advisors to help advance Department strategy to address prescription drug pricing and the opioid crisis. Daniel M. Best, the new Senior Advisor to the Secretary for Drug Pricing Reform, is charged…
Rank this Week: 3615

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/
  • Apr 11

    OIG Issues Report on Outpatient PT Overpayment

    OIG Issues Report on Outpatient PT Overpayment
    In March of 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) issued a report titled “Many Medicare Claims for Outpatient Physical Therapy Services Did Not Comply With Medicare Requirements”…
  • Apr 11

    Court Orders AHA to Provide Strategies for Eliminating Medicare Appeals Backlog

    Court Orders AHA to Provide Strategies for Eliminating Medicare Appeals Backlog
    On March 22, 2018, the latest development in American Hospital Association (AHA) v. Azar (formerly referred to as AHA v Burwell) emerged as Judge Boasberg issued an order to have the AHA develop strategies to assist the Department of Health…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3576

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: 1326

Health Care Update

Health Care Update

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

http://slphealthcareupdate.wordpress.com
  • Apr 10

    4/17 2018 1st Quarterly Tax Filing Deadline For Calendar Year Health Care & Other Businesse

    4/17 2018 1st Quarterly Tax Filing Deadline For Calendar Year Health Care & Other Businesse
    Physicians and other health care providers practicing in solo or other independent practices likely are among the small businesses and self-employed individuals that will need to pay by April 17 the first of the 2018 tax year quarterly…
  • Feb 23

    Check Out CMS 2018 Qualified Clinical Data Registry

    Check Out CMS 2018 Qualified Clinical Data Registry
    Providers Check Out 2018 CMS Quality Data Tool
  • Feb 21

    ONC Usability Change Package WebEx

    ONC Usability Change Package WebEx
    The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) will host a webinar that previews a new ONC-sponsored resource, the Usability Change Package (UCP). ONC intends that the UCP will help health IT end users in hospital settings identify usability…
Rank this Week: 4165

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: 1880

von Briesen Legal News

von Briesen Legal News

By von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

http://www.vonbriesen.com/legal-news
  • Apr 4

    OIG Work Plan Monthly Updates (January, February, and March 2018)

    OIG Work Plan Monthly Updates (January, February, and March 2018)
    As previously explained in von Briesen's Legal Update OIG Work Plan Moves from Annual to Monthly Updates, the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (the "OIG") has decided to update its…
  • Mar 29

    The Effects of Tax Reform

    The Effects of Tax Reform
    Originally published in the Milwaukee Business Journal on Friday, March 23, 2018.  The most significant tax changes in 30 years prompt questions, concerns and new strategies. 
  • Mar 26

    Landowners Fail to Show that Drainage falls under Utility Easement’s Scope

    Landowners Fail to Show that Drainage falls under Utility Easement’s Scope
    Spring is here. That means Wisconsin landowners will soon find water everywhere. Dealing with drainage issues can cause landowners to get creative. In a recent Mississippi case, landowners claimed that they should be entitled to use a utility…
Rank this Week: 1834

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/
Rank this Week: 3742

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/
Rank this Week: 2131

Massage Therapy Law Blog

Massage Therapy Law Blog

By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://massagelawblog.wordpress.com
  • Mar 5

    Florida Woman Sues After Claims She Was Sexually Assaulted at Massage Envy

    Florida Woman Sues After Claims She Was Sexually Assaulted at Massage Envy
    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 woman who accused a Coral Gables Massage Envy masseur of sexual assault filed a civil lawsuit in Miami-Dade ……
  • Feb 27

    Massage Therapist Sued for $25 Million After Alleged Sexual Assault

    Massage Therapist Sued for $25 Million After Alleged Sexual Assault
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law A woman who claims she was assaulted at a Massage Envy location in the Northwest section of the District of Columbia (D.C.) filed … Continue…
  • Feb 19

    Florida Woman Sues After Claims She Was Sexually Assaulted at Massage Envy

    Florida Woman Sues After Claims She Was Sexually Assaulted at Massage Envy
    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 woman who accused a Coral Gables Massage Envy masseur of sexual assault filed a civil lawsuit in Miami-Dade ……
Rank this Week: 3330

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 4

    Advancing Access to Precision Medicine Act - A Bipartisan Bill

    Advancing Access to Precision Medicine Act - A Bipartisan Bill
    On February 15, 2018, representatives Eric Swalwell (CA-15), John Shimkus (IL-15), Scott Peters (CA-52), Erik Paulson (MN-03), and Juan Vargas (CA-51), introduced the Advancing Access to Precision Medicine Act (H.R.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3580

Dentistry Law Blog

Dentistry Law Blog

By George F. Indest III.

https://dentistrylawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3318

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/
  • Feb 21

    DEA Continues to Step Up Enforcement Efforts in Response to Opioid Crisi

    DEA Continues to Step Up Enforcement Efforts in Response to Opioid Crisi
    Most practitioners and businesses that handle controlled substances are required to hold a controlled substances registration with the Drug Enforcement Administration. This includes physicians, pharmacies, dentists, hospitals, manufacturers,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3770