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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/
  • Dec 15

    DOJ: Marijuana Businesses Will Not Receive Bankruptcy Aid

    DOJ: Marijuana Businesses Will Not Receive Bankruptcy Aid
    Marijuana business owners have many reasons to carefully manage their assets. Now, a recently-published article by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Executive Office for U.S. Trustees gives another: Marijuana businesses cannot expect…
  • Dec 12

    California Now Accepting Recreational Marijuana Business License Application

    California Now Accepting Recreational Marijuana Business License Application
    Last week, the state of California started accepting applications from marijuana businesses and start-ups seeking to operate within the state’s legalized marijuana industry in 2018. This is a major milestone from this burgeoning market,…
  • Dec 10

    Jeff Sessions Intends to Crackdown on Medical Marijuana Where it is Legal

    Jeff Sessions Intends to Crackdown on Medical Marijuana Where it is Legal
    As everyone knows, medical marijuana is illegal under federal law because it is listed as a Schedule I drug. While a majority of states and the District the Columbia have legalized medical marijuana, the federal government could theoretically…
Rank this Week: 237

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Covers healthcare, FDA and FTC law.

http://michaelhcohen.com/
  • Dec 15

    Can HIPAA Compliance Derail your Healthcare Website or Digital Health App?

    Can HIPAA Compliance Derail your Healthcare Website or Digital Health App?
    Worried about HIPAA compliance for your healthcare website or digital health app? Consider a class action privacy lawsuit that came—and went—against MDLive. MDLive received a class-action lawsuit alleging the MDLive did not…
  • Dec 8

    MedSpa: Physician Supervision of RNs—Do You Need It?

    MedSpa: Physician Supervision of RNs—Do You Need It?
    THERE CAN BE A LOT OF CONFUSION IN THE INDUSTRY—AND MEDICAL SPA TREATMENT BY RNS UNDER PHYSICIAN SUPERVISION IS AN ENFORCEMENT HOT BOTTOM. How Much Treatment Can RNs Do in a Medical Spa? The post MedSpa: Physician Supervision of…
  • Nov 28

    TELEMEDICINE LEGAL SERIES—PART 5: HIPAA

    TELEMEDICINE LEGAL SERIES—PART 5: HIPAA
    PRIVACY, CONFIDENTIALITY, AND SECURITY ISSUES ARISE WHEN PRACTICING TELEHEALTH OR TELEMEDICINE JUST AS THEY DO IN A BRICK-AND-MORTAR PRACTICE. IT’S ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT TO UNDERSTAND THESE ISSUES, SINCE MANY CLINICIANS ADVERTISE ON…
Rank this Week: 1859

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 2365

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: 2396

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/
  • Dec 14

    OIG Highlights Recent Audit, Investigation, and Enforcement Accomplishment

    OIG Highlights Recent Audit, Investigation, and Enforcement Accomplishment
    The Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services has released its semiannual report for the period of April 1, 2017, through September 30, 2017. The report also includes aggregated data for all of fiscal…
  • Dec 14

    CMS Extends Medicare Prior Authorization Program for Repetitive Scheduled Non-Emergent Ambulance Transport

    CMS Extends Medicare Prior Authorization Program for Repetitive Scheduled Non-Emergent Ambulance Transport
    CMS is extending for another year the Medicare prior authorization program for repetitive, scheduled non-emergent ambulance transport services rendered by ambulance providers in selected states. As previously reported, CMS began testing the…
  • Dec 14

    CMS Schedules Feb. 13 Town Hall Meeting on IPPS New Tech Application

    CMS Schedules Feb. 13 Town Hall Meeting on IPPS New Tech Application
    On February 13, 2019, CMS is holding a public Town Hall meeting to discuss requests for add-on payments for new medical technologies under the Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS). Registration details are provided in…
Rank this Week: 3626

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 248

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/
  • Dec 14

    DADS Functions Abolished after 2-Year HHS Transformation

    DADS Functions Abolished after 2-Year HHS Transformation
    Provider Letter No. 17-37 –   The Department of Aging & Disability Services (DADS) is no longer a stand-alone agency and has been transferred to the Health and Human Service Commission (HHSC), although the regulatory…
  • Dec 13

    Proposed Amendments to streamline ICF/IID & HCS/TxHmL Provider Cost Report Rule

    Proposed Amendments to streamline ICF/IID & HCS/TxHmL Provider Cost Report Rule
    HHSC Report– Effective January 1st 2018, information contained in PPAT on cost report rule changes to be adopted by March 2018, address the implementation of a cost report reform initiative for HCS/TxHmL and ICF/IID providers as…
  • Dec 8

    New Algorithm Predicts Patient’s Palliative Care by Estimating the Chance of Mortality

    New Algorithm Predicts Patient’s Palliative Care by Estimating the Chance of Mortality
    Identifying candidates for Palliative Care can now be determined through a new algorithm that could help to prepare and provide better care for terminally ill people during their final months of life. According to reports “researchers…
Rank this Week: 2841

Salvi Law - Chicago Lawyer Blog

Salvi Law - Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 13

    Partner Jeff Kroll discusses new 2018 driving laws on WGN Radio

    Partner Jeff Kroll discusses new 2018 driving laws on WGN Radio
    CHICAGO (December 13, 2017) – Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. Partner Jeffrey J. Kroll was interviewed live on WGN Radio’s Bill and Wendy show Wednesday morning about new driving laws that will impact motorists as of January…
  • Dec 13

    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard hosts AAJ Phone-A-Thon

    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard hosts AAJ Phone-A-Thon
    CHICAGO (December 12, 2017) – On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. hosted a membership phone-a-thon for the American Association for Justice.  The event helped recruit new members to AAJ and…
  • Dec 4

    WGN report on rusted light poles references record-breaking $148 million jury verdict

    WGN report on rusted light poles references record-breaking $148 million jury verdict
    CHICAGO (December 4, 2017) – WGN TV recently reported on a rusty street light pole that fell over on the Northwest Side. The report references our recent record-breaking $148 million jury verdict on behalf of a woman who was…
Rank this Week: 1262

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: 160

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 2475

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

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

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 13

    Portland, ME: The city had some sort of…

    Portland, ME: The city had some sort of program providing services to citizens with HIV, and after the program terminated, the city shared information on 200 HIV patients with the University of Southern Maine to help determine if there were…
  • Dec 11

    NC, KY Breaches: Two breaches, two states,…

    NC, KY Breaches: Two breaches, two states, 56,000 patient's records exposed.  A stolen (unencrypted, of course) laptop at a North Carolina dermatology clinic exposed 24,000, while a pulmonology group in Kentucky suffered improper access to…
  • Dec 7

    Henry Ford Hospital Breach: Someone…

    Henry Ford Hospital Breach: Someone apparently phished the email credentials of multiple employees.  No word yet on what was accessed or if any of it was used inappropriately.
Rank this Week: 185

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/
  • Dec 13

    CMS to Begin Utilizing 2014 Life Table

    CMS to Begin Utilizing 2014 Life Table
    The CMS WCMSA web portal, where Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set Aside submissions are submitted to CMS for review, has alerted users that as of December 11, 2017, CMS will begin using the Table 1: Life Table for the total population:…
  • Nov 29

    Another Court Case, Perpetuating the Confusion Surrounding LMSA

    Another Court Case, Perpetuating the Confusion Surrounding LMSA
    Yesterday, a decision came out of the District Court for New Mexico, based upon an action to determine whether a Medicare Set-Aside was needed in a matter involving a personal injury suit.  (Silva v. Burwell, No. 16-cv-488 JCH/KK, 2017…
  • Nov 27

    Visit MEDVAL #3316 at the NWCDC in Las Vega

    Visit MEDVAL #3316 at the NWCDC in Las Vega
    MEDVAL will be exhibiting at the annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference (NWCDC), December 6th – 8th, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. For a full agenda of the event, visit the conference website here. Stop by…
Rank this Week: 353

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: 3431

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: 4309

von Briesen Legal News

von Briesen Legal News

By von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

http://www.vonbriesen.com/legal-news
  • Dec 12

    Department of Labor Extends Transition Period for Prohibited Transaction Exemptions Related to Its ERISA Fiduciary Rule

    Department of Labor Extends Transition Period for Prohibited Transaction Exemptions Related to Its ERISA Fiduciary Rule
    On November 29, 2017, the Department of Labor (the "DOL") extended the Transition Period for certain prohibited transaction exemptions related to its Fiduciary Rule under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ("ERISA"),…
  • Dec 3

    Gotcha! Issues to Watch for During Redevelopment Project

    Gotcha! Issues to Watch for During Redevelopment Project
    Maybe it is because one or more anchor stores have closed or a new one has arrived. It could also be the result of the Mall being outdated and in significant need of substantial remodeling. Whatever the reason, and there are many possible…
  • Nov 29

    A Procedural Misstep Ends Wyoming Landowner's Claim for Just Compensation

    A Procedural Misstep Ends Wyoming Landowner's Claim for Just Compensation
    Even in a straightforward condemnation case, keeping up with all the moving parts can be overwhelming.  Perhaps because of this, Wisconsin has published multiple brochures on “The Rights of Landowners under Wisconsin Eminent Domain…
Rank this Week: 1724

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: 4133

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Dec 11

    Latest Settlement Reveals Mortgage Fraud Continued Years After Financial Crisis Ended

    Latest Settlement Reveals Mortgage Fraud Continued Years After Financial Crisis Ended
    We are reaching the end of a decade since mortgage fraud hit its peak in 2007. However, the latest settlement by IberiaBank suggests that at least one lender continued aspects of mortgage fraud against the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)…
  • Dec 7

    SEC Has Recovered Over $1 Billion Due to Whistleblower Tip

    SEC Has Recovered Over $1 Billion Due to Whistleblower Tip
    Over the past week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has issued total rewards of over $20 million to three SEC whistleblowers. As a result, SEC enforcement actions involving whistleblowers have now recovered more than $1 billion in…
  • Dec 4

    SEC Cyber Unit Files First Action to Halt ICO Fraud PlexCoin

    SEC Cyber Unit Files First Action to Halt ICO Fraud PlexCoin
    The SEC today announced an enforcement action against the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) by PlexCoin. The SEC obtained a freeze on the purportedly $15 million in investor funds raised by PlexCoin from thousands of U.S. and international…
Rank this Week: 2439

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

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

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Dec 11

    Dr. Nick van Terheyden and the Invisible Patient – Harlow On Healthcare

    Dr. Nick van Terheyden and the Invisible Patient – 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
  • Dec 11

    Dr. Nick van Terheyden and the Invisible Patient – Harlow On Healthcare

    Dr. Nick van Terheyden and the Invisible Patient – 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
  • Dec 11

    Dr. Nick van Terheyden and the Invisible Patient – Harlow On Healthcare

    Dr. Nick van Terheyden and the Invisible Patient – 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
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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: 493

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/
  • Dec 8

    Unnecessary Medical Tests Lead to $1.2 Million Settlement

    Unnecessary Medical Tests Lead to $1.2 Million Settlement
    On November 28, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a $1.2 million settlement with Cardiovascular Consultants Heart Center, known as CVC Heart Center, and its shareholder physicians. CVC Health Center is a cardiology clinic with…
  • Dec 1

    Former Health Care Facility Employees Plead Guilty to Medicare Fraud

    Former Health Care Facility Employees Plead Guilty to Medicare Fraud
    The U.S. Department of Justice announced on November 28 that two former health care employees pleaded guilty to Medicare fraud. Aharon Aron Krkasharyan, 53, was employed as a quality improvement coordinator at Mauran Ambulance Inc., a Los…
  • Nov 24

    San Diego Nursing Homes Pay $6.9 million for Health Care Fraud

    San Diego Nursing Homes Pay $6.9 million for Health Care Fraud
    Four San Diego nursing homes owned by Brius Management Co. have agreed with the federal and state governments to resolve civil allegations regarding illegal kickbacks and health care fraud by paying a $6.9 million settlement. The…
Rank this Week: 1205

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
Rank this Week: 853

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/
  • Dec 7

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Human Head Transplants Are About to Happen in China: But Where Are the Bodies Coming From?, Newsweek AI-Controlled Brain Implants for Mood Disorders Tested in People, Nature The Algorithm That Catches Serial Killers, The Atlantic For…
  • Dec 1

    "Psychedelic Medicine for Mental Illness and Drug Abuse: Overcoming Social and Legal Obstacles"

    "Psychedelic Medicine for Mental Illness and Drug Abuse: Overcoming Social and Legal Obstacles"
    Recently posted on SSRN: "Psychedelic Medicine for Mental Illness and Drug Abuse: Overcoming Social and Legal Obstacles" MASON MARKS, Yale Law School, Yale University - Information Society Project Mental illness is a public health crisis.…
  • Nov 30

    "Decoding Guilty Minds"

    "Decoding Guilty Minds"
    Recently posted on SSRN: "Decoding Guilty Minds" MATTHEW R. GINTHER, Court of Federal Claims - Office of Special Masters FRANCIS X. SHEN, University of Minnesota Law School RICHARD J. BONNIE, University of Virginia - School of Law MORRIS B.…
Rank this Week: 467

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/
  • Dec 6

    Plan Your Changes before Changing Your Plan

    Plan Your Changes before Changing Your Plan
    There’s a comically profound scene in the second “Madagascar” movie.  Penguin (management) and monkey (union) committees are negotiating a labor contract.  After the monkeys seem to have secured what they want,…
  • Dec 6

    “Whoaaa, Nellie!” Before Submitting Form 14765 …

    “Whoaaa, Nellie!” Before Submitting Form 14765 …
    Entering a football stadium many years ago, your nimble correspondent encountered unarmed security contractors wearing uniforms featuring the company logo – a big, red bull’s-eye – on the front of the baseball cap and on the…
  • Nov 22

    IRS Form 14764: Response to Proposed Assessment of 2015 Employer Mandate Tax

    IRS Form 14764: Response to Proposed Assessment of 2015 Employer Mandate Tax
    On November 17, the IRS published the Form that Applicable Large Employers must use to respond to IRS letters regarding proposed assessment of 2015 employer mandate taxes.  Form 14764 is a paper, mail-in “ESRP Response” that…
Rank this Week: 2084

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: 1956

Health Law Sidebar

Health Law Sidebar

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

http://healthlawsidebar.com/
Rank this Week: 2714

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
  • Dec 5

    KKR Closes $1.45 Billion Healthcare Fund

    KKR Closes $1.45 Billion Healthcare Fund
    KKR has announced the closing of a new $1.45 billion fund, the KKR Health Care Strategic Growth Fund. As its name suggests, the fund is dedicated to healthcare growth equity investment opportunities, specifically within the Americas. KKR…
  • Nov 22

    GI Partners Closes Fifth Fund With $2.7 Billion

    GI Partners Closes Fifth Fund With $2.7 Billion
    GI Partners has announced the closing of its fifth fund, Fund V. It was oversubscribed at its hard cap of $2.7 billion, surpassing the target of $2.3 billion. GI Partners, based in San Francisco, is a middle-market private equity ……
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3598

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/
Rank this Week: 24

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/
Rank this Week: 207

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Is Oral Argument Dying?

    Is Oral Argument Dying?
    When you think of what lawyers do for a living, the first thing you probably think of is arguing over a case in front of a judge. You may be surprised to learn, then, that in the federal courts this staple of practicing law seems to be on the…
  • Nov 24

    What Do You Do If You Cannot Work Because of Mental Illness?

    What Do You Do If You Cannot Work Because of Mental Illness?
    Mental health issues are definitely more widely spoken about in todays society. But lip service doesn’t necessarily help with the overwhelming challenges a person has to face in living with a mental illness. Mental illness is more…
  • Nov 20

    What’s a “Church Plan” when evaluating your right to benefits under employer benefit plan?

    What’s a “Church Plan” when evaluating your right to benefits under employer benefit plan?
    As you know, churches occupy a special place in the law. For example, the First Amendment bars the government from prohibiting the free exercise of religion, and churches, indeed almost all religioous institutions, get special tax…
Rank this Week: 4153

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: 4128

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 30

    CMS Provides Advice on Electronic Laboratory Alert

    CMS Provides Advice on Electronic Laboratory Alert
    CMS recently issued an Advisory Opinion suggesting that physicians who refer diagnostic tests reimbursable under Medicare to a laboratory may, under certain circumstances, receive electronic pop-up notifications in the laboratory’s…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4139

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: 3419

Healthcare Law Blog

Healthcare Law Blog

Comments on healthcare law. By Hamil Little.

http://www.healthcarelaw-blog.com/
  • 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,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2496

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
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1092

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…
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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: 1578

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: 4130

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: 794

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…
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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…
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False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

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

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 157

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…
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Law Links | Health Links

Law Links | Health Links

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

http://lawlinkshealthlinks.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1753

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: 4126

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: 3531