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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/
Rank this Week: 273

von Briesen Legal News

von Briesen Legal News

By von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

http://www.vonbriesen.com/legal-news
  • Feb 22

    Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission Decision Has Important Implications for Manufacturing Companies with Out-of-State Property

    Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission Decision Has Important Implications for Manufacturing Companies with Out-of-State Property
    A recent State of Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission (the "Appeals Commission") decision has important implications for companies with manufacturing property located outside of Wisconsin. The Appeals Commission held that Modine Manufacturing…
  • Feb 22

    National School Walk Out

    National School Walk Out
    The school shooting last week in Parkland, Florida, which left 17 students and staff dead, has rocked schools across the nation. As many school districts grapple with the aftermath, students, staff, and community members seek action. It has…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 209

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 22

    Tenzer on #MeToo, Statutory Rape Laws, and the Persistence of Gender @ProfLGTenzer

    Tenzer on #MeToo, Statutory Rape Laws, and the Persistence of Gender @ProfLGTenzer
    Leslie Y. Garfield Tenzer, Pace University School of Law, has published #MeToo, Statutory Rape Laws, and the Persistence of Gender. Here is the abstract. In the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, feminists pushed for reform of…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 254

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: 158

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: 216

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Brain Death Forsaken: Growing Conflict and New Legal Challenge

    Brain Death Forsaken: Growing Conflict and New Legal Challenge
    My new 61-page article "Brain Death Forsaken: Growing Conflict and New Legal Challenges" has now been published in the  Journal of Legal Medicine 37(3-4): 265-324.
  • Feb 23

    Rhode Island Considers Physician Gag Law

    Rhode Island Considers Physician Gag Law
    The Rhode Island Legislature is considering a bill that would amend the medical practice act such a physician would engage in "unprofessional conduct" for "informing a patient of their life expectancy."  "No physician or facility or…
  • Feb 22

    Do AAN Clinical Criteria for Brain Death Satisfy the Uniform Determination of Death Act?

    Do AAN Clinical Criteria for Brain Death Satisfy the Uniform Determination of Death Act?
    The family of Jahi McMath contends that the American Academy of Neurology criteria for measuring brain death do not satisfy the requirements of the Uniform Determination of Death Act (which almost every US state, including California, has…
Rank this Week: 3644

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 2050

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 23

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Scientists Have Mapped Out How Our Genes Might Lead to Mental Illness, Gizmodo To Give A.I. the Gift of Gab, Silicon Valley Needs to Offend You, New York Times AI Experts List the Real Dangers of Artificial Intelligence, Quartz Researchers...
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1179

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: 3244

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
  • Feb 23

    Women in Private Equity to Know: Elizabeth Burge

    Women in Private Equity to Know: Elizabeth Burge
    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…
  • Feb 19

    Leading Private Equity Firms That Invest in Healthcare (Part VI)

    Leading Private Equity Firms That Invest in Healthcare (Part VI)
    Throughout 2016 and 2017, we published a multi-part series highlighting leading private equity funds in healthcare. This publication is Part VI in that series. These investors are primarily funds that focus largely on growth-stage, buyout and…
  • Feb 5

    Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Pharos Capital Acquires Behavior Care Specialist

    Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Pharos Capital Acquires Behavior Care Specialist
    Pharos Capital Group announced it has acquired Behavior Care Specialists. Behavior Care Specialists, based in Sioux Falls, S.D., is an outpatient treatment provider of autism spectrum disorder services in four states: South Dakota, Iowa,…
Rank this Week: 3195

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: 1544

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: 4404

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: 3008

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/
  • Feb 22

    “Medicare Extra for All” plan proposed for universal healthcare

    “Medicare Extra for All” plan proposed for universal healthcare
    A new plan signals revived interest in public options and even Medicare-for-all.  To address healthcare challenges, the Center for American Progress proposes a new system— Medicare Extra that would include important…
  • Feb 21

    Elderly patients at risk at Nursing homes that overmedicate

    Elderly patients at risk at Nursing homes that overmedicate
    National reports by Human rights advocates say that nursing homes are overprescribing antipsychotics to patients. According to the latest data from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, known as CMS, the…
  • Feb 19

    Government’s two-year spending plan includes $1.9 billion Nursing home cut

    Government’s two-year spending plan includes $1.9 billion Nursing home cut
    According to reports, nursing home cuts will freeze skilled nursing facilities’ share of the “market basket” at a 2.4% increase in October. The Congressional Budget Office  (CBO) had previously projected a 2.7% hike,…
Rank this Week: 3566

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Covers healthcare, FDA and FTC law.

http://michaelhcohen.com/
Rank this Week: 1906

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 22

    Patrick Salvi interviewed on WJOB Radio

    Patrick Salvi interviewed on WJOB Radio
    HAMMOND, Ind. (February 22, 2018) – Managing Equity Partner Patrick A. Salvi was interviewed live on WJOB radio Wednesday night. The show covered a variety of topics, including his most recent record-breaking verdict and…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1460

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: 4114

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: 1217

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
  • Feb 21

    Amended Colorado bill aims to enhance data privacy law

    Amended Colorado bill aims to enhance data privacy law
    As Health Law Pulse posted on January 29, 2018, lawmakers in Colorado are considering legislation that, if enacted, would significantly strengthen Colorado’s data privacy protections. On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, an amended bill…
  • Feb 21

    The US Departments of HHS, Labor, and Treasury propose expanded access to short-term, limited duration insurance

    The US Departments of HHS, Labor, and Treasury propose expanded access to short-term, limited duration insurance
    On February 20, 2018, the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury (the Departments) published a proposed rule to expand the availability of short-term, limited-duration insurance (STLDI) in order to “provide more…
  • Feb 20

    Budget Act codifies Stark liberalization

    Budget Act codifies Stark liberalization
    As we previously reported, on February 9, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives approved the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (the “Act”) and President Trump subsequently signed the bill into law.  Section 50404 of the…
Rank this Week: 1555

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: 3266

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: 1848

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: 3936

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: 4085

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: 440

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: 2976

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: 3245

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: 516

Dentistry Law Blog

Dentistry Law Blog

By George F. Indest III.

https://dentistrylawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 374

Massage Therapy Law Blog

Massage Therapy Law Blog

By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://massagelawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 761

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

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

http://www.healthblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1129

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: 407

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: 3834

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: 4139

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: 1628

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: 442

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: 4131

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: 3473

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: 770

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: 2118

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: 3491

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: 3196

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: 1723

HealthLaw Offices Blog

HealthLaw Offices Blog

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

http://www.healthlawoffices.com/blog/
  • Jan 10

    CMS Releases Clarification Regarding Texting of Patient Order

    CMS Releases Clarification Regarding Texting of Patient Order
    On December 28, 2017, the Director of the CMS Survey and Certification group issued a memorandum clarifying CMS’ stance on the texting of orders.  Specifically, the memorandum notes that a prohibition on texting applies to patient…
  • May 3

    Guest Post: Five Reasons to Hire a Small Law Firm

    Guest Post: Five Reasons to Hire a Small Law Firm
    **Thank you to Joseph A. Doerr of the Doerr Law Firm in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan for sharing this post.  Originally posted on the Doerr Law Firm blog on April 27, 2017. When searching for an attorney, clients may seek a large firm…
  • Apr 26

    2.5 Million Dollar HIPAA Settlement Highlights Three Important HIPAA Lesson

    2.5 Million Dollar HIPAA Settlement Highlights Three Important HIPAA Lesson
    On April 24, 2017, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) for the Department of Health and Human Services (the entity in charge of enforcing HIPAA) announced a $2.5 million dollar settlement with CardioNet. CardioNet self-reported (as required by…
Rank this Week: 2255

Health Law News and Notes

Health Law News and Notes

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

http://www.healthlawoffices.com/blog/
  • Jan 10

    CMS Releases Clarification Regarding Texting of Patient Order

    CMS Releases Clarification Regarding Texting of Patient Order
    On December 28, 2017, the Director of the CMS Survey and Certification group issued a memorandum clarifying CMS’ stance on the texting of orders.  Specifically, the memorandum notes that a prohibition on texting applies to patient…
  • May 3

    Guest Post: Five Reasons to Hire a Small Law Firm

    Guest Post: Five Reasons to Hire a Small Law Firm
    **Thank you to Joseph A. Doerr of the Doerr Law Firm in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan for sharing this post.  Originally posted on the Doerr Law Firm blog on April 27, 2017. When searching for an attorney, clients may seek a large firm…
  • Apr 26

    2.5 Million Dollar HIPAA Settlement Highlights Three Important HIPAA Lesson

    2.5 Million Dollar HIPAA Settlement Highlights Three Important HIPAA Lesson
    On April 24, 2017, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) for the Department of Health and Human Services (the entity in charge of enforcing HIPAA) announced a $2.5 million dollar settlement with CardioNet. CardioNet self-reported (as required by…
Rank this Week: 3846

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: 4109