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HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

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

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • 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.
  • Dec 7

    An Unintended Consequence of Data Breach…

    An Unintended Consequence of Data Breach Reporting?  Patients are more and more reluctant to share PHI with their own providers. I've said many times that privacy exists on a continuum, particularly in regards to health information.  On…
  • Dec 5

    New from OCR: Five steps to prevent…

    New from OCR: Five steps to prevent insider data breaches.
Rank this Week: 35

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: 130

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: 176

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: 122

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

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

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 235

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: 166

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: 97

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Dec 11

    New talk about a new marijuana legalization initiaitive in Ohio from some old voice

    New talk about a new marijuana legalization initiaitive in Ohio from some old voice
    As reported in this local article, headlined "Anyone over 21 could grow weed at home under proposed Ohio ballot initiative," there is some new talk about a new initiative to legalize marijuana in the Buckeye State. Here are the…
  • Dec 11

    Could Vermont legalize marijuana by traditional legislation in just a matter of weeks?

    Could Vermont legalize marijuana by traditional legislation in just a matter of weeks?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this notable new report from Tom Angell under the headline "Will Legalize Marijuana In Early January, House Speaker Says." Here are the details: A top Vermont lawmaker says the…
  • Dec 9

    "Medical Pot Is Our Best Hope to Fight the Opioid Epidemic"

    "Medical Pot Is Our Best Hope to Fight the Opioid Epidemic"
    The title of this post is the headline of this new Rolling Stone article. Here are excerpts (with some links from the original preserved): The pain-relieving properties of cannabis are no longer hypothetical or anecdotal. At the beginning of…
Rank this Week: 2305

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 1471

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: 1484

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
  • Nov 27

    Dave Chase and the Long March on Health Care Benefits – Harlow on Healthcare

    Dave Chase and the Long March on Health Care Benefits – Harlow on Healthcare
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Nov 27

    Dave Chase and the Long March on Health Care Benefits – Harlow on Healthcare

    Dave Chase and the Long March on Health Care Benefits – 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
Rank this Week: 1035

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 11

    Medical Aid in Dying in Minnesota: Legal Landscape and Ethical Justifiability

    Medical Aid in Dying in Minnesota: Legal Landscape and Ethical Justifiability
    I had a fun and productive engagement with participants during my noon ethics rounds on Friday at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.  My slides are here.
  • Dec 10

    Ethics Committee Chair Sued for Role in Futility Case

    Ethics Committee Chair Sued for Role in Futility Case
    I have previously collected lawsuits brought against ethics consultants and ethics committee members. Most of those were brought in the context of medical futility disputes. In March 2015, Ben Taub Hospital used the conflict resolution…
  • Dec 10

    Supportive Decision Making – An Emerging Alternative to Guardianship (free webinar)

    Supportive Decision Making – An Emerging Alternative to Guardianship (free webinar)
    Login on January 16 for this free webinar from the Minnesota Gerontological Society: "Supportive Decision Making – An Emerging Alternative to Guardianship." Anita Raymond, MSW is Program Manager, Protective Services and Care Management…
Rank this Week: 4037

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 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…
  • Dec 9

    Sessions Spars With U.S. Justice Department Interns Over Legal Marijuana

    Sessions Spars With U.S. Justice Department Interns Over Legal Marijuana
    An internal U.S. Justice Department video of a private event forum that included agency interns and the U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions revealed a terse exchange between Sessions and interns who dared to question his stance on federal…
  • Dec 8

    Marijuana Sales are Reducing Alcohol Sale

    Marijuana Sales are Reducing Alcohol Sale
    Many comparisons have been made to recreational marijuana and alcohol, particularly in how advocates have recommended regulation. Although there are similarities, we know that recreational alcohol use, dependence and abuse has caused far more…
Rank this Week: 4282

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: 1041

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 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…
  • Dec 5

    The New Senate Tax Bill and its effect on Medicare cost

    The New Senate Tax Bill and its effect on Medicare cost
    The Senate Tax Bill (HR 1 )recently passed will expand the break for high medical costs. According to reports, the bill preserve the deduction for medical expenses and lower the threshold for claiming it to 7.5% of adjusted gross income, from…
  • Dec 4

    ALF’s- Resolution of an Immediate Threat of Harm During an On-site Inspection

    ALF’s- Resolution of an Immediate Threat of Harm During an On-site Inspection
    Provider Letter 17-36 ? If there’s an Immediate Threat of Harm  to the health and safety of residents at an Assisted Living Facilities during an On-site Inspection HHSC is authorized by HSC §247.042 to suspend the…
Rank this Week: 2561

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: 1457

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: 1693

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Covers healthcare, FDA and FTC law.

http://michaelhcohen.com/
  • 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…
  • Nov 21

    7-PART TELEMEDICINE LEGAL SERIES—PART 4: STANDARD OF CARE ISSUES

    7-PART TELEMEDICINE LEGAL SERIES—PART 4: STANDARD OF CARE ISSUES
    HOW DO HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS HANDLE STANDARD OF CARE ISSUES WHEN DIAGNOSING AND TREATING FROM A DISTANCE? The post 7-PART TELEMEDICINE LEGAL SERIES—PART 4: STANDARD OF CARE ISSUES appeared first on Michael H Cohen Law Group |…
Rank this Week: 1759

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: 994

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: 3968

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: 2029

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: 2104

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: 4424

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: 2430

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: 3427

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 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…
  • Dec 4

    New Illinois traffic laws to take effect in 2018

    New Illinois traffic laws to take effect in 2018
    CHICAGO (December 4, 2017) – Car Accident Attorney Jeffrey J. Kroll of the personal injury law firm Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. wants to remind drivers of new Illinois laws that will impact motorists as of January 1, 2018.…
  • Nov 29

    Salvi Law November Pet of the Month: Adoptable dog Bronson

    Salvi Law November Pet of the Month: Adoptable dog Bronson
    GRAYSLAKE, Ill. (November 29, 2017) – The Illinois personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. has committed to finding local adoptable pets a loving home in 2017. We have teamed up with the Anti…
Rank this Week: 1731

von Briesen Legal News

von Briesen Legal News

By von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

http://www.vonbriesen.com/legal-news
  • 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…
  • Nov 28

    OIG Work Plan Monthly Updates (September, October, and November 2017)

    OIG Work Plan Monthly Updates (September, October, and November 2017)
    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…
Rank this Week: 1811

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: 2591

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: 867

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: 3155

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: 3874

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: 3883

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: 3250

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • Nov 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…
  • Nov 27

    More MSPA Claims 1 Cases Dismissed for Standing

    More MSPA Claims 1 Cases Dismissed for Standing
    The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California dismissed the attempted class action against Mercury General on November 2, 2017. As with the other attempted national actions, standing was the fatal flaw in the pleadings as the…
Rank this Week: 4319

Health Industry Washington Watch

Health Industry Washington Watch

Covers U.S. legislative and regulatory developments affecting the life sciences and health care industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.healthindustrywashingtonwatch.com/
  • Nov 29

    Congressional Hearings Focus on Health Policy Issue

    Congressional Hearings Focus on Health Policy Issue
    A number of Congressional panels have scheduled or held recent hearings on health policy issues, including the following: On November 30, 2017, the House Energy & Commerce Committee is holding a hearing on implementation of the 21st…
  • Nov 29

    House Approves IPAB Repeal Legislation

    House Approves IPAB Repeal Legislation
    The House of Representatives has voted 307 – 111 to approve HR 849, Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act, to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB).  Under the ACA, the IPAB must submit Medicare spending…
  • Nov 29

    President Signs Metabolic Syndrome Support Legislation, Emergency Medication Act

    President Signs Metabolic Syndrome Support Legislation, Emergency Medication Act
    President Trump has signed into law S 920, the National Clinical Care Commission Act, which establishes a national clinical care commission to improve coordination of federal programs that support care for people with complex metabolic…
Rank this Week: 3460

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: 524

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…
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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: 1531

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…
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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/
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Wachler & Associates Health Law…

Wachler & Associates Health Law Blog

Covers health law, recovery audit contractors, compliance and medicare. By Wachler & Associates, P.C.

http://www.wachlerblog.com/
  • 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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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: 987