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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/
  • Jun 18

    Leading Republicans Join Democrats in Pushing Trump to Halt Family Separation

    Leading Republicans Join Democrats in Pushing Trump to Halt Family Separation
    New York Times (Jun. 17, 2018): Leading Republicans Join Democrats in Pushing Trump to Halt Family Separations, by Peter Baker: On Sunday, leading figures of both parties demanded that President Trump halt his administration’s practice of…
  • Jun 16

    The Unfinished Story of Roe v. Wade

    The Unfinished Story of Roe v. Wade
    June 16, 2018, The Unfinished Story of Roe v. Wade: Reva Siegel and Linda Greenhouse have a new article that tells the story of Roe v. Wade. According to the abstract: Roe . . . , filed in federal district...
  • Jun 15

    Argentina’s historic vote to decriminalize abortion

    Argentina’s historic vote to decriminalize abortion
    Vox (Jun. 14, 2018): Argentina’s historic vote to decriminalize abortion, explained, by Emily Stewart: On Thursday, June 14, Argentina's lower legislative house voted 129-125 on a bill that would decriminalize abortions up to 14 weeks into…
Rank this Week: 40

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: 89

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/
Rank this Week: 162

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers health care law and qui tam. By Willoughby Brod, LLP.

https://www.healthcare-fraud-lawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 240

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

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

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 97

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/
  • Jun 3

    Updates to the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records Regulation

    Updates to the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records Regulation
    Earlier this year, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), finalized updates to the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records…
  • May 30

    Cybersecurity Concerns in Health Care

    Cybersecurity Concerns in Health Care
    Health care systems are eager to adapt to newer technology and widespread network options, all in the name of giving patients the best possible care. However, this comes with a price: more outlets for hackers to breach valuable data. …
  • May 9

    Update of Michigan’s New Requirements for Prescribing Controlled Substance

    Update of Michigan’s New Requirements for Prescribing Controlled Substance
    The Legislature has delayed the effective date of a key provision in the new controlled substance prescribing laws until March 31, 2019, or until the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) promulgates rules on the…
Rank this Week: 203

Health Law Attorney Blog

Health Law Attorney Blog

Covers health law and compliance issues. By The Health Law Partners.

http://www.healthlawattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 65

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 1928

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/
  • Jun 19

    Chapter 2A of Michigan Business Corporations Act Amended to Clarify Inconsistencie

    Chapter 2A of Michigan Business Corporations Act Amended to Clarify Inconsistencie
    On June 24, 2018, amendments to the Professional Service Corporation Provisions (Chapter 2A) of the Michigan Business Corporations Act (BCA) will be in effect. In 2013, the Professional Service Corporation Act was incorporated into the body…
  • Jun 15

    OMHA Releases Details on Long-Awaited Settlement Conference Facilitation Expansion

    OMHA Releases Details on Long-Awaited Settlement Conference Facilitation Expansion
    Settlement Conference Facilitation (SCF) is an alternative dispute resolution process which provides appellants and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) an opportunity to discuss a mutually agreeable resolution for claims…
  • Jun 4

    OIG Notifying Providers of Incorrect Billing Practice

    OIG Notifying Providers of Incorrect Billing Practice
    The Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) has been sending notices to providers recently, suggesting that the providers have been billing incorrectly, leading to overpayments from Medicare. The alleged issue stems from the billing…
Rank this Week: 3386

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 18

    New Advance Directives for Dementia

    New Advance Directives for Dementia
    Judy Schwarz at End of Life Choices New York gave a great webinar (also recorded and archived) a few days ago on EOLCNY's new advance directive for dementia.  This unique written advance directive is designed for those with an early…
  • Jun 17

    Jayden Auyeung "Dies" During Court Conflict over Brain Death with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    Jayden Auyeung "Dies" During Court Conflict over Brain Death with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    In May 2018, the parents of 10-year-old Jayden Auyeung obtained a temporary restraining order in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court, after Children's Hospital of Philadelphia declared him brain dead and planned to remove organ-sustaining…
  • Jun 15

    California Appeals Court Suspends Lower Court Ruling, Reinstates End of Life Option Act

    California Appeals Court Suspends Lower Court Ruling, Reinstates End of Life Option Act
    A California appeals court today granted emergency motions by the two terminally ill adults and a physician represented by Compassion & Choices for an “automatic stay” to immediately suspend a lower court’s…
Rank this Week: 3654

Garlo Ward Blog

Garlo Ward Blog

Covers Alzheimer's disease, end-of-life, HIPAA, medicaid, medicare, nursing homes, and physicians.

http://www.garloward.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2589

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/
  • Jun 18

    The Do’s and Don’ts When Applying for a Nursing License

    The Do’s and Don’ts When Applying for a Nursing License
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The process of obtaining a nursing license can be challenging and time consuming. When seeking initial licensure or applying for a license in…
  • Jun 11

    7th Circuit Reverses $1 Million CVS Verdict for Indiana Doctor in Pill Mill Case

    7th Circuit Reverses $1 Million CVS Verdict for Indiana Doctor in Pill Mill Case
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On May 10, 2018, the Seventh Circuit reversed an Indiana jury’s finding that CVS Pharmacy Inc. (CVS) owed $1 million to a doctor. The…
  • Jun 11

    7th Circuit Reverses $1 Million CVS Verdict for Indiana Doctor in Pill Mill Case

    7th Circuit Reverses $1 Million CVS Verdict for Indiana Doctor in Pill Mill Case
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On May 10, 2018, the Seventh Circuit reversed an Indiana jury’s finding that CVS Pharmacy Inc. (CVS) owed $1 million to a doctor. The…
Rank this Week: 3501

Salvi Law - Chicago Lawyer Blog

Salvi Law - Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 18

    NCAA Settles CTE Lawsuit With Family of Former Texas Player

    NCAA Settles CTE Lawsuit With Family of Former Texas Player
    DALLAS (June 18, 2018) –  The NCAA has settled a lawsuit with the family of former University of Texas football player Greg Ploetz that accused the organization of being responsible for his brain injuries and death decades…
  • Jun 13

    Is Your Teen Driver Ready for the ‘100 Deadliest Days’ of Summer?

    Is Your Teen Driver Ready for the ‘100 Deadliest Days’ of Summer?
    As the end of the school year arrives, more teens are on the road in Chicago and throughout Illinois. Unfortunately, the increase in teen traffic during the summer traditionally leads to a spike in deadly teen driving accidents. This…
  • Jun 12

    Doctor seen on video singing and dancing during surgery

    Doctor seen on video singing and dancing during surgery
    ATLANTA (June 12, 2018) – A dermatologist who was seen on video dancing to music while performing a surgical procedure has been suspended by the Georgia medical board, which claimed her continued practice “poses a threat to…
Rank this Week: 1259

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: 1217

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 1413

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Jun 18

    Cascade of Errors Led to Fatal Fire at Pennsylvania Nursing Home

    Cascade of Errors Led to Fatal Fire at Pennsylvania Nursing Home
    West Chester, PA – A woman whose parents burned to death in a nursing home fire claims in court that a series of blunders by multiple parties resulted in a preventable catastrophe. The suit seeks to hold responsible the…
  • May 18

    5 Steps to Take if Your Child was in a School Bus Accident

    5 Steps to Take if Your Child was in a School Bus Accident
    As parents, we like to think sending our children to school on the bus is safe. In reality, school bus accidents occur every year, often resulting in catastrophic injuries and wrongful death. In these moments it is…
  • May 15

    Behind the Opioid Epidemic

    Behind the Opioid Epidemic
    The United States Department of Justice and numerous state governments have intervened in numerous qui tam whistleblower suits, including one brought by Philadelphia based law firm McEldrew Young against INSYS Therapeutics, Inc. [1]. The suit…
Rank this Week: 1382

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: 1437

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Covers healthcare, FDA and FTC law.

http://michaelhcohen.com/
Rank this Week: 1696

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/
  • Jun 15

    Criminal Charges Dropped for Prominent Marijuana Dispensary Owner

    Criminal Charges Dropped for Prominent Marijuana Dispensary Owner
    Cannabis legalization isn’t enough to protect someone from being arrested on marijuana criminal charges. Being one of the trailblazing marijuana business owners in the state isn’t even necessarily enough. Just ask the woman who…
  • Jun 13

    Hashing Out Cannabis Supply Issue

    Hashing Out Cannabis Supply Issue
    California could learn a thing or two from those who paved the way for cannabis legalization. For example, Uruguay was the first country to fully legalize marijuana, and the South American country has learned much as a result of…
  • Jun 12

    Inventory Situation Could Get Sticky for Marijuana Businesse

    Inventory Situation Could Get Sticky for Marijuana Businesse
    Time is almost up for marijuana business owners to achieve full compliance of testing and packaging regulations. For six months, businesses have enjoyed a grace period that allowed them to sell marijuana products that were not in total…
Rank this Week: 4275

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
  • Jun 14

    Women in Private Equity to Know: Susan Nickey

    Women in Private Equity to Know: Susan Nickey
    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…
  • Jun 8

    Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Parachute Health Secures $9.5 Million in Funding

    Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Parachute Health Secures $9.5 Million in Funding
    Parachute Health has announced it has secured $9.5 million in new funding. The funding round was led by Harley Miller and Dan Ahrens of Insight Venture Partners and includes investments from GNYHA Ventures, the business arm of the Greater…
  • May 29

    Strata Oncology Secures $26 Million in Funding

    Strata Oncology Secures $26 Million in Funding
    Strata Oncology has announced it has secured $26 million in series B funding. Strata, based in Ann Arbor, Mich., describes itself as a precision oncology platform company. New investors in the company were Pfizer Ventures, Merck Global Health…
Rank this Week: 3437

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: 2752

von Briesen Legal News

von Briesen Legal News

By von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

http://www.vonbriesen.com/legal-news
Rank this Week: 1707

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
  • Jun 11

    Little-Known Trap in U.K. Intellectual Property Litigation Could Cost Successful Plaintiffs: What Life Sciences Companies Need to Know

    Little-Known Trap in U.K. Intellectual Property Litigation Could Cost Successful Plaintiffs: What Life Sciences Companies Need to Know
    Did you know the U.K. patents system penalizes a failure to record a patent transaction at the Patent Office by depriving a successful plaintiff of its entitlement to recover its full legal costs in any subsequent infringement litigation on…
  • May 15

    Join Us for a Webinar on “GDPR: Live”

    Join Us for a Webinar on “GDPR: Live”
    The Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the new European data privacy regulation that will have world-wide reach, goes into effect on May 25, and will significantly affect life sciences companies. If you have been wondering what life is…
  • May 2

    Upcoming Free Educational Opportunities for Life Sciences Client

    Upcoming Free Educational Opportunities for Life Sciences Client
    As the life sciences industry continues to undergo significant changes, Reed Smith is committed to offering high quality, free educational opportunities for its pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology clients. We thus are pleased to…
Rank this Week: 3851

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

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

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

    Power to the People: David Goldsmith of WEGO Health — Harlow on Healthcare

    Power to the People: David Goldsmith of WEGO Health — 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
  • Jun 11

    Power to the People: David Goldsmith of WEGO Health — Harlow on Healthcare

    Power to the People: David Goldsmith of WEGO Health — 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
  • Jun 11

    Power to the People: David Goldsmith of WEGO Health — Harlow on Healthcare

    Power to the People: David Goldsmith of WEGO Health — 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: 959

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/
  • Jun 8

    HHS Exploring Ways to Promote Innovation, Investment in Healthcare Sector

    HHS Exploring Ways to Promote Innovation, Investment in Healthcare Sector
    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is considering forming a workgroup aimed at facilitating “constructive, high-level dialogue between HHS leadership and those focused on innovating and investing in the healthcare…
  • Jun 8

    CMS Finalizes CJR Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Policy

    CMS Finalizes CJR Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Policy
    CMS has finalized an “extreme and uncontrollable circumstances policy” for the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) payment model.  Under this policy, which was prompted by severe hurricanes and wildfires, CMS will…
  • Jun 7

    HHS Delays 340B Ceiling Price/CMP Rule Implementation for Another Year — until July 1, 2019

    HHS Delays 340B Ceiling Price/CMP Rule Implementation for Another Year — until July 1, 2019
    The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is once again delaying the effective date of its January 5, 2017 rule on 340B drug pricing program ceiling price calculation and civil monetary penalties (CMPs). Specifically, under a…
Rank this Week: 3042

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/
  • Jun 7

    $1.83 Million Jury Verdict for Failure to Prevent, Treat Pressure Sores at Nursing Home

    $1.83 Million Jury Verdict for Failure to Prevent, Treat Pressure Sores at Nursing Home
    Morley Sprague suffered from end-stage multiple sclerosis and had a history of urinary tract infection (UTI) and degenerative joint disease. After a hospitalization for treatment of sepsis and a UTI, he was admitted to the North Canyon Care…
  • May 11

    State Supreme Court Finds That Release of Health Care Center Releases Employees From Liability

    State Supreme Court Finds That Release of Health Care Center Releases Employees From Liability
    The Supreme Court of Rhode Island has held that the release of a master or principal or employer from liability also releases a servant or employee from potential legal liability. In this case, Michelle Hall sued Tavares Pediatric Center…
  • Apr 18

    Wandering Nursing Home Resident Left to Die in Cold

    Wandering Nursing Home Resident Left to Die in Cold
    Ralph Ford, 73, lived at St. Francis Nursing Center. He suffered from cognitive impairment and had a tendency to wander. On one night, he left the nursing home unnoticed in his wheelchair. He was found early the next day in a Dumpster several…
Rank this Week: 2009

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: 977

Healthcare Law Blog

Healthcare Law Blog

Comments on healthcare law. By Hamil Little.

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

    Medical Marijuana and Disability Discrimination in Georgia

    Medical Marijuana and Disability Discrimination in Georgia
    House Bill 1, Haleigh’s Hope Act, went into effect on April 16, 2015. HB 1 makes it lawful to possess up to 20 fluid ounces of low-THC oil, commonly known as “medical marijuana.” On May 8, 2018, Governor Deal signed House…
  • Apr 17

    Sexual Harassment in Georgia: Healthcare & the #MeToo Movement

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

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

    Fraud and Abuse Update: Prison As a Result of Kickback Scheme
    The United States Department of Justice issued a press release on March 28, 2018 regarding the sentencing of Sandra Parkman, age 63, for Medicare fraud.  Our business and health care law firm follows developments in the fraud and abuse…
Rank this Week: 447

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/
  • May 31

    Young Violinist Invents Musical Solution For Arthritic Hand Sufferer

    Young Violinist Invents Musical Solution For Arthritic Hand Sufferer
    There is a famous expression that “youth is wasted on the young,” but whoever coined this term did not account for the amazing exploits of a young female Violinist from Minnesota who has set out to change the world of regenerative…
  • May 31

    Young Violinist Invents Musical Solution For Arthritic Hand Sufferer

    Young Violinist Invents Musical Solution For Arthritic Hand Sufferer
    There is a famous expression that “youth is wasted on the young,” but whoever coined this term did not account for the amazing exploits of a young female Violinist from Minnesota who has set out to change the world of regenerative…
  • May 1

    New Medical Device: Restoring Sight to the Blind

    New Medical Device: Restoring Sight to the Blind
    An intersection of far-sighted government regulation and American entrepreneurship is accelerating interest in an innovative medical device that offers promising hope for up to 6 million people suffering from partial blindness. An electronic…
Rank this Week: 3845

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/
  • May 29

    New “Medical Device Safety Action Plan” Intended to Modernize FDA’s Approach to Device Safety

    New “Medical Device Safety Action Plan” Intended to Modernize FDA’s Approach to Device Safety
    In April, the FDA released its “Medical Device Safety Action Plan,” a short to mid-term vision for increasing the safety of medical devices.  In it, the FDA acknowledges that enhancements and changes in its approach to device…
  • May 18

    (Ride)Sharing is Caring

    (Ride)Sharing is Caring
    The transportation landscape in America has evolved and these developments are now impacting health care. With about 75 percent of the U.S. population living in a county with access to an on-demand ride-hailing service, many patients are…
  • Apr 19

    CMS Announces New Initiatives for Innovating Patient Care

    CMS Announces New Initiatives for Innovating Patient Care
    Last month, CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced several initiatives to innovate the delivery of patient care at the ground level.  In collaboration with the Trump Administration and other federal agencies, CMS is taking steps to…
Rank this Week: 4032

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
  • May 28

    Medical Treatment Patent Claims Held Patentable Subject Matter Under the Alice/Mayo Section 101 Test

    Medical Treatment Patent Claims Held Patentable Subject Matter Under the Alice/Mayo Section 101 Test
    In Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. West-Ward Pharmaceuticals Int’l Ltd, Slip Op. (Nos. 2016-2707, 2016-2708, April 13, 2018) the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit provided useful guidance for patentees seeking to survive…
  • May 6

    All of Us Research Program Opens May 6th

    All of Us Research Program Opens May 6th
    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) opened national enrollment today, May 6th, for the All of Us research program. Initially branded as the “Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program,” All of Us is the largest health and…
  • Mar 4

    Advancing Access to Precision Medicine Act - A Bipartisan Bill

    Advancing Access to Precision Medicine Act - A Bipartisan Bill
    On February 15, 2018, representatives Eric Swalwell (CA-15), John Shimkus (IL-15), Scott Peters (CA-52), Erik Paulson (MN-03), and Juan Vargas (CA-51), introduced the Advancing Access to Precision Medicine Act (H.R.…
Rank this Week: 3387

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

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

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    check out the new Privacy Policy for HIPAABlog

    check out the new Privacy Policy for HIPAABlog
    Due to the Friday commencement of the new GDPR rules, this website has adopted a new privacy policy:
  • May 25

    Aetna HIV mailing breach update

    Aetna HIV mailing breach update
    Aetna HIV Mailing Case Update: I reported on this case back in March, but it keeps getting more and more interesting.  At least the blame game does. To recap, Aetna send out mailings to beneficiaries with HIV, and the mailing came in window…
  • May 23

    Landry's: PCI DSS data breaches can be costlier than HIPAA breache

    Landry's: PCI DSS data breaches can be costlier than HIPAA breache
    Obviously, this blog focuses on HIPAA breaches, which can cause big fines but rarely result in the payment of any actual damages by the parties who suffer the breach.  That's because the patients rarely suffer financial loss. When there's a…
Rank this Week: 590

Health Law Blog

Health Law Blog

By Tom Mayo.

http://healthlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Hoping to visit this blog more than once every four years!

    Hoping to visit this blog more than once every four years!
    Just checking in. I am thinking about reactivating this site, now that I am teaching Health Law, Public Health Law & Ethics, and Bioethics on a somewhat regular basis.
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 655

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/
  • May 23

    The Cost for a Copy of Medical Records? It May Depend Who’s Asking

    The Cost for a Copy of Medical Records? It May Depend Who’s Asking
    The Report to Congressional Committees of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (“GAO Report”), required under the 21st Century Cures Act, came out about a month earlier than required, but this early bird failed to catch what…
  • Apr 6

    When Data is Like Toothpaste

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

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

    Not So Fast! HIPAA (Surprisingly) Doesn’t Apply to THAT!
    Many employers who have had it drilled into them that HIPAA applies to protected health information (PHI) of employees are often surprised to learn that the applicability of HIPAA to employee health information (EHI) is actually quite…
Rank this Week: 3847

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/
  • May 23

    Bloomfield Hills Home Health Agency Owner Pleads Guilty to Kickback Scheme

    Bloomfield Hills Home Health Agency Owner Pleads Guilty to Kickback Scheme
    Today, the Detroit Free Press reported on the story of a Bloomfield Hills Home Health Agency owner who pled guilty to a kickback scheme involving alleged payment of kickbacks to “recruiters.” This is an important reminder that…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2337

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/
  • May 23

    Bloomfield Hills Home Health Agency Owner Pleads Guilty to Kickback Scheme

    Bloomfield Hills Home Health Agency Owner Pleads Guilty to Kickback Scheme
    Today, the Detroit Free Press reported on the story of a Bloomfield Hills Home Health Agency owner who pled guilty to a kickback scheme involving alleged payment of kickbacks to “recruiters.” This is an important reminder that…
  • 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…
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Liles Parker PLLC Blog

Liles Parker PLLC Blog

Covers Medicare, Medicaid and Private Payor Audits and Investigations.

http://www.lilesparker.com
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California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • May 12

    Kantor & Kantor Restores Long Term Disability Benefits for Fibromyalgia Client

    Kantor & Kantor Restores Long Term Disability Benefits for Fibromyalgia Client
    In January of 2018, Judge Lawrence O’Neil issued a scathing ruling against Sun Life Financial, finding that it acted arbitrarily and capriciously when denying Ms. Vicki Young’s claim for ongoing disability benefits, and awarding…
  • May 11

    Mental Health Awareness Month Blog Serie

    Mental Health Awareness Month Blog Serie
    Today, in our second Mental Health Awareness Month (“MHAM”) blog, we feature a story shown on April 23, 2018, on NBC Nightly News. The story features the Binion family who lost their son Jordan (“Jordy”) to suicide…
  • May 10

    When Your Safety Net Fail

    When Your Safety Net Fail
    Insurance is our safety net. It’s our protection against the unthinkable. Our first line of defense when something goes wrong. Our safeguard for our health and our finances. Our security for our family and our homes. Our precaution…
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Health Care Update

Health Care Update

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

http://slphealthcareupdate.wordpress.com
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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/
  • Apr 29

    Deducting False Claims Act Damage

    Deducting False Claims Act Damage
    Dear Readers:Among the nuggets contained in the recent Tax Bill passed by Congress is a provision that will have a tremendous impact on how damages in False Claims Act ("FCA") settlements must be characterized in the settlement documents…
  • Jan 29

    Discerning the True Meaning of Escobar: the remarkable case of US ex rel Ruckh v. Salus Rehabilitation

    Discerning the True Meaning of Escobar: the remarkable case of US ex rel Ruckh v. Salus Rehabilitation
    Dear Readers:I strongly commend to you the recent case, US and State of Florida ex re Ruckh v. Salus Rehabilitation, LLC, et al, 2018 WL 375720 (1/11/2018, M.D. Fla). Applying the Supreme Court’s decision in Universal Health Services,…
  • Jan 1

    Highlights of U.S. Department of Justice 2017 False Claims Act Satistic

    Highlights of U.S. Department of Justice 2017 False Claims Act Satistic
    Dear Readers:Happy New Year. As we come to the close of 2017, the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") recently issued its 2017 annual statistics for False Claims Act ("FCA") cases filed and settled in fiscal year…
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Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

Covers health law and nursing law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
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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/
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STEIN on Medical Malpractice

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

Discusses new court decisions, legislation, and other cutting-edge developments in medical malpractice laws across the United States. By Alex Stein, Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

http://www.steinmedicalmalpractice.com/blog/
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Massage Therapy Law Blog

Massage Therapy Law Blog

By George F. Indest III, P.A.

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

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

    Florida Woman Sues After Claims She Was Sexually Assaulted at Massage Envy
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 7, 2017, a woman who accused a Coral Gables Massage Envy masseur of sexual assault filed a civil lawsuit in Miami-Dade ……
  • Feb 27

    Massage Therapist Sued for $25 Million After Alleged Sexual Assault

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

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

    Florida Woman Sues After Claims She Was Sexually Assaulted at Massage Envy
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 7, 2017, a woman who accused a Coral Gables Massage Envy masseur of sexual assault filed a civil lawsuit in Miami-Dade ……
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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…
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