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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: 34

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: 164

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

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

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
  • May 15

    DOJ announces its intervention in whistleblowers’ kickback suits against opioid maker

    DOJ announces its intervention in whistleblowers’ kickback suits against opioid maker
    On May 15, the Department of Justice announced that it had filed a complaint in intervention in five qui tam (whistleblower) suits against Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics, Inc., alleging that the company violated the False Claims Act in its…
  • May 11

    Mercy Health settles Stark Act allegations for $14.25 million

    Mercy Health settles Stark Act allegations for $14.25 million
    On May 10, the Department of Justice announced that Cincinnati-based Mercy Health had agreed to settle the company’s self-disclosed allegations that its hospitals had violated the Stark Act, which forbids certain financial arrangements…
  • May 6

    Federal prison employee settles kickback charges for $50,000

    Federal prison employee settles kickback charges for $50,000
    On May 4, the Department of Justice announced that a Bureau of Prisons employee in Texas had agreed to pay $50,000 to settle civil Anti-Kickback Act allegations that he accepted payments from a prison health contractor (who had settled its…
Rank this Week: 230

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    ZDoggMD on Alfie Evan

    ZDoggMD on Alfie Evan
     In one of the best medical video series around, ZDoggMD asks: Did the NHS and the British Government "murder" Alfie Evans and rob his parents of their freedom to dictate his care?  His guest Dr. Saurabh Jha has straddled both the…
  • May 25

    2018 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago

    2018 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago
    Next week, I will be the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago. Founded in 1964, the American Society of Clinical Oncology is the world's leading professional organization for physicians and oncology professionals caring for people…
  • May 24

    Group Urges Congress to Reject Legislation to Repeal D.C. Death with Dignity Act

    Group Urges Congress to Reject Legislation to Repeal D.C. Death with Dignity Act
    Compassion & Choices urged Congress to reject a policy rider to a government funding bill approved by a House Subcommittee today that would repeal D.C.’s Death with Dignity Act (see policy rider on page 165).  The House…
Rank this Week: 286

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: 281

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: 340

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: 365

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: 457

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

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

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • May 23

    LifeBridge Health Data Breach -- 500,000 victim

    LifeBridge Health Data Breach -- 500,000 victim
    LifeBridge Health (Maryland): Not a whole lot of information here, but apparently hackers got into the patient registration and billing system, and went undetected for about 6 months.  Likely identity theft and potentially medical identity…
Rank this Week: 454

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/
  • May 21

    DEA Chief Woefully Unaware of Medical Marijuana Fact

    DEA Chief Woefully Unaware of Medical Marijuana Fact
    We want to be able to trust our leaders to make the best decisions for our society. It’s difficult, though, when they demonstrate time and time again that they are not working with all of the facts, particularly when it comes to…
  • May 19

    Marijuana Opponents Learn to Embrace Joint Effort

    Marijuana Opponents Learn to Embrace Joint Effort
    The fight for marijuana legalization is turning a corner in the U.S. Nowhere is the change more evident than in Michigan, where recently an anti-marijuana action committee has flipped its stance in an attempt to try to gain control of state…
  • May 17

    Technology Helping to Clear Past Marijuana Arrest Record

    Technology Helping to Clear Past Marijuana Arrest Record
    Technology is playing a big part in reclaiming the lives of California residents who were adversely affected by past cannabis convictions. In San Francisco, for example, Code for America is assisting the District Attorney’s office in…
Rank this Week: 404

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
  • May 17

    The Cyptocurrency Gender Gap

    The Cyptocurrency Gender Gap
    Ms. Magazine has the details here.  I can’t say I’m surprised at the stats.  Apart from whether cryptocurrency is a good/bad investment (and maybe women have figured out what isn’t great about it….), there…
  • May 15

    Stop Treating Professional Cheerleaders (and Women in General) Like Property

    Stop Treating Professional Cheerleaders (and Women in General) Like Property
    Professional cheerleaders are in the news lately and this time it’s not for their horrifically low pay, which, supposedly, is being fixed across the NFL and NBA.  This time, it’s about the ridiculous rules that cheerleaders…
  • May 15

    Waldman on “The Preferred Preferences”

    Waldman on “The Preferred Preferences”
    Emily Gold Waldman (Pace) has posted to SSRN her article The Preferred Preferences, (forthcoming, 97 North Carolina Law Review (2018)).  Here is the abstract: In theory, customer preferences cannot justify discriminatory treatment by…
Rank this Week: 406

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: 453

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: 479

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/
  • May 23

    MEDVAL’s Blog Named The Best Blog in the MSP Industry

    MEDVAL’s Blog Named The Best Blog in the MSP Industry
    MEDVAL’s blog, The Official Medicare Set Aside Blog And Information Resource, has been selected as the best blog in the Medicare Secondary Payer Industry by workerscompensation.com. We sincerely want to thank all of our loyal…
  • May 22

    H.R.5881 Introduced in An Effort to Add Transparency to MSP Reporting Information

    H.R.5881 Introduced in An Effort to Add Transparency to MSP Reporting Information
    Last week, Congressman Gus Bilirakis and Congressman Ron Kind introduced legislation (H.R. 5881) in the House of Representatives to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act, specifically in an effort to provide for transparency of…
  • May 17

    Arizona SB 1100 Impacts Full and Final Settlements of Accepted Claim

    Arizona SB 1100 Impacts Full and Final Settlements of Accepted Claim
    Last month, Arizona Governor, Doug Ducey signed Senate Bill 1100 (SB 1100), which is a modification to the legislation allowing for full and final settlements.[1]  You may recall our initial blog on the ability to finally fully settle…
Rank this Week: 560

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: 504

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
  • 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…
  • Apr 18

    FDA Announces Plans to Improve Safety and Advance Innovation of Medical Device

    FDA Announces Plans to Improve Safety and Advance Innovation of Medical Device
    On April 17, 2018, FDA announced its plan to launch the Medical Device Safety Action Plan: Protecting Patients, Promoting Public Health (Action Plan), which aims to support and advance innovation in medical devices while also assuring the…
Rank this Week: 518

Military Veterans' Lawyer Blog

Military Veterans' Lawyer Blog

Covers veterans affairs, consumer law, and other legal topics catering to U.S. military veterans. By the Law Offices of Robert B. Goss, P.C.

http://www.militaryveteranlawyer.com/
  • Jan 12

    The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take

    The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take
    Learn the one important step all active-duty military should take to ensure full benefits compensation for themselves and their families. The post The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take appeared first on Military…
  • Jan 12

    The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take

    The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take
    Learn the one important step all active-duty military should take to ensure full benefits compensation for themselves and their families. The post The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take appeared first on Military…
  • Jan 12

    The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take

    The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take
    Learn the one important step all active-duty military should take to ensure full benefits compensation for themselves and their families. The post The One Simple Step All Active-Duty Military Personnel Should Take appeared first on Military…
Rank this Week: 522

ALJ Hearings and Appeals to the…

ALJ Hearings and Appeals to the MAC

Examines the Medicare administrative appeals process and covers issues related to the appeal of ZPIC, PSC and RAC audits of Medical claims. By Lilies Parker.

http://www.aljappeal.com/
  • Jan 29

    ZPIC Audits Involving Extrapolated Damages Can Bankrupt Your Practice.

    ZPIC Audits Involving Extrapolated Damages Can Bankrupt Your Practice.
    (January 30, 2013): The Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Benefits Improvement and Protection Act of 2000 (also referred to as “BIPA”), amended Section 1869 of the Social Security Act, resulting in a number of significant changes to…
  • Jan 29

    ZPIC Audits Involving Extrapolated Damages Can Bankrupt Your Practice.

    ZPIC Audits Involving Extrapolated Damages Can Bankrupt Your Practice.
    (January 30, 2013): The Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Benefits Improvement and Protection Act of 2000 (also referred to as “BIPA”), amended Section 1869 of the Social Security Act, resulting in a number of significant changes to…
  • Jan 21

    Medicare Appeals Have Become More Complex Than Ever.

    Medicare Appeals Have Become More Complex Than Ever.
    (January 21, 2013):  Medicare appeals of denied claims for services are somewhat common.  In years past, both health care providers and members of their staff have represented themselves or their practice in the…
Rank this Week: 666

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

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

http://www.healthblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 766

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…
Rank this Week: 993

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: 818

Health Care Law Blog

Health Care Law Blog

Anaylsis, comments and thoughts on health care legal, regulatory and compliance issues, HIPAA privacy & security, stark & fraud, and technology. By Bob Coffield of Flaherty, Sensabaugh & Bonasso PLLC.

http://healthcarebloglaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    WVHCA Issues Policy Statement for Public Witnesse

    WVHCA Issues Policy Statement for Public Witnesse
    On April 11, 2012, the West Virginia Health Care Authority announced a new policy regarding the testimony for witnesses from the public before the Authority at certificate of need and rate hearings. The policy statement issued by James L.…
  • Mar 14

    MSBCBS of TN Settles HIPAA/HITECH Violation for $1.5M

    MSBCBS of TN Settles HIPAA/HITECH Violation for $1.5M
    The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced a settlement of $1.5M with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee (BCBST) relating to potential violations under the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. According to the OCR press release, the…
  • Mar 10

    OHFLAC Announces New Independent Informal Dispute Resolution Procedure for West Virginia Nursing Home

    OHFLAC Announces New Independent Informal Dispute Resolution Procedure for West Virginia Nursing Home
    The latest West Virginia Health Care Association e-News Update announced that the Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification (OHFLAC) has put into place a new Independent Informal Dispute Resolution (IIDR) review of disputed…
Rank this Week: 810

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/
  • May 24

    Rebranding of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentives Program

    Rebranding of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentives Program
    On May 7, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released a proposed rule that would rebrand the current Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records (“EHR”) Incentives program into the…
  • May 15

    OIG Issues Report on Toxicology Overpayment

    OIG Issues Report on Toxicology Overpayment
    Urine drug testing is medical protocol for patients prescribed opioid drugs in order to monitor compliance and expose possible drug abuse or diversion.  In the wake of the opioid crisis, there has been an increase in the frequency and…
  • Apr 11

    OIG Issues Report on Outpatient PT Overpayment

    OIG Issues Report on Outpatient PT Overpayment
    In March of 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) issued a report titled “Many Medicare Claims for Outpatient Physical Therapy Services Did Not Comply With Medicare Requirements”…
Rank this Week: 1252

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • May 2

    Your Breast Implants May Cause Lymphoma

    Your Breast Implants May Cause Lymphoma
    Were you diagnosed with Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) after receiving breast implants? Are you experiencing swelling, fluid retention, lumps, hardening or pain in or around your implants?  If so, please read below. The FDA…
Rank this Week: 1120

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: 1337

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/
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1419

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 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.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1260

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: 1152

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

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

http://www.steinmedicalmalpractice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1200

Medicare-Medicaid Audit World

Medicare-Medicaid Audit World

Covers RACs, MACs, and Medicare and Medicaid court cases. By David S. Dessen of Dessen, Moses & Rossitto.

http://www.medicaremedicaidblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?
    According to CMS, between October 2010 and December 2012, the RACs collected $3.8 billion in overpayments. As the nearby chart makes clear, the volume of amount collected each quarter has continued to increase, the result of the ever…
  • Feb 8

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?
    According to CMS, between October 2010 and December 2012, the RACs collected $3.8 billion in overpayments. As the nearby chart makes clear, the volume of amount collected each quarter has continued to increase, the result of the ever…
  • Feb 8

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?

    Will CMS Double Down on the Success of the Recovery Audit Program?
    According to CMS, between October 2010 and December 2012, the RACs collected $3.8 billion in overpayments. As the nearby chart makes clear, the volume of amount collected each quarter has continued to increase, the result of the ever…
Rank this Week: 1054

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…
Rank this Week: 1503

von Briesen Legal News

von Briesen Legal News

By von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

http://www.vonbriesen.com/legal-news
  • May 16

    Not So Simple Estate Planning Considerations After 2017 Tax "Simplification"

    Not So Simple Estate Planning Considerations After 2017 Tax "Simplification"
    In December 2017 when Congress passed and the President signed the new tax bill, often referred to as the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," there was a great deal of publicity about its impact on individual and business income taxes. What has not…
  • May 1

    The Wisconsin Court of Appeals Reverses A $68 Million Judgment In An Environmental Insurance Coverage Case

    The Wisconsin Court of Appeals Reverses A $68 Million Judgment In An Environmental Insurance Coverage Case
    Johnson Controls, Inc. v. Central National Insurance Company of Omaha, No. 2014AP2050, unpublished slip op. (Wis. App. Apr. 25, 2018) In Johnson Controls, Inc. v. Central National Insurance Company of Omaha, No. 2014AP2050, unpublished…
  • Apr 4

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

    OIG Work Plan Monthly Updates (January, February, and March 2018)
    As previously explained in von Briesen's Legal Update OIG Work Plan Moves from Annual to Monthly Updates, the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (the "OIG") has decided to update its…
Rank this Week: 2159

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…
Rank this Week: 1574

Physician Law and Finance

Physician Law and Finance

Provides legal and financial information for Pennsylvania physicians. By Dennis Hursh.

http://physicianlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 16

    Selling Your Medical Practice to the Hospital

    Selling Your Medical Practice to the Hospital
    When selling your medical practice to the hospital there are a few things to consider to maximize the value you receive.https://pahealthlaw.com/7309-selling-your-practice-to-the-hospital/#sellingyourmedicalpractice  #medicalpracticesale
  • Feb 25

    I've Moved my Stuff

    I've Moved my Stuff
    Come see my new website and blog for more information on physician contracts and physician prosperity in general.
  • Jan 26

    Letters of Intent in Physician Contract

    Letters of Intent in Physician Contract
    There is a post on letters of intent in physician contracts in my Physicians Contracts Blog that may interest you.To read the post, click here: Letters of Intent in Physician Contracts.
Rank this Week: 2002

Sidebar Blog

Sidebar Blog

Covers health care compliance and criminal defense. By Matthews Law Firm, P.A.

http://matthewspa.com/sidebar-blog
  • Sep 10

    Florida execution put on hold to accommodate Attorney General’s fundraising event

    Florida execution put on hold to accommodate Attorney General’s fundraising event
    Yes, you read that right. Here’s the story detailing how the execution of a Florida inmate has been delayed so the Attorney General can attend her re-election kick-off reception.
  • Mar 19

    When vacating convictions, which charge is the “lesser offense”?

    When vacating convictions, which charge is the “lesser offense”?
    Imagine this scenario: A defendant is convicted of both Attempted Trafficking of Oxycodone and Possession of Oxycodone. He files an appeal arguing he should not have been convicted of both due to double jeopardy. The appellate court agrees…
  • Jan 16

    Prostitution Fine Amounts Increased in Florida

    Prostitution Fine Amounts Increased in Florida
    As of January 1, 2013, the civil penalty for committing prostitution has increased to $5,000.  From 796.07 (6): A person who violates paragraph (2)(f) shall be assessed a civil penalty of $5,000 if the violation results in any judicial…
Rank this Week: 1511

Florida Collection Law Blog

Florida Collection Law Blog

Covers consumer, commercial, and medical debt collection in Florida. By Jorge M. Abril.

http://floridacollectionlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1608

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 3308

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: 3007

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/
  • May 25

    The Anti-Kickback Law

    The Anti-Kickback Law
    One of the ways in which physicians and other health care professionals commit fraud against the federal government is through accepting or providing illegal payments or gifts to generate certain business. This type of scheme is also known as…
  • May 25

    Lance Armstrong Settles FCA Violation Claim

    Lance Armstrong Settles FCA Violation Claim
    The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Lance Armstrong, a former professional cyclist, has agreed to pay the U.S. $5 million to resolve a whistleblower lawsuit regarding allegations that he violated the False Claims Act (FCA) by…
  • May 18

    Federal Government Joins Whistleblower Suit Against Insys Therapeutic

    Federal Government Joins Whistleblower Suit Against Insys Therapeutic
    On April 13, the U.S. intervened in five lawsuits against Insys Therapeutics Inc., which all accuse the company of violating the False Claims Act in regard to its opioid painkiller, Subsys. The painkiller is a sublingual spray form of…
Rank this Week: 2539

Salvi Law - Chicago Lawyer Blog

Salvi Law - Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • May 24

    Brian Salvi featured in FOX 32 special report on dog bite case

    Brian Salvi featured in FOX 32 special report on dog bite case
    CHICAGO (May 24, 2018) – A dog bite can happen in the blink of an eye, and the trauma can last a lifetime. But protecting yourself has to begin immediately. FOX 32 Chicago interviewed attorney Brian Salvi for a special... The post Brian…
  • May 23

    Bus driver in deadly New Jersey school bus crash had 14 license suspension

    Bus driver in deadly New Jersey school bus crash had 14 license suspension
    JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY (May 23, 2018) – New details were released this week about the driving record of the bus driver involved in the tragic school bus crash in New Jersey last week. Reports reveal 77-year-old Hudy Muldrow Sr.has…
  • May 16

    Salvi Law supports Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

    Salvi Law supports Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
    CHICAGO (May 16, 2018) – Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. is proud to once again support contemporary dance company Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Salvi Law’s donation, along with the support of many other Chicago…
Rank this Week: 2622

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/
  • May 23

    Reed Smith Analysis: Trump Administration’s Drug Pricing Blueprint

    Reed Smith Analysis: Trump Administration’s Drug Pricing Blueprint
    As previously reported, the Trump Administration has released its “Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs.”  Many of the recommendations in the Blueprint were previously made in President Trump’s…
  • May 16

    IRF PPS Payments Set to Increase by $75 Million in FY 2019 under Proposed CMS Rule

    IRF PPS Payments Set to Increase by $75 Million in FY 2019 under Proposed CMS Rule
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published a proposed rule to update Medicare rates for inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) services for fiscal year (FY) 2019. CMS estimates that IRF prospective payment system…
  • May 16

    CMS Announces First Rural Health Strategy

    CMS Announces First Rural Health Strategy
     CMS has released an-agency-wide Rural Health Strategy that seeks to “better serve individuals in rural areas and avoid unintended consequences of policy and program implementation.” The Strategy has five objectives: Apply a…
Rank this Week: 3953

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: 4105

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/
  • May 23

    Healthcare concerns looms as Nursing provider shortage facing country intensifie

    Healthcare concerns looms as Nursing provider shortage facing country intensifie
    News reports have indicated that the Texas’s large population of older residents, healthcare systems and assisted living facilities (ALF) could be impacted due to a nursing provider (NP) shortage facing the entire country. Central Texas…
  • May 15

    Long-term Care Regulatory Provider Letter – Incident Reporting Requirement

    Long-term Care Regulatory Provider Letter – Incident Reporting Requirement
    Provider Letter  –  PL 18-07  Providers have been reporting incidents without providing all of the information necessary for HHSC Complaint and Incident Intake (CII) to properly prioritize its review of those…
  • May 1

    Accessibility Standards in Assisted Living Facilitie

    Accessibility Standards in Assisted Living Facilitie
    Long-Term Care Regulatory Provider Letter – PL 18-05 Policy Update Re;  Life Safety Code for Assisted Living Facility Senate Bill 1049, 85th Legislature, 2017 added §247.0264 to Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 247.…
Rank this Week: 3489

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: 2732

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
  • May 22

    OCR proposes to share HIPAA data breach settlements with victim

    OCR proposes to share HIPAA data breach settlements with victim
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) plans to issue an advance notice of proposed rulemaking this November on potentially sharing HIPAA breach settlements with victims. The notice would solicit…
  • Apr 30

    OIG launches new compliance resource portal

    OIG launches new compliance resource portal
    The OIG recently launched a new compliance resource portal, compiling some of its resources into one user-friendly webpage. The Compliance Resource Portal provides a list of links to categories of “handy resources for the public that…
  • Apr 27

    CMS FY 2019 IPPS and LTCH PPS proposed rule targets interoperability, transparency and burden reduction

    CMS FY 2019 IPPS and LTCH PPS proposed rule targets interoperability, transparency and burden reduction
    On April 24, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its fiscal year (FY) 2019 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) and long-term care hospital prospective payment system (LTCH PPS) proposed rule. CMS proposes…
Rank this Week: 2882