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Recent false claims settlements and case developments

USA - April 6 2016 Two recent False Claims Act settlements highlight the importance of having a robust, effective compliance program. In the first, a medical device…


Failure to execute a BAA results in $1.55 million fine for Minnesota hospital system

USA - March 18 2016 On March 16, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that North Memorial Health Care of Minnesota has agreed to a $1…


New guidance and information from OCR and ONC on patient access to medical information

USA - March 7 2016 Recently, there have been several important communications from the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) and the Office of National Coordinator (ONC)…

Co-authors: Joshua M. Gilbert, Allen R. Killworth.


Supreme Court to rule on implied certification liability under the False Claims Act

USA - December 30 2015 Earlier this month, the United States Supreme Court announced that it will hear oral arguments in Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States ex…


HIPAA settlement with University of Washington Medicine highlights need for organization-wide risk analysis

USA - December 15 2015 On December 14, 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it had entered into a $750,000 settlement agreement with…

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