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JCAHO revisions to medical staff standards will impact role of medical executive committees

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2010

The Joint Commission has posted proposed changes to its Medical Staff Standard that will likely change how Medical Staffs relate to their Medical Executive Committees

Healthways Inc. to pay $40 million to settle 15-year old whistleblower lawsuit

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 28 2009

On March 13, 2009, Healthways, Inc., announced that it had agreed to settle a whistleblower lawsuit filed in 1994 by a former employee on behalf of the federal government involving Diabetes Treatment Centers of America Inc., formerly owned and operated by Healthways

Negligent credentialing

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 23 2009

Our organization is responsible for evaluating the credentials for employees at certain medical facilities

Accessing mental health records in a physical disability case

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2010

One of our employees recently claimed that he is entitled to a reasonable accommodation of his physical disability (a serious back problem

Unconventional medical care and FMLA coverage

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2011

We have a diverse workforce

SEC charges medical device company and its founder with fraud

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 26 2013

The Commission charged a medical device company and its founder with making false statements regarding the FDA's refusal to approval a device which

CMS provides guidance on employee education about false claims recovery

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 30 2007

As part of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, Congress has imposed a requirement on providers making or receiving more than $5 million annually in Medicaid payments to implement an employee education program about the False Claims Act prohibitions and related whistleblower protections

The Red Flag Rules’ application to the healthcare industry

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2008

On November 9, 2007, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the federal bank regulatory agencies, and the National Credit Union Administration jointly issued regulations called the “Red Flag Rules”

Mental health parity requirements found in the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2008

As part of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, the mental health parity requirements found in ERISA, the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code have been expanded and made permanent

CMS shifts direction on final diagnostic test markup rule

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2008

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) has released its final physician fee schedule rule for calendar year 2009