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Final meaningful use regulations under review by OMB, Massachusetts finalizes Risk-Bearing Provider Organization Regulations

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 25 2014

On August 8, 2014, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) received the final rule addressing the meaningful use stage timeline, the

Massachusetts bans physician self referral to clinical labs

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

Massachusetts physicians can no longer refer Medicaid and private pay patients to clinical laboratories in which they or a family member have a

CMS proposes changes to the home health face-to-face encounter requirement

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

On July 7, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") published a proposed rule updating the Home Health Prospective Payment System

FDA issues draft guidance for medical device data systems; St. Luke's cannot delay divestiture of physician group; CMS soon to release new ACO rule

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2014

On June 20, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued draft guidance to inform manufacturers, distributors, and other entities that FDA

AHA sues over delays in appeals process; OMB to review home health agency conditions of participation; White House supports current cybersecurity rules; OIG proposed rules would expand civil monetary penalty authority and exclusion authority

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 30 2014

On May 22, 2014, the American Hospital Association (AHA) and three member hospitals filed a lawsuit against Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, in her

CMS issues proposed rules for hospice and IPPS; CMS rejects Louisiana's plan to privatize state-owned hospitals; CMS to roll out fingerprint checks for home health

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2014

On May 2, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a proposed rule to update the Medicare hospice payment rates and the

American Hospital Association calls for revamp of the ACO programs; Connecticut AG reports on the effects of health care provider consolidation

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2014

On April 17, 2014, the American Hospital Association (“AHA”) published a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) criticizing

Senate approves bill to extend "doc fix" and delay ICD-10; HHS releases HIPAA security risk assessment app

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2014

On March 31, 2014, the Senate passed legislation to extend the current Medicare physician pay rates by 12 months. The approval came just in time to

Company to pay $6.8 million for HIPAA breach

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2014

Triple-S Management Corporation, a Puerto Rican insurance company, reports that the Puerto Rico Health Insurance Administration will impose a $6.8

CMS proposed cuts to Medicare Advantage plans

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2014

On February 21, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposal to decrease payments to Medicare Advantage plans by 3.6 percent