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Cutting class: California health provider overcomes class action treatment of patient billing claims

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 12 2014

In a decision that is good news for California hospitals, the California Court of Appeal invalidated class certification when a San Diego-based

FDA issues final regulations on food menu and vending machine labeling

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2014

On December 1, 2014, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued final regulations requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and

President Obama signs law changing FDA review process for OTC sunscreens

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2014

On November 26, 2014, President Barack Obama signed into law S. 2141, the "Sunscreen Innovation Act," which modifies the Food and Drug

Supreme Court justices need to get out more

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2014

The government's recent and ongoing emphasis on eliminating health care fraud, waste and abuse appears likely to increase criminal prosecutions

Last chance: new way for hospitals to participate in the CMS settlement offer for inpatient claims

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2014

In an effort to encourage hospitals to take advantage of the 68 percent settlement offer for previously denied inpatient claims, the Centers for

Hospital system responds in ‘reverse False Claims Act’ overpayment suit

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2014

As part of a case we continue to follow, in which the US Department of Justice (DOJ) intervened in a False Claims Act (FCA) suit against Continuum

CMS provides new guidance to hospitals on how to settle inpatient appeals

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2014

Representatives for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a conference call on October 9, 2014 to address ongoing questions and

Nursing facilities still struggle with abuse reporting requirements

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2014

Last month, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) published a report entitled, “Nursing Facilities’ Compliance with Federal Regulations for Reporting

Government gives health care companies more leverage in their negotiations with physicians

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2014

Health care organizations that contract with physicians can face potential liability (including millions of dollars in civil, criminal, and

OIG proposes new safe harbors to Anti-Kickback Statute

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2014

On October 2, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a proposed rule adding new safe harbor