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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

CMS announces extension of meaningful use hardship exception

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 9 2014

On October 7, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced plans to reopen and extend the deadline for eligible professionals

Hospitals face important decision on whether to accept CMS settlement offer for certain claims on appeal

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2014

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced a policy allowing acute care and critical access hospitals to settle

Local drug take-back law creates regulatory burden for manufacturers

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2014

On September 30, 2014, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit unanimously held that the first-in-the-nation Safe Drug Disposal Ordinance passed

Appeal delays continue, CMS offers settlement deal

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2014

Congress created the Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program to help the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) identify improper payments