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CMS launches star-rating system for dialysis facilities

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2015

CMS added star ratings to the Dialysis Facility Compare (DFC) website. According to CMS, the ratings, posted on January 22, 2015, make the website

HHS publishes goals on alternative payment models with continued focus on quality

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2015

In its continued efforts to base Medicare payments on quality over quantity, this morning HHS made public its goal to have 30 of Medicare payments

Second Circuit revives Medicare beneficiaries’ observation status suit

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2015

On January 22, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed a decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut

CMS says primary care initiatives generate savings, reduce hospital admissions and ER visits

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2015

CMS announced on its blog late last week that its Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative, a partnership between Medicare, Medicaid payers, and primary

OIG reports lack of oversight on hospital use of compounded drugs

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2015

On January 22, 2015, the HHS OIG released a report regarding CMS's oversight of compounded sterile preparations (CSPs) used in hospitals. After

Revision of overpayment interest rate

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2015

On January 21, 2015, a new interest rate of 10.5 for Medicare overpayments and underpayments became effective. The new rate is lower than the

The Supreme Court clarifies the standard for reviewing fact-finding in claims construction

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2015

On January 20, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision on the standard of review of factual findings by the trial court in

FTC announces increased Hart-Scott-Rodino thresholds

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

On January 15, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced revised jurisdictional thresholds for determining whether a proposed transaction

Two governmental regulators highlight cybersecurity issues in 2015 priorities

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

It is no surprise that numerous government regulators have listed cybersecurity amongst their priorities for 2015. This past week, two of these

CNN and FAA partner to test drones for reporting

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

Cable News Network ("CNN") announced a partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA") "to advance efforts to integrate Unmanned Aerial