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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


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


Minnesota federal district court explores application of corporate practice of medicine doctrine to MRI scans
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2014

On March 25, 2014, in State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company v. Mobile Diagnostic Imaging, Inc., the U.S. District Court for the District of


CMS issues new Stark rules with some surprising changes
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2007

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") issued new Stark regulations on September 5, 2007


Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2008

The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (the “Act”) was enacted in response to reports that preventable medical errors result in billions of dollars in increased health care costs, disability and death


New Stark law proposal would ease traps for unwary
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2008

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") has made available its proposed changes to the Medicare inpatient prospective payment system for 2009


Unconventional medical care and FMLA coverage
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2011

We have a diverse workforce


Negligent credentialing
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2009

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


Employer references
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2009

We have a long-standing policy of providing only job title and dates of employment when a prospective employer seeks information about one of our current or former employees


New OIG advisory opinions
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2009

On November 25, 2008, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) issued Advisory Opinion No. 08-21, in which the OIG reiterated its position regarding gainsharing arrangements, this time in the context of cardiac catheterization procedures