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Title IX enforcement is still a top priority - OCR's renewed focus on Title IX Coordinators
  • Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

Title IX enforcement continues to be a top priority for the federal Office of Civil Rights (OCR). What once was only a handful of colleges and


Legislation aimed at curbing patent trolls could impact universities
  • Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

There is no denying that intellectual property, and patents in particular, can provide significant competitive and economic benefits to individuals


A healthy dose of data security awareness
  • Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2015

UCLA Health System's recent announcement of a data breach is just the latest occurrence in an outbreak of healthcare data theft and follows a


CMS prepared to modify controversial two-midnight rule
  • Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2015

Earlier this month, CMS released the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS) Proposed Rule for CY 2016. While there are a number of


Tuomey decision signals concerns about Stark Law
  • Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2015

Earlier this month, the Fourth Circuit upheld the $237 million False Claims Act verdict against Tuomey Healthcare System based on Tuomey's failure to


What CMS’ proposed bundled payment rule for elective hip and knee replacements could mean for providers
  • Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2015

Yesterday, CMS published a proposed rule - called the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) Model - which would implement a mandatory


House passes 21st Century Cures Act
  • Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, with a bipartisan vote of 344-77. A bipartisan effort led by


Tom Scully highlights need for post-acute care reform at Leadership Health Care
  • Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

Recently, Nashville's Leadership Health Care hosted several healthcare leaders to hear Tom Scully, general partner at private equity firm Welsh


Supreme Court saves Affordable Care Act (again): 6-3 decision upholds subsidies in King v. Burwell
  • Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

On Thursday, June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in King v. Burwell that subsidies made available under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are allowable


King v. Burwell - Supreme Court affirms Fourth Circuit decision in favor of nationwide subsidies
  • Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court affirmed the Fourth Circuit decision in King v. Burwell. The majority opinion noted that "Congress passed the