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New HIPAA regulations released
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2013

On January 17, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released final regulations implementing changes to HIPAA mandated by the HITECH


CMS releases shop program rule; White House memorandum updates exchange progress
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2013

On May 31, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule on the Small Business Health Options Program, part of the


Changes to employee wellness programs effective in 2014
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2013

Employers offering wellness programs in conjunction with their group health plans should take note that final regulations governing wellness program


HHS releases proposed rules to implement PPACA reforms; number of Medicare ACOs expected to double
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2012

On November 20, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued three proposed rules to implement core provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA


Federation of State Medical Boards adopts Model Policy Guidelines for use of social media in medical practice
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

The Federation of State and Medical Boards (FSMB) has recently adopted Model Policy Guidelines for Appropriate Use of Social Media and Social Networking in Medical Practice


CMS to update the EHR Incentive Program
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2015

On January 29, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") announced its plan to propose changes to the Electronic Health Record Incentive


FTC sues to undo St. Luke's health system acquisition of specialty physician practice
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2013

On March 12, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission joined with the Idaho Attorney General in filing a complaint in federal district court seeking to


Age-based testing of physicians: best practices or blatant age discrimination?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2013

Stanford Hospital and Clinics in Stanford, California recently implemented its "Late Career Practitioner Policy," requiring physicians over the age


Physician class action suits successfully challenge managed care practices: In Re Managed Care Litigation and Love vs. Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2007

In April 2007, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, along with a majority of its nationwide affiliated “Blues plans,” announced that a settlement had been reached with a class of approximately 900,000 physicians, to resolve a class action suit brought in the Southern District of Florida


CMS issues proposed rule amending the Stark EHR exception; OIG issues proposed rule amending the anti-kickback statute EHR safe harbor
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

On April 10, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published in the Federal Register a proposed rule that would revise the