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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


New ACOs approved; more states receive approval for exchanges
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2013

On January 10, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced that it had approved 106 new accountable care organizations (ACOs


Massachusetts bans physician self referral to clinical labs
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

Massachusetts physicians can no longer refer Medicaid and private pay patients to clinical laboratories in which they or a family member have a


NCAA reaches preliminary $75 million settlement for concussion-based class actions
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2014

Today, the NCAA reached a preliminary $75 million settlement for the various concussion-based class actions that were consolidated in In Re National


Proposed bill would eliminate Stark Law exception for some services; Oregon exchange won’t be completely ready by deadline; “Doc Fix” bill advances in house
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2013

The "Promoting Integrity in Medicare Act of 2013," introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on August 1, would eliminate one of the Stark


Connecticut insurance producers take note: long-term care insurance and the duty to advise
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2013

Insurance producers selling life and health insurance in Connecticut are increasingly involved in advising on their clients' long-term care needs, i


FTC files suit against medical lab: a roadmap to avoid failing to protect consumer privacy
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2013

The Federal Trade Commission filed an administrative complaint (link is to redacted form of the complaint) recently against a medical testing


Sequester to squeeze Medicare payments; CMS announces new participants in community-based care program
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2013

The automatic spending cuts that went into effect on March 1 under the Budget Control Act, also known as the sequester, included 2 cuts to provider


FDA releases guidance on mobile medical applications
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2013

On September 25, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") released final guidance on how it intends to regulate mobile applications


Final regulations on ACA employer mandate eases compliance for employers in 2015
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2014

On February 10, 2014, the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service issued final regulations on the employer shared responsibility