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EMTALA Laboring Along 30 Years Later
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), despite being enacted more than 30 years ago, has produced a case examining the


Darwinian Insurance
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2017

This case demonstrates the need for providers to know and follow the notification provisions set forth in their insurance policies in order to avoid


We Cured the Breach of Contract! Oh No, You Didn’t
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2017

A recent decision from a North Carolina federal court raises interesting lessons for providers surrounding contractual cure and damages provisions


Electronic Signature Pads: I Didn’t See Those Terms
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2017

Although we healthcare lawyers generally view ourselves as a pretty healthy lot, there are times when we are patients too. In a recent experience I


You Can’t Fire Me for Drug Diversion If I Am Personally Consuming the Drugs
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2017

A nurse employed by a major Medical Center was suspected of illegally diverting medications. When confronted by her employer with evidence of


Employee Reference Releases: Who’s In and Who’s Out?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

A recent Indiana defamation case, Manhas v. Franciscan Hammond Clinic, serves as a critical reminder of the importance of scrutinizing physician and


Health Law Update - March 9, 2017
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

Late Monday afternoon, House Republican leaders released a two-bill legislative package to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA


Health Law Update - August 25, 2016
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2016

Welcome to this week's edition of the Health Law Update. In This Issue: A Tale of Two Escobars: Federal Courts Begin Grappling with Opposing Views of


I’ll Gladly Pay You 10 Years From Today for Care Already Provided
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2016

Most providers whose claims have been determined to be improper by the Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) under the Medicare Recovery Audit Program


Debt Collector for Affiliated Physician Group Can Rely on Patient Contact Consent Obtained by Hospital
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2016

Careful drafting of consent and information release provisions can ensure that providers and affiliated physicians and their debt collectors can