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Some religious freedoms for businesses
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2014

The U. S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby and other closely held for-profit businesses on the issue of corporate religious freedom. The


Antitrust lessons from recent FTC successes in challenging hospital acquisitions in Ohio and Idaho
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2014

One significant trend in the health care industry is an increase in consolidations of health care providers. Though there are various forms of


Update on recent whistleblower False Claims Act settlements
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2014

On March 21, 2014, Duke University Health System, Inc. of Raleigh, North Carolina, agreed to pay $1 million to the United States Department of


Pleading still matters: Shareholders failed to properly plead scienter
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2014

Despite the complexities involved in securities fraud actions, the Sixth Circuit recently reminded litigants that adequately pleading facts to


Florida hospital system agrees to record-setting False Claims Act settlement
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2014

Halifax Hospital Medical Center and Halifax Staffing Inc. (collectively Halifax) recently agreed to pay $85 million to resolve allegations that


Recent false claims settlement should serve as important reminder to all hospitals
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2014

Saint Joseph Health System, Inc. recently agreed to pay $16.5 million to resolve whistleblowers' claims alleging that it violated the False Claims


With the support of the American Hospital Association, hospitals initiate a challenge to the “two-midnight” rule
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2014

Hospitals from the Banner Health (AZ), Einstein Healthcare Network (PA), Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (NC), and The Mount Sinai


Federal court holds that a physician is considered an “employee” for purposes of the EMTALA whistleblower protection
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2014

Recently, a federal court in the Eastern District of Wisconsin held that a physician who has a medical staff appointment and clinical privileges at a


All children’s hospital system in Florida fights Stark and false claims allegations
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2014

The All Children's Health System (All Children's) in St. Petersburg, Florida is embroiled in a civil lawsuit alleging that its financial


Assignment of requests for administrative law judge hearings of denied Medicare claims suspended for at least two years
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2014

The Department of Health and Human Service's Office of Medicare Hearing and Appeals (OMHA) announced in a memorandum that it has temporarily