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Twenty-Five New Jersey Bills That Passed or Were Approved on Top of Nine From Last Month

USA - January 17 2020 This past month or so, the New Jersey Legislature passed twenty-five new statutes impacting health care, on top of the nine from the previous month…

CMS Is Expected to Increase Chart Review Audits Based on OIG’s Recent Report and Federal Litigation Update

USA - January 7 2020 HHS’s Office of Inspector General has raised concerns about the use of Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) use of medical chart reviews to obtain…

New Jersey and Federal Legislative Update

USA - January 2 2020 A3717 - Approved - We previously reported on this statute, which initially passed both houses, but was then vetoed by the Governor. After some…

Legislative and Litigation Update

USA - December 17 2019 The Department of Health received a petition to make amendments to N.J.A.C. 8:43G, the Hospital Licensing Standards, in Subchapter 14 Infection…

Regulatory and Litigation Update and New Model Applications

USA - December 6 2019 S3075 - Passed - This bill prohibits any person from conducting, maintaining, or operating an embryo storage facility in this state unless licensed…

Eleventh Circuit Raises the Bar on the False Claims Act.

USA - December 3 2019 The Eleventh Circuit dealt a win for providers in United States v. AseraCare, ruling that a mere difference of clinical opinion among physicians is…

Regulatory Update, Including Federal Transparency Rules

USA - November 27 2019 Pricing Transparency Rules: As previously reported on November 22nd, we anticipated that the Department of Health would publish the transparency rules…

Anticipated Federal Hospital and Payor Transparency Rules

USA - November 22 2019 As we previously reported, on November 15, 2019, CMS issued a final rule and comment period that revises the Medicare hospital outpatient prospective…

Federal Regulatory Update

USA - November 19 2019 84 FR 61142 - Final Rule with Comment Period - This final rule with comment period revises the Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment…