We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
Follow

Health Care Counsel Blog

Articles: 1-10 of 188

In a Case of First Impression, OSHRC Holds that Incidents of Workplace Violence Are Citable Under the OSH Act’s General Duty Clause

USA - March 26 2019 In a groundbreaking decision, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission on March 4, 2019 ruled for the first time that the Occupational…

Hospitals Win Permanent Injunction Against Lowered Medicare Reimbursement Rates for 340B Drugs; Remedies to be Determined

USA - January 9 2019 On December 27, 2018, Judge Rudolph Contreras of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (the Court) granted a group of…

New Year Reset: The ACA's Status After a Pre-Christmas Surprise

USA - January 7 2019 In the waning days of 2018, Judge Reed C. O'Connor of the Northern District of Texas sent shockwaves through the American health care industry by his…

California Wildfires: What Emergency Declarations Mean For Health Care Providers

USA - November 15 2018 California is burning as three major wildfires rage across both Northern and Southern California. The Woolsey and Hill Fires are devastating parts of…

Is It Reportable? HRSA Updates NPDB Guidebook for the First Time in Three Years

USA - November 8 2018 On October 26, 2018, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) updated its online National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) Guidebook for…

Expanded Scope of the Physician Sunshine Act Is on the Horizon

USA - October 16 2018 Existing law already requires drug manufacturers and medical device companies to report certain payments and transfers of value provided to…

Friday Enforcement Wrap: Physician Association Settles for $270 Million & More Top Headlines

USA - October 5 2018 DaVita Medical Holdings LLC entered into a $270 million settlement agreement with the Justice Department to resolve False Claims Act claims…

A Pebble in the Pond? Potential Ripple of a Court Decision to Vacate the Medicare Part C/D 60-Day Overpayment Rule

USA - September 17 2018 In a decision that may eventually have a rippling effect on how providers and suppliers report and return overpayments under Medicare Parts A and B…

Hospitals Sue to Implement 340B Program Final Rule

USA - September 17 2018 On September 11, 2018, hospital advocacy groups and three individual hospitals filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the District…

It’s About More Than Hospitals: CY 2019 Proposed Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System Rule Contains Proposals of Interest to the Pharmaceutical Industry

USA - August 2 2018 Comments on the Proposed Rule are due back to the agency no later than September 24, 2018. Included with a host of proposals related to hospital…