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Did You Know Medicare Implemented New Provider and Supplier Enrollment Requirements?

USA - February 21 2024 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has revised certain payment policies under the Medicare physician fee schedule, and updated…

Rx for Safety: Workplace Violence Policies in Healthcare Settings

USA - February 16 2024 Hospitals, urgent care clinics, doctors’ offices — these are the places we go when we are sick and want to get better. Doctors, nurses, and other…

New Safe Harbor and General Compliance Program Guidance Provides Opportunity for Buyers to Mitigate Litigation and Fraud Risk

USA - January 30 2024 By maintaining a robust compliance program, healthcare companies are better able to identify potential red flags early and to prevent violations of…

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Amends the Application for Certificate of Authority for Health Maintenance Organizations

USA - January 23 2024 Applicants for a health maintenance organization (HMO) certificate of authority (COA) in Florida must use a new application form effective January 28…

OCR Will Focus on You if You Don’t Focus on Cybersecurity

USA - December 21 2023 With a couple of “firsts,” the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is signaling that it is cracking down…

Compliance Officers: Read the New OIG General Compliance Program Guidance!

USA - November 22 2023 The Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (the OIG) recently released an updated General Compliance Program…

Pain and a Half: How DOL’s New Overtime Proposal Could Drastically Change Your Business

USA - November 20 2023 The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently rocked the business world when it announced a Proposed Rule that, if implemented in its current form…

Health Data Privacy and the Use of Online Tracking Technologies—Recent Developments

USA - September 29 2023 In the latest edition of The Akerman Angle: Health Law Rx Podcast, Healthcare Practice Group Partners Jordan Cohen and Betsy Hodge discuss recent…

THE NO SURPRISES ACT: Hoping for an End to the Surprises

USA - September 27 2023 By looking at the events that have transpired since the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which includes the , was signed into law, it is clear…

Surprise… No Surprises Act Arbitration Is Too Expensive

USA - August 28 2023 Providers finally obtained court ordered relief to the $350 administrative fee each party was required to pay as part of the Federal Independent…