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No Sunset on the Horizon for EKRA

USA - February 15 2024 Recently, Holland & Knight healthcare attorneys have received questions as to whether the Eliminating Kickback in Recovery Act (EKRA) is still in…

Holland & Knight Health Dose: February 14, 2024

USA - February 14 2024 The U.S. Senate worked over the weekend and passed a $95 billion foreign aid package for Israel, Taiwan and Ukraine. House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La…

Florida Legislature Proposes Ban on Physician Noncompete Agreements

USA - February 12 2024 In Florida, physician noncompete agreements are currently enforceable (if reasonable in scope and time), unless they restrict physicians…

CMS Previews Changes to Medicare Advantage Capitation Rates, Parts C and D Payment Policies

USA - February 8 2024 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its Advance Notice of Methodological Changes for Calendar Year (CY) 2025 for…

Holland & Knight Health Dose: February 6, 2024

OECD, USA - February 6 2024 The U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives are in session, with floor votes expected and significant hea…

OIG to Audit CMS Oversight of Nursing Home Surveys by Third-Party Contractors

USA - January 30 2024 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced that it will audit the Centers for Medicare &…

Holland & Knight Health Dose: January 30, 2024

USA - January 30 2024 The U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate are in session this week, with notable healthcare act…

A New J-1 Waiver Program for International Medical Graduates Is Here

USA - January 29 2024 In response to American Medical Association studies showing shortages in access to primary care physicians for 83 million people in the U.S…

EMTALA Patient Education Initiative Launched by HHS and CMS

USA - January 26 2024 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have started a new effort to educate…

CMS Releases Interoperability and Prior Authorization Final Rule

USA - January 25 2024 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the CMS Interoperability and Prior Authorization Final Rule (Final Rule) on Jan…