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CMS Guidance on “Shared Space” - Comment Period Closing July 2, 2019

USA - June 24 2019 CMS recently issued long-awaited draft guidance on hospital co-location with other hospitals or healthcare facilities, providing some potential…

New Pennsylvania Laws: Is Your Organization Compliant?

USA - June 7 2019 In 2018, Governor Tom Wolf signed a multitude of bills into law that significantly impact Pennsylvania health care providers. Compliance deadlines…

Court Orders Stay of Order Declaring Individual Mandate Unconstitutional and Inseverable

USA - January 3 2019 We previously reported that District Court Judge Reed O’Connor of the Northern District of Texas declared on December 14, 2018 (1) that the Affordable…

Federal Court Enjoins Medicare Recoupment

USA - December 31 2018 A Houston federal judge preliminarily enjoined the government from recouping alleged Medicare overpayments made to an ambulance service company facing…

CMS Releases Final ACO Regulations

USA - December 21 2018 This morning CMS released a final rule regarding its most popular program for accountable care organizations (ACOs), the Medicare Shared Savings…

“A Slow Game of Jenga:” Has a Federal Judge Toppled the Affordable Care Act?

USA - December 18 2018 Last Friday, in Texas v. United States, Judge Reed O’Connor of the Northern District of Texas (1) declared the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual…

Medicare’s New Virtual Check-In Code: 7 Things You Need to Know

USA - November 12 2018 On November 1, 2018, CMS issued a 2,379 page final rule titled “Revisions to Payment Policies under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, Quality…

Don’t Misrepresent Your U.S. - E.U. Privacy Shield Status: FTC Brings An Enforcement Action

European Union, USA - July 6 2018 The should be a warning for other companies that make representations in their Privacy Policies about the Privacy Shield, GDPR, CCPA and other data…

Governor Wolf Signs Amendment to PA Medical Marijuana Act

USA - July 5 2018 On June 22, 2018 Governor Wolf signed HB 2477 (“Amendment”) into law breathing new life into Chapter 20 of the Medical Marijuana Act (“Act”), the…

New Jersey Enacts “Out-of-Network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment and Accountability Act”

USA - June 6 2018 Health care facilities or carriers that violate any provision of the Act will be liable for not more than $1,000 for each violation, where each day on…