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New Environmental Tort Risk for Health Care Facilities & Sensitive Populations: Legionella in Building Water Systems
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2018

Legionella - a potentially dangerous bacteria that can pose significant health and legal risks when in a building’s interior water systems - is a


California Superior Court Judge Orders Department of Public Health to Make Names and Personal Home Addresses of Approximately 180,000 Health Care Workers Available to SEIU; Union Organizing Activities Likely to Spike
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2018

A California Superior Court judge recently issued an order granting the Service Employees International Union’s (“SEIU”) petition for writ of mandate


The Rising Tide of ADA Litigation Against Health Care Entities
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 15 2018

Over the past several years, health care entities have increasingly become the target of private and government plaintiffs complaining of disability


Georgia Targets Elder Abuse with Tough New Long-Term Care Background Check Law
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • May 11 2018

A new Georgia law will require nursing home and other long-term care workers to submit to extensive background checks. The “Georgia Long-Term Care


DOJ Defends Use of Statistical Sampling To Prove FCA Liability
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2018

In a case in which it chose not to intervene, DOJ has stepped in to defend the relator’s attempt to use statistical sampling to prove FCA liability


Washington Healthcare Update - May 7, 2018
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2018

In the proposed SNF payment rule released April 27, CMS is proposing to dramatically change the way Medicare pays nursing homes so as to focus more on


Tick Tock, Watch the Clock for Submission of Nursing Facility Resident Satisfaction Survey Information to Michigan Medicaid
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • April 30 2018

Michigan nursing facilities (NFs) participating in Medicaid can receive higher Quality Measure Incentive (QMI) payments if they promptly submit


Deadline Approaching for Skilled Nursing Facilities to Use New CMS Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage Form
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • April 16 2018

Effective April 30, 2018, skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) must use revised Medicare Skilled Nursing Facility Notice of Non-coverage (Form CMS-10055


Grandma Wants Special Brownies? Ohio Nursing Facilities Prepare for Medical Marijuana
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • April 9 2018

“Grandma’s tremors appear to have gotten worse lately. She mentioned she wants to try medical marijuana oil; can she use that in the nursing home?”


MedPAC Calls for Medicare Post-Acute Care and Physician Payment Reforms, Recommends Medicare Payment Updates
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2018

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has issued its annual recommendations to Congress on updates to Medicare fee-for-service payment