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Inquest into the death of Alexander Costello
  • MinterEllison
  • Australia
  • November 15 2018

Alexander (Alex) Costello died on 9 April 2016 at the age of 37 years old. Alex arrived at the Gunnedah Hospital Emergency Department suffering chest

“No Rehire” Language in Settlement Agreement Found Unlawful Where Not Narrowly Tailored
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2018

When negotiating a settlement agreement in an employment dispute, “no rehire” language is often a standard term. This language typically bars the

The Proposed Medicare OPPS Payment Rule: CMS Gets Tough on Site Neutral Payment
  • Morgan Lewis
  • USA
  • August 3 2018

Topping the list of significant policy changes are efforts by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to expand site neutral reductions in

State Telehealth Laws and Medicaid Policies: 50-State Survey Findings
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2018

The use of telemedicine services is growing nationwide as providers and payors seek to improve access and better manage patient care, while reducing

House Passes 12 Bills Aimed at Combating Opioid Crisis
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2018

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a fleet of bills aimed at combating the ongoing opioid crisis, most aimed at developing preventative

Enrollment Dangers for Surgical Hospitals Following New Medicare Compliance Criteria
  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
  • USA
  • May 10 2018

On April 11, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a notice of revocation of Medicare enrollment to Blue Valley Hospital in

Washington Healthcare Update - Feb 19, 2018
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2018

While the President’s budget is not likely to be acted upon by Congress, it does signal what the administration’s priorities areas well as what

Recent DOJ Settlements with Physician Groups
  • Krieg DeVault
  • USA
  • February 2 2018

On December 19, 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced settlements with two separate physician groups, one in Texas and one in

Direct to Employer Contracting: Can It Improve Patient Engagement and Reduce Waste?
  • Pierce Atwood LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2018

Since the enactment of both the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the

The Eight Key Elements of Effective Compliance Programs
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2018

Mandated compliance programs are not a new concept, but they have evolved over time. The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 required all Medicaid