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Health Alert (Australia) 31 July 2017
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • July 31 2017

This case relates to a claim made by the plaintiff, a minor, seeking damages from the defendant, a hospital, for injuries caused by the obstetric


Doctor and Owner of Infusion Clinics Sentenced in Medicare Fraud Case
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2017

A medical doctor and one of the owners of several infusion clinics pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud in violation of 18 U.S.C


Is Telemedicine Change Coming to Congress? The Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2017 Among Several New Federal Bills
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2017

Congress is reconsidering a nationwide telehealth coverage bill, named the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2017, designed to introduce an


11th Circuit Reminds Employers: Proceed Cautiously When Terminating Employees Shortly After FMLA Leave
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2017

While employees who have recently taken leave may be terminated for legitimate reasons, establishing a non-retaliatory termination can be challenging


Orthopedic Practice Pays $1,537,796 to Resolve Allegations of False Claims Submitted to Federal and State Programs for Medical Services
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2017

The orthopedic practice and its physicians paid $1,537,796 to settle civil claims stemming from allegations that they submitted false claims to


Therapy Caps: A Minibus Rider
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 2 2017

In a recent post, we provided additional details on the structure, funding, and evaluation of the Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood, Home Visiting


Are Facebook Vacation Photos Taken During Medical Leave Grounds for Employee’s Termination?
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 5 2017

An employee on an extended medical leave to recuperate from shoulder surgery posts pictures of his active Caribbean vacation. His employer is


How to Set Up a Physiotherapy Business
  • LegalVision
  • Australia
  • March 29 2017

After working as a physiotherapist, you may be considering the next step in your career. Opening a clinic is an exciting and challenging venture for a


Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Review 2016
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

Since the amendments to the False Claims Act (FCA) in 1986, results in civil matters involving allegations of healthcare fraud and abuse have amounted


Big Business after Consumers Once Again
  • Stark & Stark
  • USA
  • March 6 2017

In 2011, the insurance, pharmaceutical, and nursing home industries worked together with an extraordinary budget to try to deceive American consumers