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Regulatory Changes Impacting Florida’s Home Health Agencies Take Effect July 1
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • June 13 2018

Florida Governor Rick Scott recently signed into law CSCSSB 622 (“Bill”), which effectuates a variety of changes to regulations impacting the


CMS Proposes a 100 Percent Claims Review Demonstration for Home Health Agencies
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 7 2018

On May 31, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a Federal Register Notice proposing to reinstate a controversial claim


Establishing FLSA-Compliant Practices In The Home Companionship And Home Care Industry
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 1 2018

It is hard to believe that it has been three years now since the federal Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) “companionship” exemption was strictly


A Crack in the Armor: Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Gives Green Light to Enjoining Medicare Recoupments Pending Provider’s Long-Delayed Administrative Appeal
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2018

In an important break with the majority of case precedents, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, reversing the District Court


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


Attempted Monopolization Suit Based on Alleged Referral Steering Moves Forward with Court’s Acceptance as Plausible of a Geographic Market Limited to a Single Hospital
  • Mintz Levin
  • USA
  • March 12 2018

A private home health care agency’s attempted monopolization suit against a dominant public hospital system and its home health care agency will move


Certainty is on the Horizon for the New York Home Care Industry
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • March 8 2018

The home care industry has faced collapse since a series of New York Appellate Division decisions invalidated New York Department of Labor (NY DOL


Justice Department Outlines Factors That May Lead to Dismissal of More False Claims Act Cases
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2018

An internal memo made public last month indicates that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) may be moving to dismiss more False Claims Act (FCA) cases


Holding a Mere Temporal Link Between Kickbacks and Medicare Claims Is Too Weakthe Third Circuit Says Goodbye to Relator's Case
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2018

Consistent with other recent decisions we have blogged about, the Third Circuit recently held in United States ex rel. Greenfield v. Medco Health


HHS details new settlement option for providers awaiting hearings at ALJ level
  • Buchalter
  • USA
  • January 22 2018

Beginning Feb. 5, home health agencies and other providers with a low volume of pending appeals at the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) level will have