Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: New Medicare Advantage Audits Likely to be Challenging for and Challenged by Providers and Plans

By Karie Rego Since the 2006 payment year, CMS has conducted Risk Adjustment Data Validation (RADV) audits on Medicare Advantage (MA) plans' risk adjustment payments. However, CMS has been hindered by the lack of a methodology to extrapolate audit results. On February 23, 2012, CMS posted its final...

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLPS: Cezanne Painting Retained by Metropolitan Museum of Art Despite Heir’s Claim of Looting during the Russian Revolution

Russian Revolution Redux The long-ago Russian Revolution has been fought anew in the Federal courts in New York. The case is Konowaloff v. Metropololitan Museum of Art [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], and it involves a lawsuit seeking to recover a Cezanne painting seized...