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Barnes & Thornburg LLP: OIG Work Plan 2014: Takeaways for Hospitals
Posted on 21 Feb 2014 by Barnes & Thornburg LLP

By Gayland Hethcoat With the release of its work plan for fiscal year 2014 on Jan. 31, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has provided insight on the agency’s current enforcement... Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright: CMS Offers Settlement Of Inpatient RAC Denials
Posted on 24 Sep 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Mark Faccenda On August 29, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“ CMS ”) announced that certain providers with pending appeals of specified inpatient-status claims denied by Medicare contractors may elect to receive... Read More

Barnes & Thornburg LLP: President Obama Signs Bill Extending Physician Medicare Rates And Delaying ICD-10 And RAC Audits Under The 2-Midnights Rule
Posted on 8 Apr 2014 by Barnes & Thornburg LLP

By Nita Garg On April 1, President Obama signed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014. This legislation extends current Medicare physician reimbursement rates and delays implementation of the ICD-10 code for a full year. Previously, hospitals... Read More

AHLA's Guide To Healthcare Legal Forms, Agreements, And Policies, First Edition with CD-ROM
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

Collected from expert health law attorneys and members of AHLA, this resource is designed to meet the needs of health law attorneys who must regularly create such documents for their clients. Conveniently organized by topic in a looseleaf format, AHLA’s... Read More

Do Not Use Registration Opens for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Programs
Posted on 1 Jan 2011 by Ted Zwayer

Posted Jan 9, 2011 at 9:24 PM, Deleted Jan. 12 5:50 p.m. By Foley & Lardner LLP Legal News Alert: Health Care On January 3, 2011, CMS opened registration for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program, and several states opened registration for... Read More