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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Under Stark, ‘Value’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Expensive’
Posted on 1 Jul 2015 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

The federal Stark law prohibits physician referrals of “designated health services” payable by Medicare to entities with which the physician or an immediate family member has a financial relationship, unless the arrangement meets an exception... Read More

AHLA's Federal Healthcare Laws & Regulations 2009-2010 Ed. with August 2010 Update
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

This comprehensive and up-to-date 3 volume compilation incorporates the most significant and timely federal statutes and regulations for the healthcare practitioner, including the HITECH Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, and the Family... 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

NAIC: Few Aware That Additional Health Care Reform Provisions Take Effect This Month
Posted on 14 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

Only 14 Percent Correctly Identify Official Implementation Date for Law's Earliest Provisions WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 – Earlier this year, Congress passed sweeping reforms designed to revamp the health care system and increase access to care... Read More

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to Release Proposed Rule Relating to Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in Medicare
Posted on 17 Mar 2011 by GreenbergTraurig

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is expected to release a proposed rule relating to Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in Medicare in the near future. In order to prepare for the release of this rule, we wanted to provide you... Read More

More States Seek to Join Fight Against Health Care Reform - LexisNexis® Legal News Podcast
Posted on 25 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

Six more states seek to join the Attorneys General challenge to the Health Care Act, and, the U.S. Supreme Court says it will not hear an appeal in a defective window case. Hear these and other stories from LexisNexis® Mealey's Publications. Copyright©... Read More

Health Care Law Sourcebook: A Compendium of Federal Laws, Regulations and Documents Relating to Health Care
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

This four volume, looseleaf publication that is updated three times a year provides coverage such important topics as Medicare reimbursement and certification; Medicaid reimbursement standards; patient confidentiality and non-discrimination; and more... Read More

Pre- and Post-Commencement of an Investigation of Health Care Compliance: Key Considerations for all Providers
Posted on 13 Sep 2010 by Gretchen Townshend and Elizabeth Campbell

By Gretchen Heinze Townshend and Elizabeth Bedore Campbell, Attorneys at Law Five health care fraud settlements in excess of $100 million were reported last year, with total recoveries from health care providers amounting to $2 billion. Providers... Read More

AHLA Health Plans Contracting Handbook: A Guide For Payors And Providers, Fifth Edition with CD-ROM
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

The Health Plans Contracting Handbook traces the managed care contracting process from preparing to negotiate the contract, to formation and implementation, to termination issues. It identifies key questions typically encountered in preparing such agreements... 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

Health Care Law Monthly
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

With timely articles written by legal experts specializing in all aspects of health care law, this monthly newsletter covers important legislative, regulatory, and judicial changes relating to the current major issues in the field. It covers topics that... Read More

Williams Mullen Alert: CMS Issues Proposed Rule on 60-Day Reporting/Repayment Obligation for Overpayments to Medicare Providers
Posted on 24 Feb 2012 by Williams Mullen

By Marcus C. Hewitt As part of 2010's Affordable Care Act, a new section was added to the Social Security Act (Section 1128J(d)), which requires providers to report and return any overpayments they receive from Medicare or Medicaid within 60 days... Read More

Medical Records Privacy Under HIPAA
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

Issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act , the HIPPA regulations directly impact every American business that maintains health records, including hospitals, nursing... Read More

Taxation of Hospitals and Health Care Organizations, Second Edition
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

Written by one of America's leading experts on health law and its tax ramifications, this treatise examines everything from obtaining and holding onto tax-exempt status, to the day-to-day tax issues faced by your clients. Purchase Taxation... Read More

Spotlight on Health Care Reform Resource Center
Posted on 20 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

Welcome! We've designed this resource center to help you locate materials on health care reform, here on the LexisNexis Emerging Issues Law Community, the Internet, and Please be sure to check back often for new updates to the Spotlight... Read More