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Improving Settlements for Medicare Set Asides and Medical Allocations

by Porter Leslie , Chief Strategy Officer, Ametros Financial In the course of settling a worker’s compensation or liability case there are many obstacles to overcome. One of the most frequent challenges is reaching a settlement for the injured...

Norton Rose Fulbright
CMS Issues Anticipated Medicare Overpayments Final Rule; Relaxes Initial Proposals

by Frederick Robinson , Thomas Dowdell , Carol Poindexter , Mark Faccenda , Selina Coleman and Blake Walsh* On February 11, 2016, DHHS’s Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), issued a final rule clarifying the requirement of §...

Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Barnes & Thornburg: Another State (N.Y.) Enforces HIPAA –Settles Case With Health Center

By Stacy L. Cook The New York attorney general recently entered into a settlement agreement with the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) for HIPAA violations. The enforcement action by New York comes on the heels of a HIPAA enforcement action...

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Make Sure Your Peer Review Program Is Ready Before You Need It

A 2015 decision by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals highlights the importance of following procedural formalities by making it clear that a failure to apply and maintain clear distinctions in what health care providers intend to classify as...

DLA Piper
DLA Piper Health Care Alert: DOJ Pursues Individual Liability For Corporate Misconduct – Yates Memo Signals Policy Shift

By Frank E. Sheeder The US Department of Justice has made it a priority to hold individuals accountable for organizational misdeeds – both civil and criminal. Through the recent Yates Memo, the DOJ is sending a message of deterrence to corporate...

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC
McNees Wallace & Nurick: Health Care Consolidations: Complex Maneuvers In A High-Stakes Environment

By John W. Greenleaf III In today’s shifting health care landscape, providers are consolidating and forming strategic partnerships that position them to offer comprehensive, high-quality services at reasonable costs. Motivations vary, but...