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AHLA Long Term Care Handbook

This Task Force of distinguished long term care and healthcare law practitioners provides comprehensive coverage of regulatory and compliance issues, reviews numerous operational issues and examines key financial issues. The result is a thorough review of the current state of the law as it affects the...

AHLA Health Plans Contracting Handbook: A Guide For Payors And Providers, Fifth Edition with CD-ROM

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 with a perspective that incorporates the current...

Taxation of Hospitals and Health Care Organizations, Second Edition

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 of Hospitals and Health Care Organizations, Second...

AHLA's Guide To Healthcare Legal Forms, Agreements, And Policies, First Edition with CD-ROM

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 Guide to Healthcare Legal Forms, Agreements...

AHLA Legal Issues in Healthcare Fraud and Abuse, Third Edition

Legal Issues in Healthcare Fraud & Abuse, Third Edition is a guidebook for healthcare providers, consultants, and attorneys, and describes the broad spectrum of laws and legal theories, as well as the principles used by the government to enforce its drive against fraud in the healthcare arena. ...

Louisell & Williams, Medical Malpractice

The most frequently cited and respected authority in the field, this national treatise includes the most comprehensive treatment of medical malpractice law, litigation techniques and current developments in the field, both at the state and national levels. Key theories of liability, causes of action...

AHLA's Federal Healthcare Laws & Regulations 2009-2010 Ed. with August 2010 Update

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 Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. It...

Health Care Reform Special Alert

LexisNexis' new Health Care Reform Special Alert provides insightful, expert analysis of the most far reaching and complicated piece of federal legislation passed in over 50 years, The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The Health Care Reform Special Alert is authored by a distinguished...

Health Care Law: A Practical Guide

A comprehensive analysis and practical guide for handling the many legal issues facing all health care providers in today's dynamic health care environment. Each chapter contains a concise, comprehensive discussion of the law; an analysis of problems likely to be faced by health care providers; and...

Health Care Law Monthly

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 include: taxation; corporate affairs/finance; reimbursement;...

Health Care Law Sourcebook: A Compendium of Federal Laws, Regulations and Documents Relating to Health Care

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. Purchase Health Care Law Sourcebook: A Compendium...

Medical Records Privacy Under HIPAA

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 homes, insurance companies, HMOs, medical and dental...

Treatise on Health Care Law

This definitive treatise covers the entire spectrum of legal issues affecting health care law practice, serving as a primary reference work and authority. Leading figures in their fields discuss the broad range of concerns of health care law practitioners today. This publication speeds your research...

Judge Rules On Attorneys General Lawsuit Challenging Health Care Law; 2 Claims Remain

PENSACOLA, Fla. - (Mealey's) Two of six claims remain in a suit brought by attorneys general challenging the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) after a Florida federal judge issued his ruling Oct. 14 on a motion to dismiss brought by the federal government ( State of Florida, et al...

Minnesota's Pawlenty Ups Challenge To Health Care Reform Law

ST. PAUL, Minn. - (AP) Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a potential GOP presidential candidate, stepped up his attack Thursday on President Barack Obama's federal health care law with a court filing challenging its cost to states. Pawlenty and Rhode Island Gov. Donald Carcieri, both Republicans leaving...

Hooper, Lundy & Bookman Expands San Francisco Office

SAN FRANCISCO - Hooper, Lundy & Bookman P.C. (HLB) has announced that four veteran health law attorneys have joined the firm as partners in the firm's San Francisco office. The four - M. Steven Lipton, Harry Shulman, Paul T. Smith and W. Clark Stanton - were most recently partners in the San...

Virginia Wants Health Care Lawsuit Before Supreme Court

RICHMOND, Va. - (AP) Virginia's attorney general wants his lawsuit against the federal health care law to go straight to the U.S. Supreme Court. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli said Thursday he plans to file a motion to bypass an appeals court after he won a federal judge's ruling in December...

Supreme Court Takes No Action On Virginia's Challenge To Health Care Law, For Now

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Although the state of Virginia has asked for its lawsuit challenging the federal health care law to go straight to the U.S. Supreme Court, the high court on April 15 took no action on the request, the Associated Press has reported. Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli in February...

Supreme Court Mum On Virginia's Challenge To Health Care Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Although the state of Virginia has asked for its lawsuit challenging the federal health care law to go straight to the U.S. Supreme Court, the high court on April 15 took no action on the request, the Associated Press has reported. Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli in February...

Supreme Court Rejects Quick Review Of Health Care Law

ASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court rejected a call Monday from Virginia's attorney general to depart from its usual practice and put review of the health care law on a fast track. Instead, judicial review of President Barack Obama's signature legislation will continue in federal appeals...

4th Circuit Considers If Dismissal Of Health Care Law Challenge Appropriate

RICHMOND, Va. - (Mealey's) A group of plaintiffs in Virginia, including a private Christian university, argued before the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on May 10 that a lower court erred in finding that Congress acted within its power in enacting the individual mandate contained in the Patient...

4th Circuit Considers If Dismissal Of Health Care Law Challenge Appropriate

RICHMOND, Va. - (Mealey's) A group of plaintiffs in Virginia, including a private Christian university, argued before the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on May 10 that a lower court erred in finding that Congress acted within its power in enacting the individual mandate contained in the Patient...

Government Urges Appeals Court To Uphold Health Care Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Obama administration said Wednesday that health care reforms should be upheld in the courts because the costs of the uninsured are a burden on interstate commerce. In arguments filed in a federal appeals court in Atlanta, the government said the new law provided a comprehensive...

New Jersey Doctors' Group Suing To Block Health Care Law

NEWARK, N.J. - (AP) A federal appeals court hearing arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of last year's U.S. health reform law focused primarily on whether plaintiffs need to demonstrate they are suffering economic harm now or will when the part of the law mandating...

The New 3.8% Investment Surtax - Will it Apply to You?

Now that the health care law has been declared constitutional, the remaining provisions will be going into effect. One little known provision is a new 3.8% investment income surtax, also called the health care surtax or the Medicare tax; it will go into effect on January 1, 2013. This new surtax will...