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Sooner Rather Than Later: In the year 2020 Claim Control Will Begin Earlier in the Process

Sarasota, FL (CompNewsNetwork) – As more companies take on more risk through higher risk retentions (higher deductibles and self-insurance) they will likely become more interested in controlling their costs. The best way to do that is to TAKE CHARGE of events EARLY in the life of a claim. The 2010...

Bioethics: Health Care, Human Rights and The Law, Second Edition

This casebook begins by defining an ethical “community” and membership within that community, follows with the role of the individual, focuses then on the patient / provider relationship, and closes with bioethical choices. This structure permits arranging the usual issues in a context familiar...

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...

2011 Illinois Workers Comp Reform Employer PPO Plans

By Brad Bleakney, Esq. The Illinois Workers Comp Reforms of 2011 offer major changes which are too many to list in a single post but I will try to cover the summary of major changes in future posts. The two biggest changes under the 2011 Illinois Workers Comp Reforms are 1) reduction of the Medical...

CA: Possible Data Breach Reported and Contained for 300,000 Individual Records at Southern California Medical-Legal Consultants

Southern California Medical-Legal Consultants, Inc. (SCMLC) has announced that electronic files containing the names and social security numbers of approximately 300,000 individuals who have applied for California workers' compensation benefits have been exposed to unauthorized access. SCMLC is a...

Illinois Workers Comp Reform: Notice of Preferred Medical Provider

The Illinois Workers Compensation Commission has approved the official language to be used to notify injured employees of employer selected "Preferred Provider Programs" (PPP) that is, employer selected medical networks for work injury related medical care. This is the official form language...

Illinois Workers Comp Reform: Notice of Preferred Medical Provider

The Illinois Workers Compensation Commission has approved the official language to be used to notify injured employees of employer selected "Preferred Provider Programs" (PPP) that is, employer selected medical networks for work injury related medical care. This is the official form language...

And The Beat Goes On. . . Medicaid Fraud Suits Continue Churning and Returning Taxpayer Money Paid To Medical Providers

In anticipation of the upcoming U.S. presidential election, the news cycle is heating up with discussions about federal and state budget deficits and funding for Medicare/Medicaid programs. Both the Republican and Democratic Parties are lining up and getting ready to pitch their proposals to the public...

New Jersey Bans Medical Providers From Charging Claimants for Work-Related Medical Expenses

New Jersey, like many states, has had an ongoing problem with physicians and hospitals that balance bill injured workers for work-related care. This problem has become more acute in the age of managed care reductions where medical providers dispute the amount they are paid and then send invoices to injured...

God Rest Ye Merry? Well, Not So Much in This Delaware Superior Court Ruling on Provider Certification

Above is my firstborn, Jocelyn, ringing the bell at the Prices Corner Wal-Mart. I am one partial Mama Bear but don't you agree she is the prettiest bell-ringer you have ever seen. Interestingly, this picture will likely make my other girl, Sweet Caroline, "sad in her heart", as she likes...

God Rest Ye Merry? Well, Not So Much in This Delaware Superior Court Ruling on Provider Certification

Above is my firstborn, Jocelyn, ringing the bell at the Prices Corner Wal-Mart. I am one partial Mama Bear but don't you agree she is the prettiest bell-ringer you have ever seen. Interestingly, this picture will likely make my other girl, Sweet Caroline, "sad in her heart", as she likes...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (12/13/2012) – Doctors Joined Brotherhood of Fraud, Now Banned From Treating Injured Workers

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter...

Kentucky: Injured Worker May Choose His or Her Own Pharmacy

A Kentucky appellate court held that pharmacies are “medical providers” for purposes of Rev. Stat. Ann. § 342.020(1). Accordingly, the injured worker’s right to choose his or her own medical provider extended to the selection of a pharmacy. The court observed that since 1996, the...