Angie Cameron Smith

Angie Cameron Smith

Burr & Forman

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Health Care E-Note - January 2017

On October 4, 2016, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") released the final rules regarding the requirements of participation for skilled nursing facilities. One of the most significant changes to the...more

1/20/2017 - Affordable Care Act ALJ Audits Certificate of Need CMS Data Breach Donald Trump Health Care Providers Health Insurance Healthcare Healthcare Facilities HIPAA HIPAA Breach Inpatient Rehab Facilities Medicare Appeals Council Nursing Homes OIG PHI Skilled Nursing Facility Trump Administration

Burr Alert: New Requirements of Participation for Skilled Nursing Facilities

On October 4, 2016, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released the final rules regarding the requirements of participation for skilled nursing facilities. One of the most significant changes to the...more

1/19/2017 - CMS Elder Abuse Health Care Providers Healthcare Long Term Care Facilities Long-Term Care Nursing Homes Pharmacies Physical Abuse Quality of Care Standards Reporting Requirements Skilled Nursing Facility Training

Health Care E-Note - September 2016

In an article published in the September 2016 MASA Newsletter, Jim Hoover and Angie Cameron Smith discuss how physicians should properly respond to subpoenas and requests for patients’ health information. They stress how...more

9/19/2016 - Business Valuations Certificate of Need Closely Held Businesses Electronic Communications Electronic Medical Records Estate Tax Evidence False Claims Act (FCA) Family Businesses Health Care Providers Healthcare Materiality Medical Records PHI Physicians Subpoenas Text Messages Texting

Physicians Must Be Cautious When Responding To A Subpoena or Request for Medical Records

Doctors must educate themselves and particularly their staff on the legal obligations to protect the confidentiality of medical records and how to properly respond to subpoenas and requests for patients’ health information....more

9/16/2016 - Confidential Information Evidence Health Care Providers HIPAA Litigation Strategies Medical Records PHI Physicians Subpoenas Witnesses

Health Care E-Note - August 2016

The Alabama Natural Death Act contains the provisions on how an individual may plan for end-of-life decisions. Specifically, it outlines the requirements for a valid Advanced Directive and the removal and withdrawal of life...more

8/25/2016 - ADA Advance Directives American Medical Association Certificate of Need Cybersecurity DOL End-of-Life-Care Ethical Standards Exempt-Employees FDA FLSA Fluctuating Workweek FMLA Healthcare HHS Medical Devices Minimum Salary Non-Exempt Employees Over-Time Research and Development Telecommuting Telemedicine Wage and Hour

Burr Alert: Phase 2 HIPAA Audits

In an effort to review and examine compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and its implementing regulations ("HIPAA"), the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil...more

6/8/2016 - Business Associates Covered Entities Health Care Providers HIPAA HIPAA Audits HIPAA Breach OCR PHI

Health Care E-Note - March 2016

On February 12, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") published its final rule. The final rule clarifies two key sections of the often described 60-Day Overpayment...more

3/21/2016 - 60-Day Rule Affordable Care Act Certificate of Need CMS Consumer Bankruptcy Electronic Health Record Incentives False Claims Act (FCA) Health Savings Accounts Healthcare Fraud Minimum Wage Overpayment Recovery Time Limits Prescription Drugs Skilled Nursing Facility

Health Care E-Note - October 2015

For health care professionals who began accepting Meaningful Use incentive money at the outset of availability under the Medicare option in 2011, the year 2015 is an important year. By starting early, eligible health care...more

11/9/2015 - FTC Healthcare International Data Transfers Meaningful Use Non-Compete Agreements Regulatory Oversight Unpaid Overtime US-EU Safe Harbor Framework White-Collar Exemptions

Health Care E-Note - September 2014

In This Issue: - Doctors, Insurers Critical of Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - Health Spending Expected to Increase Modestly Over Next Decade - U.S. Hospitals Have Highest Administrative Costs...more

10/10/2014 - Cyber Attacks Cybersecurity Data Breach Data Protection Hackers Health Care Providers Healthcare Healthcare Reform Hospitals Physicians

Alabama Medicaid: Changes to the Regional Care Organization Statute

On May 17, 2013, Governor Bentley signed into law Act 2013-261, Ala. Code § 22-6-150 et. seq. As you may recall, the new law changed the Alabama Medicaid program from a fee-for-service program to a managed care program and...more

7/14/2014 - Health Care Providers Healthcare Medicaid New Legislation

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