George Bodenger

George Bodenger

Saul Ewing LLP

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CMS Releases 2012 Physician Medicare Data: Five Takeaways

On April 9, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released the Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data: Physician and Other Supplier Public Use File (the “Data File”). The Data File contains...more

4/15/2014 - American Medical Association CMS Disclosure Fee Disclosure Fee-for-Service Medicaid Medicare Sunshine Act Transparency

Hospital Executive Indicted for Allegedly Lying about Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records

A hospital executive was recently indicted for allegedly submitting a false attestation regarding a hospital’s “meaningful use” of electronic health records (“EHR”) technology through the Medicare EHR incentive program. This...more

3/27/2014 - CMS Compliance Criminal Prosecution EHR Healthcare HHS PHI

Settlement Emphasizes the Need for HIPAA Risk Management

A HIPAA violation involving a health plan’s failure to erase protected health information from photocopier hard drives has resulted in a $1.2 million settlement. Your risk can be significantly reduced if you adopt and...more

9/10/2013 - Data Breach Data Protection Healthcare HIPAA OCR PHI Risk Management Settlement

OIG Maintains Position on "Carve Outs" of Federal Health Program Beneficiaries Implicating the Anti-Kickback Statute

A recent OIG Advisory Opinion concludes that a proposed arrangement, in which a commercial laboratory would contract with medical practices to assist them in developing their own clinical laboratories, necessarily implicates...more

6/25/2013 - Anti-Kickback Statute Carve Out Provisions Healthcare OIG

American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 – Health Care Highlights

"Fiscal cliff" deal fails to provide permanent solution to flaw in Medicare physician reimbursement formula; merely postpones inevitable battles over health care spending between Congress and the White House....more

1/11/2013 - American Taxpayer Relief Act Fiscal Cliff Medicare Physician Medicare Reimbursements

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