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Seventh Circuit Limits “Worthless Services” Theory under False Claims Act

On August 20, 2014, the Seventh Circuit struck another blow against relators’ and the federal government’s increasingly aggressive False Claims Act theories of liability. Rejecting the relators’ use of the “worthless...more

8/29/2014 - False Claims Act Healthcare Healthcare Fraud Jury Verdicts Medicaid Medicare Worthless Services Claims

2013 – The Health Law Year in Review

As 2013 draws to a close, we are pleased to look back on the year that was and highlight some of the key developments in the ever-changing field of health law. While a great deal of attention was focused on the implementation...more

12/30/2013 - Acquisitions Affordable Care Act CMS Drug Compounding Health Insurance Exchanges Healthcare.gov HIPAA HITECH Hospitals Medicaid Expansion Medicare Part A Mergers MHPAEA Physician Payments Physician-Owned Distributors Stark Law

Update: New Reporting Requirements Deadline for Physician-Owned Hospitals Extended to March 1

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the deadline for physician-owned hospitals seeking to avail themselves of the “whole hospital” exception or “rural provider” exception to the Stark Law to report...more

12/3/2013 - CMS Hospitals Reporting Requirements Stark Law

December 1 Deadline for New Reporting Requirements for Physician-Owned Hospitals Approaching Fast

Physician-owned hospitals that seek to avail themselves of the “whole hospital” exception or “rural provider” exception to the federal physician self-referral law, commonly known as the Stark Law, should carefully review...more

11/19/2013 - Healthcare Hospitals Physician Ownership Reporting Requirements Stark Law

OIG Issues Revised Provider Self-Disclosure Protocol

On April 17, 2013, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revised its Provider Self-Disclosure Protocol (SDP), originally published in 1998, and updated in...more

5/2/2013 - Amended Regulation False Claims Act OIG Self-Disclosure Requirements

FTC Issues First Clinical Integration Advisory Opinion Post-ACA

FTC staff advisory opinions are not issued all that frequently and advisory opinions regarding clinical integration are issued even less frequently. The latest advisory opinion, issued last week, is therefore noteworthy, not...more

2/20/2013 - ACOs Advisory Opinions Affordable Care Act Clinical Integration FTC Joint Contracting Norman PHO Physician Hospital Organizations Physicians Rule-of-Reason Analysis

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