On November 5, 2014, the Department of Veterans Affairs (the “VA”) released its interim final rule (“Interim Final Rule”) regarding the Veterans Choice Program (the “Program”), allowing eligible veterans to elect to receive...more
October and November 2014 have been marked by several legislative and regulatory efforts impacting the hospice and home health industries:
- President Obama signed the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation...more
On October 3, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) published a proposed rule (“Proposed Rule”) to add new safe harbors to the federal health care program anti-kickback statute...more
Especially in the District of Columbia Circuit, the home base for many fraud cases in which the government is opposed to health care providers and defense contractors, there had been considerable doubt that the...more
On May 9, 2014, the Office of Inspector General ("OIG") of the Department of Health and Human Services published in the Federal Register a proposed rule amending the regulations relating to OIG's exclusion authority...more
What is "the cloud," and what on Earth (pun intended) does cloud computing have to do with employment law?
While many definitions abound, cloud computing at its core is a form of remote electronic data storage,...more