Pamela A. Scott

Pamela A. Scott

Poyner Spruill LLP

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DEA Rules On Disposal of Controlled Substances - What's Up? - EndNotes February 2015

Questions remain about the U.S. Drug enforcement agency’s rules on secure disposal of controlled substances and exactly how they will be implemented with regard to the disposal of controlled substances by hospice personnel...more

2/17/2015 - Controlled Substances DEA Pharmaceutical Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Safe Drug Disposal

Gear Up for Increased CMS Scrutiny of Hospice Services for Assisted Living Facility Residents - EndNotes February 2015

A recent study issued by the evaluation and policy division of the U.S. DHHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) indicates that hospices can expect increased scrutiny regarding the services they provide to assisted living...more

2/16/2015 - Assisted Living Facility Hospice Medicare OIG Skilled Nursing Facility

End Notes Newsletter February 2015 - News for North Carolina’s Hospice and Palliative Care Community

In this issue: - Gear Up for Increased CMS Scrutiny of Hospice Services for Assisted Living Facility Residents - Happy New Year from the DC District Court - Companionship Exemption Lives On!! - DEA Rules On...more

2/13/2015 - Assisted Living Facility Bring Your Own Device CMS Companionship Exemptions Compliance Controlled Substances DEA Hospice OIG

What Is “Past Quality of Care” in a CON Review?

A recent certificate of need (CON) decision has muddied the waters further on the question of what constitutes past quality of care in a CON review. The case involved the Certificate of Need Section’s (CON Section or Agency)...more

11/27/2013 - Certificate of Need Healthcare Hospitals Medicare

Shorts on Long Term Care - December 2013

In this issue - - New Online End-of-Life Planning Tool Now Available to NC Citizens and Health Care Providers - And the World Goes 'Round - What Is “Past Quality of Care” in a CON Review? - CMS Issues New...more

11/27/2013

Recent Nursing Facility CON Decision Creates Controversy - What Is “Past Quality of Care” in a CON Review?

A recent decision in the Wake County nursing facility certificate of need (CON) case includes a new take on quality of care in the CON context that might well impact future applications and reviews. The case arose from...more

8/7/2013 - Certificate of Need Nursing Homes Performance Reviews Quality of Care Standards

Court Rejects Novant’s Challenge to CON Policy AC-3 for Academic Medical Centers

The North Carolina Court of Appeals recently affirmed a final agency decision to award a CON for a new ambulatory surgical facility to North Carolina Baptist Hospital (Baptist Hospital), on the basis that the petitioners...more

12/24/2012 - Certificate of Need Competition Hospitals

N.C. Court of Appeals Weighs In on Key CON Litigation Issues

The North Carolina Court of Appeals recently made clear that a certificate of need (CON) applicant’s submission of additional information after its application has been filed does not constitute a forbidden amendment unless...more

12/24/2012 - Appeals Certificate of Need Hospitals Supplemental Information

Corridors: News for North Carolina Hospitals - Winter 2012

In this issue: - Proposed Affordable Care Act Regulations are Designed to Encourage Participation in Wellness Programs - Proposed Rules Implementing Affordable Care Act Rules Prohibit Discrimination by Health...more

12/24/2012 - Affordable Care Act Certificate of Need E-Verify Essential Health Benefits Wellness Programs

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