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Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Medicaid Receiving Startlingly Little Attention As Everyone Discusses Medicare
Obama Administration Calls for Free Access to Federally Funded Research
Can Virginia Block Non-Residents from FOIA Requests? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments
Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
Looking Ahead to Washington State’s Legalized Marijuana Marketplace
4 Things to Know About Michigan’s New Right-to-Work Laws
Congressman: My Plan Would Reduce Student Loan Defaults: Video
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Tax Questions to Ask Yourself with the End of 2012 and the Fiscal Cliff Approaching
Obama Blocks Chinese-Owned Wind Project Out of Concerns for National Security
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
Stewart Baker, Former GC of NSA, on Why the Cybersecurity Act Failed & Threat of Tomorrow’s Terrorism
Not Prepared for Healthcare Reform? Three things employers need to focus on now.
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Smartphone Data Solution: Sharing Airwaves
The Apellate Process Explained - Kathi Sandweiss discusses the appeals process and what it can and can't do for your situation.
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
NLRB Posting Rule Delayed Again, Will We Ever See Resolution?—McKenna Long's Seth Borden
Executive Summary: False Claims Act actions against government contractors are on the rise. But two recent decisions offer potential limitations to false claims exposure, and may aid defendants in future FCA litigation....more
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Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and Yukon....more
Just over two years after the raid on the Miami headquarters of mental healthcare chain American Therapeutic Corporation (American Therapeutic), a former program director and therapist in the Ft. Lauderdale office of the...more
In January, when the Department of Health and Human Services announced that qualifying health insurance plans under Obamacare would have to cover contraceptives and "morning after" pills, many religious institutions — most...more
Athletes enrolled in California's four-year institutions of higher education, public or private, will be protected by a first-in-the-nation law signed by Governor Jerry Brown last week. The Student-Athlete Bill of Rights,...more
On September 19, 2012, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (“DPH”) amended the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturer Code of Conduct regulations (the “Code of Conduct”). The amended regulations modify the...more
On September 19th, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (“DPH”) published emergency amendments to its regulations, 105 CMR 970.000 et seq. (“Proposed Regulations”), designed to implement recent changes to the...more
Amendments allow for more relaxed rules regarding the provision of modest meals and refreshments for educational interactions, require new quarterly reporting, provide a sunset date on certain provisions in anticipation of...more
The Medicare program shares in the costs for approved nursing and allied health education programs operated by hospitals, a matter which has become a recent focus in Medicare audits of hospitals operating such programs....more
The Illinois Department of Public Health has announced that beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, students entering grades six and nine need to show proof of receiving the Tdap vaccine (in addition to having received a...more
In the recently decided case University Med. Ctr., Inc. v. Sebelius [PDF], the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia upheld CMS policies regarding nonhospital training agreements as those policies were applied in...more
In This Issue:
"The Second Semester Begins: Outcome of High School SAT Scandal Prosecutions May Hinge Upon Privilege Issues" and "Health Care, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Fraud Investigations-Unprecedented...more
On February 22, 2012, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) announced the roll-out of its “Next Accreditation System” (NAS) for all graduate medical education (residency and fellowship) programs...more
On March 10, 2010, the IRS determined that medical residents are exempt from FICA taxes based on the student exception, for tax periods ending before April 1, 2005. Although the refunds apply to tax periods ending before...more
In Kaiser Foundation Hospitals v. Sebelius, No. 11-92 (D.D.C. Dec. 12, 2011), the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia held that despite the passing of the three-year limitation period prohibiting the reopening of...more
As you know, with the exceptions of physicians, attorneys, and a handful of other professions, professional misconduct (the failure of a licensed professional to meet expected standards of practice) of all other professions,...more
Explosive allegations of sexual assault at Penn State University this month have provoked a national conversation on child abuse and how to report it. Penn State has been a clinic on what not to do: So far five administrators...more
As a student in Advanced Legal Writing at Kaplan University, our project and papers dealt with real life issues. But, of course, the names and places are fiction. This particular paper was a preliminary short essay to what...more
New Jerseyans with disabilities are still second class citizens, despite Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Indivisuals with Disabilities Education Acr, and New Jersey's Law...more
As all teaching hospitals are aware, Medicare permits hospitals to share Medicare resident FTE cap slots through the use of Medicare Graduate Medical Education (GME) affiliation agreements. Historically, CMS has required that...more
This is Foley Hoag's Summary Chart of the Regulations Required in both "The Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act" and "The Health Care & Education Reconciliation Act of 2010."
Please see full chart below for more...more
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