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Last Friday Eastern Maine Medical Center sued Health & Human Services over the way CMS counted the number of residents in its graduate medical education program. According to the complaint, CMS refuses to count some of the...more
This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape.
- Poll indicates strong support by parents for school lunch standards. On...more
Federal regulatory activity is at an all-time high, with more than 3,700 regulations in just the past year. This has caused the Code of Federal Regulations to grow to 238 volumes with nearly 175,000 pages – 4,000 of which...more
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Fountain v. British Columbia College of Teachers, 2013 BCSC 773 (British Columbia Supreme Court) -
Fountain, a teacher, fired a shot from a rifle over the heads of his sons in the aftermath of...more
Attorney Andy Roth, Member of Mintz Levin's Health Law Practice, explains the changes to the ACGME’s accreditation methodology with the adoption of the Next Accreditation System (NAS). ...more
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
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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