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Polsinelli Podcast - What Employers Need to Know About Dealing With Cash
Medical PL Risks in Retail Healthcare
Physician Considerations When Prescribing Medical Marijuana
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Electronic Medical Records: Help or Hindrance?
How Does King v. Burwell Decision Affect the Affordable Care Act?
Antitrust Law Issues for Health Care Providers
Variables Affecting Medical PL Settlement Values
Polsinelli Podcast - Is a Single U.S. Food Agency a Reality?
The Biggest Obstacle to Value-Based Care
Technology in Healthcare
Do healthcare professionals have to report legal trouble to their licensing board?
Health Care Enforcement: The Impact on Private Equity Investments
Polsinelli Podcasts: Cloud Computing, From Cybersecurity to Confidentiality Issues
Polsinelli Podcast - Pharmacy Compounding: What's Next in Regulation?
Polsinelli Podcasts - The Latest on a Shift in Regulation in Dietary Supplements
PATIENT PRIVACY IN AN ERA OF SOCIAL MEDIA
A Moment of Simple Justice - Vaccines
Government's Health Care Fraud "Cash Cow" Keeps Mooing
On August 28, 2012, the Delaware Court of Chancery found that a management services agreement could help establish both personal jurisdiction through a conspiracy to defraud and joint and several liability through an agency...more
On September 24, 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) wrote a joint letter to the Chief Executive Officers of five prominent hospital associations. The letter...more
The U.S. Department of Justice has sent emails to hospitals across the country regarding implantable cardioverter defibrillators, asking the hospitals to self-audit and estimate possible penalties under the False Claims Act....more
On the basketball court, the conventional wisdom is "no harm, no foul." It is not so in federal court, particularly in litigation involving the False Claims Act (FCA). The FCA allows the imposition of civil monetary...more
On April 16, 2012, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed into law House Bill 822, thereby enacting the new “Georgia Taxpayer Protection False Claims Act,” while also making significant revisions to the...more
On May 8, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit heard oral arguments in United States ex rel. Rost v. Pfizer, Inc. (10-2215). The central issues in the case are whether compliance with the federal...more
On May 2, DOJ and HHS announced charges against 107 individuals, including doctors, nurses and other licensed medical professionals, across the country for allegedly participating in Medicare fraud schemes totaling $452...more
Mintz Levin’s Health Care Fraud Enforcement Defense group has published a series of “Year in Review” articles discussing its observations about health care fraud enforcement trends in 2011 and its opinions...more
2012 is already a record-breaking year in health care fraud enforcement. This week Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius announced the biggest...more
Yesterday the Senate Finance Committee posted an open letter on its website to the health care sector soliciting industry stakeholder insights on ways to combat fraud, waste, and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. ...more
A hearing titled Anatomy of a Fraud Bust: From Investigation to Conviction held by the Senate Committee on Finance (Committee) on April 24th allowed federal health care agencies to both tout their fraud-fighting successes,...more
On April 10, 2012, the DOJ announced that Tenet Healthcare Corporation will pay $42.75 million to settle civil allegations that Tenet violated the False Claims Act by improperly billing CMS for services provided at inpatient...more
Denver Health and Hospital Authority, d/b/a Denver Health Medical Center (DHMC), has agreed to pay $6.3 million to settle a False Claims Act suit alleging that, between 2006 and 2009, it “submitted false claims to Medicare...more
Pfizer has agreed to pay $14.5 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that it violated the False Claims Act by improperly marketing its prescription drugs Detrol and Detrol LA. The lawsuit was filed by whistleblowers on behalf...more
British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announced on November 3, 2011, that it had reached an agreement in principle with the United States government to resolve multiple federal investigations regarding the...more
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has ended its effort to exclude former Forrest Laboratories’ CEO Howard Solomon. The OIG informed Mr. Solomon by letter on Friday,...more
Minimum Hospital Standards and Appropriateness Review-Updated Credentialing and Privileging Standards
• Prior to December 22, 2010, hospitals were obligated under New York law to “look back” ten (10) years in a physician’s...more
Las Vegas Injury Lawyer Research CPSC US Government Bike Danger Study
Bicycle riding is one of the most popular recreational activities in the United States.
The National Sporting Goods Association (1992)...more
Drowning Safety, Baby's
Las Vegas Nevada, Injury Lawyer, Research...more
Las Vegas Injury Lawyer, Federal Protection- Research on Dangerous Products
Kohl’s Department Stores Agrees to Pay $425,000 Civil Penalty for Failing to Report Drawstrings in Children’s Sweatshirts
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The...more
Las Vegas, Nevada, Personal Injury Lawyer Bike Research, CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of...more
Las Vegas Lawyer, CPSC, Research, Baby Death Avoidance, Safety
To prevent infant deaths due to soft bedding, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the National Institute of...more
Las Vegas Nevada Injury Lawyer, CPSC Alert Bike Safety
Many bicycle-car crashes can be avoided by applying the
rules of the road and by increasing attentiveness of cyclists
and motorists. Bicyclists have a legal right to...more
Las Vegas Injury Lawyer, Nevada Bike Safety, CPSC
CPSC Urges Bicyclists to Wear Helmets
Each year about 800 bicyclists are killed and more than half
a million are treated in hospital emergency rooms. In...more
Crib, Baby Safety
Las Vegas, Nevada, Lawyer Reserch
No missing or broken slats. This prevents
a baby from getting trapped between the
broken crib parts, causing possible
suffocation or strangulation.
b. corner posts...more
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