Health Headlines - June 20, 2011


In This Issue:

- District Court Upholds CMS’s Disallowance Of Illinois Medicaid “Provider Tax”

- An IRS Advisory Committee Recommends Changes To IRS Rules For Group Exemptions

- Eighth Circuit Denies Antitrust Claims Against Catheter Supplier For Contracting Practices With Group Purchasing Organizations

- Federal Court Holds In Remand To State Court That HIPAA Violation Can Provide A Standard On Which To Base A State Law Negligence Per Se Claim

- Bipartisan Group Requests CMS And OIG Address Concerns Regarding Physician-Owned Distributors

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