Health Law Washington Beat: Recent Health Industry News

Mintz Levin’s Health Law Practice has assembled the following overview of recent issues and developments that affect the health industry and that will continue to take center stage during the coming months.

In This Issue:

*Senate Holds First Hearing on Daschle Nomination

*Plaintiffs File Summary Judgment Motion in Stark Law Case Against CMS

*CMS Requires DMEPOS Suppliers to Post a Surety Bond for Medicare Participation (Use this url to view rule: http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/E8-30802.htm)

*CMS Issues Draft 2010 Call Letter for Public Comment (Use this url to view Call Letter: https://www.cms.hhs.gov/PrescriptionDrugCovContra/)

*CMS Sets Upper Limits to MA and PDP Agent and Broker Compensation (Use this url to view memorandum: http://www.mintz.com/newsletter/2009/Advisories/Health_0112_WashingtonBeat/CMS_12-24-08.pdf)

*CMS Posts Revised Disclosure of Financial Relationships Report Forms in Paperwork Reduction Act Notice (Use this url to view revised forms: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/PaperworkReductionActof1995/PRAL/itemdetail.asp?filterType=none&filterByDID=-99&sortByDID=2&sortOrder=descending&itemID=CMS1218565&intNumPerPage=30)

*OIG Approves Physicians’ Investment in Group Practice (Use this url to view OIG's advisory opinion: http://www.oig.hhs.gov/fraud/docs/advisoryopinions/2008/AdvOpn08-24.pdf)

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