Health Reform + Related Health Policy News - October 2013

In This Issue:

- Top News

..Judge Orders $237.4 Million Penalty Against Tuomey for Stark Law and False Claims Act Violations

..Glitches and Demand Lead to Marketplace Frustration

..HHS Delays Small Business Marketplaces Enrollment by One Month

..Consumers Have Option to Choose From Average of 53 Health Plans, with Lower-Than-Projected Premiums

- State News

..CMS Approves Arkansas Private-Option Medicaid Expansion Plan; Several States Still Grappling With Expansion Decision

..California Expands Pharmacist Scope of Practice

..Maryland Waiver Plan Would Overhaul Existing All-Payer Hospital Reimbursement System

- Regulatory News

..CMS Issues Guidance on Implementation of Hospital Two-Midnight Rule; Implements 90-Day ‘Education’ Period

..Congress Moves Closer to Bill To Give FDA More Regulatory Oversight of Compounding Pharmacies

- Additional Reading

- Federal Register

- For More Information

- Excerpt from Judge Orders $237.4 Million Penalty Against Tuomey for Stark Law and False Claims Act Violations:

On October 1, 2013, federal United States District Court Judge Margaret Seymour reduced her prior order against Tuomey Healthcare System (“Tuomey”) by nearly $40 million. Federal prosecutors filed a motion to reduce a previous judgment of $277 million because of a clerical error.

Please see full Newsletter below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Written by:


Polsinelli on:

Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
Custom Email Digest
- hide
- hide

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, track anonymous site usage, store authorization tokens and permit sharing on social media networks. By continuing to browse this website you accept the use of cookies. Click here to read more about how we use cookies.