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Burr & Forman

Health Care E-Note - May 2019

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The Florida legislature recently passed a Bill authorizing the importation of prescription drugs from Canada to serve the state's Medicaid program and Department of Corrections. The Bill also authorizes the importation of...more

Hogan Lovells

CMS proposes long-awaited draft guidance on co-located hospitals

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On May 3, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued draft manual guidance for surveyors evaluating whether hospitals that are co-located with other hospitals (or with other health care entities) meet the...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Alabama CON Report - May 2019

I. Certificate of Need Program - A. AL2019-004, Fresenius Kidney Care Gadsden Acq, LLC, Gadsden, AL: Proposes to expand the existing ESRD facility by adding two (2) home dialysis training stations, for a total of...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

Seventh Circuit Reaffirms Test for Employee Status

On May 8, 2019, the Seventh Circuit reaffirmed its test for determining employee status under federal anti-discrimination laws, holding that a physician lacked standing to bring Title VII claims against the hospital at which...more

Pullman & Comley - Connecticut Health Law

The Potential Impact of the Conscience Rule on Connecticut Health Care Providers

On May 2, 2019 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a controversial final rule, referred to as the “Conscience Rule.” If implemented, this rule would expand OCR’s...more

Polsinelli

California Bill Would Require Hospitals, Clinics and Other Health Facilities to Report Allegations of Patient Sexual Abuse to...

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California Senate Bill 425, introduced in February 2019, would require health facilities and clinics to report any allegations of sexual abuse or sexual misconduct made against a clinician within 15 days of receiving the...more

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

CMS Issues DRAFT Guidance for Hospital Co-Location Initiatives; Industry is Invited to Submit Comments

As the health care delivery system continues to evolve, on May 3, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a draft guidance document to state survey agency directors entitled, “Guidance for Hospital...more

Orrick - Antitrust Watch

Not Subject To Per Se Analysis – Sixth Circuit On Plausibly Procompetitive Activity In Connection With A Joint Venture

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In The Medical Center at Elizabeth Place, LLC v. Atrium Health System, Case No. 17-3863 (6th Cir. Apr. 25, 2019), the Sixth Circuit held that activity in connection with a joint venture that is plausibly procompetitive is not...more

K&L Gates LLP

CMS Issues Long-Awaited Draft Guidance on Hospital Co-Location and Space Sharing

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Summary - On May 3, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued long-awaited draft guidance addressing compliance with the hospital Conditions of Participation (“CoPs”) and survey procedures in regard...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Sexual Harassment In Hospitals: Interns, Residents, Students, Attending Physicians: How To Navigate A Troublesome Problem Among A...

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Much has been written lately about the #MeToo movement and its presence in workplaces as diverse as universities, movie and TV studios. Hospitals are no exception. Savvy employers know that hospitals—large facilities that...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

New law expands kickback liability for laboratories, recovery homes, and clinical treatment facilities

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Clinical laboratories, recovery homes, and clinical treatment facilities should take note of a new law that expands kickback liability to non-governmental payors. Late last year, President Donald Trump signed into law the...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

CMS Issues Long-Awaited Draft Guidance for Hospital Co-Location with Other Hospitals or Healthcare Facilities

On May 3, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released long-awaited draft guidance (the “Guidance”), proposing to allow hospitals to co-locate with other hospitals or healthcare facilities in certain...more

Holland & Hart - Health Law Blog

Despite Increased Awareness and Employee Training, Ransomware Is Still the Healthcare Industry's No. 1 Threat

Ransomware accounted for more than 1 in 10 healthcare data breaches reported to the government during the last three years, according to analysis by Bloomberg Law. Cybercriminals capitalize on lack of employee training by...more

Polsinelli

Space Sharing Re-Boot: CMS Offers a New Approach in the State Operations Manual

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On May 3, 2019, CMS published draft guidance regarding space sharing between co-located hospitals and hospitals co-located with other health care entities. ...more

Bricker & Eckler LLP

CMS draft guidance on hospital co-location offers narrow sharing of hospital space

by Bricker & Eckler LLP on

On May 3, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued draft guidance to be used by state survey agencies in reviewing how shared space, services, personnel and emergency services can be organized by...more

McGuireWoods LLP

Reimbursement Trends for Facility Investments: New Ways to Look at Shifts in ACOs, Bundled Payments and Value Based Purchasing and...

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Investors in healthcare facilities – namely health systems, hospitals, long-term care facilities, surgery centers and behavioral health facilities – face many challenges in the current march towards value based care and payor...more

McGuireWoods LLP

CMS Issues Long-Awaited Guidance on Hospital Co-Location Policy

by McGuireWoods LLP on

On May 3, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued draft guidance formalizing the agency’s policy on hospital co-location with other hospitals and healthcare entities. CMS’ new policy walks back its...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

At Long Last, CMS Issues Proposed Guidance on Hospital Co-Locations

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

For years, CMS has informally applied restrictions for hospitals which share space, equipment, staff or services in the same physical location (i.e., “co-locate”) with other hospitals or health care entities. Although these...more

Baker Ober Health Law

CMS Issues Draft Guidance on Shared Space Arrangements

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On May 3, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a draft of long-awaited guidance for hospitals on how they can share space, services and staff with other co-located hospitals and health care...more

McDermott Will & Emery

CMS Releases Long-Awaited Guidance on Hospital Co-Location Arrangements

by McDermott Will & Emery on

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued long-awaited draft guidance addressing the use of shared space and contracted services. Though aiming to increase transparency into the scope and interpretation of its...more

Norris McLaughlin, P.A.

Need for Academic Medical Centers to Change Model

by Norris McLaughlin, P.A. on

Academic Medical Centers must find better ways to deliver and manage lower acuity care as price becomes a more significant factor for patients seeking care. A recent PricewaterhouseCooper’s Health Research Institute survey...more

King & Spalding

CMS Issues Proposed Rulemaking for the FY 2020 Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System

by King & Spalding on

The display copy of the proposed rulemaking for the FY 2020 Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System (IPF PPS) was posted on the Federal Register website last week (the Proposed Rule). The IPF PPS pays...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

[Webinar] Are You Ready? The Clock is Ticking to Comply with New EPA Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals Rule - May 2nd, 12:00pm ET

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On February 22, 2019, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its final rule revising management standards for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals, which will take effect August 2019. Healthcare facilities that...more

Hogan Lovells

Hello, doctor, can you hear me? - Telemedicine in South Africa

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The world of medicine, like numerous other industries, is also being disrupted by technology and apps like Hello Doctor and Medici are revolutionising the doctor-patient relationship....more

McGuireWoods Consulting

Washington Healthcare Update April 2019 #4

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Congress - Hearings/Markups - House Judiciary Committee: "TBA Markup on CREATES Act, Pay-for-Delay Legislation" - The House Judiciary Committee is planning a markup on the CREATES Act and pay-for-delay legislation....more

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