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Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

State Telehealth Laws and Medicaid Policies: 50-State Survey Findings

The use of telemedicine services is growing nationwide as providers and payors seek to improve access and better manage patient care, while reducing health care spending. State laws and Medicaid1 policies related to...more

Cozen O'Connor

The State AG Report Weekly Update July 2018 #1

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Breaking News- Washington Attorney General Reaches Settlement with Seven Fast Food Franchisors Over “No Poach” Provisions in Franchise Agreements- Washington AG Bob Ferguson announced settlements with Arby’s Franchisor,...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Don’t Blame the Dentists: Medicaid Fiscal Agent Contractor on the Hook for Paying Back One Billion in Bad Claims

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On June 22, 2018, a years-long dispute culminated with the Texas Supreme Court finding that Healthcare Partnership, a subsidiary of Xerox, the former fiscal agent contractor for the Texas Medicaid program, was solely...more

Robinson+Cole Health Law Diagnosis

CMS issues Request for Information on the burdens the Stark Law may Impose on Care Coordination

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking input from the public on the burden the Stark Law may impose on patient care and recommendations on how to address any undue...more

Mintz Levin - Health Law & Policy Matters

Health Care Weekly Preview from ML Strategies – July 2018

This week, Congress returns from recess to another four-week work period that will immediately become contentious. Tonight, President Trump is expected to make his Supreme Court pick this week. This could change the dynamics...more

Morgan Lewis

Home Health Prospective Payment System Update and Redesign: Part Deux?

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In the home health proposed payment rule released July 2 (Proposed Rule), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) continues its efforts to alert on six proposed Medicare payment updates to put “patient-centered...more

King & Spalding

D.C. District Court Sides with Secretary’s FY 2005 IPPS Final Rule Regarding DSH Calculation of Dual-Eligible Exhausted Days

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On June 29, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia decided Stringfellow Memorial Hospital et al. v. Azar by granting summary judgment to the Secretary of HHS in his defense of the FY 2005 Inpatient...more

Burr & Forman

Health Care: Helpful Hints – July 2018

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CMS has proposed new reimbursement rules intended to modernize home health care in a number of ways. One of the more significant changes is to allow the cost of remote patient monitoring to be reported as allowable costs on...more

Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. | DC Injury...

Summer’s discontent: Evidence defies partisans on ACA, Medicaid expansion

The evidence accumulates that partisans’ persistent attacks on the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid run counter to their constituents’ needs and wishes, but will Republicans course-correct or will voters soon force them to?...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

CMS Continues Shift toward Value-Based Payments with New Home Health Groupings Model in Proposal - Healthcare Alert

On July 2, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published its annual proposed rule outlining both payment and policy changes for home health agencies. In a press release announcing the proposed rule, CMS...more

Jackson Walker

U.S. Department of Justice Announces National Healthcare Fraud Takedown

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601 Criminal Healthcare Fraud Indictments Proves Enforcement Remains a Top Priority for Federal and State Authorities - The Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector...more

Mintz Levin - Health Law & Policy Matters

Texas: A Cautionary Tale for Medicaid Management and Managed Care Companies

State Medicaid Agencies have historically engaged in an epic balancing act. Federal law requires State Medicaid Agencies to ensure beneficiaries have access to medically necessary services. Federal law also requires State...more

Thomas Fox

Monitoring in Healthcare: An Innovative Strategy for Compliance

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This week, I am running a special five-part podcast series, Monitoring in Healthcare. In it, I take a deep dive into healthcare monitoring and how the pro-active use of a healthcare monitor can positively impact all...more

King & Spalding

D.C. District Court Judge Strikes Down Kentucky’s Medicaid Work Requirement

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Days before the Medicaid work requirement for Medicaid patients in Kentucky was to take effect, U.S. District Court Judge James Boasberg struck down the requirement in a decision issued June 29, 2018....more

Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. | DC Injury...

High-deductible nightmares: the health insurance crisis partisans ignore

While political partisans pound without pause for extreme changes in the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Medicaid, and other government programs that seek to assist the poor, sick, children, and others with access to health...more

Brooks Pierce

What Businesses Should Know About the 2018 North Carolina Legislative Session

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The North Carolina General Assembly left Raleigh after adjusting the second year of the biennial budget and considering a number of policy issues during a six-week session. Legislators now return to their districts to...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Health Care Policy Newsletter - July 2018

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Foley & Lardner LLP’s (“Foley”) Bipartisan Public Policy Team is pleased to share our “Public Policy Weekly* Health Care Newsletter” in which we compile the latest Health care policy news and legislation. *Please note that we...more

Holland & Knight LLP

CMS Seeks Stakeholder Input on Easing Stark Law Requirements

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• In order to encourage value-based reimbursement and care delivery, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published a Request for Information (RFI) seeking public input on how to address any undue regulatory...more

King & Spalding

CMS Seeking Public Comment on Stark Law Burdens

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking public comment on the burdens imposed by the Stark Law. Specifically, on June 25, 2018, CMS published in the Federal Register a Request for Information (RFI) on...more

Nexsen Pruet, PLLC

NCI Awarded Payment Error Rate Measurement Review Contractor (PERM RC) by HHS

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If you are a Medicaid and CHIP provider, please be aware of the latest post-payment claims reviewer we have detailed here. We anticipate providers will be faced with additional stress and burden when this new PERM RC...more

McDermott Will & Emery

CMS Seeks Comments on Stark Law Reforms Needed to Reduce Obstacles to Innovation

by McDermott Will & Emery on

On June 25, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a request for information, seeking input from the public on how to address any undue regulatory impact and burden of the physician self-referral...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Manatt on Health: Medicaid Edition - Virginia Expands Medicaid

On June 7, 2018, Virginia joined 32 other states and the District of Columbia in expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act to adults with incomes at or below 138% of the federal poverty level (FPL). After rejecting...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Health Care Policy Newsletter - June 2018 pt 3

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Foley & Lardner LLP’s (“Foley”) Bipartisan Public Policy Team is pleased to share our “Public Policy Weekly* Health Care Newsletter” in which we compile the latest Health care policy news and legislation. *Please note that we...more

Mintz Levin - Health Law & Policy Matters

Health Care Weekly Preview from ML Strategies – June 2018 #3

This week, we turn our attention to the Senate following House passage of its opioid package known as H.R. 6. The House passed H.R. 6 by an overwhelming vote of 396-14, which could/should set up the Senate for floor...more

BakerHostetler

Medicaid Expansion Boon to Families, but Cost Could Trigger Backlash

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Earlier this month, Virginia became the 33rd state to expand its Medicaid program, and voters in Idaho, Montana and Utah are expected to decide in November ballot initiatives whether to join them. Medicaid provides health...more

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