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This Week in Washington - April 18, 2014
[04/18/2014]

CMS Will Create Five-Star Ratings for Hospitals and Other Health Providers The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") recently announced it will create a five-star rating system for hospitals, home health… READ MORE >


Congratulations to Hall Render Attorneys Listed in 2014 Super Lawyers
[03/11/2014]

Hall Render is proud to congratulate those selected to this year’s Indiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. This year’s Super Lawyers list includes: Terry Heath, Steve Lyman, John Render, John Ryan, Jon Spadorcia and Bill Thompson.  Brian Betner, Geoff Davis, Kim… READ MORE >


HHS Announces HIPAA Settlement with County Department of Health
[03/14/2014]

On March 7, 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") announced that it reached a settlement with a county in Washington state (the "County") stemming from alleged… READ MORE >


OIG Issues Report on Home Health Agencies’ Limited Compliance with Face-to-Face Requirements
[04/17/2014]

Executive Summary The Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) released an April 2014 report sharing the results of its investigation of home health agencies’ (“HHAs’”) face-to-face documentation.  The report details both the… READ MORE >


Impacts of Heartbleed Exploit Come to Light
[04/15/2014]

Following recent news about the Heartbleed exploit, CloudFlare, a San Francisco-based security services company, challenged hackers to use Heartbleed to get private encryption keys that would unlock secure data. It reported… READ MORE >


Seventh Circuit Clerks Disrobe for FLSA Decision
[04/02/2014]

In Mitchell v. JCG Industries and Koch Foods, the plaintiffs, a class of unionized employees, alleged that their employer violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Illinois Minimum… READ MORE >


Eighth Circuit: Regulatory Noncompliance Does Not Violate FCA
[09/16/2013]

The Eighth Circuit’s recent decision adds to a growing body of case law rejecting FCA relator allegations of regulatory noncompliance as the basis for FCA claims. It reinforces the position that when… READ MORE >


Using Social Media for Discovery and Evidence Gathering
[12/03/2013]

The abundance of information available on social media websites has changed the landscape of discovery in civil trials. A simple Google search can indicate whether a person has a Facebook,… READ MORE >


Nonprofits and Michigan Real Property Transfer Taxes
[05/22/2012]

In Michigan, a common misconception occurs when 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporations buy and sell real property.  While nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporations can be exempt from paying real property taxes while retaining title… READ MORE >

This Week in Washington – April 18, 2014
[04/18/2014]

CMS Will Create Five-Star Ratings for Hospitals and Other Health Providers The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) recently announced it will create a five-star rating system for hospitals, home… READ MORE >







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