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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 >


Carrie Joshi Joins Hall Render's Milwaukee Office
[04/22/2014]

Hall Render is pleased to announce associate attorney Carrie Joshi, J.D., has joined the firm’s Milwaukee office. Carrie Joshi practices in the area of health care law with a focus on… 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 >


Lawyer Who Disbursed Insurance Settlement Proceeds to Client Is Not Liable to Charitable Hospital for Impairing Its Hospital Lien
[04/23/2014]

In Watertown Regional Medical Center, Inc. v. General Casualty Insurance Company, 2013AP2324 and 2013AP2511 (April 17, 2014) (recommended for publication), the Wisconsin Court of Appeals confronted the issue of who is liable… 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 >


New Executive Order Prohibits Retaliation Against Employees Who Discuss Compensation
[04/22/2014]

On April 8, 2014, President Obama signed a new Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating or retaliating against employees who discuss their compensation.  On the same date, President Obama also… 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 >


Lawyer Who Disbursed Insurance Settlement Proceeds to Client Is Not Liable to Charitable Hospital for Impairing Its Hospital Lien
[04/23/2014]

In Watertown Regional Medical Center, Inc. v. General Casualty Insurance Company, 2013AP2324 and 2013AP2511 (April 17, 2014) (recommended for publication), the Wisconsin Court of Appeals confronted the issue of who… 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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