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Hall Render Alerts provide up-to-date information on topics ranging from general health law to health care reform, HIPAA, employment law, health information technology and health care tax news.


Telemedicine: A Glimpse at Differing State Licensure Requirements
[09/2/2015]

Overview The use of telecommunication to complement health care delivery services is growing. Many health systems and providers are interested in developing a telehealth component as part of their offerings. With these expansions, professional licensure portability and practice standards for providers can be a significant challenge due to the conflicting...
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Larry Coon and Pat Walsh Named Best Lawyers® 2016 "Lawyers of the Year"
[09/1/2015]

Hall Render is pleased to announce that Larry Coon was recently named the Best Lawyers® 2016 Milwaukee Health Care "Lawyer of the Year," and Pat Walsh was named the Best Lawyers® 2016 Milwaukee Project Finance "Lawyer of the Year." Larry Coon counsels health care providers in corporate, business and strategic...
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The Hall Render Blog brings together information on a wide variety of health care topics, including long-term care, labor and employment, litigation and health information technology.


Telemedicine: A Glimpse at Differing State Licensure Requirements
[09/2/2015]

Overview The use of telecommunication to complement health care delivery services is growing. Many health systems and providers are interested in developing a telehealth component as part of their offerings. With these expansions, professional licensure portability and practice standards for providers can be a significant challenge due to the conflicting...
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The Long-Term Care Blog focuses on Medicare, Medicaid and health care reform. In addition to sharing relevant news, it also addresses common questions surrounding compliance, provider specifications and the overall impact of health care reform.


The DOL Strikes Back: Department of Labor Wins Companionship Services Case
[08/21/2015]

On August 21, 2015, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (the "Court") issued a ruling in Home Care Association of America v. David Weil, also known as the "companionship services lawsuit." Unfortunately, it is more bad news for the home care industry. The Court ruled that the Department...
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The Health Information Technology Blog focuses on topics such as data privacy and security, EHRs, HITECH and mobile devices.


Chip-Enabled Point of Sale Terminal – Deadline: October 1, 2015
[09/1/2015]

Hospitals and other health care providers may be liable for fraudulent use of credit cards at their facilities effective October 1, 2015 if they do not upgrade their credit card terminals. The major credit card issuers have been busy issuing to all cardholders new chip-enabled credit cards (“EMV Cards”) to...
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The HR Insights for Health Care Blog focuses on a wide range of current labor and employment topics of interest to the Human Resources professional.


Joint Employment – NLRB Broadly Redefines the Standard
[08/28/2015]

In a highly anticipated decision, the NLRB has restated and redefined the standard for determining when employers will be found to be joint employers for purposes of the National Labor Relations Act ("NLRA").  The NLRA governs labor management relations in the private sector.  This three-to-two decision applies long-established...
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The False Claims Act Blog provides monthly reviews of FCA court decisions, articles related to the FCA and announcements of recent case successes.


The 60-Day Vulture Comes Home to Roost
[08/07/2015]

In a judicial opinion certain to rock the provider world, Judge Edgardo Ramos of the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York denied a New York Health...
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The Litigation Analysis Blog provides in-depth assessments of the outcomes of current cases across the nation.


Are Medical Records an Easy Target for Hackers?
[04/17/2015]

The Journal of the American Medical Association recently reported data breaches have affected 29 million medical records. Of that number, approximately 60 percent of the breaches between 2010 and 2013 resulted directly from theft. These statistics reported by JAMA should leave many hospital administrators nervous about the possibility of...
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The Federal Advocacy Blog provides frequent updates on federal health policy developments and a weekly summary of health care-related legislative and regulatory activity in Washington, D.C.


Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – August 7, 2015
[08/7/2015]

Congress Begins August Recess On August 5, Senate leaders determined that no further action was likely on pending legislative matters and called for the start of the August recess break.  Prior to adjourning, the Senate passed amended measures seeking an adjustment of the management of electronic health records on patient...
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