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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.


Hall Render's This Week in Washington - September 23, 2016
[09/23/2016]

  Long-Term Care and Rural Hospital Bills Pass House On September 20, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill that is intended to provide relief to long-term care hospitals from the "25 percent rule." The CMS rule, which has been delayed by Congress for years, allows for no more...
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Brandon Kulwicki Listed as Texas Rising Star
[09/7/2016]

Brandon Kulwicki has been named to the Texas Rising Stars list. The designation is reserved for the top up-and-coming Texas attorneys who are 40 or younger or have been in practice fewer than 10 years. This list is highly exclusive, recognizing no more than 2.5 percent of Texas attorneys. Attorneys from...
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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.


Hall Render's This Week in Washington - September 23, 2016
[09/23/2016]

Long-Term Care and Rural Hospital Bills Pass House On September 20, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill that is intended to provide relief to long-term care hospitals from the "25 percent rule." The CMS rule, which has been delayed by Congress for years, allows for no more...
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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.


Mandatory Federal Remedies for Nursing Homes
[08/12/2016]

On July 22, 2016, the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality/Survey & Certification Group released a memorandum that revised Chapter 7 of the State Operations Manual (“SOM”) and provided guidance on its policy to immediately impose federal remedies when a deficiency of a certain type is cited. The remedies...
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The Health Information Technology Blog focuses on topics such as data privacy and security, EHRs, HITECH and mobile devices.


Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: Promoting Uniformity and How an Employer Can Obtain Heightened Damages for Unlawful Trade Secret Disclosures
[07/5/2016]

On May 11, 2016, President Barack Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 ("DTSA")1 into law. The DTSA's stated purpose is to bring trade secrets disputes into the federal courts, changing the system under which trade secret law was governed mostly by state law. As part of...
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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.


Twenty-One States File Lawsuit Challenging New Wage and Hour Overtime Rules
[09/20/2016]

On May 17, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced the details of its final rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act, establishing new salary thresholds for millions of traditionally exempt white collar employees effective December 1, 2016. These changes would significantly impact many employers’ budgets in the coming months....
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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.


Seventh Circuit Says “Medical Necessity” FCA Claims Require Specifics
[09/07/2016]

Last week, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals handed down its decision in  US ex rel. Presser v. Acacia Mental Health Clinic, LLC. [1] The FCA case was brought by...
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The Litigation Analysis Blog provides in-depth assessments of the outcomes of current cases across the nation.


Wisconsin Court of Appeals Holds Health Care Records Confidentiality Statute Only Applies to Disclosures Outside the Organization
[09/2/2016]

On August 30, 2016, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals (“Court”) affirmed the circuit court’s decision that a plaintiff had not stated a claim on which relief could be granted in an action against a hospital and its employees for alleged violations of Wis. Stat. § 146.82, regarding the confidentiality...
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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 - September 23, 2016
[09/23/2016]

Long-Term Care and Rural Hospital Bills Pass House On September 20, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill that is intended to provide relief to long-term care hospitals from the "25 percent rule." The CMS rule, which has been delayed by Congress for years, allows for no more...
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