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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.


This Week in Washington - October 24, 2014
[10/24/2014]

  HHS Announces $840 Million in Quality Improvement Grants On October 23, CMS announced the CMS Innovation Center will grant $840 million to hospitals and doctors to provide improved care while reducing costs. The grants will support 150,000 clinicians over four years with incentives, tools and information as part of the...
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Hannah Brown Joins Hall Render
[10/14/2014]

Hall Render is pleased to announce Hannah Brown, J.D., has joined the firm’s Indianapolis office.  Brown practices in the area of health law, focusing on general health law and government relations.  She received her law degree with a Certificate in Health Law from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School...
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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.


This Week in Washington – October 24, 2014
[10/24/2014]

HHS Announces $840 Million in Quality Improvement Grants On October 23, CMS announced the CMS Innovation Center will grant $840 million to hospitals and doctors to provide improved care while reducing costs. The grants will support 150,000 clinicians over four years with incentives, tools and information as part of the...
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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.


Are Major Changes Coming to Home Health Conditions of Participation?
[10/10/2014]

Deep Dive #1:  The Proposed QAPI Standard The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") released revised home health conditions of participation ("proposed CoPs") on October 6, 2014.  Home health agencies ("HHAs") and the health systems or providers with which they work should take a close look at the proposed...
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The Health Information Technology Blog focuses on topics such as data privacy and security, EHRs, HITECH and mobile devices.


Health Insurance Exchanges Round Two – Is It Time to Expand Your Charity Care Program Through a Premium Support Initiative?
[10/16/2014]

WEBINAR As we move into the second year of open enrollment through the Health Insurance Exchanges, it is time to revisit the issue of Premium Support Programs, an issue that had a bit of a rollercoaster ride during last year’s open enrollment. Has the dust settled enough that you...
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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.


Ebola – The Employment Issues for Health Care Providers
[10/22/2014]

With concerns over the spread of Ebola, hospitals and health care providers face a unique situation as employers and care providers. Just as a few years ago employers geared up to deal with Pandemic Flu and a few decades ago employers were dealing with AIDS/HIV in the workplace, many...
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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.


Safe Harbors Less Safe in Ohio
[10/17/2014]

In a new case from the Southern District of Ohio, US_v_MillenniumRadiology, the court denied a motion to dismiss a False Claims Act suit, finding that compliance with a safe harbor could...
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The Litigation Analysis Blog provides in-depth assessments of the outcomes of current cases across the nation.


Indiana Court of Appeals Issues Opinion in Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress Claim
[10/23/2014]

The Indiana Court of Appeals recently ruled the trial court erred in dismissing a patient’s Intentional Infliction of Emotion Distress (“IIED”) claim based on the lack of subject matter jurisdiction.  In this claim, the patient was admitted to the hospital while unconscious and under the influence of phencyclidine, a...
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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.


This Week in Washington – October 24, 2014
[10/24/2014]

HHS Announces $840 Million in Quality Improvement Grants On October 23, CMS announced the CMS Innovation Center will grant $840 million to hospitals and doctors to provide improved care while reducing costs. The grants will support 150,000 clinicians over four years with incentives, tools and information as part of the...
Read More




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