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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 - May 27, 2016
[05/27/2016]

  House Committee Advances Hospital Payment Bill On May 24, the House Ways and Means Committee advanced the Helping Hospitals Improve Patient Care Act (H.R. 5273) that reforms how hospitals are paid for inpatient and outpatient services. The bipartisan bill moves to the House floor where it could be passed...
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Allison Emhardt Joins Hall Render
[05/18/2016]

Hall Render is pleased to announce attorney Allison Emhardt has joined the firm's Indianapolis office.   Allison works with clients in numerous aspects of health care law. Her work involves counsel regarding hospital/physician contracting matters, fraud and abuse analysis, regulatory and compliance issues and corporate transactions. Allison earned...
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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 - May 27, 2016
[05/27/2016]

House Committee Advances Hospital Payment Bill On May 24, the House Ways and Means Committee advanced the Helping Hospitals Improve Patient Care Act (H.R. 5273) that reforms how hospitals are paid for inpatient and outpatient services. The bipartisan bill moves to the House floor where it could be passed...
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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.


Long-Term Care Facilities Face Compliance Deadline – Five Things to Know About the Mandatory Payroll Based Journal Reporting
[04/5/2016]

On Friday, March 18, 2016, CMS released a memo entitled "Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) - Implementation of required electronic submission of Staffing Data for Long Term Care (LTC) Facilities." The memo reminds LTC providers that the mandatory PBJ submission period begins July 1, 2016. The memo also contains information on how to...
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The Health Information Technology Blog focuses on topics such as data privacy and security, EHRs, HITECH and mobile devices.


New FTC Guidance and Tools for Mobile Medical Apps
[05/4/2016]

On Tuesday, April 5, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") released a new web-based tool for developers of health-related mobile apps. The tool asks mobile application developers questions about the mobile app’s function, the type(s) of data that the app collects and the service(s) that the app offers 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.


Now Is a Good Time to Review Your Email Use Policies
[05/16/2016]

On May 3, 2016, an administrative law judge struck down an employer’s computer use policy as violating employees’ rights to engage in concerted activity. (CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION d/b/a RIO ALL-SUITES HOTEL AND CASINO and INTERNATIONAL UNION OF PAINTERS AND ALLIED TRADES, DISTRICT COUNCIL 15). This decision comes shortly after...
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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.


Massive Spike in FCA Penalties
[05/04/2016]

In November 2015, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 went into effect. One aspect of that act was the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015. The...
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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 - May 27, 2016
[05/27/2016]

House Committee Advances Hospital Payment Bill On May 24, the House Ways and Means Committee advanced the Helping Hospitals Improve Patient Care Act (H.R. 5273) that reforms how hospitals are paid for inpatient and outpatient services. The bipartisan bill moves to the House floor where it could be passed...
Read More




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