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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 - December 19, 2014
[12/19/2014]

SGR Repeal, Changes to Medicare Left Out of $1.1 Trillion Spending Deal On December 13, the $1.1 trillion spending bill passed the Senate and will fund the government through September 2015.  Twenty-one Senate Democrats voted against it, but the deal passed by a 56-40 margin.  The bill does not include...
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Matthew Decker Joins Hall Render
[12/12/2014]

Hall Render is pleased to announce associate attorney Matthew Decker, J.D., has joined the firm's Detroit office. Decker practices in the area of health law with a focus on supply chain structure and operations, compliance counsel and corporate transactions. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University...
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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 – December 19, 2014
[12/19/2014]

SGR Repeal, Changes to Medicare Left Out of $1.1 Trillion Spending Deal On December 13, the $1.1 trillion spending bill passed the Senate and will fund the government through September 2015.  Twenty-one Senate Democrats voted against it, but the deal passed by a 56-40 margin.  The bill does not include...
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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.


Indiana Medicaid to Reimburse Home Health Agencies for Certain Telehealth Services
[10/31/2014]

Senate Enrolled Act 554 from the 2013 legislative session set the stage for an upcoming change in Medicaid policy that will provide reimbursement for certain telehealth services provided by Home Health Agencies (“HHAs”).  The Indiana Health Coverage Programs ("IHCP") released Bulletin BT201454 earlier this week outlining the policy change that will cover an...
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The Health Information Technology Blog focuses on topics such as data privacy and security, EHRs, HITECH and mobile devices.


CMS Extends EHR Attestation Deadline for Eligible Hospitals
[11/26/2014]

This week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") announced that it is extending the deadline for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals ("CAHs") to attest to meaningful use for the Medicare Electronic Health Record  Incentive Program for the 2014 reporting year from 11:59 PM EST on November 30, 2014...
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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.


NLRB Finalizes Quickie Election Rule
[12/12/2014]

One day after issuing a controversial decision regarding employees’ rights to use an employer’s email system for union organizing (detailed in this blog), the NLRB has adopted its final rule significantly shortening the timeline for union elections in the private sector. We have blogged extensively on the development...
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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: “Information and Belief” Insufficient under 9(b)
[12/04/2014]

In U.S. ex rel. Grenadyor v. Ukranian Village Pharmacy, Inc. et al., the Seventh Circuit affirmed a trial court’s dismissal  of a whistleblower’s complaint for its failure to provide sufficient specificity regarding...
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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 – December 19, 2014
[12/19/2014]

SGR Repeal, Changes to Medicare Left Out of $1.1 Trillion Spending Deal On December 13, the $1.1 trillion spending bill passed the Senate and will fund the government through September 2015.  Twenty-one Senate Democrats voted against it, but the deal passed by a 56-40 margin.  The bill does not include...
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