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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 - September 19, 2014
[09/19/2014]

  Congress Passes Post-Acute Care Bill On September 18, the Senate passed, by unanimous consent, a bill that would require post-acute care providers to submit standardized data on its services. The bipartisan legislation (H.R. 4994), which was passed by the House a day earlier,  also requires HHS and the Medicare Payment Advisory...
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John C. Erickson III Joins Hall Render
[09/4/2014]

Hall, Render is pleased to announce shareholder John C. Erickson III, J.D., has joined the firm’s Indianapolis office. During his 23-year career, Erickson has served as a federal court law clerk, DOJ litigator, in-house counsel and private practice attorney. He employs this broad legal/business experience to serve...
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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 – September 19, 2014
[09/19/2014]

Congress Passes Post-Acute Care Bill On September 18, the Senate passed, by unanimous consent, a bill that would require post-acute care providers to submit standardized data on its services. The bipartisan legislation (H.R. 4994), which was passed by the House a day earlier,  also requires HHS and the Medicare Payment Advisory...
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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.


CMS Reiterates Need for Discharge Assessment to Non-Certified Beds
[08/29/2014]

On August 25, 2014, CMS issued a survey transmittal regarding the need for nursing homes to complete a discharge assessment when a resident transfers from a SNF and/or NF certified bed to a non-certified bed in the same facility.  CMS issued this transmittal to reinforce to facilities that...
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The Health Information Technology Blog focuses on topics such as data privacy and security, EHRs, HITECH and mobile devices.


FCC Proposes New Definition of Broadband
[08/8/2014]

On Tuesday, August 5, the Federal Communications Commission proposed changing how it defines high-speed Internet to download speeds of 10 megabits per second (Mbps) for a service to qualify as broadband. The FCC currently defines broadband Internet as 4 Mbps download speed. The FCC is seeking public comment on...
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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.


Right-to-Work in Indiana – The Courts Weigh IN
[09/5/2014]

Constitutional or Not? On February 1, 2012, Indiana became the 23rd state to adopt a statute that prohibits private employers and unions from entering into agreements that compel union membership and the payment of dues and fees as a condition of employment.  This so-called Right-to-Work Law was the focus of intense...
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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: E-Rate Suit Survives Public Disclosure Bar
[07/29/2014]

By Drew B. Howk The Seventh Circuit reversed a district court’s decision finding that it lacked jurisdiction over a whistleblower’s claim under the False Claim Act’s public disclosure bar. In U.S....
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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 Declines to Create Duty for Teaching Hospitals to Specifically List All Medical Residents on a Consent Form
[09/8/2014]

On September 5, 2014, the Indiana Court of Appeals issued an opinion affirming the trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of the hospital defendant.  Plaintiff asserted teaching hospitals have a duty to specifically identify on its consent forms (both by name and qualification) all medical personnel, including...
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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 – September 19, 2014
[09/19/2014]

Congress Passes Post-Acute Care Bill On September 18, the Senate passed, by unanimous consent, a bill that would require post-acute care providers to submit standardized data on its services. The bipartisan legislation (H.R. 4994), which was passed by the House a day earlier,  also requires HHS and the Medicare Payment Advisory...
Read More




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