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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.


Telemedicine Physicians: Seek Counsel Before You Sign On with a Telemedicine Company!
[04/23/2015]

Facts of an Interesting Telemedicine Case1 The plaintiff in the case ("Physician") is a board-certified radiologist who entered into a contract with defendant teleradiology company ("Company") to furnish teleradiology services to hospitals, including a hospital on Long Island, New York ("Hospital").  Under the terms of the contract, Hospital would electronically transmit...
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HIPAA-NOMICS: How to Avoid Costly Penalties and Liability
[04/23/2015]

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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.


Telemedicine Physicians: Seek Counsel Before You Sign On with a Telemedicine Company!
[04/23/2015]

Facts of an Interesting Telemedicine Case1 The plaintiff in the case ("Physician") is a board-certified radiologist who entered into a contract with defendant teleradiology company ("Company") to furnish teleradiology services to hospitals, including a hospital on Long Island, New York ("Hospital").  Under the terms of the contract, Hospital would electronically transmit diagnostic...
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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.


MedPAC Report to Congress 2015: Oops, They Did It Again
[04/1/2015]

On March 13, 2015, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission ("MedPAC") released its annual report to Congress ("Report"). The Report contains MedPAC's recommendation for improvements to Medicare payments to providers as well as recommendations on controls to help combat fraud and waste. As usual, MedPAC has concerns about home health...
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The Health Information Technology Blog focuses on topics such as data privacy and security, EHRs, HITECH and mobile devices.


CMS Releases Eligible Hospital Hardship Exception Application
[03/9/2015]

Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") published additional guidance for Medicare eligible hospitals seeking to avoid the 2016 Medicare EHR Incentive Program payment adjustment. Medicare eligible hospitals can avoid the 2016 payment adjustment by taking action by April 1 and applying for a 2016 hardship exception. The hardship exception ...
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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.


EEOC Issues Proposed Rule on Application of the ADA to Employer Wellness Programs
[04/21/2015]

On April 16, 2015, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") announced the issuance of a proposed rule that would describe how Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") applies to employer wellness programs that are part of group health plans. The proposed rule was...
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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.


Third Circuit: Pharmacist’s Claims Do Not Survive Public Disclosure Bar
[03/02/2015]

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals¹ became the third federal appeals court in one week to issue an opinion regarding the False Claims Act’s Public Disclosure Bar.²In a non-precedential opinion,...
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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.


This Week in Washington - April 17, 2015
[04/17/2015]

Senate Passes, President Signs SGR Replacement Legislation On Thursday, April 16, President Obama signed H.R. 2, the SGR repeal and replacement bill, into law.  The President's signing ceremony comes two days after the U.S. Senate passed the SGR replacement legislation by a 92-8 vote.  The measure, which repeals the sustainable...
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