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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 - May 22, 2015
[05/22/2015]

Cures Bill Unanimously Passes Energy and Commerce Committee On May 7, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed the 21st Century Cures bill by a unanimous vote of 51-0. The legislation is designed to streamline clinical research and make more flexible industry pathways to approve medical devices and drugs...
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Nick Johnston Joins Hall Render
[05/21/2015]

Hall Render is pleased to announce attorney Nick Johnston, has joined the firm's Indianapolis office. Nick focuses his practice on matters involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family Medical Leave Act; contract drafting; and negotiations and litigation involving...
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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.


OFCCP Posts New Sample AAPs for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities
[05/28/2015]

OFCCP has posted new sample AAPs for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities in follow up to the substantially revised VEVRAA and Section 503 regulations that went into effect last year.  The samples show how covered federal contractors might satisfy their new regulatory requirements in their initial (aka "transition")...
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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.


Indiana Adopts Telehealth Parity
[05/28/2015]

With the signing of Senate Enrolled Act 554, Indiana has joined the ranks of states adopting a telehealth parity law. Effective July 1, 2015, third party payors will be obligated to reimburse providers for telemedicine services on the same basis they would have had the health care service been...
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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.


OFCCP Posts New Sample AAPs for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities
[05/28/2015]

OFCCP has posted new sample AAPs for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities in follow up to the substantially revised VEVRAA and Section 503 regulations that went into effect last year.  The samples show how covered federal contractors might satisfy their new regulatory requirements in their initial (aka "transition")...
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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.


FCA Cases Just Got Harder to Settle
[05/27/2015]

On May 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Kellog Brown & Root Service, Inv. et al. v. United States ex rel. Carter, 575 U.S. ____...
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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 – May 22, 2015
[05/22/2015]

Cures Bill Unanimously Passes Energy and Commerce Committee On May 7, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed the 21st Century Cures bill by a unanimous vote of 51-0. The legislation is designed to streamline clinical research and make more flexible industry pathways to approve medical devices and drugs to...
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