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Implementing a Timeshare License: Six Things to Consider

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Health Care Providers Offering Free or Discounted Services and Items

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Responding to Non-Network Plans Using Reference-Based Pricing

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Questions Surround CMS’s Announcement of Participation Options for MIPS and Advanced APMs for 2017

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The Joint Commission Revises Statement of Conditions Process

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Joint Ventures Between Health Care Providers and REITs: Five Things to Consider

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Update: Michigan Senate Passes Bill to Expand Certified Nurse Anesthetist Scope of Practice

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New Wisconsin Pain Clinic Certification Requirement Enacted

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OIG Releases Updated Guidance on IRO Independence in CIA Reviews

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Deadline Looming for Applications for CMS's Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Payment Model

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End of the 60-Day Refund Road for One New York Hospital System

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Proposed Michigan Legislation to Prohibit Physician Maintenance of Certification in Privileging and Credentialing

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Third Party Discovery Begins in Expedited Antitrust Challenge to Health Insurance Mega-Mergers

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Reminder: Critical Access Hospitals in Counties that Changed to Urban in 2014 Must Reclassify as Rural by September 30, 2016

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OCR Announces Largest Single-Entity Settlement to Date

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OIG Issues Favorable Advisory Opinion on Prescription Drug Discount Program

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CMS Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for New Bundled Payment Models

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CMS Bundled Payment Proposed Rule Details Changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model

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CMS Issues Guidance on Protecting Resident Privacy and Prohibiting Abuse-Related Photographs and Recordings by Nursing Home Staff

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Michigan Supreme Court Expands Public Policy Exceptions to the At-Will Employment Doctrine; Employers May Not Terminate Health Care Professionals in Retaliation for Reporting Alleged Malpractice

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Appeal Victory: CMS Finalizes Payment Restoration for Two-Midnight Appeal

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CMS Delays Implementation of NOTICE Act in Final Rule

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Discrimination in Federally Funded Health Care Programs - Part III: HHS New Regulations Regarding Equal Access for Individuals with Disability Under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act

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Wisconsin Board of Nursing Revises N 8, the Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber Rule - Effective October 1, 2016

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MIPS and the Oncology Care Model

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CMS Proposes Changes to Pain Management Assessments Under Value-Based Purchasing Program

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Did You Get an OCR HIPAA Audit Letter or a Golden Pass?

[07/19/2016] [ Forward to a Friend ]

Your Money or Your PHI: New Guidance on Ransomware

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Will Consecutive FTC Losses Change the Antitrust Landscape for Hospital Mergers?

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CMS Leaves Many Unanswered Questions in Proposed Rules for Off-Campus Provider-Based Exclusion

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Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: Promoting Uniformity and How an Employer Can Obtain Heightened Damages for Unlawful Trade Secret Disclosures

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AHRQ Issues Guidance for Patient Safety Organizations on Patient Safety Work Product and External Reporting Obligations

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Provider-Based Takes Another Hit in a Recent OIG Report

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Massive Penalty Spike Darkens the FCA Landscape

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Proposed Senate Bill to Expand Certified Nurse Anesthetist Scope of Practice

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Wisconsin Hospital Regulations Reformed: July 1, 2016

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Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services: Making Providers More Proactive

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Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program Annual Report and Future Trends

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The New Timeshare License Exception Offers More Flexibility

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False Claims Act Lawsuits: "New" Focus on Materiality

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Final Rule Prohibiting Discrimination in Federally Funded Health Care Programs - Part II: Equity in Communication

[06/13/2016] [ Forward to a Friend ]

Overview of New Rule Regarding Medicare Shared Savings Program

[06/10/2016] [ Forward to a Friend ]

I Say Single Entity, You Say Antitrust Violation: Sixth Circuit Finds JOA Fails Antitrust Test

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HHS Final Rule on Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities - Part I: Sex Discrimination

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Increases in Salary Thresholds Under the FLSA Portend Overtime for Millions of Traditionally Exempt Employees

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OIG Approves Wholly Owned Group Purchasing Organization in Advisory Opinion 16-06

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FTC Hospital Merger Win Streak Ends: PA Judge Rules in Favor of Hospitals, but FTC Fights On

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Greater False Claims Act Penalties Looming

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CMS Adopts Updated Life Safety Code Standards

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FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Data Integrity and Compliance with CGMP

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Medicare Releases Proposed Rule for Physician Payment Overhaul

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The Medicare Chess Game: New Moves for Some Urban Hospitals

[04/27/2016] [ Forward to a Friend ]

HIPAA on the Small Screen: OCR Penalizes Unauthorized Patient Filming

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Business Associate Agreements Are Critical to HIPAA Compliance: OCR Announces $755,000 Settlement Action

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CMS's New Medicaid Managed Care Rule Provides a Temporary Substitute for Upper Payment Limit Payments and Other Supplemental Payments

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CMS Issues Proposed Rule for Implementation of NOTICE Act Requirements

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CMS Extends Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative Through 2018

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Prescription Drug Compounding Practices for Hospitals, Pharmacies and Outsourcing Facilities – New FDA Draft Guidance Released

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CMS Proposes to Fix Payment Reductions due to Two-Midnight Rule

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CMS's New Overpayment Rule: Important Implications for Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance

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National Healthcare Decisions Day - April 16, 2016

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CMS Launches Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative

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CMS to Consider Provider-Based Concerns with Budget Act Implementation

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CDC Issues Opioid Prescribing Guideline for Chronic Pain

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OCR Phase 2 Audits Are Underway!

[03/23/2016] [ Forward to a Friend ]

Patients' Access Rights and Permissible Fees Under HIPAA

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The Practice of Medicine in Wisconsin 2016: The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and a Proposed Telemedicine Rule

[03/10/2016] [ Forward to a Friend ]

Medical Equipment Company Agrees to Record-Setting Anti-Kickback Settlement

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CMS Proposes Enhanced Provider Enrollment Disclosure Obligations and Enforcement Authority

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CMS Clarifies Compliance Training Requirements Applicable to Providers Under the Medicare Advantage and Part D Programs

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Updates to Provider Enrollment Revalidation

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Failure to Be "Primarily Engaged" in Patient Care Puts Hospitals' Medicare Provider Agreements at Risk

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The Early Bird Gets the Performance Incentives: An Update on MACRA and Why Providers Should Prepare Now

[02/25/2016] [ Forward to a Friend ]

SAMHSA's Proposed Rule Establishes Security and Confidentiality Protection for Substance Abuse Records in the World of EHRs and New Integrated Health Care Models

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OIG Approves Financial Assistance Programs in Two Favorable Advisory Opinions

[02/19/2016] [ Forward to a Friend ]

CMS Issues Final Overpayment Refund Rule

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FTC Announces Annual Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Filing Thresholds Increase for 2016

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Physician-Owned Hospital Performance May Provide Support for Lifting Expansion Moratorium

[01/28/2016] [ Forward to a Friend ]

OIG Solicits Comments on Safe Harbors and Special Fraud Alerts

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Common Themes Emerge as FTC Challenges Three Hospital Mergers in Two-Month Period

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CMS Issues Draft Quality Measure Development Plan for MIPS & APM Transition

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Most Independent Contractors Aren't

[01/11/2016] [ Forward to a Friend ]

Health Law Year in Review: Here's What Happened in 2015 as We Launch into 2016

[01/08/2016] [ Forward to a Friend ]

Department of Justice Scrutinizes Hospitals for Possible Discriminatory Advertising of Podiatric Residency Positions

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This Week in Washington

Hall Render's This Week in Washington - September 23, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - September 16, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - September 9, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - July 15, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - July 8, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - July 1, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - June 24, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - June 17, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - June 10, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - June 3, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - May 27, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - May 20, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - May 13, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - May 6, 2016

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington - April 29, 2016

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington - April 22, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - April 15, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - April 8, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - April 1, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - March 25, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - March 18, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - March 4, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - February 26, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - February 19, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - February 12, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - February 5, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - January 29, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - January 22, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - January 15, 2016

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Hall Render's This Week in Washington - January 8, 2016

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