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Medicare 340B Payment Cuts Go Live as of January 1. What’s Next?


Posted on January 5, 2018 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

As we noted in a previous article, significant Medicare payment cuts for certain 340B-participating hospitals[1] (“Covered Entities”) went into effect as of January 1, 2018 after a federal district court judge declined to take action to prevent implementation of certain 2018 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (“OPPS”) final rule (“Final Rule”) provisions. These changes represent... READ MORE

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Some Nursing Facilities Face OSHA Inspections Due to Excessive Employee Injuries


Posted on November 11, 2011 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Written by: Bufford, David W.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has included nursing facilities in their Site-Specific Targeting 2011 (“SST-11”) Plan for facilities with high rates of injuries and illnesses experienced by workers.  The SST-11 selects individual facilities for inspection identified through the 2010 Data Initiative survey.  OSHA will target facilities with specific Days Away, Restricted, or... READ MORE

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