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CMS Issues Guidance on Extraordinary Circumstance Relocation Exception Guidance for a Hospital Off-Campus Provider-Based Department


Posted on January 3, 2017 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

On December 7, 2016, the Senate passed the 21st Century Cures Act (“Cures Act”), which revised Section 603 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (“Section 603”) to provide an exception for off-campus provider-based departments (“PBDs”) that were mid-build or under development prior to November 2, 2015. The Cures Act was signed into law by... READ MORE

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21st Century Cures Act Passes Congress


Posted on December 12, 2016 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

The 21st Century Cures Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives on November 30, 2016 with a 392 to 26 margin and passed the U.S. Senate on December 7, 2016 with an 85 to 13 margin. The $6.3 billion health care bill is expected to be signed by President Obama on December 13, 2016.... READ MORE


Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – December 2, 2016


Posted on December 2, 2016 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

Trump Nominates HHS Secretary and CMS Administrator On November 29, President-elect Donald Trump announced his choice to lead the top federal health care agencies.  Trump nominated Rep. Tom Price, MD, (R-GA) to head HHS and health care consultant Seema Verma as the next CMS Administrator.  Dr. Price currently serves as the House Budget Committee... READ MORE

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