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Here Be Dragons – Regulatory Law and the Advice-of-Counsel Defense

[07/20/12]

Posted on July 20, 2012 in False Claims Act Defense, Litigation Analysis

Written by: David B. Honig

Federal regulations are an enormous morass of complex, confusing, and often contradictory rules. The 2009 Code of Federal Regulations was 163,333 pages in 226 individual books.  The 2010 Federal Register, which contains new regulations proposed rules, and presidential papers, contained an additional 81,305 pages.  Intended as a roadmap, providing guideposts and requirements for dealing... READ MORE

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2012 Medicare Home Health Payment Changes

[11/02/11]

Posted on November 2, 2011 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Written by: Selby, Todd J.

On October 31, 2011, the final rule (Rule) to update the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) for Calendar Year 2012 was published in the Federal Register.  As a result of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implementing the Rule, home health agencies (HHAs) will experience a decrease in payments of... READ MORE

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