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The Finalized Meaningful Use Rule – What Providers Need To Know

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) finalized a rule (“Final Rule”) on August 29, 2014, giving health care providers a bit more breathing room to comply with the Electronic Health Record (“EHR”) Incentive Program’s (“the Program’s”) meaningful use requirements. 337 more words

Health Care Law

McFadden Lays Out Plan To Scrap Health Care Law

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Republican Senate candidate Mike McFadden said Friday he wants to repeal and replace the new federal healthcare law known as Obamacare. 262 more words

News

The Walmart List: Milk, Eggs, and a Doctor Visit?

By January 2015, Walmart will be operating dozen primary care clinics across the U.S. Six of these have already opened in South Carolina and Texas. Currently, some Walmart stores include acute care clinics that are operated through leases with local hospital operators. 302 more words

Health Care Law

Enrollment Down - 7.3 Million Now in Obamacare

The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law – down from 8 million reported earlier this year. 127 more words

Health + Science

Reminder: Update Your “Grandfathered” HIPAA Business Associate Agreements Now!

In January 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) published its Final Rule, which significantly increased the privacy and security responsibilities for the “business associates” of “covered entities,” as those terms are defined by HIPAA. 316 more words

Health Care Law

President Obama’s Response to the Ebola Crisis

According to the U.S. Department of Defense, December 30, 2013 was epidemiological week 1 for the current Ebola crisis in West Africa.  Since that date,  512 more words

Administrative & Regulatory

Kickback-Tainted Medicare/Medicaid Claims for Reimbursement Actionable Under FCA, New York Federal Judge Holds

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (“SDNY”) recently issued an opinion making clear that liability now arises under theFalse Claims Act… 735 more words

Litigation