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Health Care Reform!

Last week I spent an afternoon going through printouts of my hospital bills from the last few years. After wearing out a few of the keys on my trusty TI-84 calculator, I confirmed what I had only suspected previously: that since May 1, 2005… 368 more words

Health

Repealing Health Care Reform Law!

The healthcare law has been an issue that has divided the country and seemed to cause a divide between Republicans and Democrats as well. Although the  454 more words

Health

Alzheimer’s patients aren’t liable for injuries to home-care workers, California Supreme Court says

By: Debra Cassens Weiss

The California Supreme Court has ruled that Alzheimer’s patients and their families are not liable to home health-care workers for injuries caused by the patients, if the employees were warned of the risks and the injuries were caused by symptoms of the disease. 314 more words

Law

NCAA agrees to $75M settlement in concussion class action

By: Debra Cassens Weiss

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has agreed to up a medical screening program for all current and former athletes as part of a $75 million settlement in a suit claiming a concussions policy was needed to preserve the health of student athletes. 116 more words

Law

New Practice Niche - Can Law Cure Disease?

I often get questions about underserved areas of practice that other lawyers might not have thought of, so when I see what I think may be a potential new practice opportunity I like to mention. 211 more words

Client Development

Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday. 816 more words

News

ProPublica's Ongoing Series and Investigation Into Medicare Waste And Fraud.

Fanny Pack Mixup Unravels Massive Medicare Fraud Scheme, by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica

http://www.propublica.org/article/fanny-pack-mixup-unravels-massive-medicare-fraud-scheme

This article is part of an ongoing investigation by ProPublica into Medicare fraud. 251 more words

Criminal Law