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Kylie Mccutcheon and National Disability Insurance Agency - [2015] AATA 624

In this recent decision the Tribunal was asked to review a decision made by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) that the applicant was not entitled to chiropractic treatment under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). 389 more words

Case Law Update

BMS v St Vincents Health Network Sydney Ltd - [2015] NSWCATAD 177

The Tribunal was asked to order that a patient’s health record be amended because it was inaccurate. The applicant denied making a statement that was recorded in her clinical records and requested that it be deleted. 332 more words

Case Law Update

Medical Record Retention

I am often asked how long a practice must maintain medical records. The answer depends on the type of provider you are and your risk tolerance. 444 more words

Health Care Law

Identifying and acting on potentially inappropriate care

The MJA recently published an article authored by Stephen Duckett, Peter Breadon and Danielle Romanes concerning a study which sought to develop a model to measure potentially inappropriate care in Australian Hospitals. 169 more words

Australian Health Law

Symposium: Ethics & Policy Implication of Specimen Science

Harvard Law School presents a symposium on the key ethical and policy issues raised by genetics and other research involving human biological materials, covering the entire trajectory from specimen source to new discovery.  81 more words

Conferences And Symposia

False Claims Act: Do You Really Have Just 60 Days to Repay?

One of your employees informs you of a potential overpayment from Medicare. Do you really only have 60 days from that point to determine if it is indeed an overpayment and repay it? 489 more words

Health Care Law

Leiomyosarcoma And Other Types of Cancer.

Leiomyosarcoma – Information for Leiomyosarcoma Families


No, I can’t pronounce this, and I won’t pretend that I know much about it. This is a rare type of cancer that attacks soft tissue and involuntary muscle. 128 more words

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