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Inaugural LGBT Division Public Interest Scholarship 

In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the establishment of the HNBA’s LGBT Section, the HNBA LGBT Division announced the launch of the LGBT Division Public Interest Scholarship Program at the 2018 Corporate Counsel Conference in San Francisco, CA. 155 more words


Failed TB Vaccines Raise Questions and Mistrust

Oxford University researchers have been creating and testing the MVA85A vaccine, meant to serve as a booster to the Tuberculosis (“TB”) vaccine. In the course of the research, it was discovered that the researchers falsely portrayed pre-clinical results of the booster in order to gain funding for clinical trials. 172 more words


Last AKS as well as Stark Waivers about the Shared Cost savings Program

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Workplace of Inspector General (OIG) released the final rule regarding waivers of the application of the physician self-referral legislation, the Federal anti-kickback statute, and the civil financial charges (CMP) legislation stipulation relating to recipient incentives to defined arrangements entailing accountable treatment organizations (ACOs) under section 1899 of the Social Safety Act (the Act) (the “Shared Financial Savings Program”). 348 more words

Health Law

On-call coverage contracts are ALRIGHT

An orthopedic specialist settled on two separate celebrations to an on-call insurance coverage agreement with a local medical facility in which he called for that no portion of his compensation was in exchange for recommendations. 352 more words

Health Law

Internal Revenue Service Releases Notice Providing Shift Relief in Action to ACA Delay

As laid out in our previous Alert, the Obama Administration lately introduced an one-year delay in the reliable date of 3 key provisions of the Client Security and also Affordable Care Act (ACA): (1) the yearly information reporting demands relevant to insurers, self-insuring employers and certain various other suppliers of minimal crucial coverage, (2) the annual details coverage demands suitable to huge companies (i.e., those with 50 or even more full time matching workers); as well as (3) the company shared duty provisions. 18 more words

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Certain Truths Suggest Hospitals as well as Insurance Companies Accepted Group Boycott

A per se violation of Area 1 of the Sherman Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1, generally requires an agreement amongst straight competitors that unreasonably limits profession. 440 more words

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Antipsychotic Substance abuse Can Lower Nursing Home's Five-Star Rating

The Centers for Medicare & & Medicaid Solutions (CMS) is continuing its initiatives to decrease the national prevalence of antipsychotic drug use in long-stay nursing home residents. 222 more words