Perspectives on Long Term Care & Senior Living
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The 2018 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 50 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 18 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country, including new recognition for the firm's Trademark Litigation and White Collar groups.
On June 24, 2016, the non-profit Catholic Health Care Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) agreed to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Security Rule with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
In an important development, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued additional final regulations implementing the Stark Law as part of the Physician Fee Schedule for calendar year 2016 (see 80 Fed. Reg. 70,886 (Nov. 16, 2015)).
Health care providers and their contractors have been put on notice by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that the next round of HIPAA compliance audits will begin in early 2016. The previous round of HIPAA audits was completed in 2014.
CMS published a proposed rule that would substantially reorganize and revise the requirements currently codified at 42 C.F.R. Part 483, Subpart B that long term care facilities must follow in order to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
David S. Greenberg and associate Erin E. Atkins authored an article published in Bloomberg BNA’s Medicare Report on the implications of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposed revisions affecting long-term care facilities participating in Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Nursing Facilities Should Take Note of California Trial Court Decision About Health Care Decision Making
Who can make healthcare decisions for an incompetent patient when there is no person available to give consent?
The Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General issued a Fraud Alert, reminding physicians that they will be held liable under the anti-kickback statute for compensation arrangements that do not reflect fair market value compensation for bona fide services they provide.