Healthcare

Part 11: Trial Procedure

2019-11-27

Med Mal 101: Back to Basics is 12-part series produced by Friday, Eldredge & Clark. Written by the attorneys in the Medical Malpractice Group, the content is designed to give physicians and other healthcare providers information they need to know about malpractice litigation.

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Proposed Stark & Anti-Kickback Reforms Focused on Value-Based Care

2019-11-20

By Lynda M. JohnsonTimothy C. Ezell and Amie K. Alexander
Published in Arkansas Medical News (November/December)

On October 9, 2019, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued two highly anticipated proposed rules to reform the Physician Self-Referral Law (the “Stark Law”) and the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) regulations.

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Part 10: The Jury Trial

2019-10-31

Med Mal 101: Back to Basics is 12-part series produced by Friday, Eldredge & Clark. Written by the attorneys in the Medical Malpractice Group, the content is designed to give physicians and other healthcare providers information they need to know about malpractice litigation.

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Part 9: Why Some Cases Resolve Before Trial

2019-10-02

Med Mal 101: Back to Basics is 12-part series produced by Friday, Eldredge & Clark. Written by the attorneys in the Medical Malpractice Group, the content is designed to give physicians and other healthcare providers information they need to know about malpractice litigation.

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OCR Reduces Annual Penalty Caps For Certain Violations Under HIPAA

2019-09-23

By Lynda M. JohnsonTimothy C. Ezell and Amie K. Alexander
Published in Arkansas Medical News (September/October)

On April 30, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued notification that it is lowering the maximum total penalties it may assess against covered entities and business associates for multiple violations of HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Notification and Enforcement Rules in a single year.

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