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Feb 27, 2013 | Physicians Should be Wary of Labs Offering Incentives to Refer
Feb 21, 2013 | Practices Must Comply with New Medical Record Transfer Rules
Alert | Public Entity Law Alert
Feb 20, 2013 | Watch Where You Step: Recent Eighth District Appellate Court Opinion Highlights Important Distinctions in Ohio's Political Subdivision Immunity Statute
A recent Ohio Appellate Court decision from the Eighth District highlights important distinctions to consider in any litigation matter that involves a political subdivision. In Ohio, a political subdivision is entitled to immunity; however, that immu...
Alert | Retail Law Update
Feb 19, 2013 | Roetzel Attorneys Achieve Favorable Decisions on Behalf of Retail Clients in 2012
At Roetzel, exceptional service to our clients is of the utmost importance. In 2012, Roetzel attorneys continued this practice by working side-by-side with our retail clients to achieve positive results. The following is a summary of some of the favo...
Feb 13, 2013 | Ensure Your Practice is Prepared for New Sunshine Act Rules
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Feb 11, 2013 | A March 23, 2013, Deadline for Skilled Nursing Facilities and Nursing Homes
On March 23, 2013, a little over a month from now, nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) will be required to "have in operation a compliance and ethics program that is effective in preventing and detecting criminal, civil, and administr...
Feb 8, 2013 | Law Firms Play the Name Game
Determined to become more memorable in this increasingly succinct, social media-immersed world, more law firms want the world to get to know them on a first-name basis. By the end of February, Akron-based Roetzel & Andress will roll out a new logo a...
Feb 8, 2013 | Law Firms Play the Name Game
Law Firms Play the Name Game
Feb 6, 2013 | Big Consequences for Doctors Importing Prescription Drugs
Alert | School Law Alert
Feb 5, 2013 | Public School Responsibilities to Students with Disabilities: Participation in Nonacademic and Extracurricular Activities
The United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), issued a letter on January 25, 2013, to clarify a public school's responsibilities related to extracurricular activities for students with disabilities. Under Section 504 of th...
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Jan 31, 2013 | Pharmaceutical Companies in the Crosshairs: Department of Justice Targets Drug Manufacturers and Medical Device Makers for Massive Fines and Prosecution
2012 was not a good year for the pharmaceutical industry: GlaxoSmithKline -- $3 billion settlement with United States over illegal marketing of nine different prescription drugs, including Wellbutrin, Paxil, and Avandia; Abbott Laboratories -- $1.5 b...
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Jan 30, 2013 | Florida Supreme Court Affirms Clear Onus of Unlicensed Contracting is on the Unlicensed Contractor
On January 24, 2013, the Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion of importance to contractors and owners engaged in building construction in Florida. In Earth Trades, Inc. v. T&G Corp., No. SC10-1892, 2013 WL 264440 (Fla. Jan. 24, 2013), the Supreme...
Jan 30, 2013 | HIPAA Final Rule Necessitates Practice Document Changes
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Jan 29, 2013 | Final FATCA Regulations Issued in Fight Against Offshore Tax Evasion
The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have issued final regulations for their global reporting demands under the controversial Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Enacted by Congress in 2010, FATCA was created to targe...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Jan 29, 2013 | The Affordable Care Act: Department of Labor Extends Deadline for Providing Employees With Notice of Insurance Exchanges
The Department of Labor (DOL) has postponed the deadline for employers to provide their employees with written notice informing them of the existence of state-based health insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Act original...
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Jan 28, 2013 | Government Crackdown on Hospitals and Physician Practice Groups: $4.4 Million False Claims Settlement with Ohio Non-Profit Hospital & Heart Center and Independent Physicians Group
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is aggressively pursuing false claims actions against all forms of medical practices, who the DOJ believes have improperly billed Medicare, not provided proper physician supervision and billed services to Medicare that...
Jan 28, 2013 | M&A Fees: How Much Will this Trophy Cost Me?
If closing a transaction is akin to winning the Super Bowl, then all of the players need to work as a team to keep legal fees under the proverbial salary cap...
Alert | Health Law Alert
Jan 25, 2013 | HIPAA/HITECH Omnnibus Final Rule
The Secretary of Health and Human Services ("HHS") is expected to publish today the Omnibus Final Rule which modifies the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA") in order to: implement statutory amendments under the Health...
Jan 23, 2013 | HIPAA Does Not Prevent Information Disclosure if Patient Poses Harm
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Jan 18, 2013 | Increased HSR Thresholds for 2013
On January 10, 2013, the United States Federal Trade Commission announced increases to the notification thresholds promulgated under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the "HSR Act"). The thresholds are adjusted ann...