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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...
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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...
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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...
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Jan 17, 2013 | Government Crackdown on Skilled Nursing Facilities: The Coming Storm
When politicians cannot agree how to reduce budget deficits, they always find common ground in campaigns to root out alleged fraud and abuse. Central to this budget fight will be the cost of Medicare. One point of agreement is that the Center for Med...
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Jan 16, 2013 | State Mandates Interfering with Physician-patient Relationship
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Jan 15, 2013 | Federal Tax in 2013 and the American Taxpayer Relief Act
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the "Act") signed into law by President Obama on January 2, 2013, modifies and/or extends certain "Bush-era" tax cuts or tax credits that would have expired at the end of 2012. Roetzel's tax professionals pro...
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Jan 10, 2013 | Consumer Product Safety Commission: What to Watch for in 2013
The Consumer Product Safety Commission ("CPSC" or "Commission") - currently made up of two Democratic appointees and one Republican appointee - appears likely to continue taking an energetic approach to implementing its rules in 2013. For those compa...
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Jan 8, 2013 | FDA Issues Proposed Rules Under the Food Safety Modernization Act Regarding Preventive Control and Produce
On January 4, 2013, the FDA issued two rules implementing portions of the Food Safety Modernization Act. The first proposed rule focuses on the implementation of written plans to prevent contamination and respond in the event of contamination or an o...
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Jan 4, 2013 | The Affordable Care Act: Required Notice of State Insurance Exchanges
One of the most important features of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the creation of state-based health insurance exchanges. These exchanges will serve as marketplaces where individuals and small businesses can shop for health insurance coverage. T...
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Jan 2, 2013 | Ohio Court Rules that Bureau of Workers' Compensation Overcharged Thousands of Small Employers for Premiums
A Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court judge ruled on Friday, December 28, 2012, that the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation ("BWC" or "Bureau") overcharged thousands of Ohio employers that did not qualify for membership in group rating programs from...
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2013 | Eight Years and Acres Later: Single Asset Real Estate Cases After BAPCPA
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2013 Edition | Document Production and Organization chapter
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2013 | New Estate Planning Concerns in Light of Recent Tax Changes (co-author)
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Issue 2 (2013) | Nanotechnology: Using Co-Regulation to Bring Regulation of Modern Technologies into the 21st Century
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Dec 26, 2012 | 7 Legal Areas for Physicians to Focus on in 2013
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Dec 21, 2012 | Shale gas exports will aid US and its allies
Shale gas exports will aid US and its allies Permits would point trade partners to cleaner fuel, say Bill Richardson and Spencer Abraham If there's a bright spot in the gloomy recent history of the US economy, it is the expansion of our energy se...
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Dec 21, 2012 | Shale Gas Exports Will Aid US and Its Allies
If there’s a bright spot in the gloomy recent history of the US economy, it is the expansion of our energy sector. A plentiful and inexpensive supply of natural gas from shale rock has led to cheaper electricity for consumers and industry, the reviva...
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Dec 21, 2012 | Shale Gas Exports Will Aid US and Its Allies
Shale Gas Exports Will Aid US and Its Allies
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Dec 19, 2012 | Physicians Require Health Law Advice to Avoid Legal Pitfalls