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Health Law Reporter

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TOPICS COVERED

  • Abortion
  • AIDS
  • Antitrust
  • Bankruptcy and finance
  • Bioethics
  • Drugs and devices
  • ERISA
  • Fraud and abuse
  • Health care policy
  • Health plan regulation
  • Insurance
  • Joint ventures
  • Managed care
  • Medical staff
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Mental health
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Patient management
  • Professional liability
  • Provider rights
  • Reimbursement state programs
  • Reproductive rights
  • Taxation
Key Laws and Regulations
  • Affordable Care Act
  • EMTALA
  • Federal and state regulations governing health insurers, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), group health plans
  • Federal antitrust laws as applied to health care organizations
  • HIPAA
  • Medicare and Medicaid statutes and regulations
  • Tax laws and IRS regulations affecting health care providers, especially tax-exempt entities
  • Fraud and abuse statues and regulations

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Print and Web notification formats are issued and available weekly. Print current reports are  indexed every six months, culminating annually. Web current reports are archived to 02.01.1996.

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Upcoming Spokeo Decision Could Have Big Effect on ERISA Litigation, Attorneys Say
June 25
Counsel's Corner: Do-It-Yourself Valuation: Do You Need an Outside Appraiser to Determine Fair Market Value?
June 25
U.S. Privacy and Security Compliance Enforcement in the Health Care Industry: Recent Developments and Trends
June 25
Texas Medical Board Says It Is Immune From Telehealth Provider's Antitrust Suit
June 25
Court Approves $1.2 Billion Settlement In Provigil Case Between FTC, Teva
June 25
Prospective Health Insurance Merger Would Raise Regulatory Bar for Stragglers
June 25
Teva's $24 Million Nexium Settlement Garners Approval
June 25
BCBS, Aetna Must Defend Antitrust Claims Of Allegedly Boycotted Surgical Centers
June 25
Specialty Labs Fail to Narrow Issues For Trial on Claims Against Quest Diagnostics
June 25
Manager's Possible ‘Determinative Influence' In Firing Supports Worker's Age Bias Claim
June 25
Nursing Home Worker Need Not Plead Prima Facie Case to Avoid Case Dismissal
June 25
Female Doctors' Retaliation Charges OK'd, But Sex Bias Claims Ruled Untimely
June 25
Court Affirms Dismissal of Case, Finds ‘Direct Knowledge’ of Fraud Claim Lacking
June 25
No Kickback Sanctions From Medigap Discount Arrangement With Hospitals
June 25
National Dental Firm to Pay $450,000 In Probe Alleging Illegal Control of Practices
June 25
Covenant Hospice in Florida to Repay $10.1 Million
June 25
Drugmaker Settles Off-Label Marketing Case
June 25
Legislation Proposed for Response Should High Court Void Subsidies in ACA
June 25
House Passes Four Bipartisan Bills Affecting Medicare Advantage
June 25
Religious Nonprofits Ask Supreme Court To Review Contraceptive Mandate Cases
June 25
Nonprofit Organizations Must Comply With ACA Contraceptive Coverage Rules
June 25
ACA Issue Raised in State-Court Action Doesn't Require Review by Federal Court
June 25
8th Cir. Enforces Two-Year Limitation Period To Bar Worker's Claim for Health Coverage
June 25
Fifth Circuit Partly Revives Suit Seeking Benefit Payments From Blue Cross Texas
June 25
District Judge Puts Church Plan Case on Hold Pending Seventh Circuit Ruling in Stapleton
June 25
Court Remands Provider Overpayment Claims, Denies Multiemployer Fund Is Plan Fiduciary
June 25
U.S. Supreme Court Won't Vet Illinois Law Requiring Revocation of Doctors' Licenses
June 25
Breach of Contract Suit Goes Forward, As Ninth Circuit Reinstates Doctor's Claim
June 25
HHS Must Cough Up More Data On Medicare ‘Outlier' Payment Methods
June 25
Missouri Hospital Can't Dodge Complaint Over Failure to Provide Signing Interpreter
June 25
Hospital's Imposition of Proctoring Term On Doctor Might Not Justify Contract's End
June 25
Uninsured Patient May Compel Disclosure Of Bills Sent to Insurers, Georgia Court Says
June 25
Texas Abortion Laws May Take Effect, Following Denial of Foes' Stay Request
June 25
Use of Telemedicine for Medication Abortions May Not Be Banned, Iowa High Court Decides
June 25
Abortion Reversal Notice Law Implementation Delayed in Arizona, Thanks to Agreement
June 25
Texas Law Adds New Rules for Minors Seeking Abortions Without Parental Consent
June 25
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
June 25
REGULATORY CALENDAR
June 25
MEETINGS
June 25
Providers Seen Benefiting From Medicare Payments of $1.3 Billion in Settled Appeals
June 18
Counsel's Corner: Credentialing Substitute Physicians
June 18
House Panel Hears Testimony on Bill To Balance Merger Enforcement Authority
June 18
11th Cir.: Small Drug Stores Didn't Show Health-Plan Exclusion Harmed Competition
June 18
Court Refuses to Certify End-Payer Class in Modafinil Antitrust Litigation
June 18
Antitrust Claims Against Quest Dismissed; Court Says Patients Failed to Specify Injury
June 18
Doctor's Complaint Alleges ‘No-Hire' Agreement at Duke, UNC
June 18
Nurse Fired for Suspected Drug Diversion Lacks Whistle-Blower Claim, 1st Cir. Affirms
June 18
Appeals Court Remands Physicians' Lawsuit For HHS to Justify ‘Per-Click' Medicare Rule
June 18
Anesthesiologists Win Victory In Medicare False Claims Case
June 18
Florida Nursing Home Group to Pay $17 Million
June 18
Children's Hospital Settles FCA Case
June 18
Vanguard Health Services to Pay $2.9 Million
June 18
Republicans Will Offer Subsidy Solution Despite Presidential Veto Threat
June 18
Kentucky Court OKs Doctor Interviews, But Limits Disclosure of Health Information
June 18
Lack of Unauthorized Use of Data Defeats Advocate Health Data Breach Class Action
June 18
Health Software Firm Medical Informatics Engineering Discloses Data Breach
June 18
Medco Faxes Listing Health Plan Drugs Lacked Ad Content, Not TCPA Violation
June 18
United HealthCare Wins Provider Dispute; Judge Notes Confusion on ERISA Preemption
June 18
Court Finds No Provider Derivative Standing, Rules Patient Assignments Were Insufficient
June 18
Federal Government Finalizes Changes For ACA Summary of Benefits, Coverage
June 18
NLRB Judge Orders Nursing Home to Bargain After It Banned Communication With Union
June 18
Residents Ratify Contract at Elmhurst Hospital
June 18
Malpractice Insurer Can't Duck Coverage Of Facility Where Employee Accused of Rape
June 18
Kaiser Foundation System Dodges Review Of Doctors' Challenge to Peer Review Law
June 18
HCR ManorCare Loses Discovery Dispute, Must Produce Nurse Consultant Reports
June 18
Health Lawyers, Government Officials Discuss ‘Hot Button' Issues in NPDB Reporting Guide
June 18
Wal-Mart Asks Texas Court to Invalidate Optometrists' $3.95 Million ‘Windfall' Award
June 18
State's Speech-and-Display Abortion Law Won't Get Hearing in U.S. Supreme Court
June 18
Florida Abortion Waiting Period Law Prompts Legal Challenge Under State's Constitution
June 18
North Carolina Governor Signs Abortion Bill
June 18
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
June 18
REGULATORY CALENDAR
June 18
MEETINGS
June 18
Challenge to NLRB Election Rule Fails; Employers Urged to Prepare New Game Plan
June 11
Counsel's Corner: Will King Change or Retain Congress's ‘Exchange'?
June 11
Appeals Court Rejects Sherman Act Claims Of Surgeon Who Lost Medical Staff Privileges
June 11
FTC Staff Recommends State Legislators Rethink Grant of Immunity to Collaborations
June 11
Inability to Perform Essential Job Functions Doomed Age Discrimination Plaintiff's Claim
June 11
Failure to Accommodate by Reassignment Claim Fails Where No Vacant Jobs Existed
June 11
Oncologist Uses ‘Consultation' Exception To Win Partial Victory on ‘Self-Referral' Claim
June 11
Fraud Alert Highlights Kickback Risks In Medical Directors' Compensation
June 11
Charity Group's Proposed Patient Assistance Wouldn't Lead to Sanctions, IG Opinion Says
June 11
Government Says No Sanctions for Patient Subsidies From Medical Device Maker
June 11
Horizon Can't Escape Chiropractor Suit; Judge Certifies Class Action Against Insurer
June 11
Court OKs Mental Health Coverage Denial, Can't Determine if ERISA Claim Was Vested
June 11
AMA Unfazed by Potential Negative High Court Ruling in Insurance Subsidy Case
June 11
Beneficiary's Estate Must Reimburse Health Fund
June 11
NLRB Says Companies Violated Labor Laws In Barring Wearing of Union Buttons, Stickers
June 11
MedStar Nurses Ratify Four-Year Contract; Kaiser Permanente, Unions Reach Deal
June 11
Law Restricting Teeth-Whitening to Dentists Constitutional, Alabama High Court Says
June 11
Nurse's Sanction for Refusing to Dose Patient Supported by Proof of Standard of Care
June 11
Claims Against GGNSC Nursing Homes Granted Class Treatment in Arkansas
June 11
High Court Rejects Maine's Challenge To Medicaid Maintenance Provision
June 11
Disabled Medicaid Patients in Idaho Entitled to Continued Benefits, 9th Cir. Rules
June 11
Physician's Prescription for Colleagues: Keep Accurate, Objective Patient Records
June 11
Medicare Program Issues ACO Final Rule With New Risk Model for Providers
June 11
$12.1 Million Damages Awarded to Mother Denied Opportunity to Terminate Pregnancy
June 11
Argument Posing Strict Liability for Hospitals Rejected in Illinois Botched Surgery Case
June 11
Court Strikes Physician's Defamation Claims Over Blogs on Use of Enbrel for Alzheimer's
June 11
5th Cir. OKs Texas's Strict Abortion Scheme, Leaving Less Than 10 Clinics in Entire State
June 11
Planned Parenthood Challenges Arizona Law, Says It Compels Practice of ‘Bad Medicine'
June 11
North Carolina Poised to Increase Abortion Waiting Period to 72 Hours
June 11
Congressional Calendar
June 11
REGULATORY CALENDAR
June 11
State Court Says ‘Wrongful Conduct' Rule No Bar to Claims Brought by Rx Drug Addicts
May 21
A Call to Action: The Case for Improving Patient Safety and Reducing Litigation Costs Through Increased Health Care Provider Leadership in the Adoption of Common Formats
May 21
HIPAA Settlement With Community Pharmacy Highlights Best Practices For the Handling and Disposal of Paper PHI
May 21
Nursing Home Operator THI Wins Arbitration of Care Dispute
May 21
Emergency Services Provider Can't Avoid Trial On EMT's Pregnancy Discrimination Act Claim
May 21
Fired EKG Technician With Migraines Fails To Show FMLA Interference, Retaliation
May 21
Supreme Court Won't Revive False Claims Lawsuit Against Planned Parenthood
May 21
Undercover Investigations Increasingly Used For Health-Care Fraud, DOJ Official Says
May 21
Westchester Medical Center to Pay $18.8M
May 21
Senate Panel Begins Investigation Into ACA Subsidy Distribution
May 21
As Church Plan Debate Hits Next Level, 3rd Cir. Receives Competing Amicus Briefs
May 21
Federal Court Rejects Challenge to Actions Agencies Took to Delay Coverage Mandate
May 21
Central States Loses Another Lawsuit Seeking Reimbursement From Insurers
May 21
Election Rule Challenges Face Headwinds; Court Questions Early Lawsuits, Alternatives
May 21
Pennsylvania Hospital Illegally Prevented Nurses From Picketing, NLRB Judge Finds
May 21
Emeritus Corp. Tells Texas Supreme Court Health Liability Law Barred State's Fraud Suit
May 21
Ninth Circuit Reverses in Provider Action After High Court's Supremacy Clause Ruling
May 21
No High Court Review for Hospital's Challenge of Medicare Payment Rates
May 21
Alaska Court Finds Physician Peer Reviewers Immune From Lawsuit by Terminated Doctor
May 21
Federal Court Nixes Claims of Patient Who Challenged Cap, State Court Barriers
May 21
Woman Injured by Hospital Security Doors Need Not File Expert Report, Court Says
May 21
Montana High Court Says Uninsured Patient May Sue Over Alleged Discriminatory Pricing
May 21
State Official Must Provide Proof of Purpose Behind Abortion Admitting Privileges Rule
May 21
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
May 21
REGULATORY CALENDAR
May 21
MEETINGS
May 21
Community Health Systems Loses in Effort To Avoid NLRB's Award of Union's Expenses
May 14
North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission—What Hath the Supreme Court Wrought?
May 14
Drugmakers Subject to Antitrust Scrutiny For Patent Deals Under California Ruling
May 14
Three Consumer Groups Urge Breakup Of ‘Cozy,' Conflicted State Licensing Boards
May 14
Physician-Owned Hospital in Texas Asks CMS for Permission to Expand Facility
May 14
Sixteen Hospitals Resolve FCA Allegations
May 14
Tennessee Hospital to Pay $1.3 Million
May 14
Five Ambulance Companies to Pay $11.5 Million
May 14
Pennsylvania Faith-Based College Wins Stay In 3rd Cir. Contraceptive Mandate Case
May 14
5th Cir. Denies ERISA Standing to Humana; Dissent Argues Sufficient Authority Granted
May 14
Third Circuit Formally Adopts Catalyst Theory Of Attorneys' Fees in ERISA Lawsuits
May 14
UnitedHealth Defeats Medical Labs' Suit For Reimbursement; Judge Finds No Standing
May 14
Church Plan Litigants Settle Claims for $8M; Agreement Includes ‘ERISA-Like' Protections
May 14
Lawsuit Accuses Dave & Buster's of Cutting Workers' Hours to Deny Them Health Benefits
May 14
Obama Administration Clarifies Contraceptive Coverage Requirements
May 14
N.Y. Attorney General Schneiderman Proposes Expanded Free Birth Control
May 14
Hospital's Suit Against Insurer Sent to State Court
May 14
Judges Consider Extent of DOL's Authority To Limit FLSA Home Care Worker Exemption
May 14
NNU Members Ratify Four-Year Contract; Daughters of Charity Extends Contracts
May 14
Oregon Doctor Won't Be Sanctioned For Drinking Wine While on Call
May 14
McHugh Fuller Firm's Ads May Reference Nursing Home Citations in Soliciting Clients
May 14
Illinois Court Reaffirms Strict Test to Beat Hospital's Immunity for Peer Review Actions
May 14
Health Firm CEO's Actions to ‘Humble' Doctor Cost Firm $5.7 Million in Distress Damages
May 14
On-Call Urologist Must Answer Malpractice Claim Filed by Emergency Room Patient
May 14
New Tennessee Law Seen Likely To Speed Resolution of Malpractice Suits
May 14
Geisinger's Ability to Calculate Damages From Covenant Breach Doesn't End Case
May 14
Balance Billing Claims Against Providers Given Class Action Treatment in Louisiana
May 14
American Hospital Association Releases Social Media Guide
May 14
New Oklahoma Law Increases Waiting Period To 72 Hours for Women Seeking Abortions
May 14
Health Care Concern HMA Ducks Investor Suit Over Alleged Medicare Fraud
May 14
IRS Tracking Concern on Required Exempt Hospital Provider List for Financial Aid
May 14
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
May 14
REGULATORY CALENDAR
May 14
MEETINGS
May 14
Teladoc Calls New Texas Medical Board Rule Governing Telehealth Services Anticompetitive
May 7
Qualifying as a Stark Group Practice: Now More Than Ever
May 7
Paradox and Policy: The Affordable Care Act and King v. Burwell
May 7
High Court Denies Hospital's Bid for Review Of Decision That Upheld Damages Award
May 7
ProMedica Health System's Review Request In Divestiture Litigation Denied by High Court
May 7
Reverse Payments Not Limited To Cash, FTC Commissioner Says
May 7
Nurse With Epilepsy Fired After Drug Test Has Jury Issue of Disability Bias, Court Says
May 7
Jury Must Decide If Nurse Who Collapsed At Work Knew She Received Unauthorized IV
May 7
OIG Says Medigap Deal With PPO, Hospitals Won't Result in Sanctions
May 7
Florida Hospitals to Pay $7.5 Million
May 7
Accredo Settles Kickback Referral Allegations
May 7
House, Senate Adopt Budget Resolution Allowing for ACA Repeal Attempt
May 7
Review Extended for Rule on Sharing Mental Health Data for Background Checks
May 7
Cigna's Mail-Order Plan for Specialty Drugs Alleged to Discriminate Against HIV Patients
May 7
Gilead Dodges Claims That Hep C Drug Prices Violate ACA's Anti-Discrimination Provision
May 7
New York Medical Society Settles Long-Standing Suit With United HealthCare
May 7
Georgia Law Requires Certain Plans To Cover Autism Therapy for Children
May 7
NLRB Affirms ALJ Ruling That Hospital Illegally Fired Nurse for Union Activity
May 7
NLRB Orders New Election at Nursing Home; Nurses' Strike Called Off at Medical Center
May 7
High Court's Armstrong Decision Not Fatal To All Claims in Action by Florida Recipients
May 7
Hospitals Sue CMS to Repeal Ruling on Hospital Payments for Duals
May 7
Rule Allows Patients Easier Access to Part D Drugs
May 7
Proposed Rule Would Increase Hospice Payments
May 7
CMS Would Increase Inpatient Rehab Payments
May 7
CMS Would Increase Inpatient Psychiatric Payments
May 7
CMS Issues Ruling Modifying DSH Payments
May 7
Los Angeles Sues Medical Center For Alleged Skid Row ‘Patient Dumping’
May 7
Medical Record Audit Trails Not Protected By Peer Review Privilege; Must Be Disclosed
May 7
Treatment Records of Defendant Physician May Be Discoverable, Nevada Court Rules
May 7
Missouri's Discovery Rule Doesn't Apply To Extend Statute of Repose, Court Says
May 7
Slip-and-Fall Claim Against Texas Hospital Not Subject to Expert Report Requirement
May 7
Refusal-to-Discharge Claim Doesn't Require Filing of Certificate of Merit, Pa. Court Says
May 7
Hospital Has No Duty to Protect Child Patient From Abuse After Discharge, S.C. Court Says
May 7
Disruptive Doctor's Discharge Didn't Breach Duties Owed by Practice Group Shareholders
May 7
Trial Court Rejects Illegal Fee-Splitting Claim In Provider Suit Seeking Insurance Payments
May 7
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
May 7
REGULATORY CALENDAR
May 7
Wheelchair User's Case Against Doctor May Boost Litigation Over Barriers to Access
April 30
Top FDA Issues for Hospitals and Health Systems
April 30
Ninth Circuit Denies En Banc Rehearing Of Ruling Requiring Doctor Group Divestiture
April 30
MDVIP to Face Trial Alleging Restraint of Trade, Monopolization
April 30
FTC Staff Disagrees With New York Rules, Says Immunity Unnecessary, Anticompetitive
April 30
Justices Won't Review Second Circuit Ruling That Ambulance Company Wasn't State Actor
April 30
Citing Patient Privacy, Treatment Concerns, Court Denies EEOC Visit to Hospital Grounds
April 30
Psychiatric Hospital Beats FCA Action On Overflow Patient Allegations
April 30
To Aid Corporate Compliance, DOJ To Be More Transparent in Resolutions
April 30
Texas Hospital to Pay $22 Million
April 30
Georgia Hospital to Pay $20 Million
April 30
Georgia Hospital Settles Medicaid Allegations
April 30
Rep. Pitts Vows Republicans Will Have Legislation Before ACA Subsidy Ruling
April 30
LabMD Challenge of FTC Data Security Case Again Ruled Premature by 11th Cir.
April 30
HIPAA Settlement Requires Pharmacy to Pay $125,000 for Unsecured Rx Drug Records
April 30
High Court Again Punts on Nonprofit Groups' Challenge to ACA Contraceptive Mandate
April 30
Challenge to ACA on Origination Clause Failed Due to Procedural Defect, Court Says
April 30
Cigna Subsidiary Not Relieved From Duty To Reimburse Surgical Center, Court Rules
April 30
Regence BlueShield Agrees to Settle Mental Health Parity Class Action for $6M
April 30
Court Orders Stay in Church Plan Case, Awaits Ninth Circuit Decision in Rollins
April 30
Critics of Home Care Worker Executive Order Win Preliminary Injunction in Pennsylvania
April 30
CNA/NNU Objects to California Hospital Election; Issues Strike Notice Elsewhere
April 30
Florida Governor Sues HHS, Claims Medicaid Expansion Coercion
April 30
Objective Facts Contained in Provider's Incident Report Are Privileged, Court Says
April 30
Court Allows Corporate Negligence Claim Against Practice Under Pennsylvania Law
April 30
Claims Against Home Health Agency For Emotional Distress Allowed by Court
April 30
Providers Immune From Liability, Court Says, In Lawsuit Over Child Abuse Assessment
April 30
Negligence Claims Brought Against Pharmacy Subject to Texas Expert Report Requirement
April 30
Bill to Require Waiting Period Prior To Abortion Heads to Florida Governor
April 30
Court Rejects Tax Exemption for Facility Despite Accepting Residents on Medicaid
April 30
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
April 30
REGULATORY CALENDAR
April 30
MEETINGS
April 30
Supreme Court's Pregnancy Act Ruling May Impact Health-Care Employer Policies
April 9
Dazed and Confused: The TCPA's Health Care-Related Call Exemption
April 9
Plaintiffs in Action Against Nursing Home Ask Texas Court to Rethink Arbitration Case
April 9
FTC Reaches Settlement in Georgia Hospital Acquisition; No Divestiture Required
April 9
Michigan Blues Will Pay $30 Million to Close Litigation Over Most Favored Nation Clauses
April 9
Final Brief Filed in Administration's Bid to Dismiss House's ACA Lawsuit
April 9
Horizon Members Can't Sue Insurer for Injury Allegedly Caused by Data Breach, Court Says
April 9
Hospital's Audit Trails Discoverable, Not Protected by HIPAA, Court Says
April 9
Walgreen to Pay $11 Million to Settle Suit Over 9.2 Million Robocalls to Consumers
April 9
State Court Says ‘Filed Rate Doctrine' Bars Consumer Claims Against Insurers
April 9
Hidden Fee Case Against BCBSM Proceeds; Another Judge Questions Timeliness of Suit
April 9
Firms File 12th Church Plan Lawsuit; Illinois-Based Presence Health Targeted
April 9
CMS Releases Proposed Mental Health Parity Rule for Medicaid, CHIP Plans
April 9
Medicare Fines Aetna $1 Million For Faulty Pharmacy Identification
April 9
Va. Governor Signs Mental Health Parity Bill
April 9
Colorado Governor Signs Telehealth Bill
April 9
Sustaining CNA Objections, ALJ Calls For Rerun Election at California Hospital
April 9
Federal Trial Court Grants Temporary Relief In Recipients’ Suit Alleging Notice Violations
April 9
Claim Filed Under Texas Medicaid Fraud Act Doesn't Require Supporting Expert Affidavit
April 9
Providers: Recent Medicaid Ruling Could Limit Access to Care
April 9
Supreme Court Declines Medicare Part B Premium Petition From Beneficiary Class
April 9
CMS Bumps Up MA Rates for 2016
April 9
Seventh Circuit Says Patient Stated Claims Against Hospital Under Rehabilitation Act
April 9
State High Court Finds Provider Not Immune But Eligible for Charity Hospital Damages Cap
April 9
Hospital Not Liable Where Consent Form Recited That Physician Wasn't Its Agent
April 9
Ohio's Medical Malpractice Statute of Repose Doesn't Violate Equal Protection Principles
April 9
Georgia Hospital Not Liable for Killings Committed by Active Shooter on Premises
April 9
Consumers Lacked Standing to Challenge Nationwide Dental Clinic's Practice Model
April 9
Enforcement of Nursing Homes Regulations Not Claim Requiring Expert Witness Report
April 9
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
April 9
REGULATORY CALENDAR
April 9
MEETINGS
April 9
Supreme Court Says Providers Can't Sue States to Force Increase in Medicaid Pay
April 2
Antitrust Counseling for Hospital and Physician Affiliations In an Age of FTC Dominance
April 2
Former Nursing Home Resident's Family Needn't Arbitrate Wrongful Death Claims
April 2
Heart Hospital Failed to Show Harm To Market From Alleged Referral Boycott
April 2
Hospital's Sherman Act Claims Against Rival That ‘Locked Up' Insurers Can Proceed
April 2
Worker Granted ‘Total Disability' for MS Barred From Pursuing Race Bias Claims
April 2
Discharge for Refusing to Deviate From Policy Didn't Violate New Jersey Whistle-Blower Law
April 2
CMS Might Be Waiting for N.Y. Court Ruling In Delay of 60-Day Overpayment Final Rule
April 2
OIG Says Exclusive Lab Referral Proposal Could Implicate Anti-Kickback Law Sanctions
April 2
Ohio Provider Settles Physician Referral Claims
April 2
Maine Nursing Facility to Pay $1.2 Million Fine
April 2
Stakeholders Disappointed as Senate Fails to Vote on House SGR Repeal Bill
April 2
Safety Culture Can Protect Organizations From IT Mishaps, Joint Commission Says
April 2
High Court Won't Hear Argument on Validity Of Law Creating Medicare Ceiling Panel
April 2
High Court Will Address Tracing Requirement In Case Involving ERISA Benefit Overpayment
April 2
Religious Nonprofit Plaintiffs Seek Rehearing In Third Circuit Contraceptive Mandate Case
April 2
Federal Trial Court in Parallel Rulings Allows Claims Against Insurer to Proceed
April 2
Cigna Can't Challenge Hospital Overbilling; Court Finds ERISA Preemption, No Standing
April 2
Aetna to Lower Costs for Most HIV Drugs After Group's Complaint
April 2
2nd Cir. Upholds N.Y. Wage Parity Law, Rejects ERISA Preemption Challenge
April 2
Nursing Home Illegally Fired Protest Leader; NLRB Says ‘Walk-In' Was Protected Activity
April 2
Hospital Loses Bid to Block Worker Protest; Court Finds No Showing of Irreparable Harm
April 2
Ohio Dentist's Second Chance at Lawsuit Challenging Advertising Regulation Fails
April 2
N.J. Supreme Court Affirms Approval of Plan To Cut Medicaid Coverage for Legal Aliens
April 2
Informed-Consent Evidence Not Admissible In Malpractice Case, Pennsylvania Court Says
April 2
Emergency Act Renders Hospital Immune From Liability for Doctor's Alleged Negligence
April 2
North Carolina Seeks High Court Review Of Decision Blocking Speech-and-Display Law
April 2
Idaho Lawmakers to Vote on Amended Bill Restricting Use of Abortion-Inducing Drugs
April 2
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
April 2
REGULATORY CALENDAR
April 2
MEETINGS
April 2