Category Archives: Health Care Law

Article by Paul Welk in Impact Magazine – part of the American Physical Therapy Association

“So Many Rules. Which ones do I follow?” written by Paul Welk was published in …

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Pennsylvania Superior Court Rules that Wife Cannot Bind Husband to Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement

The never-ending saga over nursing home arbitration agreements continues.  On May 30, 2018, a panel …

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Pennsylvania Expands Allowable Procedures for Ambulatory Surgery Center

Pennsylvania Act 70 of 2017, a copy of which is attached, changes the definition of …

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OIG Gainsharing Opinion Facilitates P4P

Although it has been almost a decade since the OIG has issued a gainsharing opinion, …

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Tips for Long Term Care Collections Policies

Many long term care providers (including skilled nursing, assisted living and personal care homes) may …

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CMS Merely Soliciting Comments on Including Total Joints as ASC Procedures

CMS released the proposed update for the Hospital Outpatient Perspective Payment System and the Ambulatory Surgery …

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules that Only Physicians – Not Their Staff – Can Obtain Informed Consent

A recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision will have a major impact on how physicians across …

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Opioid enforcement is more than just PDMP!

Please click on this link to read the article published in the June edition of …

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Pennsylvania’s New Opioid Laws and How They Impact Physicians

On November 2, 2016, the Pennsylvania Legislature passed a package of new laws aimed at …

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CMS Final Rule Prohibiting Nursing Home Use of Arbitration Agreements Put On Hold

This morning, U.S. District Court Judge Michael P. Mills granted a preliminary injunction in the …

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