Category Archives: Med Law Blog

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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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CMS Issues Billing Guidance for Major Joint Replacement (Hip or Knee)

In the January 11, 2018 issue of MLN Connects, CMS has now widely publicized that …

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Telehealth, Net Neutrality and the Tipping Point

Telehealth is apparently reaching a critical mass where people are starting to review the potential …

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Telehealth, Net Neutrality and the Tipping Point

Telehealth is apparently reaching a critical mass where people are starting to review the potential …

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2018 Pennsylvania Approved Medical Records Fees

On December 2, 2017, the Department of Health issued the new maximum fees for duplication …

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Telehealth Reaches Tipping Point – Now Included in OIG Audit Plan

Telehealth has apparently reached the tipping point in its significance to the Medicare budget, because …

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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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HHS Publishes Guidance on Patient Access to Records under HIPAA

On January 7, 2016 the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) released a fact …

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PROVIDER OF PHYSICAL, SPEECH, AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SERVICES AGREES TO $38,000,000 FALSE CLAIMS ACT SETTLEMENT

As announced in an recent press release, Extended Care Health Services, Inc. (“Extendicare”), an operator …

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Michael Cassidy Appointed as Counsel to the Allegheny County Medical Society

Tucker Arensberg, P.C. is pleased to announce that Michael A. Cassidy was recently appointed as …

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