Category Archives: Med Law Blog

Published by Michael Cassidy

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 …

Posted in Blog, Health Care Law, Litigation, Med Law Blog, Uncategorized |

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 …

Posted in Blog, Health Care Law, Med Law Blog |

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 …

Posted in Health Care Law, Med Law Blog |

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 …

Posted in Awards, Blog, General Firm, Health Care Law, Med Law Blog, Press Releases |

Highmark and UPMC Consent Decree

Click the link below to view the article, Highmark and UPMC Consent Decree, that originally appeared …

Posted in Health Care Law, Med Law Blog |

Can covered entities run Windows XP and remain HIPAA compliant?

Microsoft recently announced that, after April 8, 2014, it will not longer provide security updates …

Posted in Health Care Law, Med Law Blog |

Practical considerations to protect against being ‘out of network’

Practical considerations to protect against being ‘out of network’

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Employers Must Provide “Marketplace” Notices By October 1, 2013

Healthcare reform laws require employers who are subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act (generally, …

Posted in Articles & Newsletters, Employee Benefits/ERISA, Med Law Blog |