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It’s always a good idea to revisit legal documents regularly to make sure they are compliant with current laws. The recent relaxation by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) in regards to the exclusive use requirement of the Stark Law impacting space and equipment leases may be reason enough to review your leases.… Read the rest »

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) recently issued an emergency temporary standard (“ETS”) regarding COVID-19 for certain types of health care workplaces. The ETS became effective on June 21, 2021. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from third-party vendors. Subscribe to stay current and up… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 10 CEOS Reshaping Healthcare: Forbes   BeckersHospitalReview Illinois Extends Medicaid for Full Year After Pregnancy to Combat Maternal Death  NPR Insurers accuse CVS of Overcharging for Generics Drugs   BeckersHospitalReview India Scraps Local Trials for COVID Shots,… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Ascension Texas Hospitals pay $20..9 million for alleged kickbacks  BeckersHospitalReview 2. First vaccine boosters could be needed as soon as September, executives say TheHill 3. CMS delays rule for breakthrough medical technologies for 2nd time … Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Hospitals charging way more than average $159 for COVID-19 test Beckers Hospital Review 2. Teledoc launches mental health service: 4 notes Beckers Hospital Review 3. Biden announces Uber, Lyft partnership providing free rides to COVID-19… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Ascension’s technology department to lay off 651 employees Beckers Hospital Review Ascension Technologies, the IT subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ascension, plans to lay off an estimated 651 remote workers this year, according to an April… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Why millions aren’t getting their second COVID-10 shot Becker’s Hospital Review Michigan hospitals back on track with postponed surgeries Becker’s Hospital Review Vaccine Passports: 14 states with bans, limitations, and green lights Becker’s Hospital Review New bill aims… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 5,800 COVID-19 infections detected among 77 million vaccinated people: CDC   Beckers Hospital Review   A small proportion of Americans – about 5,800 out of nearly 77 million – have contracted COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated against… Read the rest »