Monthly Archives: January 2013

Ramona Thomas Publishes Article in National Newsletter

Ramona Thomas, an Associate in our Miami office and member of the Firm’s Health Law and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups, was recently published in MedStaff News, a newsletter distributed by the American Health Lawyers Association. Ramona’s article, “The Intersection of … Continue reading

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Quality Assurance Outside of the Hospital Setting

By: Ramona Thomas The Credentialing Resource Center Journal, which is a go-to source for privileging white papers and medical staff credentialing guidance, recently published an article on group-based peer review (as opposed to hospital-based peer review/professional practice evaluation). The article … Continue reading

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Consequences and Rewards for an Employer’s Decision to Provide Health Insurance for Their Employees Under Health Reform

By: Fred Segal On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148) (i.e. “PPACA” or “Obamacare”). One of the main purposes of this health reform law is to expand healthcare coverage … Continue reading

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Even small HIPAA breaches can prove costly

By: Stephen Siegel On January 2, 2013, the HHS Office of Civil Rights announced that it had settled a HIPAA breach case involving electronic health information of 441 patients of the Hospice of North Idaho. The settlement amount, $50,000, represents … Continue reading

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Cynthia Barnett Hibnick Joins Broad and Cassel’s Health Law Practice Group

We are pleased to announce that attorney Cynthia Barnett Hibnick has joined the Miami office of Broad and Cassel as Of Counsel in the Firm’s Commercial Litigation and Health Law Practice Groups. Hibnick was previously a shareholder with Cynthia Barnett Hibnick, P.A. … Continue reading

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Not All Non-Competes are Created Equal: Make Sure Yours are Enforceable

By: Scott Knapp, Esq. In today’s unsettled economic and regulatory landscape, health care organizations should zealously protect their workforce and proprietary information. To that end, a well-crafted non-compete agreement can serve as one of an entity’s most important assets. If … Continue reading

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Four Broad and Cassel Attorneys Pen Chapter in National Health Law Book

Mike Segal, Heather S. Miller, Stephen H. Siegel and Fred Segal of Broad and Cassel’s Health Law Practice Group collaborated on a chapter for the 2013 Health Law and Compliance Update, which was published this month by Aspen Publishers. The … Continue reading

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