Monthly Archives: May 2013

CMS Proposes to Enhance its Revocation Authority

By: Anne Novick Branan On April 29, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule (Proposed Rule) that will dramatically expand its authority to deny Medicare enrollment and revoke Medicare provider numbers and billing privileges … Continue reading

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Top HIPAA-HITECH Trends

By: Stephen Siegel On January 25, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services published the final rule implementing and incorporating the provisions of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (“HITECH”) into HIPAA. The purpose of … Continue reading

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Are You Overlooking the Ability to Use an ACO Waiver?

By: Mike Segal I believe that many ACOs may be overlooking the ability to enter, pursuant to an ACO waiver (a “Waiver”), into certain transactions that might be beneficial for the ACO but could implicate the Stark or anti-kickback laws, … Continue reading

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