Monthly Archives: July 2013

Recent Changes to Florida’s Medical Malpractice Laws

By: Melissa Goldman On June 5, 2013, Governor Rick Scott signed into law SB 1792, making Florida one of the toughest states in which to bring a medical malpractice lawsuit. The new law legislatively reverses the Florida Supreme Court decision … Continue reading

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Government Targets EHR-Generated Upcoding

By: Vanessa Reynolds In response to reports of Medicare overbilling by providers, as recently described in The Center for Public Integrity’s “Cracking the Codes” series, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (NCHIT) is undertaking an investigation of the allegations. … Continue reading

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Third Annual Broad and Cassel Health Forum to Examine the Success of New Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems

More information available here: https://healthlawfla.com/events-2/health-law-forum/ Executives from The Advisory Board Company, Florida Blue, Memorial Health Network and Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization are among the speakers slated for the third annual Health Forum, “Clinical Integration, ACOs and the Future of … Continue reading

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Affordable Care Act’s “Employer Mandate” to Be Delayed One Year

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”). PPACA’s “employer mandate” penalizes certain employers who do not offer affordable coverage to its employees. … Continue reading

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Vanessa Reynolds Earns Healthcare Privacy Compliance Designation

Broad and Cassel is pleased to announce that Fort Lauderdale Of Counsel Vanessa Reynolds recently became certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC). Awarded by the Health Care Compliance Association’s Compliance Certification Board (CCB), the designation requires significant relevant experience and … Continue reading

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Frank Rainer Joins Broad and Cassel’s Tallahassee Office

We are pleased to announce that attorney Frank P. Rainer has joined the firm’s Tallahassee office as Of Counsel in the Commercial Litigation, Health Law and Real Estate Practice Groups. Rainer brings to the firm more than two decades of … Continue reading

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