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New Overtime Rule Issued

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor issued the final version of its new overtime rule that will take effect Dec. 1, 2016. The rule increases the minimum salary threshold for overtime pay eligibility to $47,476 per year – more than … Continue reading

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Paul DeMuro Published in December Issue of Compliance Today

Fort Lauderdale Of Counsel Paul DeMuro penned two articles in the December 2015 issue of Compliance Today magazine, continuations from the first two installments in the October 2015 issue. Compliance Today is published by the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) … Continue reading

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CMS Steps Up Medicare Revocation Actions

By: Anne Branan The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published a final rule, effective February 3, 2015, that drastically expanded CMS’s ability to revoke a provider’s Medicare billing privileges (“Final Rule”). This Final Rule has proved to be … Continue reading

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FDA extends comment period for Draft Social Media Regulations

By: Nichole Geary On June 18, 2014, the FDA released Draft Social Media Guidance for the marketing of medical devices and pharmaceuticals. The Draft Guidance addressed such issues as risk disclosure in light of the character limitations of social media … Continue reading

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CMS Issues Final Rule to Reduce Burdensome Medicare Regulatory Requirements

By: Christine Worthen The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), recently issued a Final Rule which serves to reduce several burdensome requirements on hospitals and other health care providers. Among the changes, CMS will now permit flexibility in the … Continue reading

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Deciphering ACO Exclusivity for Specialist Physicians

By Stephen Siegel and Fred Segal On November 3, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the “Final Rule” setting forth the parameters for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) to participate in Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). One … Continue reading

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