Tag Archives: Florida health care

December 2017 NLRB Changes Direction

Please click here to learn more about the December 2017 NLRB Memorandum and recent changes.

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Taking Florida into the Future with Telemedicine

The following article, written by Kristina G. Maranges, was published by the Florida Bar Health Law Section Winter 2017 Newsletter. On October 31, 2017, the Telehealth Advisory Council issued its recommendations to Florida Governor, Rick Scott, and the Florida Legislature on … Continue reading

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Medicare Fraud Strike Force Expands to Orlando

By: Mike Bittman In July 2017, the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services  opened a new Medicare Fraud Strike Force in Orlando, the third in Florida.   The original Medicare Fraud Strike Force opened in Miami in March … Continue reading

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Statewide Law Firm Helping Healthcare Clients Meet Challenges in a Rapidly Changing Environment

By: Daniel Casciato, South Florida Hospital News Healthcare law can sometimes be complex since it encompasses a number of traditional law practices such as corporate and litigation. Also, since the industry is highly regulated, healthcare attorneys are often necessary to … Continue reading

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How helping whistle-blowers could cut health-care costs

By: Warren Richey, Staff Writer for The Christian Science Monitor Elin Baklid-Kunz never wanted to be a whistle-blower. But working as the compliance officer at a Florida hospital, she was charged with identifying and correcting potential violations of US health-care … Continue reading

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Amendment 7 Not Preempted By Federal Law

By: Timothy Wombles In a recent case, Charles v. Southern Baptist Hospital of Florida, Inc., the Florida Supreme Court held that hospital and physician incident reports required by Florida law are not protected from discovery by the Federal Patient Safety … Continue reading

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The Need for More Data Analytics Professionals in South Florida

By: Paul R. DeMuro Increasingly around the country and in South Florida, employers and other stakeholders are looking to hire data analytics professionals who can critically analyze data to help them grow and manage their businesses and to be more … Continue reading

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Legalize Marijuana: Don’t Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch

By: Stephen H. Siegel In the aftermath of the elections, last November, proponents of legalizing marijuana scored a number of victories. For them, the goal of legalizing marijuana nationwide seems closer than ever. However, the elections have released counter-forces that … Continue reading

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Fraud and Abuse Enforcement; Go Back to the Fundamentals

By: Stephen H. Siegel The great basketball player Michael Jordon observed: The minute you get away from fundamentals-whether it is proper technique, work ethic or mental preparation- the bottom can fall out of your game, your schoolwork, your job, or … Continue reading

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Stephen H. Siegel Quoted in Miami Today Article

Please see the article below from the Miami Today published on December 1, 2016 and written by Susan Danseyar. People of all ages should think about long-term care, says Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Health Care Chair Stephen Siegel, whether … Continue reading

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