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Jenny Consuegra Joins Broad and Cassel’s Miami Office

We are pleased to announce the addition of Jenny Consuegra to the Miami office as an associate in the Health Law Practice Group. Prior to joining Broad and Cassel, Consuegra was an associate at Dresnick, Rodriguez & Perry in Miami. … Continue reading

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First Court Opinion Interpreting ACA’s 60-Day Rule

In rejecting a hospital system’s argument that the 60-day clock under the ACA to return a known overpayment does not commence until one is precisely identified, a New York District Court ruled this week that identification, and thus the starting … Continue reading

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Broad and Cassel Scholarships Support Continuing Education for Risk Managers

Thanks to a fund established by statewide law firm Broad and Cassel, health care risk managers are able to continue their education through participation in their professional organizations’ state and national conferences. Established in memory of the longtime director of … 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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In Need of a New Hip, but Priced Out of the U.S.

By: Mike Segal In a front page article in its Sunday, August 4, edition, the New York Times discusses the very significant differences between a hip replacement performed in the U.S. as contrasted with one done in Belgium, based upon … Continue reading

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EHR Safe Harbor and Exceptions Extended

By: Fred Segal On April 10, 2013, the Officer of the Inspector General (OIG) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed three year extensions to the Anti-Kickback Safe Harbor and Stark Law exception regarding donations of electronic … Continue reading

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Lester Perling Co-Authors Practical Guide for Physicians

Attorneys Lester Perling, a board-certified health law attorney and partner with Broad and Cassel, and Alan Gassman, a board-certified estate planning lawyer, have once again teamed up to author the newly released “A Practical Guide to Kickback and Self-Referral Laws … 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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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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