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Mount Sinai Affiliated Hospitals to Pay $3 Million Settlement for Delaying Medicaid Overpayments

By: Fred Segal On August 24, 2016, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, in conjunction with the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced that it settled a whistleblower … Continue reading

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Health Law Practice Group Receives Top Honors in Chambers USA

Broad and Cassel has once again received recognition by prominent legal guide Chambers  USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers, the only legal directory to rank law firms and individual attorneys. In total, the 2016 edition highlights 23 Broad … Continue reading

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The Domino Effect: Tougher Medicare Regulations Have Far Reaching Implications for Florida Physicians

By: Elizabeth P. Perez Recent changes in federal regulations may expose Medicare and Medicaid providers, particularly physicians, to tougher sanctions. Last year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published a rule that expands its authority to revoke a … Continue reading

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Health Care Fraud Attorney Joins Broad and Cassel’s Miami Office

We are pleased to announce the addition of health care fraud and abuse attorney O. Benton Curtis. He will join the Miami office as senior counsel in the firm’s nationally recognized Health Law Practice Group. Prior to joining Broad and Cassel, … Continue reading

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2015 Florida Legislature: Predictions for High Profile Health Care Issues

By: Stephen H. Siegel, Esq. Once the elections are over and we know the identity of Florida’s next governor and the composition of the Florida Legislature, a great deal of attention will be given to determining which pieces of legislation … 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 The Draft Guidance addressed such issues as risk disclosure in light of the character limitations of social media … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity and the Health Care Board

According to a recent article from the American Health Lawyers Association, “there is overwhelming evidence that health care boards must adopt a more organized and concerted approach to matters of cybersecurity and data protection.” Please click here to learn more.

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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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Some States See Surprisingly Good Enrollment in the Obamacare Healthcare Exchange Plans

By: Fred Segal The consensus opinion by just about every expert, journalist, and even the White House itself, is that the Government did a poor job in its execution of rollout of the Healthcare Exchanges under the Patient Protection and … Continue reading

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ACOs, HIPAA-HITECH and OHCAs

By: Stephen Siegel An ACO might be a HIPAA Covered Entity, a Business Associate, or both. Unlike the waivers to the Federal health care programs’ Kickback Prohibition and the so-called Stark Law for arrangements that further the MSSP’s “triple aim”, … Continue reading

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