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Health Law Articles

State Requirements for Conducting Background Checks on Home Health Agency Employees

(July 23, 2014):Patient abuse, neglect, and misappropriation of funds are amongst... 

CMS’ Proposed Rule Would Update 2015 Home Health Prospective Payment System, Includes Important Updates and Additional Proposals

In the July 7, 2014 Federal Register, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services... 

Hospital Physician’s Role in Certifying Patient’s Eligibility for Home Health Benefit

  (July 22, 2014): The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires that a certifying... 

Physician Accommodations in CMS’s Face-to-Face Encounter Rules

(July 21, 2014): As a condition of Medicare payment, the Affordable Care Act (ACA)... 

CMS Proposes Changes to Medicare Home Health Benefit Face-to-Face Encounter Requirement

(July 18, 2014):The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed... 

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Dental Law Articles

Investigations of Medicaid Dental Fraud in Texas

(July 1, 2014): State and federal authorities are avidly investigating and prosecuting... 

Medicaid Dental Fraud: New Hampshire Dentist Indicted on Nearly 200 Counts of Medicaid Fraud.

Dentists around the country are being audited by State MFCUs. Are your billing practices... 

Medicaid Dental Fraud: Dentist Alleged to Have “Systematically Bilked” the State in Dental Fraud Scheme.

(December 23, 2013):    A recent state audit of a Massachusetts dentist has reportedly... 

Medicare Dental Services: Take Care to Ensure that Your Hospital Outpatient Dental Services Meet Medicare’s VERY Limited Coverage Requirements Before Billing the Program.

(December 4, 2013): Generally, Medicare does not cover hospital outpatient dental... 

Medicaid Dental Audits: Medicaid Dentists are Under the Microscope. Are Your Dental Records Complete and Accurate?

Medicaid Audits of Dental Records are on the Increase. Is Your Practice Ready? (November... 

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Municipal Law Articles

CMS Announces RAC Audit “Pause” and Additional RAC Program Reforms

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that... [Read more of this review]

Peddling and Soliciting, Municipal Regulations These Issues Can be Complex. Is Your City Clear on these Points?

(January 8, 2013):  As a general rule cities can regulate hawking, canvassing,... [Read more of this review]

City Contracts and Arbitration

It is recommended that cities do not agree to arbitration, either voluntarily or... [Read more of this review]

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Business & Transaction Articles

The Dangers of Keeping Medical Records in the “Cloud”

(July 3, 2014): The growing trend of storing all kinds of data in the cloud comes... [Read more of this review]

Liles Parker Attorney has Article Titled “Individual Liability in Medicare Overpayment Cases” Published in Law Journal.

Will the government seek to “pierce the corporate veil”? (October 16,... [Read more of this review]

A Recent False Claims Act Case Being Brought Against an Individual Physician has Resulted in a Record Recovery for the Government.

(February 12, 2013):  The civil False Claims Act is the primary civil enforcement... [Read more of this review]

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