HEALTH LAW ALERTS ARCHIVE

August 6, 2013:  CLIENT ALERT – REMINDER: COVERED ENTITIES MUST PREPARE FOR SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 HIPAA OMNIBUS COMPLIANCE DATE

May 21, 2013:  CLIENT ALERT – NEW OIG SELF-DISCLOSURE PROTOCOL RELEASED

May 16, 2013:  CLIENT ALERT – CHAPTER 224 HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT UPDATE # 4:  PROCESS FOR REVIEW OF NOTICES OF MATERIAL CHANGES

May 14, 2013:  CLIENT ALERT – NEW OIG GUIDANCE ON EXCLUSIONS FROM FEDERAL HEALTH CARE PROGRAMS

March 21, 2013: CLIENT ALERT - CHAPTER 224 HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT UPDATE #3: INTERIM GUIDANCE ON NOTICE OF MATERIAL CHANGE

March 6, 2013: CLIENT ALERT - OMNIBUS HIPAA FINAL RULE & OTHER HIPAA DEVELOPMENTS

February 7, 2013: CLIENT ALERT - PROVIDERS ORGANIZATIONS SHOULD REGULARLY SCREEN FOR EXCLUDED INDIVIDUALS AND ENTITIES

January 9, 2013: CLIENT ALERT - CHAPTER 224 HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT UPDATE #1

January 9, 2013: CLIENT ALERT - CHAPTER 224 HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT UPDATE #2

July 12, 2012: CLIENT ALERT - IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENTS REGARDING MEDICAL PEER REVIEW

March 27, 2012: CLIENT ALERT - CMS RELEASES PROPOSED REGULATIONS REGARDING REPORTING AND RETURNING MEDICARE OVERPAYMENTS

February 28, 2012: CLIENT ALERT - MARCH 1, 2012 THIRD PARTY SERVICE CONTRACTS MUST COMPLY WITH MASSACHUSETTS DATA SECURITY LAW

October 12, 2011: UPDATED GUIDANCE FOR BOARDS OF DIRECTORS OF HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS

September 22, 2011: RECENT HIPAA AND STATE PRIVACY DEVELOPMENTS

July 7, 2011: HEALTHCARE CLIENT ALERT - HHS PROPOSES HIPAA RULE REGARDING ACCOUNTING OF ELECTRONIC PHI DISCLOSURES

March 16, 2011: CLIENT ALERT - NEW CMS RULE EFFECTIVE MARCH 25, 2011 INCREASES RISK THAT MEDICARE AND MEDICAID PAYMENTS WILL BE SUSPENDED DURING GOVERNMENT INVESTIGATIONS

August 13, 2010: CLIENT ALERT - COMPUTER GLITCH REQUIRES RE-CHECKING OF EXCLUDED PROVIDER LIST

July 15, 2010: CLIENT ALERT - HHS RELEASES TWO LONG AWAITED HEALTHCARE RULES

July 12, 2010: CLIENT ALERT - MEDICARE SHARED SAVINGS PROGRAM FOR ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATIONS ("ACOS")

May 11, 2010: CLIENT ALERT - SCOPE OF HIPAA DISCLOSURE LOGS SOON TO BE EXPANDED; COMMENTS DUE MAY 18, 2010

February 8, 2010: CLIENT ALERT - ATTORNEY GENERAL'S INITIATIVE REGARDING EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION AT HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS AND INSURERS

February 23, 2009: CLIENT ALERT - PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO DPH HOSPITAL & CLINIC/ASC REGULATIONS

February 23, 2009: CLIENT ALERT - PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO DPH CLINIC REGULATIONS

November 13, 2008: CLIENT ALERT- EMERGENCY DoN AMENDMENTS CONCERNING AMBULATROY SURGERY CENTERS (ASCs) & CAPITAL EXPENDITURES FOR OUT PATIENT PROJECTS

October 27, 2008: CLIENT ALERT - OIG COMPLIANCE GUIDE FOR NURSING FACILITIES

September 22, 2008: CLIENT ALERT - NEW HIPAA GUIDANCE ON COMMUNICATIONS

September 19, 2008: CLIENT ALERT - HHS ISSUES FIRST HIPAA CORRECTIVE ACTION PLAN

August 29, 2008: CLIENT ALERT - "PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCE ACCOUNTS REQUIREMENTS FOR LONG TERM HEALTH CARE FACILITIES AND NONACUTE HOSPITALS"

March 20, 2008: CLIENT ALERT - CMS PUBLISHES HIPAA SECURITY COMPLIANCE CHECKLIST

October, 2007: CLIENT ALERT - NEW MASSACHUSETTS LAW IMPOSES RECORDS REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL ORGANIZATIONS, INCLUDING THOSE NOT SUBJECT TO HIPAA

October, 2007: CLIENT ALERT – COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER SAFE HARBOR FINALLY PROMULGATED

October, 2007: CLIENT ALERT – MASSHEALTH PROMULGATES REGULATIONS FOR PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF DRA COMPLIANCE

September, 2007: CLIENT ALERT – FEDERAL OIG RELEASES NEW GUIDANCE FOR BOARDS OF DIRECTORS ON CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY & HEALTH CARE QUALITY

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