Entries tagged: healthcare

Exploring Cybersecurity in Healthcare

Posted: September 26th, 2017

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Are you tired of seeing the word “cyber” inserted in front of everything?  I know I am.  Cybersecurity in healthcare […]

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Providers, Take Note: Cigna Increases Its Recovery Efforts

By: William McDonald

Posted: March 29th, 2017

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Long Island medical providers have learned that Cigna is once again striving to “recover” payments made to them. Cigna’s investigation […]

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Hospital Patients Are Entitled to Admission Status Information

By: Martin Glass, Esq.

Posted: December 20th, 2016

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Last year, President Obama signed the Notice of Observation Treatment and Implication for Care Eligibility Act (better known as the […]

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Disclosure of Protected Health Information: It’s Not All About HIPAA

By: William McDonald

Posted: December 19th, 2016

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    Anyone who’s had a doctor’s appointment in the past 20 years is familiar with the Health Insurance Portability […]

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Life Science Companies under Increasing DOJ and SEC Scrutiny for Anti-Corruption Enforcement

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

Posted: August 23rd, 2016

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The pharmaceutical and medical device industry has always been among the most heavily regulated in the United States.  In recent […]

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Lessons Learned From The Novartis FCPA Settlement

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

Posted: July 25th, 2016

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    Last spring, Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG paid $25 million to the SEC to settle Foreign Corrupt Practices […]

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No-Fault Carrier Not At Fault for Faulty Billing: Billing Confusion Creates Potential Liability for Healthcare Providers

By: Scott Middleton, Esq.

Posted: June 23rd, 2016

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A recent New York State Court of Appeals decision, Aetna Health Plans v. Hanover Insurance Company (NY Slip Op 04658, […]

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Overthinking Overpayments from Medicare

By: William McDonald

Posted: June 15th, 2016

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    Since passage of the Affordable Care Act, compliance officers and attorneys have struggled to comply with the new […]

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Court of Appeals Ponders “Extreme and Outrageous” Conduct

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: June 13th, 2016

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If it isn’t extreme and outrageous to film a trauma patient’s last minutes alive, the pronouncement of his death, and […]

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New York City Human Rights Law Amended to Include “Caregiver” Status

By: Vincent Costa, Esq.

Posted: April 25th, 2016

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In 2015, the State of New York added “familial status” as a class of persons protected under state discrimination laws, […]

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