On October 5, 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”), published an Advisory Opinion (AO# 21-14) regarding a proposal to extend an existing discount program for chiropractic patients to... Read More
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"With the world that we're living in with COVID, vaccine mandates... back with social distancing and those mandates, it is a lot to take into consideration and it does present issues for people, practices, employers on how to maintain the proper... Read More
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The pandemic exposed, among other things, some of the shortcomings facing long-term care facilities. Being well-aware of the persistent issues long-term care facilities have with resources, the federal government nevertheless pushed for... Read More
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Earlier this summer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued a notice, as required by federal law, that describes the agency’s intent to conduct research examining “how firms communicate about prescription drugs from the... Read More
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The revocation of enrollment in the Medicare program is an ever-present threat for providers and/or suppliers (“health care providers”). Federal regulations allow the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) to revoke the... Read More
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Who should read this notice: All healthcare professionals, especially those utilizing telemedicine services Owners, operators and managers of laboratories and/or other testing and treatment facilities Pharmacies and other medical... Read More
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Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued a policy statement that served to remind developers of apps, connected device manufacturers, and related entities of the applicability of the FTC’s Health Breach Notification Rule... Read More
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Earlier this summer, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published the proposed Physician Fee Scheduled (“PFS”) for calendar year 2022, which included several proposed changes affecting telehealth and digital... Read More
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Frier Levitt Podiatrist-Attorney, Lawrence F. Kobak, DPM, Esq. has authored an article in the current edition (September 2021) of Podiatry Management about The Standard of Care and Podiatry. Upholding the illusive concept of standard of care means... Read More
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In what may be the first of several similar lawsuits over mandatory employee vaccination policies, plaintiff Kenya Lawton claims that his former employer, a New Jersey hospital, terminated his employment as a painter after he refused to take an... Read More
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