By Scott RobertsSince the passage of the 2013 HIPAA Omnibus Rule, there has been a substantial increase in HIPAA enforcement actions brought by the Department of Health and Human Services, including an increase in so-called...Read More
by healthlawblog | Aug 7, 2014
By Scott F. Roberts A number of recent cases demonstrate Health and Human Services’ (“HHS”) Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team’s (“HEAT”) continued success in cracking down on healthcare provider fraud....Read More
Do Subsidized Health Care Plans Purchased Under the Affordable Care Act Trigger the Anti-Kickback Statute?
by healthlawblog | Jul 10, 2014
By Scott F. RobertsThe advent of federally subsidized private pay health insurance under the Affordable Care Act has the potential to expand the application of the federal anti-kickback statute beyond just Medicare, Medicaid,...Read More
by healthlawblog | Apr 3, 2014
By Scott Roberts Part One: Determining Eligibility The federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, usually referred to as “RCRA”, governs the storage and disposal of hazardous waste, including hazardous medical waste. In...Read More