Health Law

CMS Proposes to Redefine “Inpatient”

In its OPPS rule for 2013, CMS has asked for comments from hospitals as to whether there would be greater clarity “regarding … more


NH State (Federal?) Exchange: H.B.1297

H.B. 1297 says that its purpose is to “preserve the state’s status as the prmary regulator of the business of insurance within … more


Coordination, Collaboration, and Integration… No matter what happens to the ACA

Howdy from the Windy City, and yes, it was windy outside today (at least during a post-educational reception held at the Navy … more


The Windy City – Waiting for the Supremes

I find myself here in Chicago for the AHLA Annual Meeting.  The timing’s perfect: a lot of lawyers in one giant hotel … more


Back in Action – and waiting for the Supremes to sing

Media reports have it that we will soon see the decision on the Affordable Care Act (the health reform law) from the … more


Physician Payments Sunshine Act – No “Sunshine” Yet

In a fairly recent Client Update, I highlighted the December 19, 2011 proposed rule implementing the Physician Payments Sunshine Act.  The Centers … more


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