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The highlights from Day 2 of the J. P. Morgan Healthcare Conference: Biden, Bitcoin and hospitals


01.10.18
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The highlights from Day 1 of the J. P. Morgan Healthcare Conference: Bill Gates, tax cut and football


01.09.18
Waller Healthcare Blog

In a rare move, the OIG rescinds a 2006 Advisory Opinion


11.29.17
Colin H. Luke
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DOJ Drops ManorCare Lawsuit over disgraced expert


11.15.17
J.D. Thomas
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AHA Report: Healthcare Providers are Being Crushed by Regulatory Burdens


11.03.17
Denise D. Burke
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Failure to Return Overpayment Credit Balances Results in a False Claims Act Settlement by Cardiovascular Practice


11.02.17
Denise D. Burke
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CSR Payment Update


10.26.17
Colin H. Luke
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District Court upholds first application of “Escobar materiality standard”


10.20.17
Alexander H. Mills
Waller Healthcare Blog

POTUS Trump Looks to Halt CSR Payments


10.18.17
Colin H. Luke
Waller Healthcare Blog

Wellmont-Mountain States Granted Certificate of Public Advantage


10.03.17
Kim Harvey Looney
Waller Healthcare Blog

HHS Ramps Up Investigation of Small-Scale HIPAA Br...


09.20.17
Colbey B. Reagan
Waller Healthcare Blog

CHOW Time: Change of Ownership Changes


08.31.17
Colbey B. Reagan
Daniel C. Patten
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CMS Proposes Change to Joint, Episodic, and Cardiac Rehabilitation Payment Models


08.25.17
Patsy Powers
Daniel C. Patten
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CMS Taps the Brakes on New Payment Models


08.18.17
Denise D. Burke
Colin H. Luke
Waller Healthcare Blog

CMS v. U.S. Bankruptcy Courts - SCOTUS takes a pass


06.13.17
Jeffery D. Parrish
Waller Healthcare Blog

CMS Reverses its Ban on Arbitration Agreements in Nursing Homes


06.13.17
Jeffery D. Parrish
Jeffrey C. Smith
Loribeth Westbrook
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CBO Releases Highly Anticipated Report on Trump’s ObamaCare Repeal Bill; 23 Million Americans Projected to Lose Insurance by 2026


05.26.17
Nora L. Liggett
Colin H. Luke
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The Supreme Court Still Favors Arbitration


05.24.17
Jeffery D. Parrish
Jeffrey C. Smith
Loribeth Westbrook
Waller Healthcare Blog

Reversing the Ban on Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements


05.24.17
Jeffery D. Parrish
Jeffrey C. Smith
Loribeth Westbrook
Waller Healthcare Blog

House Passes Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act


05.04.17
Nora L. Liggett
Colin H. Luke
Waller Healthcare Blog

Enforcement Trends: Five Lessons from Recent OCR Resolution Agreements and Other Enforcement Risks


03.26.17
Elizabeth N. Pitman, CHPC
Waller Healthcare Blog

Bundled Payments on the Back Burner


03.22.17
Colin H. Luke
Waller Healthcare Blog

Healthcare Providers Must Stay Current with State Legislative Developments


03.02.17
Denise D. Burke
Jeffery D. Parrish
Catie Lane Bailey
Waller Healthcare Blog

Proposed Rule from HHS Changes Standards for ACA Individual and Small Group Marketplaces


02.24.17
Neil B. Krugman
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Medical Necessity Claims Fail to Satisfy FCA Falsity Standard


02.15.17
W. David Bridgers
Andrew "Drew" A. Warth
Wells Trompeter
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Healthcare Industry on Pins and Needles: The Repeal of the ACA and What Comes Next


01.19.17
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

DOJ posts more big numbers with 2016 FCA recoveries


12.22.16
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

HHS Continues to Face Pressure over Inability to Clear Administrative Appeals


12.12.16
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

OIG Authorizes Per-Dispense Fee for Vaccination Refrigeration Systems Located in Physician Offices


11.15.16
Nora L. Liggett
Waller Healthcare Blog

Federal Court Grants Preliminary Injunction against CMS’ New Nursing Home Arbitration Rule


11.09.16
Jeffery D. Parrish
Waller Healthcare Blog

CMS Finalizes Policies on Site-Neutral Payments for Off-Campus Provider-Based Departments


11.08.16
Patsy Powers
Waller Healthcare Blog

Anesthesiologists and the Enforcement of Non-Competes: Is Reform on the Way?


10.25.16
Amanda K. Jester
Ashleigh VanLandingham
Waller Healthcare Blog

DOJ Sharpens Focus on Individual Wrongdoing with $1 Million Settlement and Four-Year Exclusion against Former CEO


10.18.16
Kim Harvey Looney
Waller Healthcare Blog

What Clinicians Need to Know About 2017 Reporting under the New Medicare Quality Payment Program


10.17.16
Elizabeth N. Pitman, CHPC
Waller Healthcare Blog

HHS Imposes Steep Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties for Skilled Nursing Facilities and Home Health Agencies


10.13.16
Jeffery D. Parrish
Waller Healthcare Blog

CMS Bans Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements at Long-Term Care Facilities


10.04.16
Jeffery D. Parrish
Waller Healthcare Blog

Tennessee Task Force Will Study the Role of APRNs


09.22.16
Kim Harvey Looney
Waller Healthcare Blog

HHS Ramps Up Investigation of Small-Scale HIPAA Breaches


09.20.16
Colbey B. Reagan
Waller Healthcare Blog

$2.95 Million Settlement May Mark Turning Point in Enforcement of the 60-Day Rule


09.06.16
Patsy Powers
Alexander H. Mills
Waller Healthcare Blog

Recent Cases Offer Increased Prospects for Mergers by Competing Hospitals


07.19.16
Beth E. Vessel
Waller Healthcare Blog

Oncology Providers Beware: Possible Implications of CMS’ Proposed Rule on Off-Campus Provider-Based Departments


07.15.16
Brent Bowman
Waller Healthcare Blog

Many Questions Left Unanswered in the Wake of Long-awaited CMS Proposed Rule Regarding Off-Campus Provider-Based Departments


07.11.16
Alexander H. Mills
Waller Healthcare Blog

More Belt-Tightening for Home Health Providers as CMS Proposes Update to Prospective Payment System


06.30.16
Alexander H. Mills
Waller Healthcare Blog

Department of Labor “Persuader Rule” Put on Hold


06.28.16
Mark W. Peters
Waller Healthcare Blog

Supreme Court Declines Case Challenging DOL Home Care Wage and Hour Rule


06.28.16
Mark W. Peters
Waller Healthcare Blog

The Supreme Court Upholds the Implied Certification Theory of Liability in False Claims Act Cases, Raises New Questions


06.17.16
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

Roundtable Discussion Provides Insights on State of Data Interoperability in Healthcare


05.23.16
Waller Healthcare Blog

HHS Issues Proposed Rule for MACRA Quality Payment Program


05.18.16
Elizabeth N. Pitman, CHPC
Waller Healthcare Blog

International Trade Commission Rules Against Imported Dental Implants


05.10.16
Matthew C. Cox
Waller Healthcare Blog

Guilt by Affiliation? Proposed Rule Would Expand CMS Program Integrity Authority


04.22.16
Caitlyn W. Page
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

Flurry of Activity Signals FTC’s Ongoing Interest in Healthcare Transactions


04.21.16
Beth E. Vessel
Ashleigh VanLandingham
Waller Healthcare Blog

CMS Says “the Future Is Now” with Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Announcement


04.12.16
Denise D. Burke
Waller Healthcare Blog

DOJ Announces Elder Justice Task Force Locations, Including Nashville and Middle Tennessee


04.11.16
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

Recent Developments in Hospice Fraud and Abuse


04.06.16
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

OCR Announces Phase 2 HIPAA Audit Program


03.25.16
Kevin Page
Waller Healthcare Blog

CMS Releases 2016 Value-Based Payment Modifier Program Results for Physicians


03.22.16
Caitlyn W. Page
Waller Healthcare Blog

Election Year Politics and Ongoing Transformation of Healthcare: A Recap of the LHC Delegation to D.C.


03.16.16
J.D. Thomas
Morgan Ribeiro
Waller Healthcare Blog

CMS Commences Cycle 2 of the Medicare Provider and Supplier Revalidation Process


03.11.16
Brandon M. Schirg
Waller Healthcare Blog

Push for Interoperability Grows with a Series of Recent Announcements


03.07.16
Waller Healthcare Blog

From Measuring “Clicks” to Measuring Performance


03.03.16
Elizabeth N. Pitman, CHPC
Waller Healthcare Blog

Speakers Address Key Issues for Long Term Care Providers at AHLA Event


02.23.16
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

Justice Department Enforcement Efforts Continue to Focus on Home Health


02.22.16
Waller Healthcare Blog

Sixth Circuit Severely Narrows Available Damages Under the False Claims Act


02.15.16
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

CMS Finalizes Rule Implementing the ACA’s 60-Day Report and Return Provision for Self-Identified Overpayments


02.12.16
Daniel C. Patten
Waller Healthcare Blog

FTC Administrative Actions and Comments Indicate Shifting Landscape for Hospitals and Other Providers


02.11.16
Beth E. Vessel
Ashleigh VanLandingham
Waller Healthcare Blog

FDA Takes On 2016’s Ubiquitous Issue: Cybersecurity


02.11.16
Kristen F. Johns
Waller Healthcare Blog

Hospitals Celebrate Major Victory in Fight Related to RAC Appeals Backlog


02.10.16
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

Bundled Payments: Are They Finally Here?


02.09.16
Colin H. Luke
Waller Healthcare Blog

DOL Final Rule Impacts Home Health “Companionship Services” Exemption


02.01.16
Mark W. Peters
Waller Healthcare Blog

Supreme Court Evaluating Implied Certification in FCA Cases


12.18.15
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

FTC Continues Focus on Healthcare Transactions with Penn State Hershey Merger


12.09.15
Beth E. Vessel
Waller Healthcare Blog

Hospitals Hit Hard in 2015 False Claims Act Enforcement


12.08.15
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

Supreme Court Weighs ERISA Preemption and Health Data Collection


12.03.15
M. Sean Sullivan
Waller Healthcare Blog

Recruiting and Employing International Medical Graduates Post Medical Training


12.01.15
Vinh Duong
Nora F. Katz
Waller Healthcare Blog

Deputy Attorney General Yates Elaborates on Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing


11.16.15
Waller Healthcare Blog

Recent FTC Administrative Decisions and Comments Indicate Shifting Landscape For Hospitals


11.13.15
Beth E. Vessel
Waller Healthcare Blog

Clinical Co-Management Agreements Offer Opportunity for Physician Alignment


11.11.15
Colin H. Luke
Waller Healthcare Blog

Doctors and Hospitals Face Cuts in the Proposed Budget Deal


10.30.15
Brandon M. Schirg
Waller Healthcare Blog

Real Estate as a Tool for Improving Physician Alignment


10.27.15
Jeffrey "Jeff" A. Calk
Waller Healthcare Blog

Community Health Needs Assessments and Implementation: The Board’s Ongoing Responsibility


10.13.15
Donald "Don" B. Stuart
Waller Healthcare Blog

Relief for 2015 Meaningful Use Reporting but Stage 3 Final Rule Future is Uncertain


10.09.15
Elizabeth N. Pitman, CHPC
Waller Healthcare Blog

OIG Takes Aim at Skilled Nursing Therapy Billing


10.08.15
Jeffery D. Parrish
Waller Healthcare Blog

Thoughts from the 2015 AHLA Fraud and Compliance Forum


10.01.15
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

OIG Recommends Strengthening OCR Oversight of HIPAA Privacy and Breach Follow-up


10.01.15
Elizabeth N. Pitman, CHPC
Waller Healthcare Blog

Healthcare Data Analytics Patent Subject to “CBM” Review at USPTO


09.29.15
Matthew C. Cox
R. Charles "Charlie" Walker, Jr.
Waller Healthcare Blog

AHLA’s Fraud and Compliance Forum Kicks Off with Keynote Speech from Joyce Branda, Deputy Assistant Attorney General


09.28.15
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

Extension of Public Comment Period Speaks to Impact of NIST’s Healthcare-Focused Cybersecurity Guide


09.28.15
Julian L. Bibb, IV
Kristen F. Johns
Waller Healthcare Blog

Stark Settlement Dominoes Beginning to Fall in the Aftermath of Tuomey


09.23.15
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

HRSA: At long last, "mega-guidance" on 340B program


09.15.15
John Arnold
Waller Healthcare Blog

Zero to Sixty: The Overpayments Clock Is Ticking and the Courts Are Keeping Time


09.14.15
J.D. Thomas
Jennifer L. Weaver
Waller Healthcare Blog

Meaningful Use Rules Under Review by the OMB


09.10.15
Elizabeth N. Pitman, CHPC
Waller Healthcare Blog

DOL Asks D.C. Circ. for Quick Approval of Home Care Rule


09.04.15
Mark W. Peters
Waller Healthcare Blog

FTC Releases Guidelines Regarding Unfair Methods of Competition


08.20.15
Beth E. Vessel
Waller Healthcare Blog

Hospital Board Members and Trustees Can be an Effective Ally for the CEO


08.05.15
Fletcher H. Brown
Waller Healthcare Blog

CMS Issues Proposed Stark Law Modifications


08.04.15
Kristen A. Larremore
Waller Healthcare Blog

New Jersey Case Wakes Up the Nonprofit Hospital Industry - What the Morristown Case Means for Hospital Property Tax Exemptions


08.03.15
Donald "Don" B. Stuart
Waller Healthcare Blog

Senator Grassley Takes Notice of OIG Reports Alleging Fraud in Pediatric Dental Practices


07.27.15
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

A Healthy Dose of Data Security Awareness


07.22.15
Waller Healthcare Blog

CMS Prepared to Modify Controversial Two-Midnight Rule


07.17.15
Fletcher H. Brown
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

Tuomey Decision Signals Concerns About Stark Law


07.16.15
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

What CMS’ Proposed Bundled Payment Rule for Elective Hip and Knee Replacements Could Mean for Providers


07.15.15
Denise D. Burke
G. Tyson Bickley
Waller Healthcare Blog

House Passes 21st Century Cures Act


07.10.15
Waller Healthcare Blog

Tom Scully Highlights Need for Post-Acute Care Reform at Leadership Health Care


06.30.15
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

Supreme Court Saves Affordable Care Act (Again): 6-3 Decision Upholds Subsidies in King v. Burwell


06.26.15
Waller Healthcare Blog

King v. Burwell - Supreme Court Affirms Fourth Circuit Decision in Favor of Nationwide Subsidies


06.25.15
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OIG Issues Fraud Alert Targeting Physician Compensation


06.23.15
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Congress Opens the Medicare Data Toolbox


06.22.15
Waller Healthcare Blog

Long Sentences in Healthcare Fraud and Other White Collar Cases Combined with Increased Criminal Investigation of False Claims Act Cases Make for a Potentially Explosive Combination


06.16.15
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

Setting the Stage for Interoperability


06.11.15
Waller Healthcare Blog

OIG Issues Latest Report Targeting Dental Providers


05.26.15
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

What Hospitals Can Learn from Recent Florida Settlements over Ambulance Rides


05.15.15
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

Advocates and Critics Contemplate 21st Century Cures Act


05.14.15
Waller Healthcare Blog

New Tennessee Law Provides Patient Access to Interchangeable Biologic Medicines


05.08.15
L. Hunter Rost, Jr.
Waller Healthcare Blog

Financial Experts Discuss Deal-Making Trends


05.08.15
Morgan Ribeiro
Waller Healthcare Blog

Creating a Mutually Beneficial Relationship between Innovators and Institutions


05.07.15
Kristen F. Johns
Waller Healthcare Blog

April Showers Brought Changes to Telehealth Laws


05.05.15
Waller Healthcare Blog

Considerations for Hospitals and Health Systems on Commercializing Innovations


04.30.15
Kristen F. Johns
Waller Healthcare Blog

Obama Administration Warns States that Failing to Expand Medicaid Could Jeopardize Funding to Pay for Treating the Poor


04.29.15
Waller Healthcare Blog

The Rise of Hospital Joint Ventures: A Q&A with Juniper Advisory’s Rex Burgdorfer


04.28.15
W. Kenneth "Ken" Marlow
Waller Healthcare Blog

Fade to Black … for Now? The Twisting Tale of Telemedicine in Texas


04.13.15
Waller Healthcare Blog

Tips on and Trends in Healthcare IT Investments


04.02.15
Robert L. Harris
G. Tyson Bickley
Waller Healthcare Blog

Hurry Up and Wait: Senate Says “Not So Fast” to the Sustainable Growth Rate Bill


03.27.15
Waller Healthcare Blog

Biosimilars on the Agenda as Life Science Tennessee Visits the State Legislature


03.19.15
L. Hunter Rost, Jr.
Waller Healthcare Blog

MedPAC Issues 2015 Report to Congress


03.18.15
Denise D. Burke
Waller Healthcare Blog

An Update from Leadership Health Care’s Delegation to D.C.


03.13.15
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

Tufts Health Plan Announces New Hampshire Joint Venture with Granite Healthcare Network


03.13.15
Brian R. Browder
Waller Healthcare Blog

Has the Supreme Court Opened a Door for New Challenges to State Corporate Practice of Medicine Laws?


03.13.15
Neil B. Krugman
Donald "Don" R. Moody
Waller Healthcare Blog

Four Little Words and a Potential “Death Spiral” - Supreme Court Hears Challenge to Affordable Care Act Subsidies in King v. Burwell


03.05.15
Waller Healthcare Blog

Alignment Continues for Providers and Insurers


02.23.15
Brian R. Browder
Waller Healthcare Blog

Denial of St. Luke's Appeal Shows Importance of Competitive Review of Transactions


02.16.15
Beth E. Vessel
Waller Healthcare Blog

Healthcare Fraud Enforcement and the DOJ’s Greatest Hits


02.09.15
J.D. Thomas
Waller Healthcare Blog

Data Analytics is (Still) the Next Big Thing


02.06.15
Waller Healthcare Blog

CMS Flinches on Meaningful Use


02.04.15
Denise D. Burke
Waller Healthcare Blog

Key Takeaways from the Annual JP Morgan Conference


02.02.15
Robert L. Harris
Waller Healthcare Blog

EHRs, Data Integrity and the Critical Need for a Data Governance Plan


01.28.15
Waller Healthcare Blog

From Here to There: What It Will Take to Achieve the Goals of Population Health


01.16.15
E. Andrew "Andy" Norwood
Waller Healthcare Blog
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