Recent News and Industry Developments

EXCEPTIONS FOR NONABUSIVE BUSINESS PRACTICE: LIMITED REMUNERATION TO A PHYSICIAN
Advisories | News | EXCEPTIONS FOR NONABUSIVE BUSINESS PRACTICE: LIMITED REMUNERATION TO A PHYSICIAN

December 17, 2020 As described in a broad prior client advisory found here, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published final regulations on November 20, 2020, that make… Read more »

VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES AUDITS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Advisories | News | VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES AUDITS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

December 15, 2020 While the pandemic seems to have decreased the number of Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) audits this year as a result of a suspension of… Read more »

CMS CLARIFIES THE APPLICATION OF DIRECTED REFERRALS PERMITTED UNDER THE STARK LAW
Advisories | News | CMS CLARIFIES THE APPLICATION OF DIRECTED REFERRALS PERMITTED UNDER THE STARK LAW

December 14, 2020 As described in a broad prior client advisory found here, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published final regulations on November 20, 2020, that make… Read more »

CHANGES PROPOSED FOR HIPAA AND HITECH REGULATIONS
Advisories | News | CHANGES PROPOSED FOR HIPAA AND HITECH REGULATIONS

December 14, 2020 On December 10, 2020, the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services issued new proposed regulations relating to the Health Insurance Portability… Read more »

*Free Webinar* Stark and AKS Final Rules: Overview and Impact
Events | News | *Free Webinar* Stark and AKS Final Rules: Overview and Impact

Join Hancock Daniel and Health Capital Consultants for a free and open webinar where we will discuss the overview and impact of the new Stark and AKS rules. Speakers will… Read more »

Virginia Business Legal Elite 2020
News | Virginia Business Legal Elite 2020

Congratulations to our twelve attorneys who have been named Virginia Business Legal Elite for the year of 2020! Jim Daniel- Health Law Kim Daniel- Labor & Employment Jonathan Sumrell- Labor… Read more »

CMS EXPANSION OF HOSPITAL WITHOUT WALLS PROGRAM: ACUTE HOSPITAL CARE AT HOME NOW A REALITY
Advisories | News | CMS EXPANSION OF HOSPITAL WITHOUT WALLS PROGRAM: ACUTE HOSPITAL CARE AT HOME NOW A REALITY

November 30, 2020 On the heels of new Stark and Antikickback regulations (see HHS RELEASES TRANSFORMATIONAL NEW REGULATIONS UNDER STARK AND THE ANTI-KICKBACK STATUTE and MAJOR CHANGES ANNOUNCED IN NOVEMBER… Read more »

MAJOR CHANGES ANNOUNCED IN NOVEMBER 2020 REGULATIONS UNDER THE STARK PHYSICIAN SELF-REFERRAL ACT
Advisories | News | MAJOR CHANGES ANNOUNCED IN NOVEMBER 2020 REGULATIONS UNDER THE STARK PHYSICIAN SELF-REFERRAL ACT

November 24, 2020 On November 20, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published final regulations that make significant modifications to the federal physician self-referral law frequently known… Read more »

HHS RELEASES TRANSFORMATIONAL NEW REGULATIONS UNDER STARK AND THE ANTI-KICKBACK STATUTE
Advisories | News | HHS RELEASES TRANSFORMATIONAL NEW REGULATIONS UNDER STARK AND THE ANTI-KICKBACK STATUTE

November 23, 2020 On Friday, November 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released new regulations under the Physician Self-Referral Act (Stark) and the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS).… Read more »

A BROAD ARRAY OF VIRGINIA PROVIDERS RECEIVE ADDITIONAL REGULATORY FLEXIBILTIES DURING COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY (PHE)
Advisories | News | A BROAD ARRAY OF VIRGINIA PROVIDERS RECEIVE ADDITIONAL REGULATORY FLEXIBILTIES DURING COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY (PHE)

October 23, 2020 VIRGINIA’S DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES (DMAS) HAS ISSUED AN INTERIM GUIDANCE ANNOUNCING MANY NEW REGULATROY CHANGES MEANT TO ASSIST PROVIDERS DURING THE COVID-19 PHE The October… Read more »

REMINDER TO NURSING HOMES: DON’T FORGET RESIDENTS’ RIGHT TO VOTE IN THE UPCOMING ELECTION
Advisories | News | REMINDER TO NURSING HOMES: DON’T FORGET RESIDENTS’ RIGHT TO VOTE IN THE UPCOMING ELECTION

October 19, 2020 On October 5, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued QSO-21-02-NH, Compliance with Residents’ Rights Requirement Related to Nursing Home Residents’ Right to Vote… Read more »

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