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OPMC Reporter: “DOCTOR DEATH”? Spring 2015

New York State Surprise Bill to Go in Effect

StatLaw New York, June 15, 2015:

  • OIG Issues Fraud Alert Concerning Physician Contracts that Violate the Anti-Kickback Statute
  • Walgreens Pushing Expansion of Telemedicine
  • New Labor Law Protects Health Care Professionals Volunteering Overseas to Fight Ebola

StatLaw New York, May 15, 2015:

  • Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Releases Version 2.0 of its Guide to Privacy and Security of Electronic Health Information
  • Impact of the Applicability of Antitrust Laws Against Medical Boards Opens Door to Telemedicine Fights
  • Appellate Division Rules Two and One-Half Year Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations Applies to Negligence Action Against Clinical Laboratory

StatLaw New York, June 15, 2014:

  • Register to Review Your "Open Payment" Data (Sunshine Act)
  • Medicare Overpaid Billions for Office Visits and Evaluations, says OIG
  • AMA Adopts Policy on Telemedicine Requiring In-State Licensure
  • NYS DOH to Pursue Misconduct Charges Against Physicians who Fail to Register

StatLaw New York, April 2014:

  • Temporary "Doc Fix" Agreement Delays ICD-10 Implementation
  • CMS Reveals Medicare Part B Physician Payments
  • U.S. Senate Committee on Finance Supports Increased Notice & Appeal Timeframes From CMS
  • NY Appellate Division Holds Investigation Committee Not Required to Conene within 90 Days

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