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Ohio Medical Board Issues Guidance On Ohio Telemedicine Prescribing Rule

Posted by: Stephanie T. Eckerle and Maggie C. Little on October 17, 2017

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

The State Medical Board of Ohio recently issued a Frequently Asked Questions Guidance Document (“FAQ”) on Rule 4731-11-09 of the Ohio Administrative Code, which governs when a physician or physician assistant can prescribe medication to a patient that they have not conducted an in-person...


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OIG Allows Retail Pharmacy's Discount Program to Include Medicaid and Medicare Beneficiaries

Posted by: Stephanie T. Eckerle and Brandon W. Shirley on October 17, 2017

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

On September 7, 2017, the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) published Opinion 17-05 (“Opinion”) that allowed a retail pharmacy to include Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries in the pharmacy’s discount benefit program. The OIG determined that the program design did not...


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Joint Commission Updates Medication Management Element of Performance

Posted by: Thomas N. Hutchinson and Andrew C. Walker on October 5, 2017

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

The Joint Commission is enhancing provider Element of Performance (“EP”) protocols regarding patient medications in response to the nation’s ongoing opioid crisis. Specifically, the Joint Commission has revised its Medication Management (MM) EPs “to assure the standards continue to reflect...


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Interim Study Committee on Public Health - September 2017

Posted by: Laura A. Brown on October 5, 2017

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

The Interim Study Committee on Public Health, Behavioral Health, and Human Services (“Committee”) met on September 28, 2017, to discuss the following topics:  1) Potential improvements to the INSPECT program; and 2) the shortage of health care providers in Indiana.

With regard to the first...


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CMS Emergency Preparedness Final Rule Nears Implementation Date

Posted by: Maggie C. Little and Susan E. Ziel on September 20, 2017

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have devastated our nation in recent weeks and significantly impacted health care facilities in the affected areas. To better address preparedness for disasters such as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued the...


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Changes to Indiana Medicaid State Plan Affect 340B Reimbursement

Posted by: Stephanie T. Eckerle and Andrew C. Walker on September 20, 2017

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

A July 21, 2017 letter from CMS approves Indiana’s State Plan Amendment (“SPA”) 17-0002, which “proposes to bring Indiana into compliance with the reimbursement requirements in the Covered Outpatient Drug final rule with comment.”[1] In review of the approved SPA, one notable change emerges, and...


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CMS Site Visit Verification Process Completed by Hired Hand

Posted by: Thomas N. Hutchinson and Andrew C. Walker on September 20, 2017

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

A quick peek at CMS’ FY 2018 budget (and beyond) indicates that CMS is investing heavily in rules enforcement.[1] Encouraged by a Fraud Prevention System return on investment of $11.50 for every $1.00 spent[2], CMS sees enhanced enforcement as a critical means of keeping (and returning)...


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