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CoreMMIS Implementation Date

On January 30, 2017, Indiana’s Family and Social Services Administration (“FSSA”) published Bulletin BT201710 announcing that the Indiana Health Coverage Programs (“IHCP”) have set Monday, February 13, 2017, as the new implementation date for replacing the current information system, IndianaAIM,…

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Settlement agreement with UConn and the United States Government reveals how it may interpret a covered entity's obligations under non-discrimination laws and regulations

On January 5, 2017, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut and the Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced that they had entered into an agreement with John Dempsey Hospital, a subsidiary of University of Connecticut Health Center (“UConn”), to resolve an accusation of its…

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OIG Post New Advisory Opinion on Laboratory Services

On December 5, 2016, the OIG posted Advisory Opinion No. 16-12 concerning a laboratory’s proposal to provide the labeling of test tubes and specimens free of charge to dialysis facilities.  One of the stated purposes of offering this free service was to “obtain or retain the business of a particular…

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