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Transparency is the Name of the Game

Transparency is a hot topic in healthcare. Instituted due to popular demand and now enforced by state and federal laws, transparency is required through good faith estimates for the cost of health care services, publishing of pricing data online in machine readable formats, and requirements for…

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Private Equity Investment in Medical Practices Series: Buying or Selling a Medical Practice - STEP 1 - The Nondisclosure Agreement

The first step in most medical practice or health facility sale discussions (including those with private equity) is the negotiation and execution of a Non-Disclosure Agreement, also commonly referred to as an NDA or Confidentiality Agreement. An NDA is one of the more “boilerplate” documents in…

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CMS Issues Supplemental Guidance on Interim Final Rule on Vaccination for States Impacted by Recent Supreme Court Ruling

On January 14, 2022 the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued supplemental guidance (the “Supplemental Guidance”) for implementation of its Interim Final Rule – Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination (“CMS Rule”). 

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Had Enough Compliance Challenges? Don’t Forget About the Stark Law’s Group Practice Compensation Changes Effective January 1, 2022

Most health care providers face many compliance challenges in today’s regulatory climate with the promise of many more to come in the new year. This burden may be particularly acute for physician group practices who must change the methodology for pooling and distributing overall profits under an…

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