• 07.13.10

    HHS Proposed HITECH Rule Changes HIPAA Landscape

    The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (“HITECH”), enacted on February 17, 2009, was designed to promote the widespread adoption of electronic health records (“EHRs”) and other health information technology tools. 

  • 04.16.10

    New Exceptions to Federal Anti-Inducement Law Create Opportunities for Health Care Providers

    Significant attention has been focused on provisions of the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, H.R. 3590 (“PPACA”) that expand the definition of fraud and abuse and enhance the government’s ability to prosecute health care providers.

  • 04.05.10

    Congress Acts on the Stark Disclosure Dilemma

    On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, H.R. 3590 (“PPACA”).