• Stethoscope-on-money_thumbnail

    09.11.17

    As Enforcement Tightens, How Can You Avoid FCA Actions?

    In fiscal year (FY) 2016, the Department of Justice (DOJ) recovered $2.5 billion from healthcare fraud cases, marking the seventh consecutive year that healthcare civil fraud recoveries exceeded $2 billion. Between January 2009 and the end of FY 2016, the DOJ recovered $19.3 billion in healthcare ...

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    08.09.17

    The Internet of Things and Financial Services: Consumer-Facing Benefits and Risks

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is the interconnection of computing devices embedded in everyday objects that touch every industry, including the financial services industry. With increased connectivity comes an increase in the risk of becoming a target of criminals and foreign governments, as ...

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    07.25.17

    Trump Administration’s Impact on Employment Litigation and Enforcement

    As the Trump administration wrapped up the first 200 days of its agenda, Manatt’s employment and labor practice hosted a complimentary webinar that explored key developments impacting employers and provided practical guidance to prepare for what’s to come. Topics covered ...

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    07.19.17

    Building Successful PAC Preferred Provider Networks

    From new reimbursement models to an aging population to an increased focus on holistic treatment, key trends are converging to drive the surging growth in post-acute care (PAC) preferred provider networks. Hospitals and health systems are seeking to integrate with PAC by creating networks of ...

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    06.06.17

    How to Avoid HIPAA Traps When Using New Technologies

    New technologies are transforming healthcare. According to a HIMSS Mobile Technology Survey of healthcare provider employees, about 90% say they are using mobile devices to engage patients in their healthcare—and 36% believe app-enabled patient portals are the most effective patient ...

  • 04.27.17

    How Will Healthcare M&A Change Under the Trump Administration?

    The healthcare M&A market continues to be among the most active sectors. In 2016, there were 939 healthcare industry deals in the U.S. with an aggregate value of approximately $71.7 billion. How will policies and goals of the new administration likely impact healthcare M&A trends? How ...

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    03.08.17

    What Are the Potential Implications of Capping Federal Medicaid Funding?

    Key leaders in Congress and high-ranking members of the Trump Administration are proposing major changes to Medicaid financing through the adoption of a block grant or per capita cap. (The proposed American Health Care Act would convert Medicaid financing from the current guaranteed matching rate ...

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    03.07.17

    How Will the Trump Administration Impact Healthcare Litigation?

    Donald Trump has vowed to eliminate the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the repeal and replace process has begun. Whatever the outcome—whether an outright repeal or a partial rollback—significant changes would be triggered in existing healthcare law. How will healthcare litigation be ...

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    02.09.17

    “Ban the Box” and Background Checks: Understanding Evolving Obligations

    Following a string of jurisdictions that have adopted “ban the box” legislation, employers must be ever vigilant about these laws’ complex compliance requirements, while continuing to be mindful of their obligations under the separate, but equally important, Fair Credit Reporting ...

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    01.12.17

    Election 2016: Strategic Implications for Healthcare

    Election 2016 is over, and Donald Trump is the president-elect. Republicans maintain control of the House and the Senate—and now have 33 governors and control 70 of 99 state legislative bodies. What does the Republican sweep mean for healthcare at the federal and state levels? Which ...