All the latest developments in health care lawBy W. Eugene Basanta & Alisha LoganNovember 2002The Illinois Supreme Court has granted leave to appeal in Brandt v. Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, 329 Ill. App. 3d 348, 771 N.E.2d 470 (4th Dist. 2002).
All the latest developments in health care lawBy W. Eugene BasantaJune 2002The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to review the First District Appellate Court's decision in Department of Professional Regulation v. Manos, 326 Ill. App. 3d 698, 761 N.E.2d 208 (1st Dist. 2001).
All the latest developments in health care lawBy W. Eugene BasantaMay 2002A federal action was brought by a mental health care professional disciplined by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (IDPR) for practicing without a license.
All the latest developments in health care lawBy W. Eugene DunnebackMarch 2002Is a municipality a "person" within the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. §3729? In a decision which could subject a municipality to liability for attempting to defraud the federal government, the Seventh Circuit has said yes.
Care without coverage: too little, too lateJune 2002The fact that a significant number of Americans have no health insurance has been, and continues to be, a key health policy issue facing this country. In May of 2002 the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report, "Care Without Coverage: Too Little, Too Late," addressing the plight of Americans without health insurance in terms of their health status and access to health care services.
Health Care Section Council plans HIPAA programsMarch 2002The Health Care Section Council has planned two programs focusing on important issues raised regarding compliance with the privacy requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) over the next several months.