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Newsletter Articles From 2016

All the latest developments in health care law By W. Eugene Basanta and Chelbie A. Mitchell December 2016 Recent cases of interest to health care law practitioners.
All the latest developments in health care law By W. Eugene Basanta and Chelbie A. Mitchell September 2016 Recent cases of interest to health care law practitioners.
All the latest developments in health care law By W. Eugene Basanta and Chelbie A. Mitchell June 2016 Recent cases of interest to health care law practitioners.
All the latest developments in health care law By W. Eugene Basanta and Chelbie A. Mitchell March 2016 Recent cases of interest to health care law practitioners.
Health care quality: HHS should set priorities and comprehensively plan its efforts to better align health quality measures December 2016 In addition to discussing recent health law court decisions, this issue of the Health Care Lawyer includes the summary of a recent Government Accountability Office report HHS Should Set Priorities and Comprehensively Plan Its Efforts to Better Align Health Quality Measures which looks at the problems caused to providers by the use of multiple, differing quality measures.
MEDICARE: Claim review programs could be improved with additional prepayment reviews and better data June 2016 A summary of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, “Medicare: Claim Review Programs Could Be Improved with Additional Prepayment Reviews and Better Data,” GAO-16-394 released May 13, 2016, which looks at the current operations of Medicare audit contractors.
Meeting the needs of health care clients in liability litigation—What defense counsel needs to remember By James Adamson March 2016 Jim Adamson begins his article by observing that “The most important element to remember about the attorney-client relationship is that the attorney is serving the needs of the client.” This useful article is designed to help new health care lawyers as they enter this area of practice with helpful insights about how to provide clients with high-quality professional representation.
Protecting your clients’ healthcare licenses after a medical malpractice case: Your failure to watch out for their licenses could cost you yours By Michael V. Favia September 2016 When a health care professional faces a malpractice suit there can be a variety of collateral consequences. This includes the possibility of licensure investigation and potential sanctions. In this issue of the Health Care Lawyer, an article by Health Care Section Council member Michael Favia, "Protecting Your Clients’ Healthcare Licenses After a Medical Malpractice Case: Your Failure to Watch Out for Their Licenses Could Cost You Yours" offers helpful guidance for attorneys facing such a situation.