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  • Medicare’s Fraud Fighting 2YR ROI – $12.4 for every $1 Invested…
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) recently released its – Annual Report to Congress on the Medicare and Medicaid Integrity Programs For Fiscal Years 2013 and 2014. The biggest and most important take-away from the report – the ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Friday, July 22nd, 2016By Ari J. Markenson
  • Lawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massmann Real Estate for Foreigners – Opportunities From New Policies
    Since 1st July 2015 two new laws are in place, the Law on Real Estate Business and the Law on Residential Housing. Those laws allow foreigners to purchase, own and transfer real estate, houses and condos. On 10 September 2015, the Decree implementing the Law on Real Estate Business was ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Thursday, July 21st, 2016By Oliver Massmann
  • Potential Federal Criminalization of Revenge Porn
    Revenge porn is unacceptable and should not be tolerated. Some federal lawmakers agree, and they now seek to push legislation aimed at criminalizing revenge porn. So, what exactly is revenge porn? It often goes something like this: A man and woman are in a committed, consensual relationship. As part of ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016By Eric J. Sinrod
  • Assessing Common Regulatory Risks in Health Care Provider Transactions: Where to start for PE investors…
    Health care providers are heavily regulated, that’s no surprise to private equity investors. As a result, investing in health care provider businesses requires savvy in assessing what regulatory risks an acquisition target may present and whether or not those risks are an impediment to moving forward with a transaction. Common ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016By Ari J. Markenson
  • CMS Preventative Measures…Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services
    Beginning August 1, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be implementing a three-year Medicare pre-claim review demonstration for home health services in the states of Illinois, Florida, and Texas. Michigan and Massachusetts will follow in 2017. CMS is testing whether pre-claim review will help it prevent ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016By Ari J. Markenson
  • Lawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massmann Solutions for Management of State Owned Enterprises
      Comments to Vietnam Investment Review on a recent MPI draft decree supporting the establishment of a state-level management Committee to steer SOEs Vietnam’s Ministry of Planning and Investment has announced a draft decree highlighting the need to establish a committee exclusively in charge of managing state-owned enterprises (SOEs). Currently ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016By Oliver Massmann
  • Duane Morris Attorneys Contribute to Construction & Engineering Law 2016
    Charles Lewis and Jeffrey Hamera have authored a chapter on USA Construction Law in the recently published book, International Comparative Legal Guide to: Construction & Engineering Law 2016.  Construction & Engineering Law covers common issues in construction and engineering laws and regulations – including making construction projects, supervising construction contracts, common ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Construction LawPublished on Tuesday, July 19th, 2016By DuaneMorris3
  • DOJ Settles Another FCA Case with A Hospice Over Patient Ineligibility
    Following on the heels of a number of recent False Claims Act (“FCA”) cases alleging that patients were not eligible to receive hospice services (Good Shepherd Hospice Inc., Guardian Hospice of Georgia LLC,  Hospice of Arizona, L.C. and Altus Healthcare & Hospice Inc., to name a few), the U.S. attorney for the District ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Thursday, July 14th, 2016By Ari J. Markenson
  • Rehearing an Institution Decision
    The Supreme Court recently affirmed that a decision by the PTAB regarding institution of an inter partes review is “final and nonappealable.” Cuozzo Speed Tech. v. Lee, No. 15-466, slip op. at 7 (U.S. June 20, 2016); see 35 U.S.C. §314(d). Without the ability to appeal an institution decision, a ... read more
    Posted to PTAB PracticePublished on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016By Justus Getty
  • The State Department Email Saga
    We now know that the FBI does not recommend that Hillary Clinton be prosecuted for using private email servers with respect to government communications while she was the Secretary of State. At the same time, though, the FBI has concluded that Ms. Clinton’s handling of government communications was extremely careless. ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016By Eric J. Sinrod