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Benefits of Boutique Law…

Benefits of Boutique Law Firms

Big firms are well-known, easily recognized and in most cases, very qualified as outside general counsel. But more and more, boutique law firms are becoming a smart, cost-effective alternative - or complement - to these big names. Read More
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Key Take-Aways From Veriz…

Key Take-Aways From Verizon's 2018 Protected Health Information Data Breach Report

Those responsible for protected health information (PHI) would be well served to review Verizon's 2018 Protected Health Information Data Breach Report for valuable insight into cyber threats. Here are some key take-aways. Read More
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DC Court of Appeals Rules…

DC Court of Appeals Rules on FCC's 2015 TCPA Order

On Mar. 16, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued its much-anticipated decision in ACA International, et al, v. FCC. The case involved various petitions of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) inter… Read More
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Health Law Highlights Mar…

Health Law Highlights March 2018

DOJ Fraud Section’s Data Analytics Team  Highlight: The Fraud Section in the Criminal Division of the US Department of Justice announced the launch of its Health Care Fraud Unit’s Data Analytics Team, a significant addition to its in-house an… Read More
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Courts Moving Closer to C…

Courts Moving Closer to Clarity on TCPA for Health Care Entities

As texting has become a preferred medium for communicating in many demographics, healthcare providers are responding to consumer demand by incorporating text messaging into their workflows and outreach campaigns. However, providers have been thwarted… Read More
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Health Law Highlights Feb…

Health Law Highlights February 2018

17–Year Sentence for Medicare Fraud Highlight: Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen was sentenced to 17 years in prison after being found guilty of 67 crimes, including health care fraud, falsifying records and submitting false claims. In… Read More
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Health Law Highlights Jan…

Health Law Highlights January 2018

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Highlight: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in Congress by a vote of 227-205. Starting FY 2018, tax-exempt organizations will be required to pay an annual excise tax on compensation exceeding $1 million paid to any of its covere… Read More
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The Opioid Epidemic – D…

The Opioid Epidemic – Don’t Waste This Crisis

For more than forty years, providers and health plans have been fighting the war against addiction with one hand tied behind their backs – hobbled by well-intended but outdated laws that restrict the sharing of information relating to substance use… Read More
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Workplace Relationship

Workplace Relationships: The Risks Involved and What Employers Should Do About Them

The wave of sexual harassment allegations against those in positions of power has overtaken the nation in recent months. Everyone from politicians, celebrities and the media has weighed in with an opinion on how to solve this long-standing problem in… Read More
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Understanding the Board of Directors' Role in Cyber-Risk Management

This week I received a mailing stating that I am eligible for free credit monitoring because I was among millions affected by a data breach. I put it aside; I am already receiving free credit monitoring because of a different major data breach. Read More
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