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Triage: Rapid Legal Lessons for Busy Health Care Professionals is a podcast created by the K&L Gates health care practice group to inform our clients and friends of the firm about the latest developments in health law. If you would like to provide feedback or would like to suggest a topic for a future episode of Triage, please contact usUse the icons below to subscribe to Triage via your favorite podcast app to have our episodes delivered directly to you as they become available.

Sep 11, 2019

In Part Two of this two-part series on recent developments in pharmacy law and the 340B drug pricing program, Richard Church and Ryan Severson discuss several recent developments related to the 340B drug pricing program, including discussion of the ongoing federal litigation challenging reimbursement cuts on 340B...


Sep 6, 2019

In Part One of this two-part series on recent developments in pharmacy law and the 340B drug pricing program, Richard Church and Ryan Severson discuss several recent developments that may affect drug pricing and pharmacy regulation on a national level, including a discussion of the Trump Administration’s proposed...


Aug 29, 2019

*UPDATE* Since initial publication of this episode, CMS has delayed implementation of this policy until April 2020.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), recently announced that it plans to activate systematic validation edits for Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) providers with multiple...


Jun 27, 2019

In this episode, Gary Qualls provides an overview of a recent case out of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Encompass Office Solutions, Inc. v. Louisiana Health Service & Indemnity Company d/b/a BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana. This episode discusses the issues raised by an unconventional provider of surgical...


May 31, 2019

In Part Two of this two-part series on the current climate of sexual harassment within the healthcare industry, Leann Walsh and Kristi Nickodem discuss important considerations and practical tips for health care employers in light of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s recent report on...