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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.

Nov 1, 2019

In this week’s episode, Rebecca Schaefer discusses key data privacy considerations for providers in light of Dinerstein v. Google, a pending class action lawsuit involving the University of Chicago’s provision of medical data to Google as part of a collaborative machine learning research and development arrangement....


Oct 25, 2019

Beginning October 1, 2019, hospitals that are excluded from the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS), including psychiatric hospitals, children’s hospitals, and cancer hospitals, may now have IPPS-excluded rehabilitation or psychiatric units, provided these units meet the applicable Medicare rules...


Oct 17, 2019

In this week’s episode, Steve Pine presents the last installment of our three part series addressing the CMS Quality Payment Program (QPP) updates in the CY2020 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule. In this episode, Mr. Pine explains a number of Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APM) proposals, including new...


Oct 16, 2019

This week’s episode is the second in an ongoing series focusing on recent efforts by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to update 42 C.F.R. Part 2 (Part 2) regulations related to the confidentiality of substance use disorder treatment records in light of challenges posed by...


Oct 8, 2019

This episode is the first in a series focusing on recent efforts by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to update 42 C.F.R. Part 2 (Part 2) regulations related to the confidentiality of substance use disorder treatment records in light of challenges posed by the opioid epidemic. In...