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If you work in the health care industry, you have grown accustomed to frequent changes in laws and regulations. Triage: Rapid Legal Lessons for Busy Health Care Professionals, created by K&L Gates, provides its listeners with timely content regarding regulatory and legal developments in the health care industry.  

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Feb 15, 2018

In the second episode of our series on the national opioid crisis, Gina Bertolini discusses the overlay of recent guidance concerning privacy laws such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records (Part 2) regulations and how they...


Feb 9, 2018

This is the first episode in a series focused on the legal issues surrounding the nationwide opioid crisis. To begin the series, Carla DewBerry discusses the laws and regulations impacting health care providers caring for persons at risk for an opioid addiction and highlights how certain state laws are attempting...


Jan 31, 2018

We expect 2018 to be another year of rapid change within the health care industry. In this episode, Mary Beth Johnston highlights some of the key topics that the health care practice group will monitor in the coming year, including legal and regulatory changes in the areas of payment and reimbursement, fraud and abuse,...


Dec 20, 2017

In this episode, Hilary Bowman summarizes recent updates to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) 2017 Work Plan. Specifically, she discusses OIG’s plans to investigate and audit opioid prescribing and use by Medicaid beneficiaries, telemedicine claims paid by State...


Dec 15, 2017

In this episode, Erica Jackson discusses recent guidance from the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on the consideration of real-world data and real-world evidence in regulatory decision-making related to medical devices and their development. The episode notes stakeholders should work closely with the FDA so that...