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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.

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...


Oct 4, 2019

In this week’s episode, Kathy Barger presents the second in a three part series addressing the CMS Quality Payment Program (QPP) updates in the CY2020 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule. In this episode, Ms. Barger discusses several additional key Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) proposals presented...


Sep 26, 2019

In this week’s episode, Limo Cherian presents the first segment of a three part series addressing the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Payment Program (QPP) updates in the CY2020 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule.  Ms. Cherian presents an overview of the QPP and discusses CMS’...