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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.

Jan 23, 2020

In this week's episode, Lindsey Rogers-Seitz forecasts a number of critical issues spanning the health care industry that are likely to be points of focus in the coming year. Among these issues, Ms. Rogers-Seitz discusses the potential impacts of the 2020 presidential campaign, the health care industry's...


Dec 19, 2019

In this episode, Ryan Severson and Victoria Hamscho discuss recent developments in pharmaceutical pricing and the 340B Drug Pricing Program heading into 2020, including reimbursement cuts for 340B drugs under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System and the ongoing litigation challenging the cuts, 340B state action...


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...