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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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Jul 19, 2018

Recently, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced its largest ever national health care fraud takedown, resulting in charges against 601 diverse defendants including health care entities and individual providers. In this episode, Mark Rush and John Lawrence...


Jul 12, 2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems, including the use of algorithms and computer software to analyze complex data and perform certain decision making functions without direct human involvement, are rapidly developing in various industries today. Specifically in health care, AI systems are increasingly utilized to help...


Jun 14, 2018

In September 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a Survey and Certification memo which created interpretive guidelines for compliance with the statutory requirement that hospitals be “primarily engaged” in providing inpatient care. In this episode, Joe Leahy provides an update on recent...


Jun 7, 2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) recently proposed certain changes to the existing satellite facility rules in its Inpatient Prospective Payment System (“IPPS”) and Long Term Acute Care Hospital (“LTCH”) Prospective Payment System proposed rule for fiscal year 2019. In this episode,...


May 17, 2018

Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) are increasingly utilizing gag clauses in pharmacy contracts as a means of prohibiting pharmacies from telling customers that paying for drugs out of pocket would cost them less than if they used their insurance and paid their copays. Critics argue that this practice results in...