Join us on Monday, December 15th from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. for a brown bag luncheon on “HIPAA Compliance 101 for Solo Practitioners.” Kathryn Sylvia, Nixon Peabody LLP, and MBA Health Law Section Council...
Register for the Annual Health Law Conference on June 19, 2014 from 9am-2:30pm at the MBA, 20 West St., Boston.
The conference will feature Keynote Speaker David Seitz, Executive Director of the...
SAVE THE DATE: The Health Law Section is hosting a health law program on April 30, 2014 from 9-noon at the UMASS Medical School. The topics for discussion include the impact of medicare and medicaid...
The Health Law Section Council wanted to provide members of the Health Law Section with a collection of links to documents regarding the proposed merger of Partners HealthCare and South Shore Hospital.
Commonwealth v. Partners HealthCare System, Inc., South Shore Health and Educational Corp., and Hallmark Health Corp. Complaint for Injunctive Relief:
Joint Motion for Entry of Final Judgment...
The I.R.S. and the Department of the Treasury issued final regulations on December 29, 2014, which clarify obligations of nonprofit hospitals. See 79 FR 250 pp. 78954-79016, “Additional Requirements for Charitable Hospitals; Community Health Needs Assessments for Charitable Hospitals; Requirement of a Section 4959 Excise Tax Return and Time for Filing the Return;” http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-12-31/pdf/2014-30525.pdf . Previously, hospitals and consumers were relying...
Kate Ackerman at iHealthBeat asked me to participate in her annual piece on Health IT past and future, 12 Experts Weigh In on Health IT Progress, Disappointment in 2014 & Hopes for 2015 . Check out her roundup of 2014 highlights, and the collected opinions of a dozen prognosticators, including the HealthBlawger.
Read them all. Agree or disagree. Most important of all: Work to make your own predictions come true.
For those of you dying to know what I had to say, have...
Consumer medical debt is usually unanticipated and frequently unforeseeable, especially where an individual or family unexpectedly finds that they are diagnosed with serious medical conditions or require urgent medical services. Despite having private or public insurance, however, some consumers may be exposed to unaffordable medical bills and charges because of high deductible or increased cost sharing employer sponsored insurance, out-of-network medical services incurred -- particularly...
I recently spoke with Jon Schumacher and Michael Bloom on Health Jams
-- a Google HOA series on marketing for health care entrepreneurs. This
installment is a primer on health care social media, online marketing
and use of online tools (including telehealth) by folks in the
healthcare space and just over the line in other domains as well.
Please feel free to connect here or elsewhere on line to continue the conversation.
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Jayne B.Tyrrell, executive director of the Massachusetts Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts program, is the the June Access to Justice Member of the Month.