Health Law News From Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer

BLOG: Region C RAC auditor to review E/M services in physician offices

October 9, 2012
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has approved the Region C Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) Connolly, Inc. to review incorrect billing…
Health Law News From Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer

CMS’s Independence at Home Demonstration: A Return to House Calls?

September 28, 2012
Think the days of discussing aches and pains over a patient’s kitchen table are over?  Not according to CMS.  In an announcement…
Health Law News From Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer

The Medicare Patient Empowerment Act: Where does consumer-driven health care fit within health care reform?

September 17, 2012
Recently, there has been an increased level of focus on rethinking health care delivery and payment policy.  This has manifested in a variety of…
Health Law News From Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer

New public-private partnership fights fraud through information sharing

August 24, 2012
Utilizing a provision of the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Department of Justice and Department of Health and Human Services announced the formation…
Health Law News From Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer

New initiatives from fraud-detecting government contractors create threats for physicians

August 8, 2012
Somewhere between the extreme of having your Medicare contractor ask you for records to confirm the medical necessity of services provided and being…