RECENT HEALTH LAW NEWS


FTC Slams Stem Cell Therapy Clinic for Deceptive Health Claims
October 23, 2018 | Steven Shapiro | Fraud and Abuse | Litigation | Pharmaceuticals
On October 18, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a settlement with a California-based physician and the two companies he controlled. The FTC had alleged that Bryn Jarald Henderson, D.O., and his two companies, Regenerative Medical Group and Telehealth Medical Group, earned at least $3.3 million by offering “stem cell therapy” injections initially costing …
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Execs Discuss the Future of Healthcare
October 23, 2018 | Rivkin Rounds Staff | Affordable Care Act | Employer/Employee | Hospitals | Legislation and Public Policy | Medicare and Medicaid | Private Insurers
The Albany Business Review recently held a roundtable event to explore the future of a single-payer system, the rising cost of healthcare and the rapid pace of change in the industry. Rivkin Radler Partner Robert H. Iseman was joined by Barry McNamara, President of employee benefits firm Benetech Inc.; and Kelly K. Smith, Vice President …
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Court Partially Invalidates Executive Comp Regulations
October 23, 2018 | Robert C. Kern, Jr. | Employer/Employee | Hospitals | Legislation and Public Policy | Litigation | Medicare and Medicaid
On October 18, 2018, the New York Court of Appeals struck down a $199,000 cap on executive compensation for healthcare executives, saying the State Department of Health exceeded its authority. The Court upheld a related cap on executive compensation for healthcare organizations that receive state funding.  The case is Leading Age New York Inc. v …
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Anthem Data-Breach Settlement Sets Tone for Privacy Enforcement
October 23, 2018 | Rivkin Rounds Staff | Cybersecurity | Electronic Health Records | HIPAA | Litigation | Private Insurers
An October 16, 2018, article in Bloomberg Law’s Health Law & Business, “Anthem Data-Breach Settlement Sets Tone for Privacy Enforcement”, discussed Anthem, Inc.’s recent $16 million data breach settlement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR). The 2015 breach compromised the personal information of about 79 million people. Rivkin …
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