Drinker Biddle Inaugurates E-Newsletter On Health Law Regulation

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 00:00

Drinker Biddle recently published the first of a series of newsletters on health law.

Named The Pulse, Drinker Biddle's new health care regulatory email newsletter will appear every two weeks. It will provide the reader with a summary of recent significant federal and state regulatory developments affecting the health care industry and provide links for readers to click onto for the full text of the article.

Among the articles featured in the first issue are: Leasing Arrangement Could Violate Anti-Kickback Statute, Concludes OIG Advisory Opinion; Controversial Proposed Regulation Allows Health Care Workers To Refuse Providing Certain Services; ASC Arrangement Considered Risky but OIG Still Rules Favorably; Government and Provider Enter Into First-Ever HIPAA Privacy and Security Resolution Agreement; Changes Proposed to HIPAA Code Sets and Standards for Electronic Transactions; CMS Issues Final Rule on Payback of Overpayments; FDA Revises Process for Responding to Drug Applications; and CMS Posts Hospital Death Rates.

To access the publication from the Drinker Biddle website, visit http:// www.drinkerbiddle.com/files/upload/ The_Pulse.htm.