About Chris Brown

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Chris Brown has created 107 blog entries.

Tim Davis to Present at E-Discovery CLE

Tim Davis will make a presentation at the National Business Institute’s “Everything You Don’t Know About E-Discovery” CLE on March 26, 2015  at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Lenexa, Kansas.  He will discuss practical tech advice for the non-techy attorney.

Click […]

Dealer Financing Documents: Avoiding Collateral Description Dilemmas

Most dealerships obtain financing from a variety of sources. Dealers may have an operating line of credit from a local bank, multiple floor plan providers for wholegood purchases and direct financing from suppliers for equipment and/or parts. Normal finance documents […]

Employee’s HIPAA Violation Results in $1.44 Million Jury Verdict Against Employer

Last month, the Indiana Court of Appeals upheld a $1.44 million jury verdictagainst Walgreens and a pharmacist employed by Walgreens for breaching their duties to keep customer prescription history private. In this case, the pharmacist used private customer prescription history […]

OIG 2015 Work Plan Summary – Part 3

This is the last of three blog posts summarizing the fiscal year 2015 plans of theOffice of Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). The first two posts (post one, post two) covered the […]

OIG 2015 Work Plan Summary – Part 2

This is the second of a three-part blog series summarizing the fiscal year 2015 work plan of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). The first blog post described the OIG’s […]

OIG 2015 Work Plan Summary – Part 1

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) releases an annual work plan for each fiscal year, which provides a blueprint to the OIG’s upcoming oversight and enforcement efforts. The latest […]

OIG Proposes Revisions to Safe Harbors and CMPs

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently published a proposed rule that provides new and modified regulatory safe harbors to the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), amends regulatory provisions related to enforcement of the Beneficiary […]

Physicians: What to Consider When Joining a New Practice Group

Due to healthcare reform and the increased complexities of operating amedical practice, many private physicians are electing to consolidate with other practitioners or to become hospital employees. This shift makes sense as group practices tend to reduce overhead, increase negotiating […]