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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 […]

HIPAA “BYOD” Rule Changes: What You Need to Know

What is BYOD?

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) appears to be a win-win for companies andemployees: employers save money on smart phone, tablet and laptop costs and employees enjoy the freedom of choosing their own device while enhancing communications and mobile […]

Product Liability Claims: Limiting Your Risk for Used Equipment Sales (Part 2)

Product liability claims can be devastating.  Products liability claims are generally defined as claims for personal injury or property damage caused by equipment.  The legal theories for which a selling dealer may be liable can range from strict liability to […]

OCR Issues Guidance on HIPAA Privacy Rule Obligations for Same-Sex Couples

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently issued written guidance on the obligations health care providers face under HIPAA to couples in legally valid same-sex marriages.


United States v. Windsor Ruling

As previously drafted, Section […]

Product Liability Claims: Limiting Your Risk for Used Equipment Sales (Part 1)

Product liability claims can be devastating.  When people are injured by equipment or the equipment causes damage to property, millions of dollars can be at stake.  This is a recurring issue and all dealers pay for these claims either through […]

Cape Girardeau Neurosurgeon Indicted on Federal Anti-Kickback Charges

On September 18, 2014 the U.S. Attorney’s office announced that MidwestNeurosurgeons, LLC and it’s owner Dr. Sonjay Fonn and DS Medical, LLC and it’s owner, Deborah Seeger, were indicted for allegedly violating the Medicare Anti-Kickback Statue. Their story is an […]

Seigfreid Bingham Relocates to Crown Center

The law firm Seigfreid Bingham, P.C., will move its offices Friday, October 31 to 29,439 square feet of newly renovated office space in the Crown Center area. The office on the 10th floor of 2323 Grand Boulevard will open for […]