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How to Dispose Protected Health Information

Entities covered under the HIPAA Privacy Rules face very high penalties for failing to properly handle protected health information (PHI) as one Indiana non-profit health care system learned to the tune of $800,000. If you handle PHI there is a […]

Dealer Transfer Series: After the Transfer-Planning for Future Transfers or Break-Ups

Your dealership just completed a merger. You did everything by the book: took your time getting to know the other organization, set up a new organization, agreed to a fair value and established how the new ownership group would work […]

Physicians, Medical Groups Beware Recent OIG Special Fraud Alert Targets Lab Payments for Blood Specimens & Patient Data

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General(OIG) recently issued a Special Fraud Alert based on a concern that laboratory payments to referring physicians and physician group practices for blood specimen collection, processing, and packaging, and […]

HHS to Continue 340B “Orphan” Drug Rule

In July 2013 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)issued a final regulation allowing 340B covered entities (public safety-net health providers) to purchase orphan drugs at the discounted 340B prices even when the drugs aren’t used to treat […]

Dealer Transfer Series: After the Transfer-Rules of the Road for Working Together

Completing a dealer transfer is hard work and often compressed into a short amount of time. For those involved in a merger, you might think of it as planning for a wedding … a lot of work culminating in a […]

Physician Unhappy with Patient’s Online Comments Files Suit & Loses

Catherine Nazari, an unsatisfied plastic surgery patient, voiced her dissatisfaction with her physician Jean Loftus online. The comments were critical of Dr. Loftus, so Loftus filed suit for defamation and tortious interference.

Unfortunately for the physician, and an important lesson for […]

Andrew Goodwin Joins Seigfreid Bingham

Seigfreid Bingham, PC is pleased to announce that Andrew J. Goodwin has joined the firm.

Drew focuses on business litigation.  Prior to joining Seigfreid Bingham, Drew practiced at a mid-sized civil litigation firm in Kansas City where he specialized in FELA, […]

Dealer Transfer Series: Planning Before the Transfer

The moment has arrived. After many years of hard work and countless conversations with family and other owners, you made the decision … I’m going to sell my dealership. But now what?

Making the decision to sell your dealership is often […]