Nomination Slate for Officers and Council Members for FY 2022
The ABA Health Law Section Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for Officers and Council members for FY 2022.
Vaccine Passports: Our New Normal?
The Washington Post reports that the Biden administration is working on developing a standardized “vaccine passport” so individuals can prove that they have been properly vaccinated against COVID-19.
Health Net Federal Services LLC to Pay $97 Million to Resolve Overstated Billings to the VA
Health Net Federal Services LLC (Health Net) will pay nearly 93.7 Million in overpayments, as well as $3.55 Million in interest, to the VA. Health Net was audited in 2017 and found to have duplicated claims and failed to reduce billings to the VA for approximately $1 million in provider rate savings, as contractually required.
UHG is Sued for Antitrust Violations Over Network Exclusion
A former anesthesia group operating in multiple states has sued UHG on the basis that the provider group was eliminated from UHG’s network in several locations, and network providers were being reminded that they were to refer to in-network docs.
FDA and European Medicines Agency Develop Pediatric Oncology Drug Development Template
Regulators in the US and Europe have come together to provide a common template for drugmakers to use when planning clinical trials for pediatric drugs.
Free Member Benefit and On-Demand CLE Videos
The Section is providing a mix of complimentary Member Benefit and On-Demand videos. Expand your knowledge and skills with our webinars featuring a variety of special guests and topics.
Preparing for Pandemics and Disasters: Emergency Preparedness Requirements
This webinar focused on the emergency preparedness Final Rule which was updated by CMS on September 30, 2019, and preparations for accreditation surveys under the updated Rule.
A Lawyer's Ethical Duty to be Proficient in Today’s Technology and to be Circumspect when Using it
In this webinar, Lynn Barrett explored a lawyer's ethical duty to be proficient in today's technology utilizing the ABA's Model Rules as a guide.
Healthcare Sector COVID 19 Waivers-Impact on Operations and Valuations
The presentation provides an overview of the specific 1135 Waivers by industry through the latest updates issued by CMS as of 5/15. VMG provides a real time impact on COVID for publicly traded companies within the industry and provides VMG’s perspective on the impact to operations with regards to 1135 Waivers.
Qui Tam Cases: The Impact of the Granston Memo in Practice
In 2018, the Director of DOJ's Civil Fraud Section, Michael Granston, issued a memo advising U.S. Attorneys to consider dismissing meritless False Claims Act ("FCA") suits instead of simply declining intervention.
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Trending CLE: COVID-19 Collections
The spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) is having significant legal implications across the sector: from remote working to dealing with the effects of the pandemic on business, firms, employees and associates. The ABA is pleased to be able to offer a variety of CLE webinars and on-demand products that specifically address some of your questions on the effects of this outbreak. We are pleased to feature free-to-member live webinars for your legal education. Get CLE credit and get informed!