Debby Thetford Nye

(479) 695-1966
Partner
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Debby.Nye@KutakRock.com
October 11, 2016

Care New England Health System (“CNE”) agreed to pay $400,000 and enter into a corrective action plan with the HHS Office for Civil Rights to resolve certain HIPAA violations.

Client Alert
March 28, 2016
The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) reminded the public this week that Phase 2 of the HIPAA Audit Program (Phase 2) has begun. For additional information, please read our client alert.
Client Alert
March 5, 2013

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), enacted in 2010, mandates that Medicare/Medicaid-certified nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities have an effective compliance plan in place by March 23, 2013. ACA states that “[by March 23, 2013], a facility shall … have in operation a compliance and ethics program that is effective in preventing and detecting criminal, civil, and administrative violations … and in promoting quality of care.” Nursing facilities are the first health care providers required to enact a mandatory compliance plan. For more information, read the client alert in its entirety.

Client Alert
June 11, 2012
A recent Eighth Circuit opinion illustrates the high standard that parties—even a physician seeking access to his patients after losing privileges—must meet to establish  entitlement to injunctive relief.
Client Alert
May 5, 2011

Through last year’s enactment of the Affordable Care Act, provisions were added to the Social Security Act that established the Medicare Shared Savings Program (“SSP”).

Client Alert