Kevin E. Burr

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Kevin.Burr@KutakRock.com
September 1, 2016

On August 31, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit sided with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in its view that if a firearms dealer is aware that a potential purchaser has a card authorizing possession and use of use of marijuana under state law, then the dealer has “reasonable cause to believe” that such person is an unlawful user of a controlled substance and the dealer may not transfer firearms or ammunition to the person.

May 31, 2016

In light of recent news reports about surgeons leaving an operation before it is fully completed, the American College of Surgeons issued a revised “statement on principles” addressing intra-operative responsibilities of a primary surgeon.

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
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
November 10, 2010

On September 23, 2010, CMS issued its Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol (the “SRDP”) for the voluntary disclosure of actual or potential violations of the physician self-referral law (the “Stark Law”).

Client Alert
April 16, 2010

On March 23, 2010 President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “PPACA”), and a week later the President signed a second law which amended the PPACA, the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (the “Reconciliation Act”).

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