Bryan G. Looney

(479) 250-9703
Partner
(479) 973-0007 Fax
Bryan.Looney@KutakRock.com
June 1, 2017

Whether you are a dental student, an orthodontist, a senior practitioner pondering a deal with a dental service organization (DSO), or a dentist entangled in the web of corporate dentistry, there are a multitude of legal rules that likely are not emphasized in dental school that must be observed. Read our client alert for more information.

Client Alert
December 8, 2016
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
November 20, 2015
May 6, 2015

On April 16, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (“MACRA”).

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
February 20, 2013
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”).

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