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Showing 4 posts from September 2011.

Deadline for EHR Attestation Fast Approaching

deadline for ehr attestationAs noted in our September 2011 article, it is time for hospitals and physicians to start using electronic health records ("EHR").  It is particularly important if hospitals or physicians want to take advantage of the 2011 Medicare incentive payments, since important deadlines are quickly approaching. Read More ›

Categories: Technology

Hot Off the Presses: Foster Swift Health Care Law Newsletter

health care lawThe latest edition of the Foster Swift Health Care Law Newsletter has just been released.  Topics include Electronic Health Records, Medicare Reimbursement for Resident Research and Hospital Community Needs Assessments.  In order to whet your appetite, below is a brief summary of the articles: Read More ›

Categories: Billing/Payment, Electronic Health Records, Health Care Reform, Health Insurance Exchange, HITECH Act, Hospitals, Medicare/Medicaid, Physicians

Medicare Provider-Supplier Revalidation: Are You Ready?

medicare provider-supplierAll providers and suppliers that were enrolled with the Medicare program prior to March 25, 2011 will be asked to revalidate their enrollment information in the near future.  According to a statement issued by the Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS"), intermediaries will begin contacting providers and suppliers to do the following: Read More ›

Categories: Billing/Payment, Health Care Reform, Hospitals, Medicare/Medicaid, Physicians

4th Circuit Opinions on Health Care Reform Sidestep Issue of Constitutionality

health care reform The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has issued two opinions related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA"), also commonly referred to as Health Care Reform.  What is interesting in these two decisions is that the appellate court refrains from ruling on the constitutionality of PPACA.  Instead, it does not even address the issue because it found adequate grounds to dismiss both cases based on lack of jurisdiction. Read More ›

Categories: Employment, Health Care Reform, Insurance, Regulatory

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Best Lawyers® 2020

Congratulations to the attorneys of the Health Care practice group at Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC for their inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America 2020 edition. Firm-wide, 42 lawyers were listed. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation and as lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Health Care practice group members listed in Best Lawyers are as follows:

To see the full list of Foster Swift attorneys listed in Best Lawyers 2020, click here.