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Congressional Committees Focus on ACA and Other Health Policy Issues

Federal health policy is an early focus for Congressional committees.  In addition to several hearings held in January, Congressional hearings in February have concentrated on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and primary care, including the following: A House Energy and … Continue reading

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Medicare Recipients Must Watch the Line Dividing Home Health Care From Non-Medical In-Home Care

The difference between “home health care” and “non-medical in-home care” is not always clear, but it is a distinction with a big difference. “Home health care” is covered by Medicare, but “non-medical in-home care” is not. Littman Krooks Elder Care … Continue reading

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Who Are Fairview Health Services?

Fairview Health Services is a business organization that is the controlling entity of many hospitals, clinics and specialty programs in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. It is a non-profit that has under their umbrella 12 hospitals and medical centers, 56 Primary Care … Continue reading

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Join Us: Life Sciences Health Industry Roundtable on “Identifying and Mitigating Risk in a Changing Global Economy”

In-house counsel at pharmaceutical, medical device, and health companies are invited to join their peers and leading Reed Smith life sciences lawyers for a roundtable discussion on how to identify and mitigate risk. The event will be held on 5 … Continue reading

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Recent Illinois Act Requires Health Care Providers to Institute Violence Prevention Measures

Health care providers and custodial agencies operating in Illinois are now subject to new obligations under the Health Care Violence Prevention Act (210 ILCS 160/1 et seq.)(“HCVPA”), which went into effect on January 1, 2019. The HCVPA, which was enacted … Continue reading

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