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Florida Physician and Ex-Wife Indicted in Health Care Fraud Conspiracy For Alleged False Claims to Medicare and Blue Cross Blue Shield for Allegedly Using False Diagnoses of Rosacea, Acne, and Actinic Keratosis to Perform Chemical Peels, Dermabrasions, and Acne Surgery

The world of private insurance billing has changed in that federal and state authorities will be brought in for claims of insurance fraud. In the old days, if a claim was denied it was denied. If it was approved, that … Continue reading

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Privacy Shield: Neuste Entwicklungen

Gemäss der EU-Kommission und dem Eidgenössischen Datenschutz- und Öffentlichkeitsbeauftragten (EDÖB) verfügen die USA über kein angemessenes Datenschutzniveau. Folglich dürfen Personendaten nicht ohne Weiteres in die USA bekanntgegeben (d.h. Datenexport und -zugriff) werden. Unternehmen, die sich nach Massgabe des EU-U.S. bzw. … Continue reading

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Unimpeachable: 7th Circuit Finds Evidence That Sauna Was Used As Place Of Prostitution Inadmissible Under Rape Shield Rule

Like all states, Wisconsin has a rape shield rule. Under Wisconsin's rule, WIS. STAT. Section 972.11(2)(b), in civil and criminal cases involving alleged sex crimes, any evidence concerning the complaining witness's prior sexual conduct or opinions of the witness's prior… … Continue reading

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Viacom/YouTube: Will The 2d Circuit Continue to Shield YouTube from Liability under the DMCA for Welcoming Infringement On Its Site?

The Viacom/YouTube copyright infringement case is a classic, 4-year fight between two media goliaths that is now at the Second Circuit. Hopefully that court will give some guidance about the scope of safe harbor protections for internet service providers (ISPs) … Continue reading

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Bank's From Sword to Shield: The Transformation of the Corporate Income Tax

My friend and colleague UCLA Vice Dean Steven Bank has posted to SSRN an excerpt from his book From Sword to Shield: The Transformation of the Corporate Income Tax: Abstract: The U.S. corporate income tax – and in particular the … Continue reading

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