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United States Resolves Civil Claims That Philadelphia Cardiologist Billed Medicare For Unnecessary Stent Procedures After Voluntary Self-Disclosure

Vidya Banka, M.D., a cardiologist and former director of Pennsylvania Hospital’s cardiac catheterization lab, has entered into a civil settlement agreement with the United States to resolve allegations that he improperly submitted Medicare claims for unnecessary cardiac stent procedures.  Here … Continue reading

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Breakdown in The State of California Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facilities’ handling Of Elder Abuse Causing Unnecessary Personal Injury

The State of California has chronicled multiple breakdowns in the state’s handling of elder abuse cases. There are thousand  of elder residents at senior care centers, including Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities across California that are beaten, sexually assaulted,  and neglected resulting … Continue reading

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Another Reason Business People Need to Manage their Attorneys: The Legal Industry’s Definition of “Productivity” Drives Unnecessary Work

The attorney’s definition of “productivity”? How many hours did I bill the client and get paid for? It’s that simplistic. And it’s that one-sided — in favor of the lawyer — and against the client. Consequently — according to conventional … Continue reading

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Removing Unnecessary Rules at the PTO

As required by the Trump White House, the USPTO has continued its process of removing regulations that are “potentially outdated, unnecessary, ineffective, costly, or unduly burdensome to both government and private sector operations.”  Executive Order 13777.  In this newest proposal (NPRM), the office proposes … Continue reading

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Merger Control in Ireland: Too Many Unnecessary Merger Notifications?

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol Paul K Gorecki (ESRI) asks Merger Control in Ireland: Too Many Unnecessary Merger Notifications? ABSTRACT: The market for corporate control plays an important role in ensuring that assets are deployed in an efficient and effective… … Continue reading

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