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Kentucky Cardiologist Sentenced to 60 Months for Health Care Fraud and False Statements Relating to Implanting Medically Unnecessary Stents and Falsifying Degree of Stenosis in Medical Records

Credit: The Daily IndependentOn May 2, 2019, well-known Kentucky cardiologist Dr. Richard E. Paulus was sentenced, by U.S. District Court Judge David L. Bunning, to serve 60 months in federal prison for health care fraud and false statements almost three … Continue reading

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Prison Medical Contractors Corizon Health & Corizon LLC Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Corizon, like many private prison operators and contractors, has been the subject of vigorous litigation for years. Read more detail on Recent Products Liability posts –

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Health Apps and HIPAA – Recent FAQs Highlight Importance of Covered Entities and Business Associates Scrutinizing their Relationships with App Developers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a new set of HIPAA FAQs addressing the applicability of HIPAA to certain health apps and the covered entities and business associates that interact with them. These … Continue reading

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Health Canada changes cannabis licensing process

On May 8, 2019, Health Canada announced that it is introducing changes to its cannabis licensing process, effective immediately. Before the change, an applicant can apply for a cannabis license by submitting paper application to Health Canada without having to … Continue reading

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Making Law Student Mental Health a Priority

Mental health and substance abuse problems affect individuals working in every profession. Unfortunately, too many professionals suffer in silence, while others fail to notice their own conditions and needs. Institutions dedicated to preparing individuals to enter professional careers need to … Continue reading

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