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- NYC Bureau of Fraud Investigation Letters
A letter from the NYC Bureau of Fraud Investigation means that you have a potentially serious problem. Do not try to handle this on your own. Consult with an experienced Medicaid fraud lawyer before you meet with the investigators.
- Mortality Rates and Malpractice
A series of recent infant deaths at a medical center in Florida, and a subsequent investigation of the deaths by CNN, suggests that an increase in infant deaths at one facility may be an indication of medical malpractice.
- US Supreme Court Confirmation of the Affordable Care Act
In a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June of 2015 that the core component of President Obama’s health care law that allows the federal government to provide tax subsidies through federal exchanges was valid.
- New Report On Medical Omissions
A new report on studies of acute care facilities highlights several startling ways in which medical professionals may be liable for care they do not provide and things they do not do.
- Who is Liable for Medication Errors?
Learn why medication errors occur and how to safeguard yourself against prescription drug errors.
- Viable Medical Malpractice Claims Require Specific Criteria
Most people are familiar with the term “medical malpractice,” but few understand its meaning or what goes into establishing a viable claim.
- Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Will Affect How Ohio Hospitals Choose Decision-Makers
On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court held that the Fourteenth Amendment requires all States to license same-sex marriages and to recognize same-sex marriages lawfully performed in other States. See Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. (2015). At first glance, this landmark decision appears far removed from the day-to-day care provided in Ohio’s hospitals. But it is not.
- Social Media Best Practices for Healthcare Providers
Social media continues to change how we communicate.
- What Is the Sequential Evaluation Process in Social Security Disability Claims?
The Social Security Administration utilizes a five-step sequential process in which the administration determines whether a claimant meets the definition for being disabled. The steps are followed in the exact order. If a decision is made at any step, the other steps remain uncompleted. However, if the Social Security Administration is unable to make a determination, representatives continue to the next step.
- Swine Flu Vaccine Disables 12 Year-Old Boy
Vaccines play a large role in improving public health.