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We have extensive experience with the following areas: Petroleum, Litigation, Real Estate and more.

We advise business in the following areas: Employee Benefits, Litigation, Business Advisory and more.

For those seeking counsel in real estate matters, our areas of expertise include: Construction, Development, Land Use, Litigation and more.

We handle many private matters for individuals, including: Adoption, Custody, Divorce, Domestic Partnership, Estate Planning and more.

Every criminal case is a serious matter. There are lifelong consequences for any person accused or convicted of committing a crime.

Since 1976, our litigators have effectively and efficiently represented clients in federal and state courts in business litigation, municipal law, employment law, personal injury and a variety of complex litigation.

Since 1976, our litigators have effectively and efficiently represented clients in federal and state courts in business litigation, municipal law, employment law, personal injury and a variety of complex litigation.

Since 1976, our litigators have effectively and efficiently represented clients in federal and state courts in business litigation, municipal law, employment law, personal injury and a variety of complex litigation.

As a part of the "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009" a civil penalty structure was put in place for Health Insurace Portability and Asccountability Act (HIPAA) violations.

Our experience uniquely qualifies us to advise in governmental issues: Annexation, Associations/Non-Profits, Cities, Towns, & Counties, Colleges & Universities, Economic Development, Elections and more.

We provide legal advice for businesses in the following areas: Agribusiness Energy, Diversified Businesses, Emerging Businesses, Federal & State Tax, Finance, and more.

Probate is the court procedure by which a decedent’s property is administered for the purpose of passing ownership of assets remaining in the decedent’s name at his/her death.

Since 1976, our litigators have effectively and efficiently represented clients in federal and state courts in business litigation, municipal law, employment law, personal injury and a variety of complex litigation.

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HEALTHCARE LAW NEWS - VOLUME 101

Is Your EHR Vendor Still There?

One of the questions seldom discussed by EHR providers is how long the EHR provider will be around.  Not only is this an important question from the standpoint of the viability of EHR systems, whether server based or cloud based, but also with regard to provider compliance with federal and state patient record retention requirements.

Healthcare Law News - Volume 100

Ready for HIPAA Phase II Audit?

OCR Phase II audits will assess compliance with privacy, security, and breach notification standards.  A Phase II desk audit will begin by receiving a notice from OCR with a document request letter.  You have only 10 days from the receipt of this letter to submit the requested documents through a secure online portal.

HEALTHCARE LAW NEWS - VOLUME 97

CMS CAVES ON TWO-MIDNIGHT RULE

At the end of April, CMS proposed a permanent adjustment in its inpatient prospective payment system that would effectively eliminate penalties associated with the two-midnight policy. This ‘policy’ required patients to stay two nights to qualify for inpatient status reimbursement. This change would affect all hospitals enrolled in Medicare.

Healthcare Law News - Volume 96

VA STILL DOESN’T GET IT

The VA seems unable to understand or meet its obligation to veterans. Over a year after the roll out of program to allow veterans to go to non-VA  facilities for services unavailable at VA or where wait times were unacceptable, the program is still mired in problems and does not meet VA requirements.

HEALTHCARE LAW NEWS VOLUME 95

LAPTOP LOSS LEADS TO HIPAA FINES

OCR announced two settlements regarding HIPAA violations resulting from laptop thefts.

North Memorial Healthcare of Minnesota will pay $1.55 million in settlement for HIPAA violations. A laptop was stolen from one of its contractors, and OCR found that North Memorial failed in two important areas:

HEALTHCARE LAW NEWS - VOLUME 91

CONTRACT BLUES

In 2012, Dr. Raheem agreed to sell his medical clinic to Pinnacle Health Care in Michigan City. The deal was to close in June and Dr. Raheem was to receive $565,000.00. Pinnacle was not ready to close and asked for an extra six months to close the transaction and pay Dr. Raheem. The second closing date would have been December 31, 2012.

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