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Category Archives: Health Care Law

Full Speed Ahead for Meaningful Use re: Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records

On Friday, March 20, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a proposed rule which would make significant changes to the federal Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records (“EHR”)Incentive Programs (collectively the “Meaningful Use Program”). The Meaningful Use Program operates in 3 stages, with providers required to demonstrate increasing use/metrics at each stage …

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French Supreme Court Specifies Requirements for Health Care Companies Under the Sunshine Act

Law no. 2011-2012 of 29 December 2011, also known as the French Sunshine Act, introduced into French law disclosure obligations imposed on health care companies (HCC).  The French Medical Board and a nonprofit organisation challenged the law’s implementing decree of 21 May 2013 and its explanatory circular of 29 May 2013.  On 24 February 2015, …

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