Yearly Archives: 2010
Sheila Sokolowski Speaks on Social Media
Sheila Sokolowski recently spoke to a national audience via a National Constitution Center webinar on health care social media and the related legal issues. Her presentation addressed revising HIPAA privacy and security policies to address the risks associated with social media, as well as guidelines for drafting an effective social media […]
Hogan Marren Summary of ACO Regulations Available
For the benefit of Hogan Marren clients and others contemplating clinical integration and accountable care organizations (ACOs), we have summarized the key provisions of the proposed ACO regulations. An online version of the summary is available here and copy of the summary suitable for printing is available here .
John P. Marren and Edward M. Hogan were named to Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers
John P. Marren and Edward M. Hogan were once again named to Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers. The newly published 2011 list names attorneys in each state who have been chosen through peer review and independent research.
Laura C. Liu Sworn As Cook County Circuit Judge
Laura C. Liu was sworn in as a Circuit Judge of Cook County on Friday, December 17. Ms. Liu had been a partner at Hogan Marren, Ltd. until her appointment. She joined the firm in 1998, and her practice was focused on civil litigation and health care law. In remarks […]
Seventh Circuit Affirms Dismissal of §1983 Claims against Alderman
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a federal district court’s dismissal of §1983 claims against a suburban city alderman accused of punching the plaintiff during a confrontation over illegally parked vehicles. Laura C. Liu, Kelly M. Cherf, and Michael Tecson represented the alderman, and obtained a dismissal of the claims on the […]
Hogan Marren Obtains Favorable Medicare Coverage Decision for Hospital
Kelly McCloskey Cherf, Laura C. Liu and Nicholas Hudalla successfully represented a client in its appeal of a Medicare contractor’s determination of overpayment involving a beneficiary’s inpatient hospital services, based on the contractor’s finding that the services were not medically reasonable and necessary. The Medicare Appeals Council (MAC) reversed the Administrative Law Judge’s decision upon finding that […]
Sheila Sokolowski Joins Hogan Marren, Ltd.
Hogan Marren is pleased to announce that Sheila Sokolowski has joined the firm as a partner. Ms. Sokolowski focuses her practice on business and related regulatory issues affecting the health care industry. She provides advice and counsel concerning compliance with federal and state law governing the delivery of health care services and […]
Hogan Marren Attorneys Challenge Honest Services Fraud Conviction
Hogan Marren attorneys Patrick E. Deady, Edward M. Hogan, Kelly McCloskey Cherf and Michael Tecson are challenging the mail fraud conviction of former City of Chicago employee Timothy McCarthy in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 24, 2010 decision in Skilling v. U.S. restricting the scope of the honest services fraud statute used to convict McCarthy. McCarthy […]
Sorich Supplemental Memorandum Aug. 5, 2010
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