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Author: HMBR

It’s Time for ACOs to Properly Follow MSSP Compliance Regulations

By Carol Hogan and Kathleen Salzer.  Edited by Mary Grace Babbo. Time for a Reexamination: Why ACO Compliance is Important  When an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) files for renewal after their initial three-year participation agreement, CMS reviews all of the ACO’s materials to ensure that the ACO group follows all […]

  Aug 7, 2018  |  By    |   On Health Care

Overcoming Market Power Sensitivities in Hospital Mergers: Part 1

By John Marren and Tom Babbo, Edited by Mary Grace Babbo.  The Rise of the Hospital Merger  In a post-recession America, the value and scope of hospital and healthcare mergers have risen considerably. 2015 saw a large spike in the number of mergers and acquisitions, with the all-time largest valuation of […]

  Jul 15, 2018  |  By    |   On Health Care

Breaking Down the Acronyms to Understand MACRA

By  John Marren and Tom Babbo. Edited by Mary Grace Babbo.  In a political climate where government initiatives for healthcare are constantly created and revised, it can be difficult and tedious to keep the acronyms and program-specific language straight – even for the physicians whose professions and patients are affected […]

  Jun 11, 2018  |  By    |   On Health Care

Is Clinical Integration a Better Prescription than Shared Savings?

By John Marren and Tom Babbo. Edited by Mary Grace Babbo   Despite the best efforts of accountable care organizations (ACOs) within the Medicare program and the use of shared savings models among private payers to realign the otherwise perverse incentives of the fee-for-service health care payment system, costs to […]

  Jun 5, 2018  |  By    |   On Health Care

Debbie Osgood – Speaks on Title IX Compliance Updates and OCR Enforcement

  Debbie Osgood will be the key speaker at an upcoming webinar presented by Stetson University College of Law Title IX Compliance Issues in the Trump Era: Updates on Title IX Policy and OCR Enforcement June 12, 2018 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Register Now: $250 Speaker: Debbie Osgood, Esq. […]

  Jun 1, 2018  |  By    |   On Education

HMBR Attorneys to Present at the 2018 CECU Legal Workshop and Convention in Orlando, Florida

     Don’t miss the 2018 CECU Legal Workshop and Convention  June 3 – 6, 2018 Orlando, Florida        Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose, Ltd. attorneys will be presenting and participating on panels at CECU’s Legal Workshop and Convention.          At the Legal Workshop, on Monday, June 4, […]

  May 22, 2018  |  By    |   On Education

Patrick Deady speaks at the AFL-CIO’s Annual Union Lawyers’ Conference in Atlanta, Georgia

Patrick E. Deady appeared on a panel to discuss how to bargain contracts and advise your clients on Health Care in light of the Affordable Care Act at the annual AFL-CIO LLC Union Lawyers Conference on May 18

  May 22, 2018  |  By    |   On Firm News

“In the Name of Hate: Examining the Federal Government’s Role in Preventing Hate Crimes”

Debbie Osgood, partner at HMBR, will be speaking as a panelist before the U.S. Commissions on Civil Rights, May 11th, 2018.  Debbie will be discussing harassment in education and OCR’s role in addressing harassment.  To watch the USCCR session on hate crimes, click here.  To read Debbie’s address to the […]

  May 11, 2018  |  By    |   On Education

Debbie Osgood Quoted in New York Times on Changes to OCR’s Case Processing Procedures

Debbie Osgood, partner at HMBR, has been quoted in the New York Times  April 21, 2018 issue discussing the changes to the Office for Civil Rights case processing procedures.  Click here to read the full article.  

  Apr 27, 2018  |  By    |   On Education

Protection and Disclosure of Decedent’s PHI — Recent changes to HIPAA privacy rules to allow less stringent policies in protecting privacy of deceased individual’s information

  Jan 26, 2018  |  By    |   On Data Privacy and Protection