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CMS has begun to enforce the price transparency rule against hospitals

By Megan Barker The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently begun to send warning letters to hospitals that are not in compliance with the recently effective price transparency rule. This warning comes on the heels of CMS’s audits of a sample of hospitals in January. To enforce the rule, CMS is authorized to

Common billing errors that land medical providers on the government’s radar

By Brian Butler and Jennifer Henry Jackson Medicare and Medicaid billing mistakes can result in fraud investigations with serious, long-lasting consequences. Providers may be required to pay back up to three times the amount they were paid for improperly billed services. In addition, if the government finds that the improper billing was intentional, providers can face criminal

Healthcare facilities construction contracts

By: Rebecca M.W. Sherman and Megan K. George The demand for cutting-edge healthcare facilities, while varied by community, tends to rise or remain consistent despite changes in the economy and the availability of the significant capital necessitated by such projects. This creates a unique challenge in both the medical and construction industries. There are many

Elliot joins UofL Health Sciences Center

Named associate vice president for health affairs/strategic initiatives Jennifer Elliott has been named the associate vice president for health affairs/strategic initiatives and special advisor to the executive vice president for health affairs at the University of Louisville’s Health Sciences Center. Elliott has been part of the Stites & Harbison, PLCC law firm and was chair

Jennifer Landrum Elliott named Chair of Stites & Harbison’s health care service group

Stites & Harbison, PLLC, has named Jennifer Landrum Elliott as Chair of the firm’s Health Care Service Group, effective August 1.  Elliott succeeds Charles J. (Mike) Cronan IV, who has served as the service group chair for nearly a decade.  Cronan will continue his legal practice in the areas of business and complex litigation as