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Barry F. Rosen: Tax-exempt hospitals get new requirements (access required)

While healing the sick is noble, it is not charitable if a market rate is charged for the medical services being provided. Therefore, the question arises — what makes a hospital charitable, and, therefore, tax-exempt? Curiously, the answer to this ...

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Barry Rosen: Hospital medical staff standard is updated (access required)

After a long and tumultuous process, medical staff standard MS 01.01.01 (formerly MS 1.20), which sets forth governance and accountability requirements for a hospital’s medical staff, went into effect on March 31, 2011. The Joint Commission (JC) is the accreditation ...

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Barry Rosen: Ruling means changes for MRI, CT services (access required)

Many Marylanders are accustomed to obtaining necessary radiology services, including MRIs and CTs, conveniently at their orthopedic surgeon’s office, although since at least 2006, the Maryland Attorney General and the Maryland Board of Physicians have declared that, to avoid potential ...

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Barry Rosen: Health care horizontal merger guidelines are changing (access required)

Recent federal guidance should remind health care organizations to evaluate the antitrust laws carefully when considering a merger with an actual or potential competitor. The federal Clayton Act prohibits firms from merging with competitors (that is, merging horizontally) when the ...

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Barry Rosen: Know what Medicare incentives are available (access required)

HITECH, which is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, establishes a program of incentive payments to eligible professionals who participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs, and meaningfully use certified electronic health record technology. (EHR — ...

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Barry Rosen: Final look at federal health care reform act (access required)

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as federal Health Care Reform, contains a myriad of new programs and rules that affect employers, employees, health insurance plans and health care providers. This is the fourth and final installment ...

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Federal health insurance reform brings myriad changes (access required)

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), better known as federal health care reform, contains a myriad of new programs and rules that affect employers, employees, health insurance plans and health care providers. This is the third column highlighting ...

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Barry Rosen: A sampling of new health rules (access required)

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as federal Health Care Reform, contains a myriad of new programs and rules that affect employers, employees, health insurance plans and health care providers. This is the second in a series ...

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Barry F. Rosen: A primer on health care reform (access required)

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), better known as federal health care reform, contains myriad new rules that affect employers, employees, health insurance plans and health care providers. This is the first in a series of columns providing ...

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Barry F. Rosen: Occurrence coverage must be provided, Michigan court holds (access required)

An employer’s agreement to provide malpractice insurance to a physician requires the employer to provide coverage for any incident that occurred during the term of employment, even if the claim is not asserted until after the employment ended, a Michigan ...

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