Publications for Jennifer B. Van Regenmorter
In Henry Ford Health System v. Department of Health and Human Services, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a regulation promulgated by the Secretary of Health and Human Services which excluded from hospitals' Medicare reimbursements the time residents spent conducting pure research.
In conjunction with a step-up in other fraud and abuse enforcement activities, CMS recently announced new screening procedures, which will be applicable to newly enrolling providers and suppliers as well as to providers and suppliers who are currently enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP who revalidate their enrollment information.
Beginning January 1, 2011, face-to-face certification and recertification visits with home health and hospice patients will no longer be simply good practice.
A few comments relating to real property tax appeals in West Michigan, particularly commercial and industrial.
On October 1, 2009, the Office of the Inspector General released its Fiscal Year 2010 Work Plan.
In a recent study of patients with advanced cancer, researchers found that “positive religious coping remained a significant predictor of receiving intensive life-prolonging care near death.”
With the deadline for the filing of tax appeals with local municipalities quickly approaching, many homeowners are wondering if they should appeal their property tax assessment.
Hospices were required to include new language in their Agreements with SNFs by December 2, 2008.
E-prescribing presents providers with challenges and opportunities.
Proper Funding of Trusts is Critical to Estate Planning.
With proper planning using a family limited liability company (LLC), you can ensure that the family cottage will be enjoyed by future generations of your family for years to come.
Providers will be frustrated that the long-anticipated updated Hospice Conditions of Participation have been delayed.