On February 10, 2023, the United States National Security Agency (NSA), the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Republic of Korea (ROK) National Intelligence Service (NIS), and the ROK Defense Security Agency (DSA) issued a joint Cybersecurity

With New Jersey annually ranked as having one of the highest average effective tax rates in the country, NJ-based healthcare entities are impacted by high property taxes across the state, notwithstanding the tax-exempt status of certain hospitals and satellite emergency care facilities pursuant to New Jersey statute. Please join us on Wednesday, March 1 at

Providers practicing in New York State who are enrolled in Medicaid should strongly consider revisiting their compliance programs following the recent issuance of new requirements by the New York State Office of the Medical Inspector General (OMIG).

On December 28, 2022, the OMIG issued new regulations (18 NYCRR 521-1.1, et seq.) requiring Medicaid-enrolled providers practicing

Whether or not explicit in the contract, all contracts have a mechanism for resolving disputes, the default being litigation. Left to their own devices, plaintiffs will select the forum most convenient and perceived to be most friendly to themselves that has jurisdiction over the parties and subject matter. The great majority of payer-provider contracts have

Healthcare entities that diligently monitor medical staff members and take timely actions to protect patients from substandard care are entitled to immunity from frivolous and retaliatory claims if the healthcare entity engaged in a good faith peer review pursuant to the Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986 (HCQIA). The HCQIA was enacted to encourage

On January 5, 2023, Governor Phil Murphy signed into law an Act amending New Jersey’s Uniform Construction Code Act (UCC) to facilitate expedited construction inspections, as explained in this week’s Client Alert by attorneys in the firm’s real estate practice. Healthcare entities undertaking construction projects for new or renovated facilities in New Jersey should be

In a case of first impression, the Superior Court of New Jersey in Atlantic Plastic & Hand Surgery, P.A. v. Ralling held that a parent who is the named insurance policyholder is not liable for unreimbursed medical expenses incurred by an emancipated child who is a covered “adult child” dependent pursuant to the Patient Protection

The Supreme Court of South Carolina has ruled that the state constitutional protection against “unreasonable invasions of privacy” includes a woman’s right to choose an abortion. In Planned Parenthood South Atlantic v. State of Carolina, the Court found that the Fetal Heartbeat and Protection Act violated Article I, Section 10, of the South Carolina