Obamacare to Trumpcare: What’s Next?

The health care industry appears to have not seriously considered the possibility that Donald Trump would be elected President. While Mr. Trump campaigned on “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”), it is anything but clear what comes next. This edition of the Health Law Bulletin will at…


What Did The “Doc Fix” Fix?:
MACRA’s Medicare Physician Payment Changes

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) makes two major changes in how Medicare will pay physicians and other clinicians. First, it implemented the so-called “Doc Fix.” That is, MACRA ended the flawed and much-maligned Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula for determining Medicare payments and the annual ritual of…


Miller Health Law Group Named Top Firm in 2017 by US News

Miller Health Law Group was selected as a 2017 “Tier One” “Best Law Firm” in Health Care Law by U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers®. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client…


CMS Releases Final MACRA Rules

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) repeals the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) methodology for updates to the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and replaces it with a new approach to payment called the Quality Payment Program that rewards the delivery of high-quality patient care through two…


Firm Secures Dismissal of Medi-Cal and Medicare Fraud Charges

September 23, 2016:  Following a two-day preliminary hearing, a Kern County Superior Court Judge dismissed all charges against a physician accused by the California Attorney General of Medi-Cal and Medicare fraud and related theft and tax offenses.  Led by Steven Goldsobel, the firm fought a more than two-year long battle…


CMS Issues New Stark Regulations

Federal Register, Volume 80 Issue 220 (Monday, November 16, 2015) Code of Federal Regulations Title 42: Public Health (Excerpted) View Article


Jeremy Miller Named 2016 Super Lawyer

Super Lawyers has selected Jeremy N. Miller of Miller Health Law Group as one of its 2016 Southern California Super Lawyers. Jeremy has made this list every year for the past 11 years. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have…




Jeremy Miller Named 2015 Super Lawyer

Super Lawyers has selected Jeremy N. Miller of  Miller Health Law Group as one of its 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers. Jeremy has made this list every year for the past 10 years. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have…


Miller Health Law Group Named Top Firm in 2015 by US News

Miller Health Law Group was selected as a 2015 “Tier One” “Best Law Firm” in Health Care Law by U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers®. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client…


CMS Issues New ACO Regulations

Shared Savings Program Proposed Rule reflects focus on primary care and improved incentives for participation, quality, and efficiency. Read the full press release here.


Miller Health Law Group Named Top Firm in 2014 by US News

Miller Health Law Group was selected as a 2014 “Tier One” “Best Law Firm” in Health Care Law by U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers®. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client…


Final HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules

January 24, 2013 On January 17, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) released the long-awaited final HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules (the “Final Rules”) The Final Rules are effective March 26, 2013. Covered entities and business associates will have until September 23, 2013, to come into…


Supreme Court Upholds Health Reform Law

This morning the United States Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Act”). In a 5 – 4 decision, with Chief Justice Roberts writing for the majority, the Court upheld the constitutionality of the controversial individual mandate and, thus,…