California has established the Office of Health Care Affordability (OHCA). The OHCA is tasked with managing cost growth targets, monitoring system performance, and assessing market consolidation.
On November 1, 2022, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service issued the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule.
“No Surprises Act” Becomes Law
On Dec. 27, 2020, the No Surprises Act was signed into law as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. The No Surprises Act addresses surprise medical billing at the federal level.
CMS Issues New Stark Rules
On November 20, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued final rules to modernize and clarify the Stark Law regulations.
American Rescue Plan Expands Coverage
The American Rescue Plan, which became law on March 11, 2021, temporarily expands funding for CHIP, COBRA, and subsidies for marketplace coverage.
Miller Health Law Group Named Top Firm in 2020 by US News
Miller Health Law Group was selected as a 2020 “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…
AB5 Codifies Dynamex and Worker Classification Tests
On September 18, 2019, the Governor signed AB5, codifying the Dynamex decision regarding the proper classification of workers as employees or independent contractors. Click HERE to view AB5.
CMS Proposes New Stark Rules
On October 9, 2019 CMS announced new proposed Stark rules. Click HERE
On October 17, 2019, Jeremy Miller chaired the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s 16th Annual Healthcare Law Compliance Symposium.
Gary M. Zeiss joined MHLG on November 11, 2019.
Read about Gary Zeiss HERE.
Governor Signs new Telehealth Laws
CMS announces new voluntary bundled payment model
On January 9, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced a new voluntary bundled payment model called the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced. Click HERE to review CMS’ announcement.
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…
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…