On November 4, 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a press...Read More
Cathy focuses her practice on the representation of institutional, individual and health system providers and suppliers in a broad range of regulatory and administrative matters including HIPAA compliance, mental health and substance abuse disorder confidentiality and privacy, fraud and abuse and Stark law issues, clinical research contracting and operational matters, electronic health records, health care contracting, medical staff matters, graduate medical education and other clinical education affiliation arrangements, general compliance, licensure matters, reimbursement and billing issues, and regulatory matters related to transactions.
Before attending law school, Cathy practiced as a registered pharmacist for several years in long-term care, community and hospital pharmacy settings and has utilized this background in handling a variety of pharmacy operational and compliance issues, including licensure, DEA, Robinson-Patman Act, 340B Program, PBM and vendor contracting, and payment matters.
Treating physicians in Pennsylvania may once again delegate the responsibility to qualified...Read More
Recently, the size and number of ransomware attacks that have adversely impacted various...Read More
HHS/OCR Issues Guidance on Disclosures of Protected Health Information for Public Health Purposes Under HIPAA
On December 18, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights Compliance...Read More
Deadline Approaching for 21st Century Cures Act Interoperability and Information Blocking Regulatory Compliance by Health Care Providers
November 2, 2020 is the deadline by when certain provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act...Read More
HHS Announces Waiver of Sanctions and Penalties for Certain Uses and Disclosures of PHI Under HIPAA During the COVID-19 Pandemic
In response to the nationwide emergency declaration and the public health emergency declaration...Read More
HHS, OIG and CMS Issue Advance Copies of Proposed Regulatory Changes to Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute and Civil Monetary Penalties Rules
Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”), Office of Inspector General (“OIG”)...Read More