Health Law Journal

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    The Health Law Journal features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of health law on various topics including the Family Health Care Decisions Act, HIPAA, nursing homes, managed care, mental health, medical ethics, and long-term care. Also included are regular features on recent cases, legislation and publications, as well as updates on Section activities. Edited by Robert N. Swidler, Esq., the Health Law Journal is published by the Health Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

    The Journal is published as a benefit for members of the Health Law Section and is copyrighted by the New York State Bar Association. The copying, reselling, duplication, transferring, reproducing, reusing, retaining or reprinting of this publication is strictly prohibited without permission.
    © New York State Bar Association. All rights reserved. ISSN 1530-3926 (print) ISSN 1933-8406 (online)

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    Winter 2016

    A Message from the Section Chair
    Raul A. Tabora Jr.

    Regular Features
    In the New York State Courts
    2017 Health Care Legislative Preview
    In the New York State Agencies
    New York State Fraud, Abuse and Compliance Developments
    In the Law Journals
    For Your Information

    Special Edition: Selected Issues in Health Care Compliance
    Robert A. Hussar, Special Edition Editor

    Limitations on Damages and Penalties for False Claims Act Violations Related to the Retention of Overpayments
    Roger A. Cohen

    No Skin in the Game: MFCU and OMIG Audits and Investigations of Medicaid Managed Care Service Providers
    David R. Ross

    Compliance-Focused Services: Risk Areas Identified in the Substance Abuse Treatment Industry
    Eric Dyer and Linda J. Clark

    Statistical Sampling and Extrapolation—Extrapolating Its Benefits and Concerns to the Commercial Sector
    Danielle E. Holley and Jeffrey J. Sherrin

    Current Trends Involving Statistical Sampling in Health Care FCA Litigation
    Marta Alfonso

    Using Health Insurance Consumer Protections to Increase Reimbursements for Providers and Decrease Out-of-Pocket Costs for Consumers
    Alexandra Burke

    Ransomware Concerns and Risk Mitigation
    Carl Cadregari, CISA

    Feature Articles
    Decisions Regarding Hospice Care for Isolated Patients: A Guide to the 2015 Amendment of the Family Health Care Decisions Act
    Timothy W. Kirk and Randi Seigel

    Three Years Into the Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013: Expectations of, and Challenges Confronting, Not-for-Profit Boards
    Susan F. Zinder

    Government Education Loan Repayment Programs for Primary-Care Health Care Professionals
    Albert Feuer

    Section Matters
    Newsflash: What’s Happening in the Section