Publications & Advisories

Failure Under the HIPAA Security Rule Costs $2.14 Million

On October 18, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced a $2.14 million settlement with St. Joseph Health (“St. Joseph”), a non-profit integrated Catholic healthcare delivery system in California, Texas, and New Mexico….
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IRS Issues New Management Contract Safe Harbors

On Monday, August 22, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued Revenue Procedure 16-44 (“Rev. Proc. 16-44”), which revises and expands the safe harbor provisions for long-term management contracts relating to property financed with tax-exempt bonds. Under the new procedures, permissible…
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Colorado Medical Board Updates Rules on Stimulant Drugs

As of July 16, 2016, the Colorado Medical Board will more closely examine physicians’ prescription of stimulant drugs, which are amphetamine or sympathomimetic amine drugs designated as Schedule II controlled substances. The Board previously stated in regulation 3 CCR 713-8…
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