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The American Medical Association publicaiton, Americn Medical News recently quoted Mr. Kinley in it's article, "Collaboration can save medical practices time, money and effort." "Matt Kinley, a partner of Tredway, Lumsdaine & Doyle, LLP, a Southern California-based law firm, said some concerns were raised that ACOs would violate antitrust laws,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
HHS’s Office of Civil Rights recently completed an enforcement action against Wellpoint. Wellpoint suffered security breaches and settled with the Office of Civil Rights for $1.7 million. Wellpoint self-reported the breach to HHS’s, which mitigates the penalties that it agreed to pay. The breach was leaving their database open to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
This is the third in a series of articles on avoiding fraud and theft in healthcare professionals’ offices. The article is meant for medical professionals including physicians, dentists, home nursing and mental health professionals. If you have any questions about this series, feel free to contact attorney Matthew L. Kinley,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
Web Version | Update preferences | Unsubscribe Like Tweet Forward Location: OCMA Conference Center 17322 Murphy Ave. Irvine, CA 902614 Enter your description Preventing Fraud in the Medical Office Practice Join Tredway Lumsdaine & Doyle's Matthew L. Kinley along with representatives from The Doctors Company and HMWC CPA's as they... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
IDENTITY THEFT, PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION EMRs and OTHER FEDERAL REGULATORY ISSUES This is the second in a series of articles on avoiding fraud and theft in healthcare professionals’ offices. The article is meant for medical professionals including physicians, dentists, home nursing and mental health professionals. If you have any questions... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
AVOIDING EMBEZZLEMENT IN THE MEDICAL PRACTICE This is the first in a series of articles on avoiding fraud and theft in healthcare professionals’ offices. The article is meant for medical professionals including physicians, dentists, home nursing and mental health professionals. If you have any questions about this series, feel free... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
Matthew Kinley is now following Jen Sawday, TLD Law
Jul 18, 2013
THE SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT The decision of the United States Supreme Court in U.S. v. Windsor, where the court struck Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), will change many aspects of healthcare as it relates to same-sex marriage. The decision requires that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
Did You Know? -- Farmers & Merchants Bank offers a suite of financial services specifically for practicing physicians. We’ve taken the most important banking products including credit lines (for medical equipment investment, expansion and more), merchant services, account analysis, remote deposit capture and business credit cards, and have bundled them... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
Physicians must comply with HIPAA requriements or face investigations and audits by the Office of Civil Rights or the California Attorney General. Under California State Law, you also could be sued in a civil lawsuit for a failure to comply. Tredway, Lumsdaine & Doyle, LLP can support your HIPAA compliance... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
OCMGMA: HIPAA Update Tuesday, June 11, 2013 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM) Presented by: Kathleen Stillwell, MPA/HSA, RN, CPHRM Patient Safety Risk Management Account Executive, The Doctors Company, and Matthew Kinley, Esq., Partner, Tredway Lumsdaine & Doyle, LLP Program Information: The new HIPAA Omnibus Rule includes new breach notification requirements;... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
One of the most important decisions when facing legal difficulties is hiring a lawyer that will represent the client's needs. It's even more difficult when hiring a lawyer to represent a healthcare professional because of the labyrinth of laws and regulations that affect healthcare. The lawyer should also be appropriate... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
HIPAA Update: The Omnibus Rule Date: 6/4/2013 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Location: Irvine, CA Registration Fees: Synopsis: EARN 1.5 CME CREDITS The Doctors Company is fiercely committed to advancing, protecting, and rewarding the practice of good medicine. We remain the leader in developing innovative tools that can help... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
"Business Associate Agreements are available at the HHS website." Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
The United States Congressional Research Service has issued this helpful white paper answering employers questions about the new penalities for failure to provide appropriate insurance. The paper, called POTENTIAL EMPLOYER PENALITIES UNDER THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT, does not provide any new information, but it is a good... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
When does an organization that provides home services such as companionship or personal care need a state license? What is the difference between home health care services and other care provided to seniors or medically challenged individuals? In California, there is no clear answer. Under Health and Safety Code section... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
What's the liablity for senior patients who run a prostitution and drug ring out of a nursing home? check out this case from New Jersey: http://www.northjersey.com/community/seniors/Drug_prostitution_sting_at_Englewood_senior_center_nets_three.html?page=all Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
This is the fourth and final in series of articles about changing or terminating a practice. This article focuses on notifications to patients when a doctor retires or goes to another practice. What to do with patients' records when a physician leaves? Even if there is a provision with the... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
This is the third in series of articles about changing or terminating a practice. This article focuses on notifications to patients when a doctor retires or goes to another practice. When physicians leave a practice, both the practice and the doctor should make sure that certain third parties are notified... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
This is the second in series of articles about changing or terminating a practice. This article focuses on notifications to patients when a doctor retires or goes to another practice. What should the organization do when (1) a physician decides to leave and (2) the physician's patients decide to stay... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
This is the first in series of articles about changing or terminating a practice. This article focuses on notifications to patients when a doctor retires or goes to another practice. Physicians who retire or leave a medical practice are duty-bound to notify patients of the change. Even if the physician... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has posted remarkably readable and useful information about the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 on their website. Click here to see. On October 1, 2014, a key element of the data foundation of the United States’ health care system will undergo a major... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
The PPACA requires employers to provide a notice to their employees about the applicable state or federal health insurance exchange and explain how that exchange will work, and also explain various cost sharing and tax consequences of participating in the exchange. The statute requires the notice to be provided to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2013 at California Healthcare Law
How do you structure a physician's lease when the physician is leasing from a medical provider? Why does it matter? Leases between medical providers often involve state and federal rules and regulations relating to referrals. As a general rule, if the lease is being provided for anything other than fair... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2013 at California Healthcare Law