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Health Law 2022 Discusses Regulatory Risks for Health Businesses And How to Manage Them

Each year in early December, Cozen O’Connor’s Health Care & Life Sciences industry team hosts a Health Law Program to update clients on a wide range of issues that we believe will be critical for health care businesses in the upcoming year. This year’s program, held virtually from December 8-9, 2021, included a policy view…

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Home Care Service Providers Accused of Cheating Medicaid

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey sued home health agency Prestige Health Care Services, Inc. and related individuals (collectively “Prestige Health”) over allegations that Prestige Health falsely billed the state’s Medicaid program in violation of the Massachusetts False Claims Act and the Medicaid False Claims statute.

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Taking Care of the Caretakers: New York AG Recovers Millions in Wages for Home Care Aides

New York AG Letitia James reached a settlement with home care health agencies Intergen Health, LLC and Amazing Home Care Services, LLC (collectively “Agencies”) to resolve allegations that they failed to pay appropriate wages for years in violation of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act as well as New York Labor Laws and the New York City Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law.

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Attorneys General Challenge Biden Administration’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Workers

A group of ten AGs, led by Missouri AG Eric Schmitt and Nebraska AG Doug Peterson, sued the Biden administration over the legality and constitutionality of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule (“the Vaccine Mandate”). The complaint alleges that the Vaccine Mandate is an…

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