Gallagher Healthcare News from the West Region

From your West Region Healthcare Team at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. — these are articles that we thought you would find of interest. For further detail and discussion, please contact us.

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Healthcare News: September 12, 2017

In this issue, regulatory developments in medical device cybersecurity; plaintiffs make progress with claims following data breaches; how the “failing firm” defense justifies mergers; the profile of thefts by employees; and skilled nursing’s increased ownership by and affiliation with hospitals and their investors.

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Healthcare News: June 26, 2017

In this issue, Target settles another action arising from its 2013 mega-breach; the Supreme Court saves billions for religiously-affiliated health systems; economic damage caps lifted; shielding expert reports from breach-related litigation; and EMTALA and telemedicine in the ED.

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Healthcare News: June 1, 2017

In this issue, SNIF staffing issues; nonprofit hospital finances; arbitration agreements in nursing homes; growing concern (and urgency) about medical device cybersecurity; and the OCR continues to set new records for its settlements.

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Healthcare News: May 9, 2017

In this issue, New Mexico’s breach law; loss of paper records is still a major cyber exposure; new theories of cyber liability from the plaintiff’s bar; hospital-satellite ED’s can relieve the pressure; and a forthcoming webinar on regulatory liability

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Healthcare News: April 19, 2017

In this issue, fraud and abuse enforcement in 2016; where to work if you are a physician; will 403(b) plans follow the litigation experience of 401(k) plans; the cost of preventable errors measured against Leapfrog ratings; and ransomware as a service.

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Healthcare News: March 28, 2017

In this issue, when will the MPL market turn; General Counsel’s exposure during cyber incidents; medical device malware; facial injuries in SNFs; as well as a reminder that employee information held by retirement plans must also be protected.

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Healthcare News: March 7, 2017

In this issue, the annual focus on patient safety; claims in aging services; how healthcare spending will continue to outpace growth in GPD; and OCR penalties and resolution agreements (and how they differ.)

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Healthcare News: January 11, 2017

In this issue, the FDA issues guidance on medical device cybersecurity; CMS quality measures; preparing for the interconnected world around us; and continuing settlement regarding fraud and abuse and wage & hour litigation.

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Healthcare News: December 1, 2016

In this issue, OIG’s regulatory enforcement focus for 2017, new California breach notification requirements for encrypted data, software as a medical device, suggestions on how hospitals should grow to survive, and the impact of post-acute care.

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