Hall Render – Modernizing the Stark Law framework

11/21/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. On October 19, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an anticipated proposed rule (Proposed Rule) aimed at modernizing Federal Stark Regulations. The Proposed Rule is one component of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently launched “Regulatory … Read More

DFWHC webinar “Surprise Billing and Transparency” posted online

10/22/2019

The DFW Hospital Council and Hall Render complimentary educational webinar “Surprise Billing and Transparency Mandates: What they might mean for providers” originally hosted on Thursday, October 17 is now available online. This “hot topic by demand” webinar was requested by area providers. With at least 25 states implementing measures and Congress now pursuing a legislative fix to address surprise billing, … Read More

DFWHC to fly in speakers to discuss Medicaid 1115 on Nov. 5

10/18/2019

You don’t want to miss this! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with Hall Render is flying in a pair of prominent national speakers on November 5 to discuss Medicaid 1115 and coverage expansion for a complimentary educational event from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Titled “Coverage Expansion and Medicaid … Read More

DFWHC to host “By Demand” webinar detailing “Surprise Billing and Transparency” on Thursday

10/14/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will host the complimentary educational webinar “Surprise Billing and Transparency Mandates: What they might mean for providers” this Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. This “hot topic by demand” webinar was requested by area providers. With at least 25 states implementing measures and Congress now pursuing a legislative fix to address surprise billing, potential … Read More

DFWHC hosts 71st Annual Awards Luncheon

10/09/2019

Before a near sold-out audience yesterday at the Irving Convention Center, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) hosted its 71st Annual Awards Luncheon before 700-plus attendees. Recipients included Andy Stern of Medical City Healthcare and AMN Healthcare with the Distinguished Health Service Award; Kyle Armstrong of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – McKinney as the Young Healthcare Executive of the … Read More

Sponsors announced for Oct. 8 Annual Awards Luncheon

10/01/2019

The sponsors are set for the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 71st Annual Awards Luncheon in one week on October 8 at the Irving Convention Center (new location!). Hall Render and CampbellWilson, LLP will serve as top Platinum Sponsors of the luncheon this year. Hall Render is the nation’s largest health care-focused law firm distinguished by its attorneys’ extensive knowledge and … Read More

Cancer Support Community NTX – Opening eyes about survivorship

09/27/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Cancer Support Community North Texas. By Mirchelle Louis, LCSW, CEO, Cancer Support Community North Texas Great news! More people are surviving cancer than ever before. In fact, according to the latest American Cancer Society stats, there will be roughly 1.25 million survivors in Texas by … Read More

Bryan’s House – Building innovative pathways to inclusion

09/26/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Bryan’s House. Over the past 30 years, Bryan’s House has served more than 23,000 children in the community. Founded in 1988 to serve children with HIV/AIDS, Bryan’s House has relaunched to include a continuum of medically-managed care, early childhood education for medically fragile children, in … Read More

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP – CMS revisits Hospital Co-location

09/19/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. By Laura Keidan Martin, Kenya Woodruff and Rachel Adams of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP On May 3, CMS issues a draft letter to State Survey Agency Directors regarding “Guidance for Hospital Co-location with Other Hospitals or Healthcare Facilities” (Guidance) that is … Read More

Hall Render – Conscience Rule and Protected Employees

09/12/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. By Robin Sheridan and Lindsey Croasdale On May 2, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced the issuance of the final conscience rule, which prohibits discrimination of individuals on the basis of their exercise … Read More