The Paley Rothman Blog

Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys. The information in the blogs and articles is not a substitute for legal advice and should not be relied on as such. Should you have any questions or want legal advice, please contact the attorney who wrote the blog or article.

Health Law

CMS Expands Accelerated and Advance Payment Program During COVID-19 Emergency

Following passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (P.L. 116-136), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services temporarily has expanded its Accelerated and Advance Payment Program to increase cash flow to more Medicare Part A (hospital and hospice) and Medicare Part B (medical insurance) healthcare providers and suppliers.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate Practice

CLIENT ALERT: CT Corp. Outage Could Result in Serious Implications for Clients

UPDATE (5/14/19): As of Tuesday, May 14, CT Corp. reports that all of its applications have been fully restored and are back online. CT Corp., which is a major provider of Registered Agent services for thousands of businesses nationwide, has been experiencing a massive system outage since Monday, May 6, 2019.

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Corporate, Health Law

Gene Patent Protection Still A Work In Progress

The Supreme Court recently ruled that naturally-occurring human genes are “products of nature” that are not eligible to be patented. At the same time, however, the Court held that artificially-created DNA, so-called complementary DNA or cDNA, is patent-able, because it is not naturally occurring.

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Health Law

Advance Authorization For Medical Emergencies

Maybe you’ve experienced this yourself or know someone who has, but it’s a situation that’s an all too common occurrence. Your child or other family member has been rushed to the hospital, you are desperate to find out his or her condition – and no one will tell you anything because of the privacy laws. It doesn’t matter if it’s a college age child or elderly parent; no amount of pleading or threats will get you the information you want.

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