Dorsey Health Law Blog

More DOJ Double-Dipping PPP Fraud News

The Dorsey Health Law blog team keeps readers up-to-date on relevant topics in the health care industry. In order to do so, the members of the blog team communicate regularly with other practice groups within the firm for applicable updates from client publications. For this post, we would like to thank Dorsey’s Alex Hartzell for...

Minnesota’s New Assisted Living License Renewal Process Clarified

As readers of this blog know from prior posts linked here and here, Minnesota instituted new licensure categories for assisted living facilities last year. Those initial one-year licenses were granted by the Minnesota Department of Health (“MDH”) on August 1, 2021. On May 1, 2022, the process to renew those initial licenses began. Here are...

American Health Law Association 2022 Health Care Transaction Conference

After a 2-year hiatus, health care transactional attorneys and related industry professionals descended upon Nashville, TN April 25th – 27th for the 2022 American Health Law Association (“AHLA”) Health Care Transactions Conference. Aside from hot chicken and honky tonks, this conference was largely a celebration of the strength and resiliency of the health care industry...

How EKRA and AKS Impact Laboratories and Commission-Based Compensation

With the enactment of the Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act (“EKRA”) in 2018, the permissibility of commission-based compensation to laboratory sales representatives based on volume, revenue, or profit has come under question, and there is still little case law interpreting the Act. Despite EKRA being a relatively newer law, laboratories should remain mindful of how...