Author: Lillie Cox

LILLIE ASSISTS A WIDE ARRAY OF HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY CLIENTS WITH CORPORATE TRANSACTIONS AS WELL AS STATE AND FEDERAL REGULATORY COMPLIANCE. Before joining the firm, Lillie interned with the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin. Prior to law school, she worked in fiscal policy research with a focus on state administration of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

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...

HHS OIG Releases an Updated Health Care Fraud Self-Disclosure Protocol

On November 8, 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) released a revised Provider Self-Disclosure Protocol, renamed Health Care Fraud Self-Disclosure Protocol (“SDP”).  Prior to this update, the SDP had not been updated since 2013.  While many of the revisions were procedural only, some of the revisions were...

New Minnesota Assisted Living Licensure Requirements Have Gone Into Effect and the First Survey Results Are Out

On August 1, 2021, an overhaul of the licensing requirements for Minnesota assisted living facilities (codified at Minn. Stat. 144G.08-9999) went into effect. Under the new law, which was also discussed in a previous Dorsey Health Law Blog post, Minnesota assisted living facilities are now required to obtain either an assisted living facility license or,...