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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Recognizes the Full Potential of Ambulance Crews and Services

BY William George  In mid-February 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”), Innovation Center and the Department for Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced a ground-breaking payment and medical services initiative for ambulance providers called “Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport” (the “ET3”). This new model is the first step in allowing providers of Emergency

Lexington lawyers discuss their experience combating healthcare fraud at the U.S. Attorney’s Office

By Ben Keeton Healthcare fraud costs the United States tens of billions of dollars each year. Healthcare fraud schemes continue to grow in complexity and seriousness. Kerry Harvey and Andrew Sparks, both with Dickinson Wright, in Lexington, Ky. have a long history of fighting healthcare fraud. Before joining Dickinson Wright, they were with the U.S.

Health insurance exchange on its way

Kentucky received $57.8 million grant for planning efforts. by Melanie Wolkoff Wachsman The Obama administration recently finalized a plan for new state-based markets that will offer consumers a one-stop shop for health insurance. Starting January 1, 2014 new health insurance exchanges must be up in running in every state. Is Kentucky ready? The Kentucky Cabinet