Diagnosing Health Care Podcast

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

Today’s health care industry is a high-stakes environment full of legal, policy, and regulatory-related obstacles. There are also tremendous opportunities, and in order to thrive, it is critical for executives, general counsel, and administrators to have a consistent pulse on trends and available business solutions. Subscribe to our health care podcast, Diagnosing Health Care, for thought-provoking, strategic insights from Epstein Becker Green attorneys and health care professionals.

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We’re beginning to see how mergers and acquisitions in the hospital industry are being impacted by President Biden’s executive order promoting competition in the American economy. The Federal Trade Commission recently announced policy changes, and the Department of Justice has been asked to consider policy changes, that boards of directors and C-suite officers must take into account when weighing transactions. On this episode of Diagnosing Health Care, special guest Dr. Subramaniam (Subbu) Ramanarayanan, Managing Director at NERA Economic Consulting, and Epstein Becker Green attorneys John Steren, Patricia Wagner, and Dan Fahey discuss what leaders need to know about the government’s heightened antitrust scrutiny in the hospital market. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc30 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Nov 22

39 min 46 sec

As 2021 nears a close, acute care hospitals and health systems are facing a host of financial, regulatory, and legislative challenges. Hear Rick Pollack, President and CEO of the American Hospital Association, and Epstein Becker Green’s Ted Kennedy, Jr., discuss the ways in which the industry is working with the Biden administration and Congress to shape policy around critical issues, such as surprise billing, coverage expansion, value-based care, and telehealth. Rick and Ted look at how these policy issues relate to broader market trends. They also dive into the short- and long-term solutions that will affect acute care hospitals into the future. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc29 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Nov 11

37 min 58 sec

The COVID-19 pandemic spurred record growth in the dietary supplement industry in 2020. With this heightened consumer interest and many new entrants to the market, important questions have emerged about the adequacy of the current regulatory framework for dietary supplements. Are current controls adequately protecting consumers from supplement products that are unsafe? What is the right level of regulation and enforcement for these products? In this episode of Diagnosing Health Care, Epstein Becker Green attorneys Delia Deschaine, Jack Wenik, and Bonnie Odom discuss recent trends that are shaping business decisions and compliance in the dietary supplement industry.  Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc28. Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe. Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com. The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Oct 21

32 min 42 sec

On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the No Surprises Act as part of the $2.3 billion Consolidated Appropriations Act. Recently, the Biden administration issued its first interim final rule in order to implement this act, which will go into effect on January 1, 2022. While the goal is to protect patients from surprise billing, the law will also impose significant compliance burdens on plans, providers, and facilities. Epstein Becker Green attorneys Helaine Fingold, Bob Hearn, and Alexis Boaz discuss the key areas health care companies need to keep in mind as they prepare to comply with the No Surprises Act. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc27. Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe. Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com. The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Sep 30

41 min 21 sec

Although the COVID-19 pandemic exposed cybersecurity vulnerabilities across sectors, it has particularly challenged the resilience of information systems for health care and life sciences companies. Because ransomware attacks have the potential to cripple access to important data, expose patient health records, and shut down machinery and life-saving equipment, it's no surprise that health care executives continue to lose sleep thinking about potential ransomware or other similar malicious attacks. Epstein Becker Green attorneys Alaap B. Shah and Jessika Tuazon are joined by Andrew Morrison, principal at Deloitte & Touche LLP and Cyber Risk Services Strategy, Defense & Response solution leader for Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory. Together, they discuss the impact of ransomware attacks on the health care and life sciences industries, and considerations for companies to strengthen their cybersecurity posture. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc26 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Aug 5

29 min 6 sec

In accordance with changes enacted at the end of 2020, health plans and insurers must prepare to provide regulators with documentation of their compliance with mental health parity requirements on specific non-quantitative treatment limits. Special guest Henry Harbin, MD, Health Care Consultant and former CEO of Magellan Health Services, and Epstein Becker Green attorneys Kevin Malone, David Shillcutt, and Tim Murphy discuss what the new federal enforcement approach to mental health parity means for key stakeholders. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc25 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Jun 10

49 min 44 sec

Federal and state cannabis regulation and enforcement appear to be moving in different directions. Epstein Becker Green attorneys Delia Deschaine, Nathaniel Glasser, and Megan Robertson discuss how new developments in 2021 impact the cannabis industry and why all players, including employers, health care providers and retailers, and businesses operating in the cannabis space, need to pay close attention to the different nuances between federal and state laws. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc24 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Jun 3

26 min 43 sec

As the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine continues, today’s episode looks at the risk potential of vaccine passports. Epstein Becker Green attorneys Patricia Wagner, Alaap Shah, and Jessika Tuazon discuss the privacy and security concerns companies must weigh as they consider developing or implementing vaccine passports, such as the collection and use of an individual's personal health information and the best practices to mitigate risk. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc23. Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe. Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com. The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

May 20

26 min 59 sec

Today’s episode examines how COVID-19 liability shield laws may give health care businesses a false sense of security and offer little protection when it comes to employment claims. Epstein Becker Green attorneys Denise Merna Dadika, Gregory Keating, and Elena Quattrone discuss the unintended liability consequences health care employers must consider as they transition more employees back to in-person work and the ways to mitigate increasing whistleblower and retaliation risks. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc22 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Apr 29

24 min 47 sec

Today’s episode looks at the long-awaited companion final rules advancing value-based care published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services. Epstein Becker Green attorneys Anjali Downs, Jennifer Michael, Lesley Yeung, and Paulina Grabczak give an overview of the final rules and point out key issues health care companies should carefully consider as they take advantage of these value-based care safe harbors and exceptions. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc21 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Apr 8

34 min 8 sec

Today’s episode looks at the health-specific portions of the American Rescue Plan, including money for rural hospitals, billions of dollars for COVID-19 testing and contact tracing, and extra subsidies to help people buy health coverage through an Affordable Care Act plan. Epstein Becker Green attorneys Mark Lutes, Philo Hall, and Tim Murphy discuss what these changes and upcoming congressional priorities might mean for stakeholders. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc20 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Mar 31

35 min 11 sec

Today’s episode looks at how the Biden administration’s use of the Defense Production Act ("DPA") to speed up the production of vaccines and increase the domestic production of COVID-19 tests, personal protective equipment (or “PPE”), and other essential supplies is presenting challenges for medical product suppliers. Epstein Becker Green attorneys Neil Di Spirito, Constance Wilkinson, and Bonnie Odom discuss the administration's reliance on the DPA. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc19 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Mar 24

30 min 1 sec

Today’s episode discusses the factors impacting an individual’s decision to get vaccinated and the ways that policies and practices at the federal, state, local, and tribal levels can support equity, transparency, accountability, availability, and access to COVID-19 vaccines. Featured are special guest Richard Hughes IV, Vice President of Public Policy at Moderna, and Epstein Becker Green attorneys Victoria Vaskov Sheridan and Jessika Tuazon. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc18 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Mar 1

29 min 42 sec

Today’s episode looks at the 117th Congressional agenda and the prospects for additional coronavirus relief and what that would mean for stakeholders, as well as the possibility for coverage expansion through changes to the Affordable Care Act or Medicaid. Attorneys Mark Lutes, Philo Hall, and Timothy Murphy also discuss which legislative items are most likely to require 60 votes in the Senate or pass through budget reconciliation. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc17 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Feb 10

33 min 12 sec

Today’s episode looks at why physician practices accepting risk-based payments from health plans are attractive to investors. Special guest Jason Madden, Managing Director at Accordion, and Epstein Becker Green attorneys Joshua Freemire, Jason Christ, and Tim Murphy, dive into the health regulatory considerations investors must assess when evaluating investment opportunities with physician practices accepting risk-based payments. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc16 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Feb 1

34 min

Today’s episode looks at the Biden Administration's first 100 days in office and the potential executive orders, regulations, and new legislation with noteworthy health care policy implications. Attorneys Philo Hall, Ted Kennedy, Jr., and Paulina Grabczak discuss President Biden’s priorities, including his COVID-19 response plan, and examine which "midnight rules" put in place by the Trump Administration could be intercepted or retained. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc15 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Jan 21

34 min 6 sec

Today’s episode examines the fraud and abuse enforcement landscape in the telehealth space and considers ways telehealth providers can mitigate their enforcement risks as they move into the new year. Attorneys Amy Lerman, Melissa Jampol, and Bonnie Scott discuss how the uptick in enforcement warrants close consideration by telehealth providers, especially those that are new to the space and have not yet built their compliance infrastructures. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc14 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Jan 14

24 min 29 sec

Today’s episode looks at the privacy concerns when health care businesses and employers are implementing contact tracing technologies. Contact tracing will continue to play a big role as we look to understand the impact of COVID-19 vaccines. Guests are attorneys Michelle Capezza and Karen Mandelbaum and attorney Jessika Tuazon hosts. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc13 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Dec 2020

33 min 27 sec

Today’s episode looks at what oral arguments in California v. Texas tell us about how the Supreme Court might rule in deciding the fate of the Affordable Care Act ("ACA"). You’ll also hear about how Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s recent appointment could impact the ACA and other health law decisions in the upcoming term. The episode features Member of the Firm Stuart Gerson and is hosted by attorney Tim Murphy.   Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc12 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Nov 2020

32 min 32 sec

Today’s episode dives into the prospects of coverage expansion following the 2020 elections and also examines three major health care policy reform issues that have bipartisan support and could see traction regardless of who wins on November 3. The episode features Members of the Firm Ted Kennedy, Jr., and Lynn Shapiro Snyder as well as Senior Counsel Philo Hall, and is hosted by attorney Tim Murphy.   Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc11 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Oct 2020

40 min 49 sec

Today’s episode looks at the key business, policy, and legal considerations for reshoring active pharmaceutical ingredient (or “API”) and finished drug product manufacturing to the United States. The episode features Members of the Firm Delia Deschaine and Neil Di Spirito and is hosted by attorney Bonnie Scott.   Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc10 Subscribe for email notifications: https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit: http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Oct 2020

27 min 26 sec

Today’s episode is part of our special series, “The Future of Health Care: Health Care Delivery and Consolidation Trends in 2020 and Beyond.” Host and attorney Gary Herschman speaks with Darren Black, Managing Director, Summit Partners, about how changes to the delivery of health care will impact acquisition strategies and consolidation trends in the future. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc9 Subscribe for email notifications – https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit – http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Sep 2020

22 min 25 sec

Today’s episode looks at the adjustments to business operations and compliance programs that pharmaceutical and medical device companies need to consider as they launch new products during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The episode is hosted by attorney Jessika Tuazon and features attorneys Julie Lampley and Lauren Sullivan and strategic advisor Machelle Dunavant Shields. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc8 Subscribe for email notifications – https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit – http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Sep 2020

22 min 40 sec

Today’s episode is part of our special series, “The Future of Health Care: Health Care Delivery and Consolidation Trends in 2020 and Beyond.” Host and attorney Gary Herschman speaks with Carsten Beith, Managing Director, Cain Brothers, about how changes to the delivery of health care will impact acquisition strategies and consolidation trends in the future. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc7. Subscribe for email notifications – https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe. Visit – http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Sep 2020

36 min 30 sec

Today’s episode is part of our special series, “The Future of Health Care: Health Care Delivery and Consolidation Trends in 2020 and Beyond.” Host and attorney Gary Herschman speaks with Barry Ostrowsky, President & CEO, RWJBarnabas Health, about how changes to the delivery of health care will impact acquisition strategies and consolidation trends in the future. Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc6 Subscribe for email notifications – https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit – http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Sep 2020

45 min 34 sec

Today’s episode dives into the status of the Food and Drug Administration’s plan for regulating cannabis and cannabis-derived products and what actions the agency has taken recently to make progress. The episode features Delia Deschaine and is hosted by Megan Robertson, both attorneys in Epstein Becker Green’s Washington, DC, office.  Visit our site for more information and related resources: https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc5 Subscribe for email notifications – https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit – http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Sep 2020

21 min 36 sec

Guests on today’s episode discuss contingency planning and risk mitigation strategies as health care businesses prepare for the long haul of overcoming a potential second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The episode features special guest Alexandra Khorover, General Counsel at RefuahHealth, and Anjana Patel, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green. Attorney Paulina Grabczak hosts.  Visit our site for resources and more:  https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc4 Subscribe for email notifications – https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe Visit - http://diagnosinghealthcare.com The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Aug 2020

31 min 47 sec

Guests on today’s episode talk about how the government’s fraud and abuse enforcement priorities have shifted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and how compliance programs must also pivot to mitigate new risks. The episode is hosted by Bonnie Scott and features Stuart Gerson, Melissa Jampol, and Jennifer Michael, all former government enforcers and now Epstein Becker Green attorneys.  Visit our site for more information:  https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc3 Subscribe for email notifications – https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe. Visit - http://diagnosinghealthcare.com. The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Aug 2020

33 min 42 sec

Guests on today’s episode talk through how hospitals are addressing financial strains while also combatting the COVID-19 pandemic on the front lines. The episode is hosted by Tim Murphy and features Paul Gilbert and Colin McCulloch, all attorneys with Epstein Becker Green.  Visit our site for resources and more:  https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc2. Subscribe for email notifications – https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe. Visit - http://diagnosinghealthcare.com. The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Jul 2020

36 min 29 sec

Guests on today’s episode discuss the growing opportunity for providers to integrate telehealth into their practice through a compliant and forward-thinking approach. The episode is hosted by Megan Robertson and features Amy Lerman and Kevin Ryan, all attorneys with Epstein Becker Green.  Visit for more information:  https://www.ebglaw.com/dhc1 Learn more through Epstein Becker Green’s Telemental Health Laws app: https://www.ebglaw.com/telemental The following surveys were also referenced in this episode: “U.S. Healthcare Needs and Attitudes in the Age of COVID-19,” a COVID-19 Market Pulse published by Sage Growth/Blackbook Research - https://blackbookmarketresearch.com/administrator/img/0188_SGP_COVID-19%20Market%20Pulse_r2.pdf “Americans’ Perceptions of Telehealth in the Era of COVID-19,” a Sykes Survey Report - https://www.sykes.com/reports/2020-telehealth-survey/ “US Doctors Turn to Telehealth As Covid-19 Limits In-Person Care,” a Bain & Company Snap Chart by Joshua Weisbrod, Michael Brookshire, and Erin Ney, MD - https://www.bain.com/insights/us-doctors-turn-to-telehealth-as-covid-19-limits-in-person-care-snap-chart/ Subscribe for email notifications - https://www.ebglaw.com/subscribe/ The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Jul 2020

31 min 40 sec

Today’s health care industry is a high-stakes environment full of legal, policy, and regulatory-related obstacles. There are also tremendous opportunities, and in order to thrive, it is critical for executives, general counsel, and administrators to have a consistent pulse on trends and available business solutions. In this episode, attorneys Megan Robertson and Tim Murphy introduce the Epstein Becker Green Diagnosing Health Care podcast and discuss the range of future topics with attorney George Breen, Chair of the firm’s Health Care and Life Sciences Steering Committee. The EMPLOYMENT LAW THIS WEEK® and DIAGNOSING HEALTH CARE podcasts are presented by Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. All rights are reserved. This audio recording includes information about legal issues and legal developments.  Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments.  These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances, and these materials are not a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. The content reflects the personal views and opinions of the participants. No attorney-client relationship has been created by this audio recording. This audio recording may be considered attorney advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Jun 2020

5 min 14 sec