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Joseph T. Monahan - Chicago - ILJoseph T. Monahan is the founder of Monahan Law Group, LLC and one of the preeminent mental health law attorneys in Illinois. Under Mr. Monahan’s direction, Monahan Law Group, LLC provides legal services to over 80 hospitals and numerous mental health clinics, child welfare agencies, and social service agencies. In [...]
The Room Where It Happens: The Autonomy Of The Hospital Ethics Committees Post-Dobbs
Since the issuance of the Dobbs decision, there’s been significant discussion by lawyers, philosophers, healthcare providers and political leaders. The ruling has created uncertainty and confusion for those working in the healthcare space, and as lawyers, we are now being asked to advise our clients on myriad issues ranging from criminal culpability to the tax consequences of providing or paying for reproductive [...]
Recent Medicare Advantage Plan Settlement Highlights Anti-Kickback Statute’s Breadth
A recent settlement involving a Medicare Advantage plan should serve as a reminder that the federal Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) is broad and far-reaching, both on its face and in practice. On July 1, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced that a Medicare Advantage plan (Plan) [...]