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No one much reads, or even knows about, Ring Lardner anymore. Lardner was one of the most popular American humorists of the early 20th Century, but if he is remembered at all today, it is usually because his son, Ring Jr., wrote the screenplay for M*A*S*H*.
In 1967, the American Academy of Pediatrics ("AAP") first introduced the concept of a "medical home." Although the medical home was envisioned at that time as little more than a central source of a (pediatric) patient's medical records, the concept has evolved considerably over time, and has gained enormous traction in recent years. By 2007, four leading organizations representing physicians involved in primary care had released a document titled "Joint Principles of the Patient-Centered Medical Home.
A healthcare company’s receipt of a civil investigative demand (“CID”) from the federal government typically means that an investigation into possible violations of the federal False Claims Act has begun.
On January 16, 2014 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a final rule (the “Rule”) simplifying the ability of states to administer their home and community-based services (“HCBS”) programs under Medicaid.