Christine Parkins Johnson

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Christine Parkins Johnson focuses her practice on complex regulatory and transactional counseling to health care organizations, such as health systems, hospitals, physician groups, long-term care facilities, pharmacies and other health care providers. Christine's regulatory practice focuses on health facility licensure and permits; Medicare and Medicaid enrollment; reimbursement and billing; survey/certification and accreditation; hospital governance and medical staff issues; and licensure under California's Knox Keene Act. Christine also has particular experience with hospital system and multi-state pharmacy changes in ownership. Christine's transactional practice is focused on joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions. Read Christine Parkins Johnson's full bio.

OIG Issues Report on Medicare’s ‘2-Midnight Hospital Rule’

By , and on Dec 30, 2016
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On December 19, 2016, the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) posted a report examining the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’s) “2-Midnight Rule.” The OIG concluded that although the number of inpatient stays decreased and the number of outpatient stays increased under the 2-Midnight Rule, Medicare paid...

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