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Health State and Federal Law Compare

Health State and Federal Law Compare


It can be difficult for health attorneys and compliance officers to navigate complex regulatory changes, and even more challenging when dealing with multiple jurisdictions. Health State and Federal Law Compare (HSFLC) was designed by Wolters Kluwer's health attorneys to help you understand these changes quickly in an intuitive "smart chart" format.

This invaluable resource lets you instantly evaluate the differences between jurisdictions across a wide variety of hot topics—comparing topic-by-topic for each state in an easy-to-read chart. A complete, self-contained product, HSFLC provides curated summaries and full text of state and federal health laws and regulations.

Health State and Federal Law Compare covers these HOT topics:

  • Fraud and Abuse
  • State false claims acts
  • Fraud statutes
  • State anti-kickback
  • Physician referrals
  • Civil/criminal penalties
  • Fee splitting statutes

Privacy of Health Information

  • Scope of information covered
  • Confidentiality
  • Access rights and restrictions/limitations
  • Notice of privacy practices
  • Breach/Reporting/Notification
  • Penalties


  • Medicaid coverage of services
  • Prescriptions
  • Interstate services and licensing


  • Section 1115 Waivers
  • Demonstrations
  • Managed care state plans/coverage
  • Provider restrictions

Corporate Practice of Medicine

  • Requirements for each state
  • Exceptions for professional corporations
  • Exceptions for certain health care entities
  • Other exceptions
  • Independent medical judgment

Facility Licensing

  • Hospitals
  • ACH
  • Ambulatory surgery centers
  • ESRD

Prescription Drugs and Controlled Substances

  • Facility licensing
  • Pharmacist licensing
  • Prescription requirements
  • Controlled substances
  • Provider dispensing

Hospital Reporting Requirements

  • State adverse event reporting
  • Specific diseases/conditions reported to state health department
  • Record retention

Health Exchanges and Insurance Marketplaces

  • Essential health benefits requirements
  • Type of exchange
  • Subsidies
  • Private exchanges

License Requirements and Scope of Practice

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Other Healthcare Professionals
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