Tag Archives: healthcare

Contract- Arbitration – FINRA – Municipal Bond ‘Customer’ UBS Financial Services (access required)

Inc. v. Carilion Clinic A Virginia healthcare company is a “customer” of the financial services companies it hired to structure its municipal bond offering, and it is entitled to FINRA arbitration of its claims that it was fraudulently induced to issue over $234 million in auction-rate municipal bonds; the 4th Circuit upholds the order allowing arbitration to go forward.

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Labor & Employment – Health Care Quality Improvement Act – OB-GYN – Hospital Privilege Revocation (access required)

Hein-Muniz v. Aiken Regional Medical Centers While the plaintiff obstetrician was already on 100 percent case review status, she delivered a stillborn baby. Defendants’ multi-step review of plaintiff’s actions and judgment – culminating in the revocation of her hospital privileges -- complied with the Health Care Quality Improvement Act (HCQIA).

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