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By Kelley Chittenden, Jason Gordon
Lyft, Inc. was hit with a putative class action under TCPA this month. The plaintiffs allege that Lyft is liable for text messages sent by Jobcase, Inc., Lyft's marketing agency.
By Debra McCurdy
The 2018 update to the alphanumeric Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) files is now available on the CMS website.
By Debra McCurdy
CMS has issued final 2018 Medicare clinical laboratory fee schedule (CLFS) rates, which are based on private payer data as mandated by the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA).
By Stephen J. McConnell
We've got food on our mind. Last Sunday, the CBS Sunday Morning show ran its food episode, with segments about, inter alia, a little restaurant in the north of England being rated the best in the world, ...
By James Beck
The federal Advisory Committee on Rules of Civil Procedure released its latest Civil Rules Agenda Book on November 7, 2017.
By Debra McCurdy
The Senate Finance Committee, which will actually vote on the nomination, has not yet announced a date for its hearing.
By Kari S. Larsen, Herbert Kozlov, Michael Selig, Njeri Chasseau
Some reports suggest that early stage companies have raised more money via ICOs this year than through traditional early stage venture capital funding.
By Steven Boranian
We wrote a few months ago about what you will see from the plaintiffs' side as they try to evade the Supreme Court's opinion in BMS v. Superior Court.
By James Beck
The multi-state class action was no more.
By David Gutowski, Robert Weyman, Matthew Setzer
On November 16, 2017, the Tax Court of New Jersey issued a ruling in Spirit Halloween Superstores, Inc. v. Director, Division of Taxation, concerning the sourcing of sales of tangible personal property for sales tax purposes.
By Thomas Greeson, Gail Daubert, Debra McCurdy
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published its final Medicare physician fee schedule (PFS) rule for CY 2018.
By Gail Daubert, Debra McCurdy
CMS is redistributing the $1.6 billion in savings from this change by increasing by 3.2% conversion factor for non-drug items and services for 2018.
By Eric Dubelier, Katherine Seikaly, Carol Colborn Loepere, Melissa Geist, Marilyn Moberg
On November 8, 2017, following many years of investigation, the U.S. Department of Justice dismissed a billion-dollar False Claims Act (FCA) case against our long-standing client HCR ManorCare, the industry leader in post-acute rehabilitation care.
By Stephen J. McConnell
It is not as if we are delighted to see efforts to resuscitate breast implant litigation, but we won't groan when the rulings are as good as they are in Laux v. Mentor Worldwide, LLC, No. 2:16-cv-01026-ODW(AGR)...
By Miriam Edelstein
This Executive Order took immediate effect when signed November 13.
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