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Duane Morris LLP
In January 2018, The Office of the Auditor General for the State of Illinois published its Performance Audit of Medicaid Managed Care Organizations for Fiscal Year 2016.
Duane Morris LLP
A new policy recently issued by the Justice Department states that the Department will not use its enforcement authority to effectively convert agency guidance documents into binding rules.
Reed Smith
With one glance at the calendar, regular readers of this blog will have been able to predict the content of these prefatory paragraphs, later to be (tenuously) tied to today's case.
Day Pitney LLP
On February 13, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a $100,000 settlement with the court-appointed receiver of FileFax Inc., a defunct medical records storage, maintenance...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In October 2017, Green Solution Retail, Inc., a cannabis retailer, petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) to review a decision which held that the Anti-Injunction Act and Declaratory Judgment Act ...
McDermott Will & Emery
Earlier this week the Trump Administration presented its Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Proposal.
Day Pitney LLP
Consumer wearables manufacturer Fitbit announced on February 13 that it is acquiring Twine Health, a "health activation platform" used by employers to manage their workforces' health at the population level.
McDermott Will & Emery
The opioid epidemic is making the United States acutely aware of the horrors of substance abuse disorders and the limited means of treating the individuals suffering from addiction.
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
The opioid crisis in America is frequently in the news and should be. Opioids have caused an enormous cost increase for workers' compensation employers and insurers.
Foley & Lardner
The telemedicine industry has been abuzz upon learning that provider-friendly legislation was included in the new federal Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law by the President on February 9, 2018.
Reed Smith
We have written extensively on the travesty of the Neurontin trilogy (like here and here) and noted how the plaintiffs' efforts to fit cases based on alleged off-label promotion ...
Foley & Lardner
The new legislation will make several changes to the Medicare program, delay cuts to disproportionate share hospitals, provide two years of funding for community health centers, and renew certain expired or expiring health care programs.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In a major victory for ERISA plans and other payors, the Fifth Circuit recently overturned a district court's notorious decision in favor of a healthcare provider and reinstated a plan administrator's ability to guard...
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) initiated additional guidelines and information regarding the proper use of opioids and to educate doctors and patients about the opioids epidemic.
Holland & Knight
On Feb. 9, 2018, the Trump Administration released a 30-page report analyzing domestic and global factors influencing drug pricing.
FisherBroyles LLP
Readers may recall our alert from November 2017, "Patient Assistance Charity Loses Protection from Kickback Liability – Office of Inspector General Revokes Advisory Opinion" in which we relayed the story of Caring Voice Coalition (CVC), a patient assistance program formed to help patients afford expensive prescription drugs by funding health insurance copayments
Day Pitney LLP
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a notice on February 5 announcing that effective March 5, 2018, teaching physicians can verify any student documentation in the medical record ...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Today, the White House released its FY 2019 budget proposal, outlining its policy priorities for the fiscal year.
Reed Smith
Our first stint in a law firm was on the transactional side.
BakerHostetler
The White House this morning is releasing President Trump's fiscal 2019 budget blueprint, which will include funding requests for HHS, FDA, CMS and dozens of other healthcare-related federal agencies.
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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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Singh & Associates
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Miller Friel
Opioid insurance coverage is now one of the most important issues faced by the pharmaceutical industry, which is now in the cross-hairs of plaintiffs lawyers.
Day Pitney LLP
Beginning January 16, the amount of compensation that a New Jersey healthcare provider can accept from pharmaceutical manufacturers for "bona fide services," ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
News accounts report that thousands of Californians celebrated the first day of 2018 by exercising their new right to legally purchase marijuana for recreational use.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
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