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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
On January 23, 2017, President Trump announced broad new restrictions on US foreign assistance for nongovernmental organizations that "perform or actively promote abortion as a method of family planning."
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Finding against the Federal Circuit once again on a patent case, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Sandoz v. Amgen relating to the interpretation of the Biologics Price Competition...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
New York state's Medical Marijuana Program historically has been one of the most restrictive in the United States with strict limitations on the number of licensed producers and various barriers preventing...
Reed Smith
A number of governmental entities – states, counties and cities – have sued drug manufacturers, distributors, pharmacists and doctors, alleging that because of their distribution, sales and prescription practices...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
A state judge invalidated New York's so-called "sugary drink" ban, which was to come into effect on March 13, 2013, holding the regulation to be "arbitrary and capricious."
Foley Hoag LLP
In general, the Senate hewed closer to the language and intent of the referendum, while the House repealed the voter-passed law in its entirety in favor of a total rewrite.
BakerHostetler
John McCain underwent surgery for a blood clot Saturday. McCain won't be back in Washington for at least another week.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
There are medical mishaps that have been deemed "Never Events" by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. This term refers generally to preventable occurrences so egregious that they should never occur.
Foley & Lardner
CMS has proposed reducing the Medicare payment rate to hospitals for most separately payable drugs purchased under the 340B program from average sales price (ASP) plus six percent to ASP minus 22.5%.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In our July 10, 2017 post regarding telemedicine prescribing, we wrote about the seven exceptions to the Haight Act's requirement that a provider and patient have an-person visit before a prescriber/...
Horne LLP
The previous installment of this blog series described the CMS Innovation Center and its mission to test innovative payment and delivery models and to implement the MACRA Quality Payment Program (QPP).
Day Pitney LLP
The updated Work Plan published this month by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) includes a new audit of Medicare claims paid for telehealth services.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
As discussed in my blog yesterday, Republican Senators will be introducing a newly revised health care bill today.
Day Pitney LLP
A July 19 article in Bloomberg BNA's Health Care Fraud Report and other publications, "Nurses Hit Hardest by Medicare and Medicaid Exclusions," discussed the exclusion of nurses and physicians from participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Duff and Phelps
In healthcare, as in many capital-intensive industries, fixed assets represent the largest item on the balance sheet.
Holland & Knight
Healthcare real estate is one of the fastest growing construction sectors in terms of both the quantity and the size of projects. One factor contributing to this rapid growth is that hospitals and health systems can sell or lease their holdings to third parties.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
According to multiple sources, the Senate Republicans will introduce an updated version of the Senate's version of the American Health Care Act, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act (H.R. 1628) (BCRA)...
Dentons
Medicare GME reimbursement is designed only to support the training of medical, dental and podiatric residents.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The Newsletter of the Life, Health and Disability Committee
Duff and Phelps
The S&P Healthcare Services Index increased 2.7% over the last month, outperforming the S&P 500, which increased 1.2% over the same period.
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Despite the headlines coming out of Washington, Congress continues to move forward in regular fashion, discussing and acting upon key issues, such as funding the government, addressing the need...
Day Pitney LLP
A June 1 article, "Blue Cross Exec Tests HIPAA By Describing $12M Patient," in Law360 provides an analysis of a recent incident in which a Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield executive made a public comment about a patient who has accrued $12 million in annual medical bills.
Reed Smith
In a tacit acknowledgement of the hurdles ahead for enactment of Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal/replace legislation, the Trump Administration is soliciting suggestion for changes that could be made within the current legal framework to improve health insurance markets and meet Administration reform goals.
Reed Smith
The Supreme Court decided "the big one" today – and not to keep anyone in suspense [the big one is a major earthquake in California mass tort litigation]...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The law also authorizes an additional $500 million over 10 years to an FDA Innovation Account to help the Agency carry out these new authorities.
Duane Morris LLP
On June 8, 2017, Clifford J. White III, director of the U.S. Trustee Program, proclaimed before a congressional subcommittee that "debtors with assets or income derived from marijuana may not proceed...
Reed Smith
We have two posts on innovator liability that we update on a consistent basis: our innovator liability scorecard...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
We thought you might be interested in today's U.S. Supreme Court decision Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California.
Hyman, Phelps, & McNamara, P.C.
It's been a couple of months since the dust has settled from FDA's October 26, 2016 approval of Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s ANDA 078276 for a generic version of Daiichi Sankyo Inc.'s BENICAR Tablets...
Poyner Spruill LLP
Apparently prompted by the recent high-profile wave of ransomware attacks, the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Civil Rights has reminded hospitals, healthcare systems...
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