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Last week marked the 69th birthday of the NHS and, as is the case with most anniversaries, it provided a reason to reflect on what has been achieved and to contemplate what the future might bring.
STA Law Firm
People seek the assistance of professionals with the view of obtaining expert advice on matters that are beyond their proficiency or expertise.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Late yesterday, Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader (R.KY.) announced that the Senate will delay its summer recess for two weeks.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In this month's edition of Health Care Provider Insights, we provide the following insights to help you protect your practice.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Our colleagues at ML Strategies have provided their Health Care Weekly Preview for the week of July 24, 2017.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
One of the hottest topics in the food, beverage and dietary supplement industries, for both producers and advertisers, remains the disclosure of genetically modified organisms, or ‘GMOs,' in these products.
Reed Smith
CMS has published its proposed rule to update Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) payment system rates and policies for calendar year (CY) 2018.
Holland & Knight
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell this weekend delayed plans to hold a procedural vote this week to move forward with the Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) healthcare reform bill...
Holland & Knight
On July 14, 2017, Donah Heiberg, with the Bureau of Field Operations for the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration's Office of Health Quality Assurance gave a presentation to District X of the Florida Health Care Association.
Day Pitney LLP
On July 24, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey must turn over the internal report it used in determining the composition of its tiered OMNIA health plan.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a guidance document announcing its intention not to object to an IRB's waiving or altering the informed consent requirements for an FDA-regulated clinical investigation that presents no more than minimal risk and involves adequate human subjects protections.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
On July 13, the Nevada Tax Commission held a public hearing to discuss the potential marijuana product shortfall facing the state's dispensaries following the launch of state-authorized recreational marijuana sales in Nevada on July 1.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
This is the one hundred and tenth issue in our series of alerts for employers on selected topics on health care reform.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
As soon as the revised health care bill was introduced yesterday, criticism began and the margin for passage may already be compromised.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Senate Republicans on July 13, 2017, released an updated discussion draft of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA), its bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Reed Smith
The FDA cannot get out of its own way on the issue of off-label communications. Its power to punish off-label promotion comes from an odd regulatory two-step, whereby off-label promotions...
K&L Gates
The Trump administration is considering significant changes relating to the 340B Drug Pricing Program, which allows certain categories of safety net providers to access discounted pricing on covered outpatient drugs from manufacturers.
Holland & Knight
On July 13, 2017, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued for comment a 664-page proposed rule that, among other things, makes changes to the reimbursement methodology...
Reed Smith
CMS has made numerous technical and typographical corrections to its October 4, 2016 final rule revising the requirements that long-term care facilities must meet to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. v
Reed Smith
The CMS Chief Actuary has officially determined that the projected Medicare per capita growth rate will not exceed the target that would require the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) to submit plans to reduce 2019 Medicare per-capita spending.
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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...
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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.
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
On 25 April 2017, the Regulation on Packaging Information, Directions and Tracking of Human Medicinal Products ("Regulation") was published in the Official Gazette and entered into force as of its publication date.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
An understanding of the regulatory landscape is necessary before attempting any commercial activities for cannabis.
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]...
Khaitan & Co
The purpose of the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 (PCR) is to regulate pre-packaged commodities. Under the PCR, pre-packaged commodities must comply with certain mandatory labelling requirements.
Howie, Sacks & Henry
Several decades ago the Partnership for A Drug-Free America released a famous advertisement that any person of a certain age will be able to repeat to you verbatim.
Amendments to the Liquor Act were assented to on 1 June 2017, and are expected to commence shortly.
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With abortion still considered a crime in NSW, many have labelled the current position as 'archaic' and 'out of touch'.
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