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By Debra McCurdy
Federal health policy is an early focus for Congressional committees. In addition to several hearings held in January, Congressional hearings in February have concentrated on the ACA and primary care, including the following:
By Debra McCurdy
On February 14, 2019, CMS is hosting an educational call on new opioid policies for Medicare drug plans.
By James Beck
Ever since innovator liability burst onto our consciousness a decade ago with the horrific decision in Conte v. Wyeth, 85 Cal. Rptr.3d 299, we have had nightmares about the potential impact of this theory.
By Mark Quist
Massachusetts state Senator Cynthia Creem has introduced a consumer data privacy bill, SD 341.
By Steven Boranian
It is easy to articulate the core principle behind the First Amendment right to free speech: The government can't restrict what you say or make you say what the government wants without a good reason.
By Eric Alexander
We all know the phrase "the elephant in the room."
By Herbert Kozlov, Anthony Diana, Le-el Sinai, Jeffrey D. Silberman
Quadriga, Canada's largest cryptocurrency exchange, is unable to gain access to about $145 million (USD) of bitcoin and other digital assets following the sudden death of Gerald Cotten, its co-founder and CEO...
By Stephen J. McConnell
The case strikes a blow against California litigation tourism.
By Michelle Yeary
MDLs are complicated. MDLs are chaotic, messy, and ugly unless they have structure and order.
By Michele G. Gehrke, Brian K. Morris
In a recent decision involving SuperShuttle drivers, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board)
By James Beck
Congress authorized multidistrict litigation "for the convenience of parties and witnesses" and to "promote the just and efficient conduct of such actions." 28 U.S.C. §1407(a).
By Robert Hill, Joseph Metro
Late yesterday, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a proposed rule to amend the anti-kickback safe harbors
By Ann Kramer, Paul Breene, John Berringer, Richard Lewis, Anthony Crawford
In a recent unanimous decision, the Appellate Division First Department provided clarity on the pleading requirements for policyholders seeking special or consequential damages allowed under the landmark decision of Bi-Economy Market v. Harleysville Insurance Company of New York, 856 N.Y.S.2d 505.
By Rachel B. Weil
We just returned from four days of depositions in Roswell and Carlsbad, New Mexico.
By Robert Hill, Debra McCurdy
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a proposed rule that would modify the current HIPAA transaction standard for retail pharmacy transactions (the August 2007 revision of NCPDP telecommunications standard D.0) with respect to claims and similar transactions for Schedule II drugs.
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