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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.
By Nancy Halstead, Yetunde Oni
This guidance highlights FDA's increasing interest in Digital Health issues
By Andrew Levad, Jason Gordon
Last month, gluten intolerance advocacy group Gluten Intolerance Group ("GIG") sued celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for trademark infringement and unfair business practices under the Lanham Act...
By Eric Alexander
We can be inundated with news. Old news. New news. Fake news. Breaking news. News that makes you want to break something. News that makes you want to go back to bed.
By Andrew Levad, Jason Gordon
The plaintiffs in a five year old consumer class action against Frito-Lay North America and its parent company PepsiCo, Inc. got their wish earlier this month when Frito-Lay agreed to remove the "All Natural" label ///
By Michelle Yeary
Interestingly, it's a case that is almost a year old that has us thinking about litigation tourism post Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court, 137 S. Ct. 1773 (2017).
By Andrew Levad, Jason Gordon
In the first iteration of what is expected to be a hot constitutional issue, a Federal court in New York upheld New York's ban on ballot-box selfies.
By Michael H. Sampson
A recent federal court decision in "a property loss insurance case" involving the unauthorized growing of marijuana could have a negative impact on the enforceability of insurance policies sold to legitimate marijuana-related businesses.
By James Doerfler, Alison Wickizer Toepp
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) contracts, the most commonly used set of construction contract forms on commercial projects in the United States, recently released the second part of its once-in-a-decade updates to the 2017 versions of its primary forms.
By Kari S. Larsen, Michael Selig
Nine years after Satoshi Nakamoto circulated his whitepaper and introduced the world to bitcoin, regulated bitcoin derivatives are about to be introduced in the United States.
By Aaron Young, Gregory Roberts, Jennifer White, Jason Feingertz, Jeremy Gove
In a surprising development, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance has filed an exception with the New York State Tax Appeals Tribunal to the determination issued by the New York...
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