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By Debra McCurdy
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is delaying until January 1, 2018 implementation of mandatory Medicare episode payment models (EPMs) for acute myocardial infarction, coronary artery bypass graft, and surgical hip/femur fracture treatment procedures furnished in designated geographic areas.
By Eric Alexander
Parties often file motions in limine on fairly case-specific issues, building on the history of discovery and motions practice in the case.
By Gerard Donovan
On May 22, the U.S. Supreme Court granted SAS Institute's Petition for Cert seeking review of the Board's practice of instituting review of some challenged claims but not others.
By Stephen J. McConnell
Discovery regarding expert witnesses can be tricky. In our neck of the woods, the great Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, state courts almost never permit depositions of experts.
By Jillian Burstein, Jason Gordon
A Wisconsin federal judge issued a temporary restraining order last month against a Wisconsin creamery for their use of the "Irishgold" Irish butter trademark and associated packaging.
By Jillian Burstein, Jason Gordon
Last month, snack food company Snyder's-Lance filed a declaratory judgment action in North Carolina against Amplify Snack Brands and its SkinnyPop popcorn.
By Debra McCurdy
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently announced that it is giving hospitals and other non-federal entities that receive federal assistance an additional year to comply with revised procurement standards for grants and federal funding.
By Kyle Sollie, Jonathan Maddison
On May 22, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court denied to hear taxpayer challenges to the retroactive application of changes to tax laws in Dot Foods v. Washington Department of Revenue, and six cases challenging Michigan's retroactive repeal of an alternative apportionment method.
By Michelle Yeary
A federal judge in Texas recently ruled that Texas law does not allow a claim for negligence per se based solely on alleged violations of the FDCA or FDA regulations.
By James Beck
Now that Dr. Scott Gottlieb is safely installed as FDA Commissioner, we at DDLaw can end our moratorium on blogposts about First Amendment issues.
By Douglas Wood, Keri Bruce, Matthew Kane
On May 18, the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) released a critical study under a joint initiative led by Ad/Fin in cooperation with the ANA, the Association of Canadian Advertisers (ACA), and Ebiquity.
By Kari S. Larsen, Michael Selig
On May 17, 2017, Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") Acting Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo announced an "important step forward" in bringing the CFTC's regulations into the "digital world of the 21st century."
By Kari S. Larsen, Michael Selig
On May 17, 2017, Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") Acting Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo announced an "important step forward" in bringing the CFTC's regulations into the "digital world of the 21st century."
By Holly Roth, Sarah Wronsky
Non-federal entities that receive federal assistance—such as colleges and universities, hospitals, nonprofits, and state, local and tribal governments—have been given an additional year to comply with the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) revised procurement standards for grants and federal funding.
By Steven Boranian
We were not affected by the recent ransomware attack that disabled computers worldwide, including in multiple public hospitals in the UK.
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