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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Recent activities of the Department of Justice ("DOJ") and Qui Tam whistleblowers reveal that Medicare Advantage Plans remain at the forefront of investigations for violations of the federal False Claim Act...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Earlier this month, the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services ("OIG") published its Semiannual Report to Congress covering the period from October 1, 2016...
Foley Hoag LLP
The Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy today voted to advance, over objection and disapproval, a bill that repeals the 2012 Medical Marijuana law and 2016 Adult Use laws in Massachusetts...
Holland & Knight
The Florida Board of Medicine has amended Rule 64B8-44.003, Florida Administrative Code (effective June 5, 2017) to prohibit dietitians and nutritionists from balance billing.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
In this installment, I continue describing how FDA's regulatory scheme has persisted in light of the key First Amendment decisions involving off-label promotion.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The suit was filed in August 2016 by a group of osteopathic doctors against the primary certifying body for osteopathic physicians in the United States.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Our colleagues at ML Strategies have provided a Health Care Weekly Preview.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
ASGCC countered that nothing in Massachusetts law prohibits a private organization from engaging in the non-sale distribution of clean needles.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The letter would come from the Medicare administrative contractor who processes the Medicare Part B claims for the particular clinician or group of clinicians.
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
The power of bankruptcy courts to adjudicate Medicare provider agreements has been addressed by several circuit courts in recent years. Given the distressed nature of the health care industry...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recently gave a candid assessment of the chances of getting an Affordable Care Act (ACA) replacement bill through the Senate, saying "I don't know how we get to 50 (votes) at the moment."
Jones Day
Telemedicine services are a viable option for many hospital emergency departments attempting to expand the reach of their services and provide wider access to care.
Jones Day
The HITECH Act established financial incentives under Medicare and Medicaid for eligible health care providers that adopt, implement, and demonstrate use of certified EHR technologies...
Foley & Lardner
The Legislation implementing the medical marijuana amendment Florida voters approved last fall is on its way to the Governor.
Foley & Lardner
The National Institutes of Health announced the enrollment of the first participants as beta testers of the "All of Us" research program.
Reed Smith
The report also highlights major OIG audits of HHS programs, including reports covering quality of care, Medicare Part D spending, the hospital two midnight rule policy, and other Medicare and...
Reed Smith
House and Senate committees have held a number of hearings recently to focus on health policy topics, including the following:
Reed Smith
The HHS Office of Inspector General estimates that CMS made $729.4 million in Electronic Health Incentive payments to providers who did not meet meaningful use requirements from May 2011 to June 2014 ...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
To understand what the latest news means in the ongoing saga over EpiPen Medicaid Drug Rebates, it is important to understand how we got here.
Holland & Knight
CMS has just announced that it will delay all enforcement of its Medicare Part D prescriber enrollment regulations until January 1, 2019.
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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.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
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...
Ropes & Gray LLP
This article highlights key business and legal issues related to value-based healthcare for investors considering opportunities in the healthcare industry.
Ropes & Gray LLP
These documents represent a final attempt by the outgoing Administration to impact the agency's regulatory approach going forward.
McDermott Will & Emery
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) related portions of the 21st Century Cares Act, found in title III, establish a streamlined process for the exemption of certain Class I and II devices from the premarket notification requirement and allow for the establishment of revised regulatory standards for accessories to high-risk devices.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On December 27, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit ruled 2­1 that the SEC's process for hiring administrative­-law judges violates the Appointments Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On April 28, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld a February 8, 2017 decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to block the $54 billion acquisition...
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.
Foley & Lardner
On May 12, 2017, the Texas State Legislature passed SB 1107, a law expanding the use of telemedicine in the Lone Star State.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
When building and furnishing a memory care facility, it is important to understand the impact of colors and furnishings on people with Alzheimer's disease.
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