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Clinton: SCOTUS Myriad Genetics Decision 'Terrific'
PODCAST - Inside Law - HIPAA Changes Overview by Emily Wey
GranuFlo and NaturaLyte Accused in Heart Attacks
Lawsuits Claim SSRIs Can Cause Severe Birth Defects
Hernia Patients in Pain as Skin Procedure Fails
Going on the Offense: Proactive Strategies to Reduce Uncertainty
Craft Beer Boom in Michigan
Medicaid Receiving Startlingly Little Attention As Everyone Discusses Medicare
Digital Health: Revolutionizing Healthcare
The Biggest Changes in HIPAA/HITECH Omnibus Rule & Recommended Action Steps—Ted Kobus
Hot Companies in Digital Health
Digital Health: Where is the Action for Entrepreneurs?
Corporate Law Report: Cybersecurity, CEO Social Media, New Workplace Laws, Healthcare Reform in 2013
Jennifer Abril on The Story of Fragrances
Obamacare May Be Headed Back to Supreme Court As Contraception Mandate Comes Under Fire
Supreme Court to Decide Whether or Not Human Genes Are Patentable
Election results and the Affordable Care Act – What can employers do now?
Corporate Law Report: Obamacare Deadlines, $13M for Exotic Dancer Misclassification, 2013 Medicare Taxes, More...
Will New Marijuana Laws Go Up In Smoke?
Stealth Lawyer: Tama Matsuoka Wong, Forager for Restaurant Daniel
In This Issue: Governor LePage Issues an Additional Veto; Congressman Michaud Explores a Run for Governor; Biennial Budget Proceeds Through the Legislature; Legislation to Repay Maine Hospitals Sent to Governor LePage;...more
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- 03-29-2013 (U.S.) Final...more
In today’s challenging health care environment, nearly 30 million Americans suffering from various chronic and life-threatening illnesses are underinsured and have difficulty paying their out-of-pocket medical costs....more
On June 3, AG Schneiderman announced an agreement with a credit card issuer to resolve an investigation into alleged consumer protection concerns arising from the offering of credit cards through medical care providers. ...more
In this issue:
- Best Patent Practices Under the America Invents Act
- CMS Issues Final Rule for Implementing Sunshine Act
- New IP Litigation Team a Boon for Firm's Life Sciences and Technology Clients
A recent federal court decision illustrates how “loan” arrangements between physicians and their employers, if not properly structured, may be treated as the payment of taxable compensation and the employers may be hit with...more
In This Issue:
- Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012
- Tax Planning for the “New Normal”
- HIPAA: Not Just for Health Care
- ADA Requirements for Pools
- Impact of Dodd-Frank Swap Regulations on Loan Documents
The need for innovation in healthcare has arguably never been greater.
Originally Published in Navigating The Capital Crunch - April 15, 2013. ...more
Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (“BARDA”) announced that it has used “other transactional authority” to enter into a novel, comprehensive...more
In this issue:
- Does the SEC Like Social Media? Understanding the Application of Regulation FD to Social Media
- NIST Holds First Workshop on Executive Order Cybersecurity Framework
- Jumpstart Our...more
In This Issue:
- General Legislative
- Agriculture and Food
- Budget and Appropriations
- Financial Services
Earlier this week on 14 May, the Treasurer delivered the Australian Federal Budget for 2013-14. Whilst it contains no real surprises for the pharmaceutical or medical technology sectors, it shows how much the Pharmaceutical...more
In this issue’s installment of “Dealmaker’s Corner,” Jon Finger, a partner in our private equity group, had the opportunity to visit with Kyle Bradford, Managing Director with American Capital, Ltd., concerning the...more
In This Article:
Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and...more
Investing in the health care industry can be riskier and more complicated than investing in many other industries. Health care providers and suppliers, as well as those companies that interact with them,...more
With the constitutional deadline of midnight on the 30th day closing in, Alabama lawmakers worked at a feverish pace to complete work on some of the most substantial and controversial legislation in the 2013 session....more
Patton Boggs recently advised Satori Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm, on its acquisition of Longhorn Health Solutions, Inc. Longhorn is headquartered in Austin, Texas and is a leading direct-to-home provider of...more
EMPLOYER RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND THE IMPACT on PRIVATE INVESTMENT FUNDS -
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) continues at an accelerated pace. Some of its most important...more
In This Issue:
ATRA 2012 – How Does it Affect You?; Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care; and Obama Revenue Raising Proposals.
Excerpt from ATRA 2012 – How Does it Affect You?:
The American Taxpayer...more
In This Issue:
- DIGGING DEEPER: A Guide to Health Care Regulatory Due Diligence in Private Equity Deals 1
- Policy Spotlight: Affordable Care Act 6
- Case Spotlight: Best Practices in Down-Round Financings &...more
Employers and plan sponsors must comply with numerous filing and notice deadlines for their retirement and health and welfare plans. Failure to comply with these deadlines can result in costly penalties and excise taxes. To...more
Health Care Reform: Guidance on Required Future Modifications to SBC, Other Issues -
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Department of Labor (DOL), and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued new guidance...more
The Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health & Human Services have issued new guidance on the content requirements for health plan summaries of benefits and coverage (“SBCs”). Plan sponsors should ensure that the SBCs...more
This spring saw two significant victories for health care providers in the federal courts of appeals. In both cases, the courts rejected an aggressive government theory under the False Claims Act (FCA), the first related to...more
Entrepreneurs seeking angel funding should pay special attention to the recent Halo Report, a joint release by Silicon Valley Bank, CB Insights and Angel Resource Institute. The report looks at 783 deals including angel...more
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