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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
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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?
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Will New Marijuana Laws Go Up In Smoke?
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Polsinelli Shughart Election Analysis and Legal Insight
As the Alabama Legislature marked the halfway point of the 2013 Regular Session, progress continued to move at a slow pace where repercussions of the Alabama Accountability Act continue to linger in the halls of the...more
In This Issue:
- Governor Does Not Act on Veto Threat
- Appropriations Committee Continues Public Hearings on Biennial Budget
- Governor Explores Medicaid Expansion
- Legislature Gets a Snow Day
On March 1, 2013, President Obama issued a sequestration order directing the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to administer across-the-board cuts to federal spending. Concurrently, OMB issued a report to Congress...more
"I've long maintained that there are three possible routes to repeal of ObamaCare: the courts, the presidential election, and our constitutional responsibility for oversight. With two of them having come up short, the third...more
The recently passed fiscal cliff legislation, i.e., the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (Act) [PDF], includes a number of provisions addressing Medicare and Medicaid. One of these provisions extends the recovery period...more
On December 31, 2012, Congress sent the Medicare IVIG Access and Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers Act (“the Act”) of 2012 to President Barack Obama for signature. The Act had strong bipartisan support, passing in...more
In the wake of President Obama's win over Governor Mitt Romney, employers can expect an acceleration of the Administration's effort to dramatically alter workplace policy. Republicans hold on to power in the House of...more
On August 16, 2012, the California Assembly passed a bill (AB 2492) amending California’s False Claims Act, Cal. Gov’t Code §§ 12650-12656 (“CA FCA”), which must be signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. The amendments...more
Although the False Claims Act (FCA) is used most frequently to address allegations of fraud in health care and government procurement, the statute can be used quite effectively in any situation in which...more
On December 15, 2011, the Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which retains the TRICARE language proposed in the conference report.
As you are aware from our previous legal alerts on December 15, 2011...more
On December 14, 2011, the House passed H.R. 1540, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included language with respect to exempting TRICARE providers from OFCCP jurisdiction.
In our previous legal alert,...more
Members of county water and sewer district boards may not be
a flat meeting fee of $50 in lieu of reimbursement for
expenses actually and necessarily incurred. The positions of
supervisor and county improvement district...more
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