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Underwriters, Universities and Government Debt Issuers Face a Critical Deadline
Understanding Supplemental Spousal Liability Insurance in NY
Polsinelli Podcast - Insurance Recovery Disputes 101
Claims: Government Investigations, Enforcement and Triggering Insurance Coverage Under D and O Insurance
North Carolina Unemployment Insurance Reform Webinar
Ralph Ferrara Discusses Private Securities Litigation at PLI
The Affordable Care Act & the Impact on the C-Suite – Interview with Alden Bianchi, Member, Mintz Levin
The Affordable Care Act: The Structure of Health Plans – Interview with Alden Bianchi, Member, Mintz Levin
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Greenberger: Derivatives Legislation Would Seriously Weaken Dodd-Frank
NFA Chairman Chris Hehmeyer Talks Bankruptcy Reform
Ritholtz: Insurance Regulators Should Oversee Derivatives
How to Respond to President Obama's Cybersecurity Executive Order
Ritholtz: 'Dot Com Bonus Envy' Stymies Wall St. Reform
Insurance Lawyer: Very Limited Coverage for Hurricane Sandy
Weekly Brief: Hurricane Sandy, GC Donations, Tweeting Fake News
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
Not Prepared for Healthcare Reform? Three things employers need to focus on now.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) ushered in broad national standards aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the U.S. health care system. Referred to generically as...more
In This Issue:
- Sovaldi Pricing Lower in Canada
- Implementation of the Affordable Care Act
- Other Federal Regulatory Initiatives
- Other Congressional and State Initiatives
- Other Health...more
On July 18, 2014, the County of Los Angeles (“the County”) filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court again Michael D. Drobot, Sr., his son Michael R. Drobot, Jr. and their controlled entities, Pacific Hospital of Long...more
In This Issue:
- DO SUBSIDIZED HEALTH CARE PLANS PURCHASED UNDER THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT TRIGGER THE ANTI-KICKBACK STATUTE?
The advent of federally subsidized private pay health insurance under the Affordable...more
When one big industry sues another we learn a lot about how business as usual is conducted.
In this case Humana, a giant health insurer, has sued the medical device company Medtronic, maker of the Infuse bone graft. ...more
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) received a great deal of attention this past week in Washington. The House held numerous hearings on implementation issues, including oversight of access to care for ACA enrollees and improper...more
On March 25, 2014, in State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company v. Mobile Diagnostic Imaging, Inc., the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota held that a corporation not owned or controlled by physicians does...more
On May 16, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") released a final rule titled "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange and Insurance Market Standards for 2015 and Beyond" ("Final Rule")...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) has notably increased enforcement of compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) and Health Information...more
Next generation sequencing (NGS) promises to transform the delivery of health care by providing in one test diagnostic and prognostic information that had previously only been available in multiple analyses. One application...more
Data breaches are certainly not unique to the healthcare industry. Large data breaches like the one experienced by Target stores in late 2013 seem increasingly common. Retail, financial, and other types of companies hold...more
The quietness in the privacy landscape in Belgium is about to drastically change. Reason for the change of pace are the recent major data breaches that were published by the media. The Privacy Commission announced it will...more
On Feb. 21, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (“ONC”) released a proposed rule for voluntary 2015 Edition EHR certification criteria for the Medicare and Medicaid meaningful use...more
A judge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida has approved a $3 million data breach class action settlement agreement between AvMed, Inc. and plaintiffs. The settlement arises out of a...more
On February 6, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a Final Rule amending regulations implementing the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) and the Health Insurance...more
You are a device maker, an app or software developer, a potential investor, a healthcare provider, a healthcare payor or an insurer and you see opportunities in mobile health (mHealth). You have an idea for a revolutionary...more
We recently reported that the number of cyber events involving the healthcare industry is expected to rise in 2014.
The reliance on electronic medical records and the use of insurance exchanges increase efficiency but...more
As 2013 draws to a close, we are pleased to look back on the year that was and highlight some of the key developments in the ever-changing field of health law. While a great deal of attention was focused on the implementation...more
The Debate over Specialty Pharmaceuticals: Is the Promise Worth the Price? -
..What’s the Issue?
- Specialty pharmaceuticals are a rapidly growing share of total drug expenditures by public and private health...more
In This Issue:
- Top News
..CMS Releases Payment Rules for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System, Renal Dialysis and Home Health
..President Signs the Drug Quality...more
On November 27, 2013, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services posted the final 2014 Medicare physician fee schedule and, in it, announced plans to change how and how much Medicare pays for clinical diagnostic laboratory...more
In This Issue:
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act; Other HHS and Federal Regulatory Initiatives; Other Congressional and State Initiatives; and Hearings and Mark-Ups Scheduled.
It is often said that advisory opinions are requested from the U.S. Office of Inspector General (OIG) when one wants a very safe deal blessed or when one wants to dissuade a competitor or counter-party from entering into or...more
With the aggressive pursuit of cases against the pharmaceutical and device industries (including the recent $2.2 billion settlement with Johnson & Johnson), the implementation of Medicare Fraud Strike Forces in major cities...more
In This Issue:
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act; Other HHS and Federal Regulatory Initiatives; Other Congressional and State Initiatives; Other Health Care News; and Hearings and Mark-Ups...more
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