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When Big Pharma dives for dollars, crises erupt but dire needs go unanswered

Americans should be wary lest they get in between Big Pharma and a buck. That’s what investigators for a U.S. Senate subcommittee showed when scrutinizing how industry middlemen inundated the Show Me State with more than a...more

Mintz Levin - Health Law & Policy Matters

CMS Proposes to Reduce Payments for New Drugs under Medicare Part B

In an attempt to lower drug prices, CMS released a proposed rule last week to reduce payments for new drugs under the Part B program. CMS has proposed that effective January 1, 2019, for new drugs and biologicals that are...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Medicare’s New Virtual Care Codes: A Monumental Change and Validation of Asynchronous Telemedicine

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services just issued a proposed rule introducing monumental changes to the physician fee schedule, paving the way for asynchronous telemedicine and new technologies through a new set of...more

Mintz Levin - Health Law & Policy Matters

Court of Appeals Weighs in on 340B

Timing is everything. In yesterday’s post on 340B, I stated in closing: There is still one more shoe to drop. On May 4, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in the expedited appeal of American Hospital...more

Bricker & Eckler LLP

340B Drug Pricing Program

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The 340B Drug Pricing Program has been a hot topic in Congress lately. It seems like new legislation and/or Congressional hearings related to the 340B Program pop up almost daily. ...more

Proskauer Rose LLP

CMS Issues Proposed Rule with Significant Revisions to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Other Payment Policies

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On July 12, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") issued a proposed rule that includes proposals to update payment policies and rates for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule...more

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.

HIPAA Changes May Be on the Way

Since the major HIPAA overhaul implemented in 2013, there have been few changes to HIPAA privacy, security, and breach notification regulations. However, several HIPAA regulatory changes may now be on the way...more

Knobbe Martens

Trump’s Chinese Tariffs Could Cost Medical Device Makers $138 Million Per Year, MITA Says

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President Donald Trump’s 25 percent tariffs on Chinese imports went into effect on July 6, a move that, according to industry experts, could have wide-ranging effects on American medical device manufacturers. In early April,...more

Clark Hill PLC

Window On Washington - Vol. 2, Issue 27

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Outlook for This Week in the Nation's Capital - House and Senate Return. Both the House and Senate are back in session this week. The Senate is planning to take a series of judicial nominations as well as a few other...more

Hogan Lovells

U.S. House legislation highlights escalating government-wide focus on opioid abuse

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On June 22 the U.S. House of Representatives passed sweeping legislation that represents "the biggest effort Congress has ever undertaken" to address the opioid epidemic, according to Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR). The House...more

Clark Hill PLC

Window On Washington - Vol. 2, Issue 26

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Outlook for This Week in the Nation's Capital - Recess Week. The House and Senate are both in recess this week for the 4th of July holiday. Clark Hill wishes you a safe and enjoyable Independence Day....more

Foley & Lardner LLP

New Connecticut Law Allows Telemedicine Prescribing of Controlled Substances

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Connecticut has taken another step towards expanding the meaningful use of telemedicine in connection with treatment of mental health and substance use disorders. SB 302, signed by Governor Dannel Malloy and effective July 1,...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Legislation Affecting the Pharmaceutical Industry

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During a year in which legislative activity was restrained by a variety of factors, most notably the Senate’s inability to maintain a consistent majority, the New York State Legislature nonetheless still passed 641 bills,...more

Clark Hill PLC

Window On Washington - Vol. 2, Issue 25

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Outlook for This Week in the Nation's Capital - Senate Floor. The Senate is schedule to finish its work this evening on the minibus appropriations bill, a three-bill spending package that includes Energy and Water...more

Knobbe Martens

Right to Try Act Gives Terminal Patients Opportunity to Try Early Therapies

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Often those with terminal illnesses wish to try new experimental therapies. Now they can if they are willing to accept the risks. On May 30, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Right to Try Act. The Act allows eligible...more

Robinson+Cole Health Law Diagnosis

Connecticut Expands Consumer Protections Against Identity Theft and Data Breaches

On June 4, 2018, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law Public Act No. 18-90 “An Act Concerning Security Freezes on Credit Reports, Identity Theft Prevention Services and Regulations of Credit Rating Agencies”...more

Mintz Levin - Health Law & Policy Matters

A Deeper Dive: What the Trump Administration Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices Might Mean for Medicaid

It has been a few weeks since the publication of the Trump Administration’s Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices, and Secretary Azar’s Request for Information (RFI) on the Blueprint. We previously posted about the Blueprint’s focus...more

Mintz Levin - Health Law & Policy Matters

Health Care Weekly Preview from ML Strategies – June 2018 #2

Welcome to the third week of this four week stretch. This week, the House will continue to vote on a number of proposals to address the opioid crisis. Last week the House passed over 30 bills on opioids, most of which were...more

Jones Day

The EU Pharma Incentives Review—Two Studies and a Legislative Proposal Released

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The Situation: On May 28 and 29, 2018, the European Commission ("Commission") published two studies aimed at examining the economic and legal impacts of the European Union's regime on Supplementary Protection Certificates...more

Clark Hill PLC

Window On Washington - Vol. 2, Issue 24

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Outlook for This Week in the Nation's Capital - Appropriations on Senate Floor. This week, the Senate plans to take up a three-bill appropriations package, commonly referred to as a “minibus”, including Military...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

What's New In Washington - June 2018

Lawmakers have returned from the Memorial Day recess and are facing a packed legislative agenda over the summer. With the announcement this week of a shortened August recess, the Senate will have more time to address...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

The VA MISSION Act: Enhancing Healthcare for Veterans

On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, President Trump signed into law the “John S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Networks Act” a.k.a. the VA MISSION Act...more

Verrill Dana LLP

Federal "Right to Try": Don't Disregard Your State Laws Just Yet!

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How Federal Preemption (or Lack Thereof) Could Influence the Use of Federal "Right to Try" - As discussed in our Alert of June 4, "Right to Try" Comes to the Federal Stage: What Stakeholders Should Do Now, manufacturers,...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Right to Try Law Enacted by Congress: Implementation Unclear

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On May 30, 2018, President Trump signed the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2018. The bill allows the provision of certain unapproved, investigational drugs to patients...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

What's New In Washington - March 2018

Washington saw a flurry of bipartisan activity over the last few weeks. Most notably, Republican and Democratic negotiators reached a long-awaited deal on sequestration budget caps. The compromise, announced on February 7 as...more

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