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Attention Pharmaceutical Manufacturers: New State Drug Transparency Laws and Enforcement Mechanisms Are Coming In 2022

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In 2016, states began passing pharmaceutical price reporting laws. These laws are designed to bring transparency to a pharmaceutical manufacturer’s drug pricing process by requiring drug manufacturers to report pricing and...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Private Equity Investors at Risk: A New Defendant in False Claims Act Cases?

As a generally held principle, mere investment or ownership interest in a company does not expose the investor to liability for acts undertaken by the company. However, that principle is being called into question in the...more

Morgan Lewis - Health Law Scan

CMS Relaunches Hospice TPE Audits with Long-Stay General Inpatient Reviews

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it had restarted the Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) audit process, effective September 1, 2021. More recently, the Medicare Administrative Contractors for...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

California Passes Major Hospice Reform, Including Minimum One Year New License Moratorium

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law two pieces of legislation intended to improve hospice oversight in the state on October 4, 2021. The laws resulted in part from the U.S. Department of Health and Human...more

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'Borderline' medical devices

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The MHRA has recently released guidance to assist with the process of identifying whether a product is a ‘general medical device’ within Part II of the UK Medical Device Regulations 2002 (UK MDR 2002). Particularly with...more

Nexsen Pruet, PLLC

CMS’ Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate: What You Need to Know Now

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On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced a new “COVID-19 Action Plan” designed to mitigate the continuing effects of the Delta variant by increasing the number of vaccinated individuals. The plan includes, among other...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

[Webinar] Building Effective Health Care Partnerships: A Joint Venture Primer - November 3rd, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET

A New Manatt Health Webinar Gives You a Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Joint Ventures That Drive Growth, Optimize Profits and Improve the Patient Experience. Joint ventures are becoming a mission-critical strategy for an...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

[Event] 2021 South Florida Health Forum - November 2nd, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Please join Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough for the 2021 South Florida Health Forum. We look forward to reconnecting with you after a year away from our annual event....more

Rivkin Radler LLP

NJ Infertility Clinic Reaches $495,000 Data Breach Settlement

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The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office announced on October 12 that Diamond Institute for Infertility and Menopause, LLC, based in Millburn, NJ, will pay a $495,000 penalty for allegedly violating HIPAA and state law by...more

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The Elimination of the Oklahoma Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare

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On November 1, 2021, House Bill 2548 will go into effect, establishing the new Oklahoma Uniform Power of Attorney Act. This new legislation repeals the provisions of the Uniform Durable Power of Attorney Act (DPOA Act) which...more

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US Regulatory Considerations Applicable to Digital Health Providers and Suppliers – Part I: HIPAA

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Digital health technologies are revolutionizing the global health environment by advancing healthcare services, Big Data analytics and medical device development and innovation, expanding the reach, accessibility and...more

Ruder Ware

HIPAA and COVID-19 – OCR Publishes Online Guidance on the Application of HIPAA

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The Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”), which is the federal agency that enforces the health care privacy rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), recently published guidance covering various...more

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MDRP and 340B: Updates from last week

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On October 13, 2021, the in-person portion of the annual informaconnect Medicaid Drug Rebate Program (MDRP) Conference concluded in New Brunswick, New Jersey. A day earlier, on October 12, 2021, a joint hearing was held in...more

Mintz Edge

Corporate Boards' Role In Workplace Vaccine Mandates

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Mandatory workplace COVID-19 vaccination is becoming an accepted and necessary measure to protect employee health and safety. Given the importance of the employee stakeholder to the corporate mission, and the board's...more

Arent Fox

HHS Renews Determination That Public Health Emergency Exists

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Effective October 18, 2021, Xavier Becerra, the Secretary of Health and Human Services renewed the declaration of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) that was first declared on January 20, 2020....more

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What is the Process for Federal Psilocybin Registration?

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We’re fielding an increasing number of questions these days from companies and organizations about registering with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to handle psilocybin and psilocin in various ways. In light of...more

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Vaccine Mandates And Vaccine Bans – Clues On Where This Ends And Making Decisions In The Interim

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On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced plans for the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue an “Emergency Temporary Standard” (ETS) mandating that all employers with more than 100...more

Arent Fox

Proposed Restrictions on Prop 65 Short-Form Warnings

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Proposed Restrictions on Prop 65 Short-Form Warnings EHS Daily Advisor Changes to California’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65) short-form warning label regulations are expected soon. Once adopted, impacted industry will have one...more

King & Spalding

HHS Continues Focus on Women's Health: AHRQ Calls for Data on Telehealth for Women

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The Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) is continuing its focus on women’s health, this time through its research arm, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (“AHRQ”). If the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

NC Politics in the News - October 2021 #3

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Agriculture - CBS17: 2021 NC State Fair reports low attendance numbers after a canceled year due to COVID-19 - As the North Carolina State Fair enters its first weekend following a canceled fair last year, attendance...more

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FOIR Releases Guidance on New Disclosure Requirements for Health Insurers, MCOs

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The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation released an informational memorandum on Friday to all health insurers and managed care organizations authorized to do business in Florida to provide guidance regarding new disclosure...more

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Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Linden Capital Acquires BioIVT From Arsenal Capital

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Linden Capital Partners has announced it has acquired BioIVT from Arsenal Capital Partners. BioIVT, based in, Westbury, N.Y., is a provider of biological specimens for the pharmaceutical discovery and development market....more

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Washington Healthcare Update - October 2021 #3

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This week in Washington: Debt ceiling measure signed by President Biden; default averted for at least a month. Discussions about budget reconciliation continue....more

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Courts Expand the Indiana Medical Malpractice Act: A “Patient” is No Longer Limited to Recipients of Care

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Within two months, Indiana courts expanded the Indiana Medical Malpractice Act beyond its previous interpretations, raising new risk management concerns for health care providers. In the pivotal 1999 decision in Sword v. NKC...more

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Properly Encrypting ePHI: What Your Practice Should Know

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Even before COVID-19, electronic solutions were transforming the way practices work and communicate with patients and other providers. As technology continues to evolve within the healthcare industry, it’s important to...more

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