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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

The Road Ahead for Private Equity: Health Care & Life Sciences

Despite strong private equity interest in drug and device targets, policy changes in the healthcare industry have made the M&A market tricky to navigate. Healthcare has been one of the most active policy focus areas in 2023...more

Mintz - Health Care Viewpoints

DOJ Releases COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force Report Touting Its Successes and Urging Lawmakers to Enact New Legislation

The government’s continued dedication of resources to investigating and prosecuting fraud against COVID-19 pandemic relief programs appears to have borne fruit according to the results of the COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

California’s AB 3129: A New Hurdle for Private Equity Health Care Transactions on the Horizon?

Parties involved in or considering health care transactions in California have been focused on navigating the new rules set by California’s Office of Health Care Affordability (OHCA), and newly proposed legislation could...more

Verrill

Don’t Wait – CMS Expects Hospitals to Take Action on Informed Consent for Certain Exams and Procedures

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Hospitals should not delay in reviewing and revising their surgical informed consent forms and policies. On April 1, 2024, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued new guidance regarding informed consent...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Healthcare and Life Sciences Trends and Developments Across MENA

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The healthcare and life sciences ecosystem is witnessing significant growth in the Middle East as the GCC continues to seek economic diversification. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) are...more

McDermott Will & Emery

[Event] Pharma and MedTech Services Investment Summit 2024 - May 2nd, San Francisco, CA

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YOUR SOURCE FOR SUCCESS IN PHARMA AND DEVICE SERVICES INVESTING - Join C-suite executives, senior private equity professionals, investment bankers and other industry leaders for a deep dive into the investment...more

Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics...

[Event] Regional Compliance & Ethics Conference - May 3rd, Lewis Center, OH

Looking for compliance education and networking in your area? SCCE & HCCA’s Regional Compliance & Ethics Conferences bring compliance practitioners from all disciplines together for convenient, local compliance education....more

Hogan Lovells

2024 Life Sciences & Health Care Horizons

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While economic factors, including the high cost of capital, continue to keep our clients up at night, we also see signs of optimism in 2024. Against this fiscal backdrop, significant recent regulatory changes and those on the...more

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)

[Event] Regional Compliance & Ethics Conference - May 3rd, Lewis Center, OH

Looking for compliance education and networking in your area? SCCE & HCCA’s Regional Compliance & Ethics Conferences bring compliance practitioners from all disciplines together for convenient, local compliance education....more

Holland & Knight LLP

While You Were Sleeping: HHS Releases New Guidance on Sensitive Examinations

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"Informed consent" has been described as "a bedrock principle of healthcare in a free society," and if a "patient is denied the ability to exercise or even consider informed consent, the patient's personal liberty suffers."1...more

Troutman Pepper

New York Secures $1M Settlement With Northwell Health Related to COVID-19 Testing Charges

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On April 12, New York Attorney General (AG) Letitia James announced that her office has reached a settlement with Northwell Health, New York’s largest health care network, related to allegations of misleading billing...more

Knobbe Martens

Going down With the Ship: Non-infringing Indications Are Barred When Listed in the Same ANDA as Infringing Indications

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SALIX PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD. v. NORWICH PHARMACEUTICALS., INC. Before Lourie, Chen, and Cunningham.  Appeal from the District of Delaware Summary: The Federal Circuit ruled that an ANDA listing an infringing indication cannot...more

Foster Swift Collins & Smith

DHHS Revises and Clarifies Guidelines for Patients’ Informed Consent When Providing Sensitive Medical Care

In recent years, Michigan has been home to two of the largest sexual abuse scandals involving doctors in history: the sexual abuse committed by Larry Nassar while employed by Michigan State University and the sexual abuse...more

McDermott+Consulting

CMMI Proposes New Mandatory Episode-Based Payment Model

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Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Fiscal Year 2025 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed regulation. This 1,900+ page annual reg updates Medicare payments and policies...more

Foley Hoag LLP

Oral Arguments in FDA v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine: Mifepristone Case Likely to Turn on Article III Standing Requirements

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Nearly two years after the Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June 2022, additional challenges are being brought that may limit access to abortion in the U.S. Mifepristone was originally approved in 2000 by the U.S. Food and...more

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)

Understanding the HHS OIG’s General Compliance Program Guidance

In late 2023, The Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the Department of Health and Human Services issued its new General Compliance Program Guidance. In this podcast, David Schumacher, Partner and Co-Chair of the Fraud &...more

Cranfill Sumner LLP

HIPAA and the Practitioner’s Perspective: Appreciating the Risk

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The practicing doctor (presumably) knows that he or she is (likely) subject to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”). Less certain is whether said practitioner knows just what that means....more

Tucker Arensberg, P.C.

PA House Passes Physician Non-Compete Limitations

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The Allegheny County Medical Society has reported that the Pennsylvania House of Representatives has passed a bill to bar non-compete agreements in healthcare employment....more

McDermott+Consulting

McDermottPlus Check-Up: April 17, 2024

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House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Cybersecurity. During the hearing, there was bipartisan concern about UnitedHealth Group’s response to the Change Healthcare cyberattack and consensus around the...more

Morgan Lewis - As Prescribed

Taking a Trip into the Future of Psychedelics

The development of psychedelic drugs for medicinal uses has substantially expanded since 2020, as evidenced by an exponential growth in Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) production quotas for both psilocybin and psilocin....more

Perkins Coie

Expansion of Hospital Tort Liability in Washington

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The Washington State Supreme Court significantly expanded the scope of potential hospital tort liability for the allegedly negligent actions of nonemployee, independently contracted emergency room service physicians, and...more

McDermott Will & Emery

New Compliance Obligations for PACE Organizations Coming in 2025

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On April 4, 2024, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule and press release revising the regulations governing the Medicare Advantage (MA) Program, Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Program,...more

Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP

Sense and Sensitivity: Latest FTC Enforcement Actions Continue Focus on Sensitive Health Data

We’ve talked before about the FTC’s focus on consumer health privacy. In cases against BetterHelp and GoodRx, a blog post announcing rules it intends to enforce in the space, and a report summarizing its recent privacy and...more

King & Spalding

Senators Introduce New Bill for Transparency and Oversight in Health Care Transactions and Investment

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On April 3, 2024, Senators Ed Markey (D-Mass) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) released draft legislation titled the “Health Over Wealth Act” (the Proposed Bill). This Proposed Bill is another attempt to regulate private...more

Pullman & Comley - Connecticut Health Law

Proposed Bills Spell Big Changes for CON Law in Connecticut

Both institutional health care providers and group practices should take note of three bills that are making their way through the Connecticut General Assembly. If signed into law, these bills would, among other things: (1)...more

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