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Johns Hopkins University releases ethics framework for post-pandemic reopening

ethikos 34, no. 7 (July 2020) - As nations around the world prepare to reopen businesses and other services after months of social distancing, scientists, economists, and ethicists are concerning themselves with the steps...more

Hinshaw & Culbertson - Insights for Insurers

Congresswoman Maloney Announces Made In America: Preparation for a Pandemic Act

On July 8, 2020, Congresswoman B. Maloney (NY-12) joined members of New York City's fashion industry to unveil her proposed legislation, the Made in America: Preparation for a Pandemic Act. ...more

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)

President Trump announces nominee for HHS inspector general

Compliance Today (July 2020) - The White House announced its nominee for the inspector general role at the Department of Health & Human Services late Friday, May 1. The announcement came after Christi A. Grimm, the current...more

Michael Volkov

Episode 150 -- Novartis Settles False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Cases for $729 Million

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Novartis is the new poster-child of corporate misconduct. In the space of two weeks, Novartis settled domestic False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback violations for $729 million, and settled FCPA violations for foreign bribery...more

Baker Ober Health Law

New HHS Guidance on Solid Organ Transplantation: Reducing Risk and Increasing Availability

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Organ procurement organizations (OPOs) and transplant centers should take note: as expected, and as outlined in our recent organ procurement and transplant alert, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...more

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

2020 Mid-Year Vermont Health Care Update

Lawmaking in the COVID Era - The legislature adjourned Friday June 26 at 8:41 p.m. Sort of. After holding what was nearly the longest and certainly the strangest session in history – half of it remotely – the legislature has...more

Butler Snow LLP

Mississippi Enacts Broad Civil Immunity Protections for COVID-19 Emergency

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On July 8, 2020, Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed into law Senate Bill No. 3049, the “Mississippi Back-to-Business Liability Assurance and Health Care Emergency Response Liability Protection Act,” legislation designed...more

Dentons

Breaking news: NOW 2.0 - Extension of the Dutch Temporary Emergency Measure for the Preservation of Jobs (Netherlands)

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On June 22, the Dutch government published the extension of the Temporary Emergency Measure effective June 1, 2020 (the “Extended Scheme”). We hereby inform you about the main principles of the Extended Scheme, which are the...more

Dentons

Important changes in the regulation of force majeure in Kazakhstan

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In our alert dated March 27, 2020, we discussed the possible impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the state of emergency regime imposed by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated March 15, 2020, on the...more

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP

Avoiding Conflicts of Interest: Lessons Learned from the UMMS-Healthy Holly Scandal

June 2020 marked a critical milepost in Catherine Pugh’s long road to redemption. On June 19, the disgraced former mayor of Baltimore pleaded guilty to a state misdemeanor perjury charge for her failure to disclose her...more

Jackson Walker

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Suspends Elective Surgeries in 11 Trauma Service Areas

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Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation suspending elective surgeries in hospitals in all counties located within 11 Trauma Service Areas (TSAs) in Texas. Governor Abbott had previously suspended elective surgeries...more

Lathrop GPM

COVID-19 Insurance Considerations for Healthcare Providers, Including Long-term Care Facilities – Tips for Identifying and...

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The ongoing pandemic resulting from the coronavirus or COVID-19, has had a dramatic effect on healthcare providers, including long-term care facilities, resulting in significant financial losses and liability claims. Contrary...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The Week in Weed: July 2020 #2

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We’ve got an update on the Arizona ballot measure. Federal appropriation legislation includes some cannabis provisions. In international news, Bermuda is looking at legalization. And we close out with Oklahoma, where the...more

Jones Day

Massive False Claims Act Verdict Reinstated Against a Skilled Nursing Management Company and Its Affiliates

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The Situation: A jury had originally handed down a large verdict in a False Claims Act ("FCA") case that resulted in $347 million judgment. The district court threw out that verdict, however, and the relators appealed. The...more

Robinson & Cole LLP

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - July 2020

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CYBERSECURITY - Health Care Providers Continue to Be Hit with Ransomware and Phishing - It doesn’t matter in which state you are located, how many patients you treat, what kind of medicine you practice or how many...more

Knobbe Martens

Medtronic Gains FDA and CE Mark Clearance for LINQ II

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Medtronic recently announced that it received clearance from the FDA and CE Mark approval for its LINQ II insertable cardiac monitor (ICM). The announcement notes that ICMs “are small, subcutaneously implanted devices...more

Mintz - Health Care Viewpoints

COVID-19 Relief Programs: Recent Criminal Enforcement and Anticipated Trends

Leading up to a webinar on July 15, 2020, we are publishing a blog series covering the risks of enforcement against companies that received COVID-19 relief funds under the CARES Act and strategies for mitigating those risks....more

Dickinson Wright

Summary of Key Changes to Rules Implementing ACA Nondiscrimination Provisions

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On June 19, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) released its final rule (the “Final Rule”) revising its enforcement of Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). In this...more

Franczek P.C.

SCOTUS Gives Religious Exemptions Wide Berth in Two Key Employment Rulings

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On July 8, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two 7-2 decisions involving religious exemptions to federal employment and benefits laws....more

Burr & Forman

New Supreme Court Ruling Allows Religious Employers to Exempt Birth Control from Health Care Coverage

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This week, the Supreme Court ruled that employers may exclude coverage for birth control from their health plans based upon moral or religious objections to contraception. ...more

Bricker & Eckler LLP

Religious exemption carries in U.S. Supreme Court decision on preventive reproductive care

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Until this week, federal law required most insurance plans to cover the cost of birth control without a copay. However, the history behind this issue can be traced back much further....more

McGuireWoods Consulting

Emerging Technologies Washington Update - July 2020 #2

This week: Coronavirus response; House Democrats seek increased oversight of U.S. Agency for Global Media; technology companies among Paycheck Protection Program loan recipients....more

Husch Blackwell LLP

Abbott Expands Counties Required To Postpone All Non-essential Surgeries

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Texas: On July 9 Governor Abbott issued a Proclamation (the Proclamation) amending Executive Order GA-27. The Proclamation expands the number of counties required to postpone all non-essential surgeries and procedures...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

Is the Aseracare precedent in jeopardy? Courts Questioning Clinical Judgment Standards

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The 2019 Aseracare Court of Appeals decision was lauded by hospices as appropriate push-back to overly aggressive whistleblowers and government enforcers. Its central holding, that two physicians can reasonably disagree about...more

Thomas Fox

Trekking Through Compliance-Episode 40 – Friday’s Child

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In this episode of Trekking Through Compliance, we consider the episode Friday’s Child which aired on December 1, 1967, Star Date 3497.2. Compliance Takeaways: 1. The three C’s of leadership. 2. How do you react when...more

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