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Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

New York State Budget Update: Joint Legislative Public Hearing on Health, Medicaid

On February 25, 2021, the New York State Assembly and New York State Senate convened their annual Health and Medicaid hearing on the proposed Executive Budget, which was previously scheduled to take place February 5, 2021....more

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Governor Abbott Ends Statewide Mask Mandate and Allows Businesses to Open at 100% Capacity Effective March 10

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Earlier this afternoon, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-34, which will lift the state’s COVID-19-related occupancy limits and mask requirement effective March 10, 2021. Previous executive orders generally...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

New Guidance on Health Plans’ COVID-19 Coverage Obligations

On February 26, 2021, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury issued Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the implementation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”), the...more

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Coronavirus: The Hill and the Headlines, March 2021 # 2

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In Washington: Centrist Democratic senators met with President Biden on Monday to urge cuts to the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Jon Tester (D-MT), and Angus King (I-ME) were among...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

L.A. City and County COVID-19 Weekly Update - CA Health and Government COVID-19 Guidance: Week in Review - March 2021

COVID-19 Rates Leveled Off, Hospitalizations Continue to Fall - COVID-19 case rates leveled off slightly last week, with new reported cases averaging 1,820 per day. Hospitalizations continued to fall, and on Thursday,...more

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FTC Abandons Appeal of Philadelphia Hospital Merger, Allowing Jefferson and Einstein to Proceed with Creation of 18-Hospital...

Back in December, we wrote about a district court ruling rejecting the Federal Trade Comission’s (“FTC”) motion to enjoin the proposed combination of Thomas Jefferson University (“TJU”) and Albert Einstein Healthcare Network...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Healthcare Tech: How Are Licensing Agreements Bridging the Industry Divide?

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As the healthcare and technology sectors converge to create revolutionary new products and innovations, companies operating in very distinct regulatory and business environments must find ways to adapt and cooperate. When...more

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Dietary Supplement Use and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

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It is no surprise that four in five Americans (86 percent) reportedly take dietary supplements to improve their overall health. Now more than ever, health consciousness is at the forefront – we are focused on improving our...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Pending Proposed Rule Would Make Far-Reaching Changes to HIPAA Privacy Regime

On January 21, 2020, the far-reaching HIPAA Privacy Proposed Rule, initially released on December 10, 2020, was published in the Federal Register. Despite speculation that the publication timeline would be altered when the...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

Hospice Audit Series: The Latest Developments and Strategies for Success in the Ever-changing Audit Landscape

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Hospice Audits Series Audits are a fact of life for hospices—it’s not a matter of “if” a hospice will be audited, but “when.” The alphabet soup of audits has expanded, from UPICs to SMRCs, CPIs, TPEs and more. With the...more

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)

Clinic agrees to reimburse Medicare for improper billing related to neurostimulators

Compliance Today (March 2021) - A Texas spine clinic “has agreed to pay $330,898.00 to resolve liability under the False Claims Act for the alleged improper billing of electro-acupuncture device neurostimulators,” U.S....more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Nursing Home Industry Group Recommends Policy Change Aimed at Ownership Transparency and Accountability

A group of individuals with ties to the nursing home industry recently published a commentary in the journal Health Affairs and opined that complex ownership structures used by many nursing home operators make it difficult to...more

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UPDATE – New COVID-19 Public Health Measures in Effect in Ontario

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On March 1, 2021, new public health measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 went into effect in Ontario. These measures represent the Government of Ontario moving multiple public health regions to new levels of its COVID-19...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Georgia Proposes Rules to Implement New Standards for Assisted Living Facilities and Personal Care Homes

New standards for assisted living facilities and personal care homes were among the changes included in Georgia House Bill 987, the “Disabled Adults and Elder Persons Protection Act,” which Governor Kemp signed into law on...more

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Hospitals Beware: Expect Increased Government Scrutiny Regarding Billing Practices

Hospitals that bill a high percentage of stays at the highest severity level, and those that have a high percentage of high severity stays based on a single diagnosis, should expect a higher level of scrutiny regarding their...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Telehealth Compliance: Don’t Be Complacent During COVID-19

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The incremental adoption of telehealth services exploded at the onset of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), establishing telehealth as an integral tool for patient care....more

Allen & Overy LLP

EU – Parallel Trade: restrictions and export bans for pharmaceuticals

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In 2018, the EU Commission adopted a “Paper on the obligation of continuous supply to tackle the problem of shortages of medicines”, providing that Member States may take measures to prevent or address shortages of medicines...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Gold Dome Report — Committee Day

Although the General Assembly was in adjournment today, legislative committees were hard at work. With less than 24 hours remaining for propositions to emerge from committee in the Senate and still be considered this year,...more

Dentons

Dentons Flashpoint - March 1, 2021

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Key Takeaways - US FDA authorized Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine. Myanmar police fired on protesters on Sunday in the bloodiest day of weeks of demonstrations against a military coup. Global economic...more

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)

Florida medical doctor pleads guilty to conspiring to falsify clinical trial data

Compliance Today (March 2021) - According to a recent U.S. Department of Justice news release, Yvelice Villaman Bencosme, a Miami, Florida, doctor and the primary investigator for clinical trials designed to investigate...more

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

Massachusetts Enacts Telehealth Bill That Signals Further Expansion Of Telehealth Services In The Commonwealth

Massachusetts began this year by enacting comprehensive health care legislation that will have a lasting impact on the provision of telehealth within the Commonwealth. Massachusetts had previously expanded the use of...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

Tackling Mental Health And Aging Issues In Your Community Association

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Mental health issues can impact community associations in a myriad of ways. Often Associations become the “reluctant care provider” (owners have no family/next of kin, or the family “dumped” the owner in the Association...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

NC Politics in the News - March 2021 #1

Agriculture - WNCT: North Carolina agriculture commissioner says State Fair is on for this fall North Carolina’s agriculture commissioner declared Wednesday that there will be state fairs this fall, and he encouraged...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 3.3.2021 | Top Story: Rare Merck-J&J Partnership to Boost U.S. Vaccine Production

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In a move we hinted at here recently, drug giant Merck is partnering with rival Johnson & Johnson to help produce production of J&J’s single-shot coronavirus vaccine. This unprecedented “Coke & Pepsi of the pharma world”...more

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IRS and DOL Clarify Extended Deadlines for Benefit Plans and Encourage Employer Notices

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Last year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) issued two notices that extended certain benefit plan deadlines for both employees/plan participants and for plan administrators as a result of...more

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