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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Biden Administration Enlists Public in Effort to Identify Potential Antitrust Violations in Healthcare Sector

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced the launch of “an easily accessible online portal for the public to report health care...more

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The European Parliament Adopts Position on the European Commission’s Proposal for the First Major Overhaul of the EU Medicines...

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In April 2023, we published an alert in relation to two European Commission legislative proposals: new Regulation 2023/0131 and new Directive 2023/0132, to replace the current EU regulatory framework for all medicines...more

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CMS Publishes Final Rule on Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a Final Rule on April 4, 2024, that makes a number of changes to regulations governing the Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). Among other...more

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CMS Changes Medicare Advantage and Part D Plans’ Agent/Broker/TPMO Compensation Landscape

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In its November 2023 Proposed Rule and in its recently issued Final Rule that will be published in the Federal Register later this month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) addressed concerns related to agent...more

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Healthcare Preview for the Week of: April 22, 2024

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CONGRESS AWAY, ADMINISTRATION STILL IN PLAY - Congress is mostly in recess this week, with the exception of the Senate returning on Tuesday, April 23, to consider the House-passed foreign aid package. Thus there are no...more

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Trending in Telehealth: April 9 – April 15, 2024

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Trending in Telehealth highlights state legislative and regulatory developments that impact the healthcare providers, telehealth and digital health companies, pharmacists and technology companies that deliver and facilitate...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Emerging Opportunities for State-Based Marketplaces (SBMs)

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplaces have nearly tripled their enrollment in their first decade of operation, from eight million people in 2014 to 21.4 million in 2024. At the national level, the ACA has helped cut the...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Announces New Initiative to Advance Racial Equity

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At the March 13, 2024 Public Health Council meeting, the Department of Public Health’s inaugural Assistant Commissioner for Health Equity, Dr. Hafsatou Diop, MD, MPH, presented DPH’s Strategic Plan to Advance Racial Equity....more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

New HIPAA Final Rule Imposes Added Protections for Reproductive Health Care Privacy

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On April 22, 2024, the federal Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced a final rule enhancing privacy protections relating to reproductive health care. Specifically, the final rule...more

Stevens & Lee

Maryland Extends Reach of the FTC’s Proposed Non-Compete Ban to Veterinary and Health Care Professionals

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As anticipated, 2024 is bringing increased scrutiny of restrictive covenants by employers. At both the federal and state levels, non-compete agreements (“non-competes”) are being disfavored more than ever, with Maryland...more

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NYS Maintains Independent Practice Authority for NPs

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The New York State 2024-2025 budget includes legislation that extends until July 1, 2026 the independent practice authority for certain qualified nurse practitioners with over 3,600 practice hours....more

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Broad Street Brief: Mayor Parker Unveils Public Safety Plan

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Mayor Cherelle Parker marked her 100th day in office by unveiling her administration’s highly anticipated comprehensive plan to enhance public safety citywide, which includes measures to increase police presence across the...more

Maynard Nexsen

Taking the Pulse, A Health Care and Life Sciences Video Podcast | Episode 188: Healthcare Valuation with Darcy Devine, Founder of...

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Joining Matthew and Heather this week is Darcy Devine, the founder of Buckhead FMV, which specializes in the valuation of healthcare businesses, services, and assets of all kinds. For over 20 years, Darcy has assisted...more

Mitratech Holdings, Inc

Exposed: The Gaps in Home Healthcare Background Checks

The importance of healthcare background checks cannot be overstated. When it comes to ensuring the safety and well-being of patients, there’s a lot to consider. Let’s delve into home healthcare background checks, uncovering...more

Epstein Becker & Green

Interested in Opening a Medical Spa? Here’s What You Need to Know

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Aesthetic services and the medical spa industry have continued to grow over the past few years as clients continue to demand the availability of such cosmetic services. In response, many providers and investors in the health...more

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IVF Services Now Caught in the Crosshairs

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Recent legal developments in Alabama demonstrate that fertility care stakeholders should prepare for additional state regulation of in vitro fertilization (“IVF”) and other assisted reproductive technology (“ART”) services in...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

CMS Restricts Marketing Companies From Sharing Medicare Beneficiary Data

Half of Medicare beneficiaries are enrolled in Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. This extensive growth, which represents a doubling of MA enrollment since 2010, has been driven in part by an extensive network of insurance agents...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Massachusetts Attorney General Issues Advisory on Artificial Intelligence

On April 16, 2024, the Massachusetts Attorney General (AG) published an Attorney General Advisory on the Application of the Commonwealth’s Consumer Protection, Civil Rights, and Data Privacy Laws to Artificial Intelligence....more

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HRSA Aims for Swift Dispute Resolution with new 340B ADR Final Rule

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On April 18, 2024, HRSA released its 2024 340B Administrative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Final Rule (2024 ADR Final Rule) and it is largely favorable to covered entities (CEs) with pending ADR claims against drug manufacturers....more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Healthcare Authority Newsletter - April 2024 #3

News Briefs - House Subcommittee Considering 15 Bills to Expand Telehealth - A major House subcommittee is considering 15 bills to expand access to telehealth services as the clock ticks on a Dec. 31 deadline on pandemic-era...more

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Johnson & Johnson to Acquire Shockwave Medical in $13.1B Deal

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Johnson & Johnson (J&J) reported on April 5, 2024, that it has entered an agreement to acquire Shockwave Medical, a company in the cardiovascular medical device sector, in a deal totaling a reported $13.1 billion. The deal...more

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Center for Clinical Trial Innovation furthers FDA’s diversity goals, rare disease drug development - Pilot program offers...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the establishment of the “Center for Drug Evaluation (CDER) Center for Clinical Trial Innovation” (C3TI). C3TI is intended to be a “central hub” within CDER aimed at...more

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HRSA Issues 340B Program final rule modifying administrative dispute resolution process

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On April 19, 2024, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) published a final rule (Final Rule) in the Federal Register adopting several changes to the current administrative dispute resolution (ADR) process...more

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Health Care Week in Review: HHS Finalizes 340B ADR Rule; House and Senate Hold Hearings on President’s FY 2025 HHS Budget

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Below is Alston & Bird’s Health Care Week in Review, which provides a synopsis of the latest news in health care regulations, notices, and guidance; federal legislation and congressional committee action; reports, studies,...more

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New York State Passes FY25 Budget

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This weekend, state lawmakers passed the $237B FY25 state budget, reflecting an increase of $8B from FY24. The budget was passed more than two weeks after the deadline of April 1, and will be retroactively in effect from...more

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