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Pennsylvania Passes Law Limiting Use of Noncompetes for Health Care Practitioners

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On July 17, 2024, Governor Josh Shapiro approved Pennsylvania’s first statute imposing limitations on the use of noncompetes in the state....more

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The Continuing Plague of Healthcare Fraud

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Healthcare fraud is an ever-growing constant in our economy.  It is a battle that presents new and exponential challenges.  The U.S. Department of Justice, the HHS-Office of Inspector general and State Attorneys’ General all...more

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Taking the Pulse, A Health Care and Life Sciences Video Podcast | Episode 199: Bringing Awareness to Organ and Tissue Donation...

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This week, Heather and Lauren welcome back previous guest Dave DeStefano, the President & CEO of We Are Sharing Hope SC, a federally designated Organ Procurement Organization that facilitates life-saving organ and...more

Morgan Lewis - As Prescribed

Unpackaging CMS’s HOPPS Proposed Rule and Payments for Diagnostic Radiopharmaceuticals

In what can only be characterized as a necessary but significant proposed departure from current political initiatives focused on lowering pharmaceutical drug prices, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)...more

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Data Breaches and Your Smart Watch: FTC Expands the Reach of the Health Breach Notification Rule

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Effective July 29, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has issued a final rule that expands the scope of its existing Health Breach Notification Rule (“HBNR”) to include health and wellness applications (“apps”)...more

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2024 Mid-Year Review: State AGs Shaping Regulatory Landscapes

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In 2024, the landscape of state attorneys general (AGs) is poised for significant change, with numerous elections and regulatory actions reshaping priorities and enforcement strategies. This dynamic environment reflects the...more

McAfee & Taft

OSHA proposes first-ever heat protection rule

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently proposed a rule that, if finalized, would establish the nation’s first-ever federal safety standard addressing excessive heat in the...more


FTC Issues Interim Report on Ongoing Study of Pharmacy Benefit Managers

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On July 9, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) released an interim report describing their ongoing study of pharmacy benefit managers (“PBMs”) and their impact on access to and affordability of medicines....more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Plaintiffs’ Second Bite at the General Causation Apple Fares No Better Than the First in Acetaminophen MDL

In December 2023, back when the ink was still drying on the amendments to Federal Rule of Evidence 702, the Southern District of New York excluded all five general causation experts proffered by plaintiffs in the In re...more

Wiley Rein LLP

CMS Releases Final Part Two Guidance on the Medicare Prescription Payment Plan: What’s Changed for Part D Plans?

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated its guidance on the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022’s (P.L. 117-169) (IRA) Medicare Prescription Payment Plan (M3P) with its release of the Final Part Two Guidance on...more

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Pennsylvania significantly Restricts Healthcare Provider Noncompete Agreements

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Noncompete agreements for certain medical providers in Pennsylvania, signed on or after January 1, 2025, will only be permissible in limited circumstances. This is as a result of the newly enacted “Fair Contracting for...more


Healthcare Preview for the Week of: July 22, 2024

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WILL WE EVER SEE “PRECEDENTED TIMES” AGAIN? If the last month, if not the last several years, has felt like emotional-political whiplash, it is for good reason. We’ve witnessed the US Supreme Court issue landmark rulings,...more

Foley Hoag LLP

Loper Bright's Implications for the Food and Drug Administration and Regulated Industry

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Under the Chevron doctrine, FDA and other agencies had significant flexibility to set policy where Congress left a gap or failed to speak clearly when enacting legislation—a common occurrence given the at-times sparse...more

McDermott Will & Emery

CMS Sneaks 340B Billing Proposals into Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: What 340B Stakeholders Need to Know

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On July 10, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2025 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule, which includes proposals related to identification of Medicare Part B and Part D claims...more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC

Supreme Court decision overturning Chevron could have huge implications for health care

The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning the Chevron Doctrine, which curtailed the power of the federal agencies to interpret the laws they administer, could prove to be disruptive in the health care realm, said two...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

CMS Proposes to Amend Overpayment Rule-Questions Remain Regarding How the Rule Will be Implemented Should CMS Adopt the False...

On July 10, 2024, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a proposed rule (“Proposed Rule”) in which it outlined proposed amendments to the suspension provisions and deadlines for reporting and returning...more

King & Spalding

Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule Proposes New Quality-Driven Payment Policies

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Within its proposed CY 2025 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) rule (the Proposed Rule), CMS is proposing to implement new payment policies intended to advance health equity and support whole-person care. CMS expects these new...more

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HSBC Venture Healthcare Report: 1H 2024

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For a succinct analysis of 1H 2024 venture investment and exit activity in life sciences and health care, take a look at HSBC’s Venture Healthcare Report, Shake it off: HSBC Innovation Banking Analysis, 1H 2024. Lead author...more

Troutman Pepper

Preventative Medicine: Health Care AI Privacy and Cybersecurity — The Good Bot Podcast

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Join Troutman Pepper Partner Brett Mason for a podcast series analyzing the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI), health care, and the law. In this installment, Brett Mason is joined by Partner Brent Hoard and...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Physicians Face Proposed Medicare Reimbursement Cuts for 2025 (RIN 0938-AV33)

Physician Fee Schedule Faces Cuts in CY25 - Overall Medicare payments to physicians and clinicians would be cut by a proposal to decrease average base payment rates by 2.93% from calendar year 2024 under a proposed rule...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

This is a Land of Confusion: FDA Issues Q&A Guidance on Addressing Misinformation About Medical Devices and Prescription Drugs

In 1986, from the Invisible Touch album, the rock band Genesis sang a song about “Land of Confusion” (remember the weird video with puppets?). Almost 40 years later, in July 2024, the Food and Drug Administration issued a...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Balancing Act: Industry Concerns Over CISA’s Proposed Cyber Incident Reporting Rule

As discussed in our previous blog post, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is proposing a significant new rule to bolster the nation’s cyber defenses through mandatory incident reporting. While...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

"Keep Texas Beautiful" and Safe from Workplace Violence

Texas recently enacted a new Workplace Violence Prevention law to protect healthcare employees from violence in Texas healthcare facilities. Texas also implemented a complementary notice requirement applicable to all Texas...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Five Red Flags in De-identification and Data Monetization for Healthcare Companies

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Healthcare providers running on thin margins or just seeking new (and in the case of tax-exempt providers, permissible) revenue sources may jump at the chance when third party vendors offer to help them monetize their patient...more

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CMS Releases CY 2025 OPPS and ASC Proposed Rule

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the calendar year (CY) 2025 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System Proposed Rule (CMS-1809-P),...more

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