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By Stephen J. McConnell
The FDA cannot get out of its own way on the issue of off-label communications. Its power to punish off-label promotion comes from an odd regulatory two-step, whereby off-label promotions...
By James Beck
I think potentially we'll see some automated tasks in the medical field in the next five years.
By Debra McCurdy
CMS has made numerous technical and typographical corrections to its October 4, 2016 final rule revising the requirements that long-term care facilities must meet to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. v
By Debra McCurdy
The CMS Chief Actuary has officially determined that the projected Medicare per capita growth rate will not exceed the target that would require the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) to submit plans to reduce 2019 Medicare per-capita spending.
By Debra McCurdy
The CMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation is holding a public summit on September 8, 2017 to explore creating a behavioral health innovative payment model intended to improve health care quality and access, ..
By Debra McCurdy
CMS is delaying the effective date of its January 13, 2017 final home health agency (HHA) conditions of participation (CoP) rule for six months, until January 13, 2018.
By Debra McCurdy
Recent House of Representatives committee hearings have focused on a variety of health care policy issues, including the following:
By James Beck
A number of governmental entities – states, counties and cities – have sued drug manufacturers, distributors, pharmacists and doctors, alleging that because of their distribution, sales and prescription practices...
By Michael H. Sampson
Pennsylvania's burgeoning medical-marijuana industry is and will be carefully regulated. When purchasing insurance, medical-marijuana dispensaries should pay careful attention to the Commonwealth's regulations...
By Njeri Chasseau, Michael Strauss, Jason Gordon
It seems to be another star-spangled banner year for the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and its crackdown on certain "Made in USA" claims.
By Michael Jacobs, Robert Weyman, Brent Beissel
The Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board ("ATB") has issued an order denying three sales tax refund claims involving multiple points of use ("MPU") sourcing. In each case, vendors had filed refund claims...
By Cindy Schmitt Minniti, Mark S. Goldstein
While pundits and practitioners eagerly await the U.S. Supreme Court's looming decision on whether class action waivers in employment-related agreements violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) – which will not be issued until 2018 – one New York State court has decided to wade into the fracas.
By Julia Trankiem, Michael Kleinmann
On July 13, 2017, in a decision with serious repercussions on the scope of PAGA discovery, the California Supreme Court overruled the Court of Appeals in Williams v. Superior Court to allow state-wide discovery of Marshalls employees' contact information, ..
By John Sullivan
We've been blogging about "removal before service" since we announced it to the world in 2007.
By Jillian Burstein, Jason Gordon
Last month, Instagram launched a new feature to let users know when a post is sponsored, making it easier for users to determine if a celebrity was paid to sponsor a post.
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