Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In this new episode of OnAir: Health Care, Akin Gump health care senior policy advisor Matthew Hittle and consultant Dr. Mario Ramirez welcome Akin Gump public law...
Snell & Wilmer
On September 15, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a policy statement ("Statement") addressing the scope of its Health Breach Notification Rule ("Rule") on health apps and connected devices.
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Medicaid enrollment across all states increased by over 10 million from February 2020 through February 2021.
Winston & Strawn LLP
On August 30, 2021, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Sutter Health and several affiliates, including the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, agreed to pay $90 million to resolve claims that they violated the False Claims Act.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Employers with Internal Revenue Code (Code) section 403(b) pre-approved plans (i.e., prototype and volume submitter plans) can soon take advantage of a second remedial amendment submission cycle (Cycle 2).
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
On September 10, 2021, Governor Lamont issued Executive Order 13G, which repealed Executive Order 13D and made various clarifications and changes to the previous order.
On September 15, 2021, in response to the "proliferation of apps and connected devices that capture sensitive health data" the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a Policy Statement...
Thompson Coburn LLP
This will seem like an odd admission for a legal blog, but the success of a negotiation does not depend solely upon the legal acumen of the parties involved.
On Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a press release indicating that further COVID-19 vaccination requirements are forthcoming for health care workers.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The use of apps, wearables, and other devices used to track health and wellness data have continued to rise.
Foley & Lardner
Starting September 19th, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) will kick off an exciting and historic event, Telehealth Awareness Week.
Alston & Bird
Below is Alston & Bird's Health Care Week in Review, which provides a synopsis of the latest news in healthcare regulations, notices, and guidance; federal legislation and congressional committee action;
Stark & Stark
On Wednesday April 28, the Pennsylvania Senate unanimously passed a bill that would allow qualified associates/staff to obtain informed consent from patients prior to medical procedures.
On September 15, 2021, the Office of Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services (OIG) issued a favorable Advisory Opinion regarding a hospital's proposal...
Foley & Lardner
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) just released a Policy Statement emphasizing how telemedicine and digital health apps can be held accountable under the Health Breach Notification Rule...
Nursing homes would face minimum staffing requirements and a prohibition on pre-dispute arbitration agreements, among other significant potential changes included in legislation introduced...
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
As the Department of Justice (DOJ) continues to prioritize health care enforcement, federal prosecutors are making increasing use of a lesser-known but versatile weapon in their investigative arsenal...
Foley Hoag LLP
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a consumer alert related to Delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (Delta-8 THC), following a recent increase in adverse event reports to FDA and poison control centers.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Congressional Update. Various committees in the U.S. House of Representatives continued to work this week on their respective portions of the Democrats' $3.5 trillion "human infrastructure" reconciliation bill—
Jackson Walker LLP
As companies of all types and sizes continue to deal with the potential legal implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for their businesses, Jackson Walker provides insights and resources on the COVID-19 Legal Resources & Insights site.