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|OIG - Medicare Hospices Have Financial Incentives to Provide Care in Assisted Living Facilities|
Ari J. Markenson; Duane Morris LLP;
March 30, 2015, previously published on January 14, 2015On January 14, 2015, the U.S. DHHS Inspector General’s Office (the “OIG”) released a report (OEI-02-14-00070) entitled “Medicare Hospices Have Financial Incentives to Provide Care in Assisted Living Facilities.”
|Drug Quality and Security Act Does Not Apply to Veterinary Compounding|
Patrick C. Gallagher, Rachael G. Pontikes, Alison T. Rosenblum; Duane Morris LLP;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 6, 2015While the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) provided a new regulatory framework for compounded medications for use in human medicine, it does not apply to veterinary compounded medications. There has been some confusion in the industry, but veterinary compounded medications are still regulated...
|Where Has All the Privacy Gone?|
Eric J. Sinrod; Duane Morris LLP;
March 30, 2015, previously published on January 13, 2015When it comes to privacy, a lyric from a Joni Mitchell song seems apt: “You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone.” Indeed, as technology has moved forward, it seems that practically every semblance of privacy has disappeared.
|U.S. Supreme Court Holds Federal Agencies Can Issue New Interpretations Without Engaging in the Formal Rulemaking Process|
Duane Morris LLP;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 23, 2015The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously on March 9, 2015, that a federal agency is not required to partake in the formal rulemaking process, which consists of providing public notice and an opportunity for comment, when it "wishes to issue a new interpretation of a regulation that deviates...
|Electricity Policy Shifts Are Gaining Momentum in New York|
Dennis J. Hough, Stephen L. Teichler; Duane Morris LLP;
March 26, 2015, previously published on March 20, 2015In what is likely to be a harbinger of changes to status quo retail electricity markets, services and grid planning, the New York State Public Service Commission (New York PSC) adopted a new policy framework that would significantly influence the development of the electricity industry for years to...
|Global Immigration Alerts|
Duane Morris LLP;
March 26, 2015, previously published on March 3, 2015This Alert highlights recent developments in global immigration and employment law in Canada, Egypt, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Malaysia, Romania, Singapore, Turkey, United Kingdom and Vietnam.
|Lawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massmann Transformation of the Financial Market Management|
Oliver Massmann; Duane Morris Vietnam LLC;
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 24, 2015Vietnam is one of the most dynamic markets of Asia. Since the financial institutions and authorities are a part of the general economic system, they are not only strongly involved in the changes, but also have a more solid financial basis for the competitiveness of the country. The financial sector...
|Contractors Must Provide Sufficient Notice Of The Basis And Amount Of A CDA Claim|
Michael J. Schrier; Duane Morris LLP;
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 18, 2015The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently decided the case of K-Con Building Systems, Inc. v. United States, No. 2014-5062 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 12, 2015). While this construction case reaffirms some relatively unremarkable concepts of liquidated damages and changes, it does provide some...
|Consultants’ Communications Privileged from Discovery|
Philip H. Lebowitz; Duane Morris LLP;
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 23, 2015In healthcare, companies often hire consultants to review billing and coding, privacy and security and a host of other technical issues that regular staff does not have the time or expertise to pursue. A recent discovery ruling in federal court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania holds that...
|Prevailing Wage Violation Invites Unsuccessful Bidder’s Tort Claim|
Robert C. Hendrickson; Duane Morris LLP;
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 6, 2015Failing to pay prevailing wages on a public works project can have consequences beyond labor code penalties and claims for unpaid wages. Contractors who “unlawfully deflate their labor costs” by intentionally violating prevailing wage laws in order to win contracts are also subject to...