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HTMLCMS Releases Proposed Rule for MACRA Implementation - Overview and Merit-Based Incentive Payment Systems (MIPS)
Jordan T. Cohen, Thomas S. Crane; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on May 3, 2016
On April 27, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule that would put in place key parts of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). MACRA impacts a number of laws and government initiatives that have been implemented over the past...

 

HTMLJudge Sides with AseraCare, Grants Summary Judgment in $200 Million FCA Case
Laurence J. Freedman, Samantha P. Kingsbury; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on April 1, 2016
Much like the rest of the health care world, we have been following the AseraCare case since May of last year when the Alabama federal district court granted AseraCare’s motion to bifurcate its False Claims Act (FCA) trial into Phase I that would address “falsity” and Phase II...

 

HTMLUSDA Increases Cane Sugar Imports to Meet Demand for Non-GE Products
Dominique Lee Windberg; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on May 23, 2016
On May 17, 2016, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) announced that it is allowing an additional 200,000 short tons of cane sugar imports to meet food manufacturers’ increasing demand for non-genetically modified sugar products. In its news release, the agency explained...

 

HTMLFTC Wins Stay of Pennsylvania Hospital Merger Pending Appeal in Third Circuit
Dionne C. Lomax, Farrah Short; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on May 26, 2016
The Third Circuit granted on Tuesday the Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) request for an injunction pending appeal of the proposed merger between Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Pinnacle Health System. The injunction comes just before the temporary restraining order...

 

HTMLKey Lessons from Patent Litigation for Drafting and Prosecuting Utility Patent Applications
Fred Charles Hernandez, Gurneet Singh; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on April 15, 2016
In almost every U.S. patent suit, the patentee’s counsel considers how the case could have been facilitated had the patent at issue been drafted and prosecuted differently. These considerations demonstrate that patents should be drafted and prosecuted with an eye toward the possibility of...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Legislature Overhauls Public Records Law
Elissa Flynn-Poppey, Julia C. Lindsey; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on June 3, 2016
Last week the Massachusetts Legislature adopted significant changes to the Massachusetts Public Records Law. These changes apply to all state agencies and municipalities and in theory are designed to improve the disclosure of public records in the Commonwealth. The Governor signed the bill into law...

 

HTMLUpdate: Vivendi Wins Summary Judgment Against Another Class Member As Litigation Winds Down
John S. "Terry" McMahon; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on May 3, 2016
We speculated in September that a decision to grant summary judgment against a class member in the long-running In re Vivendi Universal, S.A. Securities Litigation, 02 Civ. 5571 (SAS) (S.D.N.Y.) “could have implications for class members, but more likely for opt-outs.” Now Judge Shira...

 

HTMLNew STEM OPT Extension Rules: Critical Takeaways, Part 2
Susan J. Cohen; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on April 21, 2016
Even if you have not yet completed a thesis or dissertation requirement, you may still apply for a STEM OPT extension, as long as you have completed all other requirements for your degree.

 

HTMLThe Department of Labor’s 2016 Final Fiduciary and Conflict of Interest Rule: The Best Interest Contract Exemption
Alden J. Bianchi; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on May 25, 2016
Last month the U.S. Department of Labor published a suite of final regulations governing the fiduciary status of, and prescribing conflict of interest rules that apply to, persons who provide investment advice to ERISA-covered retirement plans and Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). As we...

 

HTMLFederal Circuit Decides Not to Rehear ClearCorrect Operating, LLC v. ITC, Finding the ITC Does Not Have Jurisdiction over Digital Imports
Nicholas W. Armington, Aarti Shah, Daniel B. Weinger; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on April 6, 2016
On March 31, 2016, in a blow to the software and entertainment industries, the Federal Circuit denied the International Trade Commission’s (“ITC”) request for a rehearing en banc of the Federal Circuit’s November 10, 2015 decision in ClearCorrect Operating, LLC v. ITC, in...

 


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