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HTMLProposed Rule Issued by OIG Realigns Its Enforcement Views with Health Care Reform Goals
Theresa C. Carnegie, Thomas S. Crane, Carrie A. Roll, Stephanie D. Willis; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014
Fridays never seem to be slow in the health care regulatory world. On Friday, October 3rd, the HHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) issued a highly anticipated proposed rule (the Proposed Rule) that provides amendments to the Anti-Kickback Statute’s regulatory safe harbors (AKS Safe...

 

HTMLThe Supreme Court Continues to Punt on False Claims Cases
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 14, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014
The first day of the Supreme Court term saw it decline, without comment, certiorari on two cases raising issues of liability and the sufficiency of pleading under the federal False Claims Act (FCA).

 

HTMLFederal Judge Rules to Allow Extrapolation on More Than 50,000 Claims in FCA Case
Samantha P. Kingsbury, Ellyn L. Sternfield; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 14, 2014, previously published on October 6, 2014
Last week, a Tennessee federal district court judge ruled that government attorneys can extrapolate from a small sample of billing statements to over 50,000 claims submitted by Life Care Centers of America, Inc. (a nursing home operator) to try to hold Life Care Centers liable under the False...

 

HTMLTaking 221(g) Administrative Processing Too Far?
William L. Coffman; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on October 6, 2014
The Obama administration has touted a number of new initiatives aimed at encouraging immigrant entrepreneurship and retention of high-tech workers in the U.S. These are commendable and this author applauds these efforts. However, a major obstacle causing seemingly unnecessary delays is...

 

HTMLHe Loves Me, He Loves Me Not - Federal Appeals Court Confirms that Favoritism of a Paramour is Not Gender Discrimination
Gauri P. Punjabi; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014
As one employee recently learned, a supervisor’s favoritism toward another employee because of a romantic relationship does not equate to unlawful discrimination. Additionally, a complaint of said favoritism cannot serve as the basis for an actionable retaliation claim.

 

HTMLIt’s 11:30 PM, Do You Know Where Your Data Is? Privacy & Connected Devices
Cynthia J. Larose; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014
This marks the second week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and one focused on the Secure Development of IT Products, so it seems only appropriate to discuss security and The Internet of Things and a recent panel discussion on privacy and IoT.

 

HTMLA Different Kind of “Virus”: FDA Follows NIST Framework in Cybersecurity Guidance for Medical Devices
Joshua T. Foust; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on October 8, 2014
In past posts we’ve taken a close look at the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity put forth by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), exploring its wide-ranging implications for companies across a number of different industries. As we’ve...

 

HTMLCalifornia Raiders ... Not the Football Kind
Jennifer B. Rubin; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014
In a pair of recent decisions, two courts interpreting California’s quirky non-compete law confirm that employee non-recruitment covenants in California are enforceable - but only if those covenants are necessary to prevent employee raiding.

 

HTML2016 Diversity Visa Lottery Registration Begins Today
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
It’s that time of year again. The Department of State will begin accepting requests to register for the 2016 Green Card Lottery. Online registration begins today, October 1, 2014 and will conclude on November 3. The lottery, officially known as the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2016),...

 

HTMLNude Photos and National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Cynthia J. Larose; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This is an opportunity to remind employees (and yourselves) about how to keep corporate networks and their own cyber lives secure. All month, we will post articles that might be useful for distribution as “reminders....” along...

 


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