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HTMLDOE Awards $23 Million for Small Businesses Focused on Clean Energy Innovations
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 23, 2016
Earlier this week the Department of Energy (DOE) announced $23 million in funding for 23 new projects focused on developing clean energy technologies with a strong potential for commercialization and job creation. These small businesses will receive $1 million each over the next two years, through...

 

HTMLKeep Calm and IP On: Planning for UK IP Post-Brexit
Michael Benjamin Marion, Michael T. Renaud, Brad Michael Scheller; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 27, 2016
This past Thursday the Brexit vote sent shockwaves around world, including the IP community and in particular with respect to IP rights in the UK and Europe. But concerns at the moment are speculative as nothing yet has changed.

 

HTMLDOJ Announces Dramatic Increase in False Claims Act Penalties
Laurence J. Freedman, Samantha P. Kingsbury; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 30, 2016
On May 6th, we posted about the possibility that the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) might dramatically increase False Claims Act (“FCA”) penalties after the Railroad Retirement Board (“RRB”) nearly doubled the per-claim penalties it imposed under the FCA. After...

 

HTMLThe Supreme Court Adopts Broad Scope of False Claims Act Liability
Brian P. Dunphy; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 20, 2016, previously published on June 16, 2016
A unanimous Supreme Court issued its long-awaited and closely watched decision today on the scope of the False Claims Act (“FCA”), and the Court affirmed the FCA’s long reach. Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar et al., No 15-7. The decision has...

 

HTMLNew Rules for ACOs in the MSSP
M. Daria Niewenhous, Stephen M. Weiner, Bridgette A. Wiley; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 20, 2016, previously published on June 15, 2016
CMS issued a final rule, published in the Federal Register on Friday, June 10, 2016, updating how the performance of ACOs participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) is measured and compensated. This rule is part of an ongoing effort to move Medicare away from a model that pays for...

 

HTMLAt Long Last, CMS Issues Final Rule for Lab Fee Schedule Changes
Karen S. Lovitch, Kate F. Stewart; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 20, 2016, previously published on June 20, 2016
Last Friday afternoon CMS released its eagerly anticipated final rule (the Final Rule) implementing the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA), which, together with the Final Rule, will make sweeping changes to the rate-setting process under the Medicare Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule...

 

HTMLNew York DOH Proposes Updated Provider Contract Guidelines
Bethany Hills; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 20, 2016, previously published on June 17, 2016
The NYS Department of Health (DOH) has proposed new guidelines for the provider contract submission and review process to reflect Value Based Payment arrangements pursuant to the New York State Value Based Payment (VBP) Roadmap (Roadmap) and the Regulatory Impact Subcommittee.

 

HTMLFTC Suffers Another Hospital Merger Loss in Advocate-NorthShore
Dionne C. Lomax; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 20, 2016, previously published on June 15, 2016
On Tuesday, June 14, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois declined to temporarily block the proposed merger of Advocate Health Care Network and NorthShore University HealthSystem in the Chicago area, handing the FTC its second hospital merger loss this year. The FTC...

 

HTMLOCR Continues to Emphasize Individuals’ Rights to Access Health Information
Sarah Beth Smith; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 19, 2016, previously published on June 21, 2016
Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced the release of three YouTube videos and an infographic on individuals’ rights to access health information. In contrast to guidance on the same topic published earlier this year, these...

 

HTMLNIH Signals “Paradigm Shift” with Policy on Multi-Site Studies
Dianne J. Bourque, Rachel Irving Pitts; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 19, 2016, previously published on June 23, 2016
Federally-funded clinical trials conducted at multiple sites will move to a single Institutional Review Board (IRB) review scheme under a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) Policy. The NIH has finalized its policy to have a single IRB (sIRB) of record conduct the required ethics review for...

 


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