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HTMLHospital and Fixed Indemnity and Disease-Specific Policies in the Cross Hairs: Tri-Agency Proposed Rule Portends Some Disruption
Alden J. Bianchi; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2016, previously published on June 15, 2016
On June 10, the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services (The “Departments”) issued a set of proposed regulations dealing with expatriate health plans, excepted benefits, lifetime and annual limits, and short-term, limited-duration insurance. While the media...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Adopts Implied False Certification Theory in Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar But Imposes Limits
Thomas S. Crane, Laurence J. Freedman; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 13, 2016, previously published on June 20, 2016
On June 16, 2016, a unanimous Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar (“Escobar”). The Court ruled that under certain circumstances the theory of “implied false certification” can give rise to liability...

 

HTMLWork and Travel Guidance for F-1 Students with Pending H-1B “Change of Status” Applications and “Cap-Gap” Employment Authorization for FY16
William L. Coffman, Susan J. Cohen; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 13, 2016, previously published on June 23, 2016
This advisory summarizes key travel and employment issues if you are an F-1 student with Optional Practical Training (OPT) employment eligibility and an H-1B change of status filing on your behalf has been accepted by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). At this date, we do not expect...

 

HTMLHealth Care Congressional Outlook for the June Work Period
Eli Greenspan, Alexander Hecht, Rodney Whitlock; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2016, previously published on June 6, 2016
The next six weeks are shaping up to be the final work period before the summer recess, with both chambers scheduled to leave DC by July 15th for party conventions followed by the August recess. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), appropriations, and Puerto Rico will take up the...

 

HTMLIllinois Joins the Fray: Strengthens its Laws Around Data Breach Notification and Data Security
Michael Katz, Cynthia J. Larose, Julia M. Siripurapu; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 22, 2016, previously published on June 14, 2016
Sophisticated phishing scams and muscular hacking efforts continue to compromise personal and sensitive information held by insurers, hospital systems, and businesses large and small. In response, many states have strengthened their data breach notification and have enacted data security laws to...

 

HTMLOTC Drug Regulatory Paradigm Open to Stakeholder Feedback Until July 10
Joanne S. Hawana; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 22, 2016, previously published on June 14, 2016
Continuing a discussion that began in 2014, on June 10, 2016 FDA hosted a public meeting on the potential development of a user fee program for OTC (over-the-counter, or nonprescription) drug products marketed pursuant to the Agency’s monograph system. Agency leader Dr. Janet Woodcock wrote...

 

HTMLLegislation to Reduce Consumer Cost-Sharing Takes a Back Burner in the Drug Pricing Debate
Carrie A. Roll; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 22, 2016, previously published on June 9, 2016
As discussed in our recent post, states have turned up the heat on drug companies through both legislation and voter initiatives that would require drug companies to disclose their pricing mechanisms for certain high-cost drugs. Prior to this recent slate of drug pricing legislation and initiatives...

 

HTMLThe Department of Labor’s 2016 Final Fiduciary and Conflict of Interest Regulations: The Principal Transactions Exemption
Alden J. Bianchi, Steve Ganis; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 22, 2016, previously published on June 13, 2016
This post continues our examination of the Department of Labor’s suite of final fiduciary and conflict of interest regulations. Our prior posts discussed the newly expanded definition of “investment advice fiduciary” and the “best interest contract” (or BIC) exemption....

 

HTMLAs Affordable Care Act Enforcement Looms, Some Lessons Learned From Massachusetts
Patricia A. Moran; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 22, 2016, previously published on June 8, 2016
As the ACA audit era approaches, many employers are wondering: what will happen? What sorts of documentation will the IRS request? What industries will be targeted? And what can employers do to prepare? In this post, I discuss what employers might expect based on my experience with audits under the...

 

HTMLFederal Court Declines to Exercise Jurisdiction Over Toshiba Despite Over-the-Counter ADS Sales in the United States
John S. "Terry" McMahon; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 21, 2016, previously published on June 9, 2016
Ever since the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Morrison v. National Australia Bank, Ltd., 561 U.S. 247 (2010), courts have been making their own interpretations of what Morrison means for whether certain transactions are “domestic” and thus amenable to class-action securities...

 


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