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HTMLMaking the Sausage: Medicaid Block Grants in the 115th Congress
Eli Greenspan, Bridgette Keller, Rodney Whitlock; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on November 28, 2016
Republicans have been talking about remodeling the Medicaid program through block grants or per capita caps for years. Both block grants and per capita caps are designed to limit federal spending by providing a state with a set amount of federal money to fund its Medicaid program. With the sweeping...

 

HTMLForty-Five Days and Counting for Current HHS Leadership: Implications for Rulemaking
Ellyn Leslie Sternfield, Rodney Whitlock; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 7, 2016
Before we all turn our full attention to the nominations of Representative Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services, and policy consultant Seema Verma to lead CMS, we need to remember that there are still approximately 45 days remaining in the current administration. A perusal of the...

 

HTMLNFL Changes Stance on Ticket Resale Floors
Mackenzie Queenin; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 9, 2016
The NFL has agreed not to require its teams to set minimum prices in ticket resale marketplaces as part of a settlement with several state attorneys general. The settlement caps an investigation that was initially launched by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman into possible antitrust...

 

HTMLOCR Provides Additional Clarification on Phishing Scam
Jordan T. Cohen; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 2, 2016
As we reported earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights described a phishing campaign that is attempting to convince recipients of their inclusion in OCR’s Phase 2 audit program. The email, which was disguised as an official...

 

HTMLOCR Warns of Phishing Campaign Disguised as Official OCR Communication
Jordan T. Cohen; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on November 29, 2016
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) published an alert on Monday describing a phishing campaign disguised as an email from OCR. The email is being circulated on mock HHS letterhead under the signature of OCR’s Director Jocelyn Samuels and is...

 

HTMLSenate Passes 21st Century Cures Act, but Can It Cure an Ailing FDA?
Jordan T. Cohen, Bethany Hills; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 9, 2016
On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed the 21st Century Cures Act (the “Act”) by a vote of 94 to 5. Spearheaded by Michigan Representative Frank Upton, the bill now heads to President Obama who has promised to sign it. The Act is ambitious, and will impact a wide swath of...

 

HTMLAt Long Last, OIG Issues Final Rule for Beneficiary Inducement Safe Harbors
Rachel Irving Pitts, Carrie A. Roll, Ellyn Leslie Sternfield; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 12, 2016
More than two years since issuing the proposed rule, the HHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) issued the long-awaited and highly anticipated final rule (the Final Rule) that provides amendments to the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) regulatory safe harbors and adds protections for certain payment...

 

HTMLNIST Issues Internet of Things (IoT) Guidance
Michael Katz; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on November 29, 2016
Smart machines connected to the internet have become ubiquitous in our daily lives. They make up the Internet of Things (“IoT”), a vast web of interconnected iPhones and Fitbits, tablets and cameras, even baby monitors and implantable medical devices, and all are designed to improve and...

 

HTMLThe Medicare Part B Demo May be Dead, but Drug Pricing Concerns Still Linger
Lauren Marie Moldawer, Rodney Whitlock; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 16, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has withdrawn its controversial rule implementing the Medicare Part B payment demonstration. The agency stated that after consideration of the comments, it will not move forward with the demo.

 

HTMLIn the Wake of the Election, What’s Next for State Drug Pricing Initiatives?
Carrie A. Roll; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 8, 2016
A Trump victory was not the only surprise on election night. California’s drug pricing initiative, which would have required state agencies to negotiate drug prices at least as low as those paid by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, was defeated by a wide margin (46% to 54%). This...

 


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