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HTMLJustices Grapple with Limits of False Claims Act Liability in Implied Certification Cases
Thomas S. Crane, Kate F. Stewart; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 19, 2016, previously published on April 26, 2016
Last week the Supreme Court heard oral argument in a False Claims Act (“FCA”) case in which the Court is considering the validity of the so-called implied false certification theory. This theory attaches FCA liability when a person submits a claim for payment notwithstanding a violation...

 

HTMLU.S. Solar Jobs Exceed Oil and Gas for First Time in 2015
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 19, 2016, previously published on June 1, 2016
According to a report released last week by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the number of U.S. solar jobs surpassed those in oil and natural gas extraction for the first time last year. Overall, renewable energy jobs grew 6 percent while employment in oil and gas declined 18...

 

HTMLCMS Increases Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care Contracts
Rachel Irving Pitts, Rodney Whitlock; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 19, 2016, previously published on April 28, 2016
As noted in a post published yesterday, CMS issued the final rule regarding Medicaid managed care earlier this week. With this rule, CMS is taking a much more active role in overseeing states’ Medicaid managed care contracts. CMS will now require states to submit managed care contracts and...

 

HTMLThe IMD Exclusion: Changes Now and Changes to Come
Rodney Whitlock; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 19, 2016, previously published on April 27, 2016
On Monday, CMS finalized their long-awaited Medicaid managed care regulation. Deep in the regulation was a change to allow Medicaid reimbursement for facilities that had previously been excluded from receiving payments. Known as the Institution for Mental Disease (IMD) Exclusion, this change has a...

 

HTMLIn Case You Missed It: The EEOC Sneaks in Its Final Wellness Program Rule Ahead of The DOL’s New OT Rule
Alden J. Bianchi, Alta M. Ray; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 19, 2016, previously published on June 2, 2016
The employer community was sent into a frenzy with the Department of Labor’s release on May 18, 2016 of its final white-collar overtime regulations. Just two days before however, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission also released its own final regulations regarding employer wellness...

 

HTMLNew Compounding Policies from FDA May Affect Hospital and Health System Pharmacy Operations
Joanne S. Hawana; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 19, 2016, previously published on May 3, 2016
Last month, FDA released three draft guidance documents that are expected to have significant implications for traditional pharmacy-based compounding and the distribution of those drug products.

 

HTMLASCE’s Report Update Highlights Major Infrastructure Investment Funding Gaps
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 19, 2016, previously published on May 18, 2016
Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) publishes The Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, which grades the current state of national infrastructure categories on a scale of A through F. The newest report, titled Failure to Act: Closing the Infrastructure...

 

HTMLE2 Report Finds Clean Energy Employs 2.5 Million Americans
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 19, 2016, previously published on April 4, 2016
Last week Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) released a report entitled “Clean Jobs America,” a comprehensive analysis of clean energy and clean transportation jobs in the United States. The study found that over 2.5 million Americans are now employed in the clean energy sector, with...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Decision in Spokeo Breathes Life Into Standing Defenses
Kevin M. McGinty; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 19, 2016, previously published on May 16, 2016
Court holds that plaintiff must allege a concrete injury to have standing to sue for a statutory violation; remands for further proceedings

 

HTMLSupreme Court’s Spokeo Decision Strengthens Standing Defense for Employers in FCRA and Other Statutory Class Actions
Kevin M. McGinty, George Morgan Patterson; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 19, 2016, previously published on June 3, 2016
In an important victory for employers, the Supreme Court in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins held that a plaintiff does not have Article III standing to sue in federal court under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and other federal statutes absent a sufficient allegation of the existence of a concrete...

 


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