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HTMLStates Doubling Down on Delivery and Payment Reform Efforts
Rachel Irving Pitts, Andrew Shin; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on December 22, 2014
Although health care reform implementation via the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has focused mostly on federal changes to the health care marketplace, individual States are getting some much needed help to design and implement their own efforts to improve quality and lower health system costs. On...

 

HTMLWho’s Your Role Model for EU Privacy Notices? The Latest Google Undertaking
Susan Foster; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on February 5, 2015
When small and mid-size companies start expanding their apps or web presence into Europe, they need to start thinking about EU data protection laws. It’s tempting to take a look at what one or two of the “big guys” do about EU data protection compliance and think that whatever the...

 

HTMLCybersecurity and Privacy in State of the Union Address
Cynthia Larose; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on January 21, 2015
As expected in his State of the Union address last night, President Obama made it very clear that cybersecurity is on his agenda for 2015. After stating that:

 

HTMLOffice for Human Research Protections Extends Comment Period for Draft Guidance
Ryan J. Cuthbertson; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 19, 2015, previously published on December 22, 2014
The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) is extending the comment period for its Draft Guidance on Disclosing Reasonably Foreseeable Risks in Research Evaluating Standards of Care(Draft Guidance). Parties interested in commenting will now have an additional 30 days - until January 23, 2015....

 

HTMLCMS’s Proposed Changes to the MSSP Aim to Grow Two-Sided Risk Models and Modify Processes for Evaluating and Facilitating Care Coordination
Lauren M. Moldawer, M. Daria Niewenhous, Andrew Shin, Stephanie Willis; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published long-awaited changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). The official version of the proposed rule (the Proposed Rule), released December 8th, 2014, makes numerous technical changes, but also provides more insight into...

 

HTMLMedtronic and Covidien’s Blockbuster Medical Products Merger Clears FTC Antitrust Review with Divestiture
Dionne C. Lomax, Timothy J. Slattery; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on December 5, 2014
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) last week green-lighted Medtronic, Inc.’s (“Medtronic”) $42.9 billion acquisition of Covidien plc (“Covidien”) after Medtronic agreed to a settlement that requires Medtronic to divest its drug-coated balloon catheter...

 

HTMLSBIR/STTR Policy Directive Update: What’s Ahead for Data Rights
Jonathan T. Cain, Alexander Hecht, Abby Matousek; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on December 5, 2014
On November 7, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released an advanced notice of Policy Directive amendments and a request for comment on revisions to Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) policy. The Policy Directive updates are intended to...

 

HTMLHello Newman! (and Chiasson): Second Circuit Decision Raises the Bar for Government to Prove Liability of “Remote Tippees” in Insider Trading Case
Brian P. Keane; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2014
In a groundbreaking decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has reversed the 2013 insider trading convictions of Todd Newman and Anthony Chiasson. The decision in United States v. Newman, No. 13-1837 (2d Cir. Dec. 10, 2014) significantly raises the bar for the...

 

HTMLPresident Obama Announces Executive Action on Immigration
Susan J. Cohen; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on November 21, 2014
During last night’s primetime television broadcast, President Obama announced steps to fix what he termed the “broken” US immigration system. The president focused his speech on increasing border security and providing a method for undocumented parents of US citizens and lawful...

 

HTMLOCR Issues New Bulletin on Ensuring Privacy in Public Health Emergencies
Stephanie Willis; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on November 13, 2014
This week, the HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR) issued a bulletin (Bulletin) to remind covered entities and business associates that “the protections of the Privacy Rule are not set aside during an emergency.”

 


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