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|FTC and DOJ Hold Workshop on Health Care Payment Models and Effects on Competition|
Whitney Magee Phelps; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015Health care is the single largest industry in the United States with expenses comprising 18 percent of the gross domestic product. Costs need to be controlled while maintaining and improving the quality of care provided. This can be accomplished either through competition or regulation. In addition...
|Talcum Powder Lawsuit: Suit Alleges Talcum Powder Use Linked to Ovarian Cancer|
Carmen S. Scott; Motley Rice;
March 4, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2014In a suit filed against Johnson & Johnson, Sanofi US and a number of other talcum powder manufacturers, Motley Rice attorneys and co-counsel are asking why a common over-the-counter hygiene product that has been linked to an increased risk in ovarian cancer for more than 30 years has no warning...
|Notice the Norm|
Kenneth T. Broda-Bahm; Holland & Hart LLP;
March 3, 2015, previously published on February 05, 2015It's normal to vaccinate your kids, at least for most of us it is. The exceptions to the rule have recently brought back a disease the U.S. "eliminated" in 2000. In the first month of this year, measles visited Disneyland, and then infected hundreds of people so far in fourteen other...
|We Should Not Be Dealing With Measles Concerns in 2015, But We Are.|
Howard A. Mavity; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
March 3, 2015, previously published on February 4, 2015 Crazy as it seems, highly publicized Pandemic, Ebola and now Measles concerns are good for the U.S. Each time our short attention span is directed to the latest disease concern, we briefly recognize the seriousness of such concerns and improve national and individual capacity to respond. As a...
|Outstanding Victory in Public Health Lawsuit|
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
March 3, 2015, previously published on February 10, 2015Earlier this month, the Center for Food Safety (CFS) and a local community group, the Community Association for the Restoration of the Environment (CARE), saw victory against the Cow Palace, LLC, in Yakima Valley. The Washington Court ruled that the manure created at the dairy farm was solid waste...
|Idaho's Medical Lien Statute|
Kim C. Stanger; Holland Hart LLP;
March 3, 2015, previously published on February 02, 2015Idaho law allows hospitals and other healthcare providers to file a lien to help secure payment of treatment to persons who have been involved in an accident or who might otherwise be entitled to recovery from a third party for injuries the patient suffers. The lien statute is, however, limited in...
|Idaho Legislative Update - February 2015|
Jonathan Parker; Holland Hart LLP;
March 3, 2015, previously published on February 6, 2015As the Idaho Legislature is wrapping up the fourth week of the 2015 session, things appear to have ramped up early this year, as opposed to the traditional slow start witnessed during most legislative sessions. Typically, the first few weeks of the Idaho legislative session consist of committee...
|Obama Administration Seeks to Cut Methane Emissions|
Casey F. Bradford, Simon P. Hansen, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
March 2, 2015, previously published on February 2015On January 14, 2015, the Obama Administration ("Administration") and the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") announced their plan to propose standards to control methane emissions from new and modified oil and natural gas production sources. The future regulation—which...
|Total Fines Now $1.24 Million in Christmas Eve Fatalities after Swing Stage Company and Director Fined|
Adrian Miedema; Dentons Canada LLP;
March 2, 2015, previously published on December 16, 2014The total of safety fines paid for the December 24, 2009 swing stage collapse fatalities is now $1,240,000 after Swing N Scaff Inc., the company that supplied the swing stage platform (a suspended work platform), was fined $350,000.00 and a director of Swing N Scaff was fined $50,000.00 under the...
|Ninth Circuit Affirms Finding That Hospital’s Acquisition of Medical Group Was Anticompetitive|
Robert B. Craig; Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP;
March 2, 2015, previously published on February 12, 2015The Federal Trade Commission maintained its winning streak in health care merger cases after the 9th Circuit affirmed an Idaho district court’s ruling that the acquisition of Idaho’s largest physician group by one of the state’s largest health care systems violated Section 7 of...