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The application of the medical device excise tax to foreign manufacturers selling to end-users in the United States

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2013

As of January 1, 2013, the first sale of a taxable medical device in the United States by a manufacturer, producer, or importer has been subject to a

Same-sex domestic partner policy does not discriminate against opposite-sex couples

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2011

Reversing a decision by the Westchester County Human Rights Commission, a New York appeals court recently held that a policy adopted by a local Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) to offer health care to same-sex domestic partners did not unlawfully discriminate against opposite-sex domestic partners

Final rules: essential health benefits, cost-sharing, and actuarial value

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2013

Beginning in 2014, non-grandfathered individual health insurance policies and policies issued to small employers must provide "essential health

Medical device importers still required to submit device malfunction reports

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2011

In a notice dated Tuesday, March 8, 2011 (PDF), the FDA purports to clarify the requirements for reporting device malfunctions by device importers

New French Sunshine Act guidance

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • France, USA
  • -
  • July 11 2013

On June 12, 2013, the French Ministry of Health published Circulaire No. DGSPF22013224 relative to Article 2 of the Law No. 2011-2012 of December

Notice 2012-59 90 day waiting period limitation

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2012

For plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2014, a group health plan or health insurance issuer may not use a waiting period that exceeds 90 days

Employer not penalized for failing to provide timely COBRA notice

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa held that a family, mistakenly receiving almost a year's worth of free employer coverage

Legal challenges to health care reform continue to work through the courts

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2011

In late January, a district court in Florida ruled that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is unconstitutional

Proposed regulations issued for excepted benefits

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The Departments of the Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services recently issued proposed regulations that generally expand the definition of

Decree on advertising medical devices in France

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • August 27 2012

A new French law wants to strengthen the safety of drugs and medical products