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Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2014

President Obama signed the "Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014" (Public Law No. 113.93) into law on April 1, 2014. The measure passed the

OCR release new security risk assessment tool

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2014

Late last week, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released a

Allegations of regulatory noncompliance alone not actionable under False Claims Act

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2014

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals recently concluded that False Claims Act liability does not exist where the alleged "false claim" amounts to

LabMD's federal court actions against the FTC dismissed

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

LabMD is back in the news. This time, however, it's not the FTC's administrative action against LabMD that's making headlines. (For information about

HIPAA Audit Program returning?

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2014

We previously blogged about the Office for Civil Rights' (OCR) HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Audit Program (HIPAA Audit Program) on November 30

OIG issues 2014 Work Plan

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2014

Recently, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued its Work Plan for Fiscal

OCR issues new guidance on the HIPAA Privacy Rule and sharing of mental health information

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2014

Late last week, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) published guidance designed to help health care providers understand when, consistent with the

FDA publishes interim rule addressing infant formula products

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2014

Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published an interim rule that "will maintain high-quality standards and help ensure

FTC denies LabMD’s motion to dismiss

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2014

The FTC - in a decision that should surprise no one - refused to dismiss its administrative complaint ("Complaint") against LabMD. This case -

Departments issue new ACA FAQs on preventive services, cost-sharing limits, fixed indemnity insurance, wellness programs and expatriate health plans

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2014

On January 9, 2014, the Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury (collectively, the "Departments") issued Part