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Anti-SLAPP litigation in the healthcare industry merits careful consideration

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

California Code of Civil Procedure 425.16, California’s “anti-SLAPP” statute (for “Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation”), forbids

California Court of Appeal limits scope of patient rights claims in elder abuse cases

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2014

In recent years, elder abuse cases have become more dangerous and costly. It is not unusual for juries to return verdicts against skilled nursing

No harm, no foul: California court denies class action bid seeking $4 billion from provider

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2014

On July 22, 2014, the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, found that patients whose confidential health information had been stolen

OIG issues favorable Advisory Opinion to pharmaceutical manufacturer on direct-to-patient discount sales program

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2014

On July 28, 2014, the US Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a favorable opinion concerning a drug

Amendments to reform ‘burdensome’ Medicare regulations now effective

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

On July 11, 2014, amendments designed to reform Medicare regulations that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has identified as

A sample of what’s to come: FDA issues a new Guidance on the required submission of information on samples of drug products

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2014

On July 11, 2014, the FDA issued a new Draft Guidance (the Guidance) that will require drug companies to submit information on most drug samples that

The DOJ intervenes in ‘reverse False Claims Act’ case

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

On June 27, 2014, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) intervened in a False Claims Act suit against Continuum Health Partners and the Mount Sinai

State Supreme Court to rule on whether ‘big box’ retailers are required to have defibrillators on site

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 30 2014

In 2008, Mary Ann Verdugo passed away after suffering a heart attack while shopping at a Target store in Pico Rivera, California. Her family sued

OIG releases Supplemental guidance for bona fide, Charitable Patient Assistance Programs

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2014

On May 21, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a Supplement Specialty Advisory Bulletin

New York-Presbyterian and Columbia hospitals to pay record HIPAA settlement

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 12 2014

On May 7, 2014, the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced settlements with two New York-based hospitals