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New CMS and OCR rule provides patients with access to laboratory test results

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2014

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Regulations forthcoming regarding disposal of controlled substances

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2014

The Department of Justice (DOJ), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has set a final action date of March, 2014 to implement the Secure and

FDA issues guidance to industry on distinguishing “beverages” and “liquid dietary supplements”

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 22 2014

On Monday, January 13, 2014, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued Guidance to Industry ("Guidance") "to help dietary

House of Representatives passes Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act of 2014: HR 3811 would require HHS to notify affected individuals of a breach of a health insurance exchange within 2 days of discovery

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2014

On Friday, January 10, 2014, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3811, the "Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act of 2014" by a vote of

HIPAA, mental health and the national instant criminal background check system back in the news

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2014

Today, the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) publishes a proposed rule in the Federal Register by which it seeks to encourage reporting

Agencies provide follow-up guidance for health benefits on Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 26 2013

This advisory discusses the impact of the Supreme Court's Windsor decision and recent Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department of Labor (DOL

Agency guidance strikes a major blow for individual policy premium reimbursement and stand-alone health reimbursement arrangements

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2013

On September 13, the IRS and the Department of Labor (DOL) issued twin noticesIRS Notice 2013-54 and Technical Release 2013-03 (collectively, the

FDA reveals voluntary medical device compliance pilot program

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2013

Earlier this week, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) revealed the pilot of the Voluntary Compliance Improvement Program (VCIP) of FDA's Center for

New HHS OIG report raises concerns about oversight and enforcement of HIPAA security rule

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2013

On Wednesday, December 4, 2013, the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report raising concerns about the adequacy of the HHS Office for

Trade groups file suit against King County, Washington over drug stewardship program

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2013

At the end of November, three pharmaceutical industry associations filed suit against King County, Washington and its Department of Public Health