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OIG announces proposed rules that would expand exclusion authority and impose steeper civil monetary penalties

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2014

The Department of Health and Human Services' (DHHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) proposed two new rules this month that could soon subject

Supreme Court agrees to consider yet another “presumption” out of the Sixth Circuit: that retiree health care benefits are intended to be vested for life, absent clear plan or bargaining agreement language to the contrary

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

In the ERISA world, the Supreme Court has already granted a petition for certiorari of a Sixth Circuit case in order to consider one significant

California’s sugar-sweetened drinks bill tabled for financial reasons

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2014

The California Senate Appropriations Committee has tabled California's S.B. 1000, a bill that would create the "Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Safety

King County announces fee schedule for drug take back program

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2014

The King County Board of Health released its proposed fee schedule as part of its Secure Medicine Return Regulations. As part of the regulations

Updates on the pharmaceutical waste legislative and regulatory efforts

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

California State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson's (D-Santa Barbara) bill, SB 1014, which would implement a statewide pharmaceutical drug take-back program

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