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Can personal injury lawyers be liable to medical plans?
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2013

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York recently held that a medical plan can enforce a lien against attorneys' fees received in


Par pharmaceutical agrees to pay $45M to resolve liability
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2013

According to the Justice Department, Par Pharmaceutical Companies Inc. recently pleaded guilty and agreed to pay $45 million to resolve its liability


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


Medical devices offer fertile ground for future whistleblower activity
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2014

Recent gatherings of False Claims Act attorneys who represent whistleblowers, the government, and the defense revealed a consensus


Sunshine Act data collection checklist
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2013

As we discussed in an earlier post, the data collection obligations under the Physician Payment Sunshine Act commenced on August 1, 2013, and all


New COBRA subsidy rules
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2010

The Temporary Extension Act of 2010 (TEA), signed into law by President Obama on March 2, 2010, includes a number of important changes to the COBRA premium subsidy provisions enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA


New Obamacare guidance
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2013

The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury have issued more Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding implementation


Failure to notify participant that coverage is out of network may be a fiduciary breach
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, in an en banc decision, held that the husband of a deceased plan participant may continue with his


American Sleep Medicine to pay more than $15.3m to resolve allegations of Medicare fraud
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2013

The federal government recently settled a $15 million False Claims Act (FCA) case against American Sleep Medicine LLC, according to a recent Justice


FDA issues draft guidance on medical device reporting for manufacturers
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • September 3 2013

On July 9, 2013, the FDA issued a draft guidance document titled "Medical Device Reporting for Manufacturers." Written in a question and answer