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New French Sunshine Act guidance
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • France, USA
  • July 11 2013

On June 12, 2013, the French Ministry of Health published Circulaire No. DGSPF22013224 relative to Article 2 of the Law No. 2011-2012 of December


The application of the medical device excise tax to foreign manufacturers selling to end-users in the United States
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2013

As of January 1, 2013, the first sale of a taxable medical device in the United States by a manufacturer, producer, or importer has been subject to a


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


Teleradiology ghost reading could present False Claims Act issues
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2011

Teleradiology is becoming more and more common


Vermont cannot require ERISA plans to report claims data
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

In October 2011, the State of Vermont enacted a statute requiring the establishment and maintenance of a unified health care database designed to


Same-sex domestic partner policy does not discriminate against opposite-sex couples
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2011

Reversing a decision by the Westchester County Human Rights Commission, a New York appeals court recently held that a policy adopted by a local Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) to offer health care to same-sex domestic partners did not unlawfully discriminate against opposite-sex domestic partners


St. Jude Medical pays $3.65 million to settle overcharge claims
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2012

St. Jude Medical Inc. has settled, for $3.65 million, federal False Claim Act allegations arising from a qui tam case in which the relators alleged that the company inflated the cost of replacement pacemakers and defibrillators purchased by the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs, the U.S. Department of Justice announced recently


Decree on advertising medical devices in France
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • France
  • August 27 2012

A new French law wants to strengthen the safety of drugs and medical products


Agencies issue new FAQS regarding Affordable Care Act preventive care issues
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2013

The Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services and the Treasury have once again issued a set of FAQs regarding the implementation of the


Now is the time to "pay or play"
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2013

Now is the Time to "Play or Pay." The so-called play-or-pay mandate becomes effective January 1, 2014. For calendar year plans, 2014 open enrollment