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What You Need to Know about Changes to the Common Rule
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 10 2017

The Final Rule published by the US Department of Health and Human Services on January 18, 2017, largely avoids major modifications to the Common Rule


Federal Health Care Fraud and Abuse Enforcement Made a Strong Showing in FY 2016
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 31 2017

According to a report released last week, the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program (HCFAC) returned over $3.3 billion to the federal


21st Century Cures: A Closer Look
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 19 2017

On December 7, 2016, the US Congress enacted the 21st Century Cures Act, substantial legislation intended to accelerate “discovery


New ECHO Act Focuses on Integrating Telehealth Solutions into Healthcare Delivery
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 4 2017

On December 14, 2016, President Obama signed the Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes Act (S. 2873) (the ECHO Act). The ECHO Act seeks to expand


Adding Pre-Existing Technology Won’t Save a Patent-Ineligible Claim
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 3 2017

In the recent FairWarning and Synopsys cases (IP Update, Vol. 19, No. 11), the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit found the challenged


Enfish, Microsoft Receive Mixed Results on PTAB Rulings
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 3 2017

Addressing issues of claim construction and obviousness, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's


PTAB’s Working Definition for CBM Jurisdiction Deemed Too Broad
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 3 2017

Addressing the standard for initiating a covered business method (CBM) review, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated a Patent Trial


Not So Fast! Secure Text Messages May Not Be Used to Transmit Patient Care Orders After All
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 28 2016

Reversing the position taken in May 2016, The Joint Commission (TJC) recently clarified that licensed independent providers (LIPs) or other


21st Century Cures: Examining Medical Device Provisions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 20 2016

The 21st Century Cures Act, substantial legislation intended to accelerate “discovery, development and delivery” of medical therapies by


Digital Health Solutions are Key to Success under Health Care Payment Innovations
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 20 2016

Digital healththe intersection of health care related software applications, analytical tools, medical device technology and electronic data