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A&B healthcare week in review, April 10, 2015: Congressional legislation & committee action
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2015

The Senate was not in session this week. Congress will return from a two-week recess on April 13th. The Senate calendar for 2015 may be found here


Wyoming broadens definition of personal information in amended data breach notification law
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2015

Wyoming has updated its data breach notification statute to widen the definition of "personal identifying information" that will trigger notification


Biosimilar reimbursement pathways: CMS guidance and outstanding issues
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2015

On March 6, 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first biosimilar in the United States. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid


King v. Burwell: the Supreme Court hears the case about health insurance subsidies
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2015

On March 4, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in King v Burwell, No. 14-1158, a case challenging the legality of an IRS rule under


California health care facility breach statute updated: changes effective now
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2015

As a result of recent breaches - including breaches of health information and information held by health insurers - a great deal of attention has


Update on pharmaceutical “take-back” legislation: counties forge ahead; California waits for direction from the Supreme Court
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2015

Between Washington and California, the West Coast once again pushes the envelope in drug take-back legislation, while state action - which may level


Montana broadens data breach notification law
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2015

Montana has amended the state's data breach notification law to both broaden the definition of "personal information" that triggers individual notice


Notices of employee eligibility for Exchange subsidies what they are and what you should do about them
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2015

The Affordable Care Act requires the ACA Exchanges (both state and federal) to send notices (“Exchange Notices”) to employers regarding employees who


Agencies issue new proposed rules for the Summary of Benefits and Coverage
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2015

On December 30, 2014, the Departments of the U.S. Treasury (Treasury), Labor (DOL) and Health and Human Services (HHS) (the "agencies") jointly


M&G Polymers v. Tackett: new standards for vesting of retiree medical benefits in collective bargaining agreements
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2015

On January 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court changed the landscape for vesting of collectively bargained retiree medical benefits with its 9-0