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Massachusetts U.S. Attorney’s Office Enters into MOU with Office of the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery

USA - July 30 2020 United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling recently announced that the U.S. Attorney’s Office (USAO) for the District of Massachusetts entered into a…

Trump Administration Releases Series of Executive Orders on Drug Pricing

USA - July 25 2020 The Trump Administration issued a series of Executive Orders (“EOs” or “Orders”) Friday afternoon related to drug pricing. Several of the EOs seek to…

Beyond COVID: House Committee Advances Several FDA-Related Bills

USA - July 23 2020 On Wednesday, July 15, the House Energy and Commerce (E&C) Committee advanced several bills to the House floor that demonstrate continued interest in…

Further Update on FDA’s Comprehensive Regenerative Medicine Framework: November 2020 Deadline Extended by Six Months

USA - July 21 2020 About a month ago, I predicted on this blog that Food and Drug Administration’s November 2020 enforcement discretion deadline announced as part of its…

Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduces Legislation to Waive 340B Eligibility Requirements Due to COVID-19

USA - July 21 2020 On July 2, a bipartisan group of six senators introduced legislation to waive 340B eligibility requirements for hospitals participating in the program…

HHS further amends 42 cfr part 2, easing some, but not all, burdens on substance use disorder treatment providers

USA - July 17 2020 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released a final rule further amending 42 CFR Part 2 regulations (Part 2) to allow…

Commissioner Chopra Releases Statement on Private Equity Physician Practice Roll-Ups with FTC/DOJ HSR Annual Report

USA - July 10 2020 On Wednesday, an FTC Commissioner used the occasion of a routine report to Congress to send a warning shot to private equity firms, especially those…

COVID-19 Relief Programs: Recent Criminal Enforcement and Anticipated Trends

USA - July 9 2020 Leading up to a webinar on July 15, 2020, we are publishing a blog series covering the risks of enforcement against companies that received COVID-19…

OIG Approves Discount Medical Plan Referral Arrangement

USA - July 6 2020 On June 26, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) issued Advisory Opinion No. 20-03 approving the payment…

COVID-19 Relief Programs: The Anticipated Wave of False Claims Act Cases and Oversight Agency Enforcement Activities

USA - July 2 2020 Leading up to a webinar on July 15, 2020, we are publishing a blog series covering the risks of enforcement against companies that received COVID-19…