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Federal district court partially guts regulations affecting the no surprises act arbitration process

USA - March 30 2022 On February 23, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas gutted portions of the interim final rule affecting the independent…

Fourth Circuit Adopts Safeco Scienter Standard to Prove False Claims Act Violation in Legal Falsity Cases

USA - March 9 2022 A few weeks ago, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit answered a critical inquiry in the False Claims Act (“FCA”) context: does a…

Five Things Providers Need to Know About the New Interim Final Rule Under the “No Surprises” Act

USA - October 5 2021 On Thursday, September 30, 2021, The United States Departments of Health and Human Services (“HHS”), Labor and Treasury released an interim final rule…

US and Tyler Texas Chambers of Commerce Sue Feds to Block Portions of the Health Plan Transparency Rule

USA - August 12 2021 Two chambers of commerce, the Chamber of Commerce the United States of America and the Tyler (TX) Area Chamber of Commerce, filed a lawsuit on August…

HHS, Treasury and Labor Release First Set of Surprise Billing Rules

USA - July 2 2021 The United States Departments of Health and Human Services, Treasury and Labor released interim final rules (“Rules”) regarding the “No Surprises…

Northern District of California Grants Preliminary Injunction Against Most Favored Nation Rule

USA - December 29 2020 On December 28, 2020, the District Court for the Northern District of California granted a motion for a preliminary injunction enjoining the Centers…

District Court grants TRO on Most Favored Nation Rule

USA - December 23 2020 On December 23, 2020, The District Court for the District of Maryland granted a temporary restraining order temporarily ceasing the implementation of…

CMS Releases Final Stark Rules To Promote Value-Based Care

USA - November 23 2020 On Friday, November 20, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released final regulations to remove certain barriers to the…

Pennsylvania Act 80: Central Service Technician and Surgical Technologist Regulation Act

USA - November 6 2020 On October 29, 2020, Governor Wolf signed House Bill 81 into law, creating new minimum education and certification requirements for central service…

A Week After Pharma Price Disclosure Is Rule Struck Down, D.C. Judge Upholds Hospital Price Transparency Rule

USA - June 24 2020 As we indicated in last week’s blog post , the D.C. Circuit Court’s refusal to uphold HHS’ pharmaceutical price disclosure rule (“RX Rule”) was not a…