We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
Follow

Health Care Viewpoints Blog

Articles: 1-10 of 613

In Case You Missed It: A List of Our Health Care Year in Review Posts

USA - January 17 2019 Over the last few weeks, we published a number of posts examining important developments and trends in 2018 as well as what we expect to see in 2019…

The Buzz About Block Grants

USA - January 16 2019 With the recent scoop from Politico that the Trump Administration is considering giving states the ability to implement Medicaid block grants, there…

ML Strategies Health Care Preview - January 14, 2019

USA - January 14 2019 It's now the 24th day of the partial government shutdown and we have yet to see signs of a breakthrough. There doesn't seem to be much of any…

Health Care Enforcement Year in Review and 2019 Outlook: Civil Litigation Developments and Settlements

USA - January 11 2019 As in years past, the False Claims Act (FCA) remained a powerful health care enforcement tool in 2018, and FCA investigations and litigation persisted…

Health Care Enforcement Year in Review & 2019 Outlook: New DOJ Policies Applicable to FCA Litigation

USA - January 10 2019 Last year, as we previously discussed, there were two significant Department of Justice (DOJ) policy developments that are applicable to False Claims…

Health Care Enforcement Year in Review & 2019 Outlook: Criminal Enforcement Trends

USA - January 9 2019 Criminal healthcare enforcement in 2018 once again focused heavily on opioids, targeting manufacturers, prescribers, dispensers and those who…

Health Care Enforcement Year in Review & 2019 Outlook: Analysis of Health Care FCA Litigation Trends

USA - January 8 2019 In 2018, the volume of False Claims Act (FCA) litigation remained high, and health care-related qui tam (i.e., whistleblower) cases continued to lead…

DOJ Updates its Justice Manual to Include Section Limiting Use of Guidance Documents in Litigation

USA - January 7 2019 Nearly one year ago, on January 25, 2018, the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Regulatory Reform Task Force issued a memorandum entitled ''Limiting Use…

HIPAA and Health Care Data Privacy - 2018 Year-in-Review

USA - January 3 2019 Today, we’re looking back at HIPAA and other privacy and security developments in 2018. This past year saw continued HIPAA enforcement (including the…

340B, When a Price Adjustment is Not Really an Adjustment, and the Implications for CMS Efforts to Attack Drug Prices

USA - January 2 2019 The Federal Courts gave the America Hospital Association and 340B covered entities a late Christmas present and in doing so may have dealt a blow to…