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The Physician Payment Sunshine Act Final Rule
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2013

On February 1, 2013, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the long-awaited Physician Payment Sunshine Act (Sunshine Act) Final


Massachusetts DPH finalizes revised "gift ban"; regulations: softens rules on meals, expense reporting, and payment of med device training expenses
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2012

On November 21, 2012, the Public Health Council promulgated final revised regulations relating to the so-called physician gift ban law, Mass. Gen. Laws c. 111N (“Chapter 111N”).


Massachusetts DPH proposes revised gift ban regulationssoftens rules on meals at industry-sponsored educational programs, rules on expense reporting, and rules on payment of med device training expenses
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2012

In July 2012 the Massachusetts legislature enacted several statutory amendments to the so-called physician gift ban law, Mass. Gen. L. c. 111N (“Chapter 111N”).


Massachusetts gift ban narrowed to allow meals during education programs
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

As part of the annual state budget process, the Massachusetts legislature has narrowed several of the most contentious provisions of its so-called physician gift ban, Mass. Gen. L. c. 111N.


Summary of Supreme Court Affordable Care Act opinion
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2012

In a 5-4 decision issued today and authored by Chief Justice John Roberts, the United States Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s individual mandate the requirement that most individuals obtain health insurance that meets the statutory definition of minimum essential coverage.


CMS delays Sunshine Act data collection until 2013
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2012

In a blog entry on May 3, 2012, CMS announced it was delaying the Sunshine Act requirement for data collection until January 1, 2013.


CMS releases proposed “sunshine” physician payment reporting rule for drug and device manufacturers: record-keeping requirement delayed until later in 2012
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2011

On December 14, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the long-awaited Proposed Rule for implementing the so-called “Sunshine Act” physician payment reporting requirements.


U.S. Supreme Court to decide constitutionality of Affordable Care Act
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2011

Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari (meaning it has agreed to hear an appeal) on three petitions concerning the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”).


United States Supreme Court strikes down Vermont pharmaceutical “data mining” law
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2011

On Thursday, June 23, the United States Supreme Court voted 6-3 to strike down a Vermont statute that sought to impose significant restrictions on pharmaceutical detailing and “data mining” activities.


Supreme Court strikes down Vermont data mining law
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2011

The Supreme Court this morning voted 6-3 to strike down a Vermont statute that sought to impose significant restrictions on pharmaceutical data mining activities.