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More than six months of the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016 (Vic) - what issues are aged care providers seeing?
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • November 20 2018

It has been over six months since the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016 (Vic) (Act) commenced. With the Royal Commission into Aged


Pricing & Reimbursement- Mozambique
  • VdA
  • Mozambique
  • November 16 2018

Mozambique has a very preliminary Pricing and Reimbursement system. Recent legislative developments show a growing and encouraging concern with access


DOJ Announces Settlement with Physicians Based on Pre-Signed Blank Prescriptions for Controlled Substances
  • Breazeale Sachse & Wilson LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2018

On August 8, 2018, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts announced that two physicians had agreed to settle allegations of


DOJ Announces Settlement with Physicians Based on Pre-Signed Blank Prescriptions for Controlled Substances
  • Breazeale Sachse & Wilson LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2018

On August 8, 2018, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts announced that two physicians had agreed to settle allegations of


Governor Phil Murphy Sets Bold New Direction for Regulating Medical Marijuana -Legislature Considers Significant Changes to the Law
  • Flaster Greenberg PC
  • USA
  • June 29 2018

New Jersey enacted the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (the “Act”), a comprehensive medical marijuana law in 2010. It is one of


House Passes 12 Bills Aimed at Combating Opioid Crisis
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2018

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a fleet of bills aimed at combating the ongoing opioid crisis, most aimed at developing preventative


Midlevel Providers’ Role in the Ever-Changing Landscape of Prescribing
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • June 8 2018

Depending on the state in which a nurse practitioner or physician assistant practices, he or she can likely prescribe controlled and non-controlled


Trouble Wanted: EEOC Continues Efforts to Eliminate Illegal Hiring Practices
  • Conn Maciel Carey LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2018

Hiring practices, by their nature, have the potential to impact large groups of individuals. Employers using certain screening tools such as


SafeScript on track for October 2018 - Time to prepare
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • May 8 2018

The real-time prescription monitoring service (known as "SafeScript") will be launched in October this year. SafeScript, will transmit pharmacy


Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Finalizes “Opioid Start Talking” Form for Mandatory Use with Opioid Prescriptions Starting June 1, 2018
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • May 1 2018

Public Act 246 of 2017 includes two separate requirements for prescribers to obtain a patient’s signature certifying the receipt of information about