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Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Cannabis Promoted as an “Exit” Drug for Struggling Addict

    Cannabis Promoted as an “Exit” Drug for Struggling Addict
    Proponents of the failed “War on Drugs” have long characterized marijuana as a “gateway” drug, meaning it opens the doors to use of heavier, more dangerous narcotics. But now, a new drug rehabilitation center in Los…
  • Aug 17

    Navigating Commercial Leases for Cannabis Businesse

    Navigating Commercial Leases for Cannabis Businesse
    Cannabis businesses have many legal issues with which to contend, from banking to bud-tending. Commercial leases for cannabis businesses raise special concerns for both landlords and tenants. Because of the federal civil asset forfeiture…
  • Aug 15

    American Legion Joins the Cannabis Cause to Improve Veterans’ Live

    American Legion Joins the Cannabis Cause to Improve Veterans’ Live
    The Trump Administration’s anti-marijuana policies adversely affect thousands of Americans who rely on the medicinal benefits of cannabis to relieve various forms of suffering. There is, perhaps, no more potent illustration of the harm…
Rank this Week: 356

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    New Legal Guidelines for Determination of Brain Death

    New Legal Guidelines for Determination of Brain Death
    My analysis of Nevada's recent and unique amendment to the Uniform Determination of Death Act (UDDA) is now online first at the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry: "New Legal Guidelines for Determination of Brain Death." My comprehensive…
  • Aug 18

    Hospice Compare - New Medicare Quality Scores Tool

    Hospice Compare - New Medicare Quality Scores Tool
    This week, Medicare launched a new website called Hospice Compare. Scores reveal the percentage of patients who:Were checked for pain at the beginning of hospice care. Received a timely and thorough pain assessment when pain was identified as…
  • Aug 17

    Texas Outlaws DNR Orders Written without Consent

    Texas Outlaws DNR Orders Written without Consent
    The Texas Legislature has passed and the Governor has signed S.B.11.  This effectively bans non-consensual DNR orders.  Look for my analysis of this legislation and its relationship to TADA at ICEL2, next month in Halifax.
Rank this Week: 278

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Aug 18

    Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973

    Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973
    The New York Times (Aug. 16, 2017): Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973, Paper Finds, by Maya Salam The sperm count of men in Western countries has been declining precipitously with no signs of...
  • Aug 18

    Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion

    Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion
    Washington's Top News (August 12, 2017): Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion, by The Associated Press A bill that would require women to purchase separate insurance for abortions that are not medical emergencies has passed…
  • Aug 17

    Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money

    Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money
    Chicago Tribune (August 16, 2017): Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money, by Andrew DeMillo: On Wednesday, the 8th Circuit vacated a preliminary injunction prohibiting Arkansas from suspending Medicaid payments to Planned…
Rank this Week: 153

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
  • Aug 18

    Government audits shift to high error rates and significant variance

    Government audits shift to high error rates and significant variance
    CMS has revamped its approach to pursuing alleged improper payments. Its new audit strategy with Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) will target providers and suppliers with the highest error rates or the most significant…
  • Aug 18

    Australia: Improvements for GMP clearance

    Australia: Improvements for GMP clearance
    Australia’s therapeutic goods regulator, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has announced that it is planning improvements around Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) clearance. As part of this, the TGA will be publishing an…
  • Aug 15

    Texas telemedicine stakeholder group recommends new rules to incorporate SB 1107

    Texas telemedicine stakeholder group recommends new rules to incorporate SB 1107
    The Telemedicine Stakeholder Group met in late July 2017 and offered suggestions for revisions (“Suggested Revisions”) to the current Texas Medical Board (“TMB”) rules in light of the new SB 1107. As previously…
Rank this Week: 2440

Wachler & Associates Health Law…

Wachler & Associates Health Law Blog

Covers health law, recovery audit contractors, compliance and medicare. By Wachler & Associates, P.C.

http://www.wachlerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    AHA v Burwell Questioned by DC Circuit Court

    AHA v Burwell Questioned by DC Circuit Court
    On August 11, 2017, a further development came in the Medicare appeals backlog saga, as the D.C. Circuit Court reached a decision on the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS’) appeal to the case American Hospital…
  • Jul 31

    OIG Reveals Plans to Scrutinize EHR Incentive Payment

    OIG Reveals Plans to Scrutinize EHR Incentive Payment
    In July 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) revealed its plans to review the $14.6 billion in incentive payments the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) made to hospitals between…
  • Jun 12

    HHS’ 2nd Update on Appeals Backlog Shows Little Progre

    HHS’ 2nd Update on Appeals Backlog Shows Little Progre
    In early June 2017 the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued its second status report on the Medicare appeals backlog. The December 2016 case American Hospital Association v Burwell, in addition to dictating that HHS clear the…
Rank this Week: 4032

Feminist Law Professors

Feminist Law Professors

Covers feminism, sexism, reproductive rights and women's health. By Professors Ann Bartow and Bridget Crawford.

http://feministlawprofessors.com
  • Aug 18

    Free Candy with Your Tampons, in Texas of all Places!

    Free Candy with Your Tampons, in Texas of all Places!
    In Denton, Texas, an indie grocery store owner is offering a free candy bar with the purchase tampons (but oddly, not pads).  The Dallas Morning News reports (here) that store owner Jacob Moses says, “I think the sales tax is…
  • Aug 10

    History of Forced Sterilizations in California: No Justice Yet

    History of Forced Sterilizations in California: No Justice Yet
    Over at governing.com, writer Chris Kardish writes about how different states have approached forced sterilization and compensation for its victims: Forced sterilization by the government sounds like a ghastly practice that ought to be safely…
  • Aug 10

    Class Actions for Refund of Sales Tax: From Tampons to Tea

    Class Actions for Refund of Sales Tax: From Tampons to Tea
    Those following the “tampon tax” cases seeking refunds for sales tax paid on menstrual hygiene products may be interested in this story of a suit brought against Walgreens for a refund of tax on non-sugary drinks: A Schaumburg man…
Rank this Week: 259

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
Rank this Week: 384

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Aug 18

    NHTSA releases "Marijuana-Impaired Driving A Report to Congress"

    NHTSA releases "Marijuana-Impaired Driving A Report to Congress"
    Though dated July 2017, I believe the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has only just this week released this lengthy report titled "Marijuana-Impaired Driving A Report to Congress." The report's introduction…
  • Aug 17

    "Why a Drug Policy Organization Needs to Speak Out Against White Supremacy"

    "Why a Drug Policy Organization Needs to Speak Out Against White Supremacy"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable and provocative little commentary authored by Megan Farrington, who is the director of digital communications for the Drug Policy Alliance. Here is what Megan has to say: The drug war is a…
  • Aug 16

    Washington Gov and state AG respond forcefully to letter from AG Sessions about marijuana reform concern

    Washington Gov and state AG respond forcefully to letter from AG Sessions about marijuana reform concern
    As noted in this prior post, a few weeks ago US Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent letters to the leaders of states with recreational marijuana laws detailing troublesome data that, in the words of these letters, raised "serious…
Rank this Week: 920

Health Care Investor

Health Care Investor

Covers issues and trends that impact investments in healthcare and life sciences businesses. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.thehealthcareinvestor.com
Rank this Week: 2149

CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

Provides news stories, analysis, and video clips on major state-law, civil trials throughout the nation.

http://www.cvn.com/news
Rank this Week: 1026

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers various ERISA, disability, health, and life insurance issues. By Kantor & Kantor.

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    Why Appeal A Health Claims Denial… and How to Do It Right

    Why Appeal A Health Claims Denial… and How to Do It Right
    Why should I appeal? By appealing a claims denial, you are challenging the insurance company’s decision to deny benefits. Even if you think your appeal will not be approved, you should still appeal: To get treatment records considered.…
  • Aug 14

    Chronic Pain is disabling

    Chronic Pain is disabling
    Many of our clients suffer from chronic pain. For some, chronic pain is a symptom of an underlying condition, and for others it is the main condition.  In in either case, chronic pain can be and often is disabling. Because so many…
  • Jul 15

    Whose “Clinical Judgment” Applies to Insurance Denials?

    Whose “Clinical Judgment” Applies to Insurance Denials?
    The classic “he said, she said” scenario shouldn’t apply to healthcare claims. A denial based on medical necessity arises when there are two opposing opinions: (1) the treating physician who recommends that a patient receive…
Rank this Week: 517

ACA Review

ACA Review

Covers labor and employment, tax, employee benefits and healthcare law issues associated with the Affordable Care Act. By Balch & Bingham LLP.

http://www.acareview.com/
  • Aug 16

    “Hello? Chicken Little here. Sky’s falling.”

    “Hello? Chicken Little here. Sky’s falling.”
    We don’t blame you for hearing that whenever someone warns of employer mandate taxes coming your way.  Nevertheless, we’re donning the chicken suit once again to keep you aware.  This time, we’ll keep it short and…
  • Jul 28

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part II)

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part II)
    As you have read here, the Senate’s finest hours were not those spent in July 26, 2017 health care policy debate, which resumed July 27 at 10:00 am EDT.  The bipartisan demagoguery did not diminish, but some Senators on each side…
  • Jul 27

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part I)

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part I)
    Senate floor activity has made this the ACA’s biggest news week not involving Justice Roberts, but whatever news you have read, rest assured that it wasn’t really that simple.  Let us preach on it. Shortly after noon EDT on…
Rank this Week: 2237

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 754

Health Industry Washington Watch

Health Industry Washington Watch

Covers U.S. legislative and regulatory developments affecting the life sciences and health care industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.healthindustrywashingtonwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 3995

von Briesen Legal News

von Briesen Legal News

By von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

http://www.vonbriesen.com/legal-news
  • Aug 15

    New Partnership Tax Audit Rules Coming

    New Partnership Tax Audit Rules Coming
    Significant changes to the way entities taxed as partnerships are audited by the Internal Revenue Service, and to the way any resulting tax is collected, will become effective January 1, 2018. The new rules will affect most businesses…
  • Aug 14

    To Disclose or Not To Disclose, That is the Question

    To Disclose or Not To Disclose, That is the Question
    Health care providers and suppliers face a dilemma when they identify that potentially problematic claims have been submitted to a federal health care program. To disclose or not to disclose, that is the question. Balancing legal disclosure…
  • Aug 13

    Is Your Proportionate Share A "Fair Share"?

    Is Your Proportionate Share A "Fair Share"?
    Retail leases are typically net leases - requiring the tenant to pay as additional rent a share of the landlord's operating expenses. The allocation of operating expenses to be paid by a tenant under a net lease is generally determined by…
Rank this Week: 1561

Health Care Update

Health Care Update

Provides health care regulatory, legislative, enforcement, legal, and management updates. From Solution Law Press.

http://slphealthcareupdate.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 2172

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 719

Garlo Ward Blog

Garlo Ward Blog

Covers Alzheimer's disease, end-of-life, HIPAA, medicaid, medicare, nursing homes, and physicians.

http://www.garloward.com/blog/
  • Aug 15

    When Dying is Profitable. Practice of Hospice patients being discharged before death linked to higher profits for facilitie

    When Dying is Profitable. Practice of Hospice patients being discharged before death linked to higher profits for facilitie
    In the past years, there has been a major increase in for-profit hospices and according to a study published last month in the journal Health Affairs titled: “A Positive Association Between Hospice Profit…
  • Aug 14

    Status on Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreement

    Status on Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreement
    A coalition of states has joined together to oppose the Administration proposal to end the ban on pre-dispute arbitration agreements used by nursing homes.  This band arises from a final rule promulgated in October of 2016. Meanwhile,…
  • Aug 10

    Why Planning for Long-Term Care Services is A MUST For Aging Individual

    Why Planning for Long-Term Care Services is A MUST For Aging Individual
    Long-term care services are an important aspect of your health care plans and for that reason, it’s important to inform your loved ones and providers about your health care needs for the future. In fact, most adults should plan for…
Rank this Week: 1355

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Michael H. Cohen Law Group

Covers healthcare, FDA and FTC law.

http://michaelhcohen.com/
  • Aug 15

    Federal Trade Commission Slams Homeopathic Drug

    Federal Trade Commission Slams Homeopathic Drug
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has slammed homeopathic drugs with a guidance document on substantiation. This is perhaps the biggest regulatory backlash against homeopathic medicine since the homeopaths were labeled…
  • Aug 15

    Federal Trade Commission Slams Homeopathic Drug

    Federal Trade Commission Slams Homeopathic Drug
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has slammed homeopathic drugs with a guidance document on substantiation. This is perhaps the biggest regulatory backlash against homeopathic medicine since the homeopaths were labeled…
  • Aug 15

    Federal Trade Commission Slams Homeopathic Drug

    Federal Trade Commission Slams Homeopathic Drug
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has slammed homeopathic drugs with a guidance document on substantiation. This is perhaps the biggest regulatory backlash against homeopathic medicine since the homeopaths were labeled…
Rank this Week: 2599

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Aug 14

    Disturbingly High Number of Hostile and Threatening Workplace

    Disturbingly High Number of Hostile and Threatening Workplace
    A study of 3,066 U.S. workers found that nearly one in five employees face a hostile or threatening environment at work. The unemployment rate may be at a 16-year low in 2017, but the study indicates everything is not well on the job front.…
  • Aug 10

    WSJ Reports Ontario Securities Whistleblower Tips Against Major Private Equity Firm

    WSJ Reports Ontario Securities Whistleblower Tips Against Major Private Equity Firm
    Since the Ontario Securities Commission opened its whistleblower program to tips, at least four individuals have filed complaints against one of Canada’s largest private equity firms according to the Wall Street Journal. Officials at…
  • Aug 10

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning of Philadelphia Firefighters Reminds of Danger

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning of Philadelphia Firefighters Reminds of Danger
    Five Philadelphia firefighters were rushed to the hospital after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning while fighting an underground electrical fire in West Chester yesterday. Six other firefighters were evaluated and monitored on the scene…
Rank this Week: 599

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

Features a discussion of medical privacy. By Jeffrey P. Drummond.

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    Women's Health Care (PA): A large…

    Women's Health Care (PA): A large Philadelphia-area ob/gyn practice has notified 300,000 patients of a potential data breach.  Not much news on what happened, but it was apparently a hack that penetrated the group's computer system; they…
  • Jul 26

    Wall of Shame: OCR is updating its large…

    Wall of Shame: OCR is updating its large data breach reporting website.
  • Jul 20

    Peachtree Neurological (Atlanta):…

    Peachtree Neurological (Atlanta): Peachtree Neurological was hit with ransomware recently.  Fortunately, (i) they were able to restore their systems without paying the ransom, and (ii) there was no evidence that the ransomware exfiltrated…
Rank this Week: 689

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers health care law and qui tam. By The Brod Law Firm.

https://www.healthcare-fraud-lawyer.com/
  • Aug 11

    The DOJ Continues to Root Out Healthcare Fraud

    The DOJ Continues to Root Out Healthcare Fraud
    On August 10, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced victory in another healthcare fraud case. A federal jury convicted registered nurse, Evelyn Mokwuah, 52, of criminal involvement in a $20-million Medicare fraud scheme. Mokwuah owned two…
  • Aug 4

    Qui Tam Cases Remain Under Seal for Year

    Qui Tam Cases Remain Under Seal for Year
    When qui tam cases under the False Claims Act (FCA) are first filed, they are to remain under seal for 60 days. During this time, the case is secret. The defendant is not even served yet, so it likely does not know there is a suit filed…
  • Jul 28

    Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Celgene to Pay $280 Million for Fraud Allegation

    Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Celgene to Pay $280 Million for Fraud Allegation
    On July 24, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California announced that Celgene Corp., a pharmaceutical manufacturer headquartered in New Jersey, will pay $280 million to numerous states and the federal government…
Rank this Week: 2375

Health Care Law Blog

Health Care Law Blog

Covers health care reform, HIPAA, compliance, regulations, billing/payment, Medicare & Medicaid, fraud & abuse, employment, tax and other related topics. By Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC.

http://www.healthlawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 8

    HHS Office for Civil Rights Publishes Checklist for HIPAA Covered Entities Responding to Cybersecurity Incident

    HHS Office for Civil Rights Publishes Checklist for HIPAA Covered Entities Responding to Cybersecurity Incident
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Service's Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") recently published guidance for entities covered by HIPAA, entitled "My entity just experienced a cyber-attack! What do we do now?"…
  • Jul 30

    CMS Extends Home Health Agency Enrollment Moratorium for Six Month

    CMS Extends Home Health Agency Enrollment Moratorium for Six Month
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") recently extended the temporary moratorium on the Medicare enrollment of new home health agencies ("HHAs"), subunits, and branch locations in Michigan.…
  • Jul 24

    CMS Delays Enforcement of Nursing Home Mega Rule

    CMS Delays Enforcement of Nursing Home Mega Rule
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") recently announced that they will delay enforcement penalties related to Phase 2 of their revised nursing home Requirements for Participation (commonly referred to in the…
Rank this Week: 3426

Texas Medical Licensing Law Blog

Texas Medical Licensing Law Blog

Covers professional licensing matters and related regulatory issues for health care professionals. By the Leichter Law Firm.

http://www.txmedicallicensinglaw.com/
  • Aug 7

    The New Face of Telemedicine in Texa

    The New Face of Telemedicine in Texa
    One of the most important healthcare bills to come out of the 85th regular Texas legislative session is Senate Bill 1107. This bill, which has been signed by Governor Abbott, resets the playing field for telemedicine and brings Texas law more…
  • May 15

    Governor Abbott Appoints Six New Members to the Texas Medical Board

    Governor Abbott Appoints Six New Members to the Texas Medical Board
    Since the start of the new year, Governor Abbott has appointed six new members to the Texas Medical Board. The new members, whose terms are set to expire in April 2021, include five physicians and one public member. One of the new appointees,…
  • Mar 9

    Texas Board of Law Examiners: The Importance of Disclosure When Applying

    Texas Board of Law Examiners: The Importance of Disclosure When Applying
    Prior to being admitted to the Texas Bar, applicants must first demonstrate present good moral character. The agency in charge of making this determination, as well as ensuring applicants meet all other eligibility criteria, is the Texas…
Rank this Week: 4161

Dentistry Law Blog

Dentistry Law Blog

By George F. Indest III.

https://dentistrylawblog.wordpress.com
  • Aug 7

    Jury Awards $4.4 Million To Chicago Anesthesiologist Defrauded By Business Associate

    Jury Awards $4.4 Million To Chicago Anesthesiologist Defrauded By Business Associate
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On June 9, 2017, a jury in Illinois awarded a Chicago-area anesthesiologist nearly $4.4 million. The jury unanimously agreed that his business…
  • Jul 14

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott Makes Changes to Florida Impaired Practitioners Program

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott Makes Changes to Florida Impaired Practitioners Program
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On May 31, 2017, Florida Governor, Rick Scott, signed into law House Bill 229 (Ch. 2017-41, Laws of Florida), which made changes to the…
  • Jul 10

    20 Tips Plus a Bonus for Physicians Negotiating Their Own Employment Contract

    20 Tips Plus a Bonus for Physicians Negotiating Their Own Employment Contract
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law At The Health Law Firm, we often receive calls from physicians and health professionals about reviewing and negotiating contracts, preparing…
Rank this Week: 989

Psychology and Mental Health Law…

Psychology and Mental Health Law Blog

Covers health law, psychology and mental health law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://mentalhealthlawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1540

Pharmacy Law Blog

Pharmacy Law Blog

Covers health law and pharmacy law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

http://pharmacylawblog.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 1381

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • Aug 3

    Settling a Case in Arizona?  What You Need to Know About Full & Final Settlement

    Settling a Case in Arizona?  What You Need to Know About Full & Final Settlement
    Historically, workers’ compensation claims in Arizona have been subject to a number of limitations.  If additional medical treatment was needed, a claimant could reopen a claim at any time, despite the finality and resolution of…
  • Aug 1

    New WCMSA Reference Guide Issued

    New WCMSA Reference Guide Issued
    As you may be aware, on July 10th, here on our blog we announced the quiet release of a change to CMS’ re-review process.  However, as we noted at that time, this process was not formalized by CMS, and had simply been…
  • Jul 11

    Endo Pharmaceuticals Voluntarily Withdraws Opana ER From the Market: What Does This Mean For Your Cases?

    Endo Pharmaceuticals Voluntarily Withdraws Opana ER From the Market: What Does This Mean For Your Cases?
    On July 6, 2017, Endo Pharmaceuticals issued a statement indicating it would voluntarily withdraw the opioid pain medication, Opana ER, from the market, in response to the Food and Drug Administration’s request one month earlier.…
Rank this Week: 860

Physician Law

Physician Law

Features news, updates, and tips on legal issues affecting physicians and non-institutional providers. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://physicianlaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1780

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

Analysis and commentary on trends and developments in life sciences and health care law. By Reed Smith.

https://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com
Rank this Week: 1328

Health Law Sidebar

Health Law Sidebar

Covers regulatory and statutory updates from the healthcare industry. By O'Connell & Aronowitz.

http://healthlawsidebar.com/
Rank this Week: 1255

Healthcare Law Blog

Healthcare Law Blog

Comments on healthcare law. By Hamil Little.

http://www.healthcarelaw-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2823

Medical and Dental Device…

Medical and Dental Device Patenting Blog

Practical information, news, and commentary on patenting medical and dental products, processes, and software. By John Rizvi.

http://www.medicaldevicepatentattorneys.com/
  • Jul 27

    Your Simple Medical Idea Could Be Worth Millions!

    Your Simple Medical Idea Could Be Worth Millions!
    Tomorrow’s millionaires (and billionaires!) are not the ones with the most real estate, physical equipment or assets but the ones with the innovative ideas or what we eloquently call “Intellectual Property”. Think about…
  • Jun 26

    New Amazon Best Seller: Escaping The Gray – When Launching Your Idea Full Throttle Is the Only Option

    New Amazon Best Seller: Escaping The Gray – When Launching Your Idea Full Throttle Is the Only Option
    John Rizvi’s new book “Escaping The Gray – When Launching Your Idea Full Throttle Is the Only Option” has risen to the top of the best seller list on Amazon resonating with medical & dental inventors who have…
  • Mar 21

    Stem Cell Patent Awarded for Medical Device Recently Featured On National Geographic

    Stem Cell Patent Awarded for Medical Device Recently Featured On National Geographic
    Both innovation and intellectual property protection are reflected in a recent stem cell patent awarded to RenovaCare for its SkinGun device which sprays an isolated concentration of stem cells from the patient’s own skin onto wounded…
Rank this Week: 4177

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

Covers health law and nursing law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
  • Jul 27

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 2

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 2
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Our firm is frequently retained to act to obtain the release of individuals erroneously confined and held involuntarily under the Baker Act. We…
  • Jul 20

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 1

    Florida’s Baker Act: What You Need to Know – Part 1
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law At The Health Law Firm, we are frequently consulted by family members of individuals who are erroneously held under Florida’s Baker Act. An…
  • Jun 30

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott Makes Changes to Florida Impaired Practitioners Program

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott Makes Changes to Florida Impaired Practitioners Program
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On May 31, 2017, Florida Governor, Rick Scott, signed into law House Bill 229 (Ch. 2017-41, Laws of Florida), which made changes to the…
Rank this Week: 3848

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1093

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

Discusses new court decisions, legislation, and other cutting-edge developments in medical malpractice laws across the United States. By Alex Stein, Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

http://www.steinmedicalmalpractice.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    MORE ON THE ECJ VACCINE LIABILITY DECISION

    MORE ON THE ECJ VACCINE LIABILITY DECISION
    My friend and mentor, the former Israeli Chief Justice Aharon Barak, used to say that when neither side likes the court’s decision, chances are that the court was right. This is likely to be the case with the European Court of Justice…
  • Jul 23

    VACCINE LIABILITY IN EUROPE: A NEW DEVELOPMENT

    VACCINE LIABILITY IN EUROPE: A NEW DEVELOPMENT
    On June 21, the European Court of Justice has issued an important ruling on vaccine manufacturers liability. N.W. et al. v. Sanofi Pasteur MSD, C‑621/15. This ruling triggered a hailstorm of criticism from different media outlets,…
  • Jul 23

    President Trump’s Tort Reform

    President Trump’s Tort Reform
    Alex Stein President Trump’s budget for Fiscal Year 2018 proposes a thoroughgoing reform of our medical malpractice system. Executive Office of the President of the United States, Major Savings and Reforms, Budget of the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 2886

HIPAA, HITECH & HIT

HIPAA, HITECH & HIT

Covers legal issues, developments, and other pertinent pertinent information relating to the creation, use, and exchange of electronic health records. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://hipaahealthlaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 4180

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

Covers new developments in health care law and policy. By David Harlow.

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Jul 19

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation
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  • Jul 19

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation
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  • Jul 19

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation

    Counting noses at the county level: Marketplace participation
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Rank this Week: 1673

Personalized Medicine Bulletin

Personalized Medicine Bulletin

Covers legal, business and regulatory developments in the personalized medical industry. By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.personalizedmedicinebulletin.com
  • Jul 16

    Why The Federal Circuit Revisited Written Description

    Why The Federal Circuit Revisited Written Description
    In Stanford University v. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Fed Cir. No 2015-2011, June 27, 2017), the Federal Circuit vacated and remanded interference decisions on the ground the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”)…
  • Jun 25

    USPTO Extends Cancer Immunotherapy Pilot Program

    USPTO Extends Cancer Immunotherapy Pilot Program
    On June 29th, 2016, the USPTO announced the Cancer Immunotherapy Pilot Program to allow expedited examination of patent applications that pertain to cancer immunotherapy. Under the Program and after proper petition, the USPTO has examined…
  • Jun 10

    NIH Begins Beta Test of Million Patient Cohort

    NIH Begins Beta Test of Million Patient Cohort
    The National Institutes of Health announced the enrollment of the first participants as beta testers of the “All of Us” research program. Initially branded as the “Precision Medicine Initiative®” Cohort Program,…
Rank this Week: 4029

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 434

Health Law Attorney Blog

Health Law Attorney Blog

Covers health law and compliance issues. By The Health Law Partners.

http://www.healthlawattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 12

    CMS Delays Implementation of New Rule Addressing Home Health Agency Improvement

    CMS Delays Implementation of New Rule Addressing Home Health Agency Improvement
    Home Health Agencies will now have an additional 6 months to comply with a new CMS rule intended to advance the quality of patient care. CMS published a final rule on July 10th delaying the effective date for its rule addressing conditions of…
  • May 5

    Please Join The HLP at The 2017 Physicians Legal Issues Conference in Chicago, Illinoi

    Please Join The HLP at The 2017 Physicians Legal Issues Conference in Chicago, Illinoi
    The Health Law Partners (HLP) is proud to be part of the upcoming Physician Legal Issues Conference co-sponsored by the American Bar Association Health Law Section and Chicago Medical Society.  The conference will take place at the…
  • Apr 13

    The OIG’s Resource Guide and the DOJ’s Corporate Compliance Guidance

    The OIG’s Resource Guide and the DOJ’s Corporate Compliance Guidance
    Compliance programs are mandatory (pending final regulations) for all health care organizations post-Affordable Care Act. In some states, and for some provider/supplier types, compliance programs are already mandatory. In any event,…
Rank this Week: 791

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Comments on nursing home legal issues. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/nursing-home-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 1887

PVW Health Care Law Blog

PVW Health Care Law Blog

Covers Health Care Reform, HIPAA compliance and practice management for health care practitioners. By Parsonage Vandenack Williams LLC.

http://www.pvwhealthcarelaw.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 2862

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 365

Massage Therapy Law Blog

Massage Therapy Law Blog

By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://massagelawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1687