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House Overwhelmingly Passes Cures Legislation
July 13
CMS Clarifies Medicare Payments for Biosimilars
July 13
D.C. Government Scores Appeal Win Over Former Billing Contractor
July 13
Detroit Doc Gets 45 Years for Giving Healthy Patients Chemo
July 13
Doctor Gets Prison Term for Bribes
July 13
Lawmakers Propose Transition Period for ICD-10
July 13
Contraceptive Services Provided at No Extra Cost Under Rule
July 13
Attorneys' Fees Award Denied in Medi-Cal Rate Challenge
July 13
Ex-Walgreen Unit Pays $22.4M to Settle Fraud Charges
July 13
Device Industry May Seek Product Review Changes
July 13
Lawmakers Seek Transparency in Generic Payments
July 13
Medicare Mulls Limited Telehealth Coverage Growth
July 13
Broad Certificate of Need Regulation Invalidated
July 13
After ACA Subsidy Decision, Focus Shifts to Medicaid Expansion
June 29
Texas Tells Supreme Court There's No Need For Delay of Fifth Circuit's Abortion Ruling
June 29
Four Michigan Hospitals Hit With Claims Alleging Agreements Were Anticompetitive
June 29
Third Circuit Sides With FTC On Antitrust Scrutiny of Drug Patent Deals
June 29
Appropriations Bills Would Cut Federal Health IT Funding, Ban Health Identifier
June 29
Context Remains a Concern as CMS Open Payments Data Release Nears
June 29
House Lawmakers Still Hopeful Of ‘Cures' Vote in First Week of July
June 29
Co-Founder of Device Maker OtisMed Receives Prison Term
June 29
Fourth Circuit Asked to Rule On Pair of False Claims Act Issues
June 29
Cybercrime, Data Breaches a Growing Risk For Health-Care Organizations, Panelists Say
June 29
Health Plans to Get Risk Adjustment Payment Information June 30
June 29
CMS Proposes Small Pay Raise For Renal Disease Care Providers
June 29
With Health Reform Law Intact, Path to Merger Deals Is Clearer
June 29
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
June 29
REGULATORY CALENDAR
June 29
ACA Subsidies Upheld by Supreme Court, Ensuring Help for Federal Exchange Buyers
June 26
CMS Makes Changes to Accountable Care Model Ahead of Application Period
June 26
DaVita Finalizes $450 Million Settlement in Medication Waste Case
June 26
Florida Clinic Owners Plead Guilty To $2.5 Million in False Medicare Billings
June 26
New Jersey Doctor Sentenced In Biodiagnostic Lab Kickback Scheme
June 26
New York Chiropractor Pleads Guilty In Alleged $7 Million Medicare Scheme
June 26
‘Massive Disruption’ Avoided by High Court Decision on ACA Subsidies, Actuary Says
June 26
Despite High Court Decision, Employers Might Still Seek Changes
June 26
Doctor Groups React With Relief To High Court Ruling Upholding ACA
June 26
Hospitals Praise High Court Decision Upholding ACA Coverage Subsidies
June 26
Obama Revels in Another ACA Victory at Supreme Court
June 26
Republicans Weighing Options In Wake of Supreme Court ACA Decision
June 26
Florida Governor Drops HHS Lawsuit Over Medicaid, Hospital Funding
June 26
Health Coverage Tax Credit Clears Final Hurdle in Congress as Trade Advances
June 26
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
June 26
REGULATORY CALENDAR
June 26
Insurers Gaming Medicare Might Cost Washington Billions a Year
June 25
DaVita Receives U.S. Civil Subpoena Amid Medicare Probe
June 25
Fifth Circuit Cuts Down Health-Care Fraud Restitution Order on Appeal
June 25
Pain Medication Prescriber Pleads Guilty To Receiving Kickbacks in Medicare Case
June 25
Republican Doctors in House Seek To Preserve Medicare Self-Referral Exception
June 25
Republicans Face Conservative Pressure on Fate of ACA Subsidies
June 25
2016 ACA Premium Increases Higher For Subsidized Enrollees, House Panel Told
June 25
House Republican Says Governors Crucial To Protecting Citizens if Subsidies Struck
June 25
House Lawmakers Question CMS Use of Medicaid Waiver Demonstrations
June 25
Senate Panel Approves Medicare Outpatient Observation Status Bill, Other Measures
June 25
FDA Seeks Comments on Study of Hearing And Direct-to-Consumer Drug TV Ads
June 25
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
June 25
House Votes to Repeal Medicare Cost-Cutting Board
June 24
Texas Abortion Providers Ask Supreme Court To Delay Enforcement of State's Abortion Law
June 24
Health Insurers Seen in Merger Race to Win Antitrust Clearances
June 24
CBO Puts ‘Cures' Cost at $106 Billion, Even as Part D Offset Disappears
June 24
Illinois Chiropractors Escape False Claims Lawsuit, but Whistle-Blower Allowed to Refile
June 24
Uninsured Rate Falls to Lowest Since ACA's Implementation
June 24
Nonprofit Organizations Must Comply With ACA Contraceptive Coverage Rules
June 24
Insurer UnitedHealth Group Leaves Industry Association
June 24
Democratic Leaders Urge HHS To Release Medicaid Equal Access Rule
June 24
Breach of Contract Suit Goes Forward, As Ninth Circuit Reinstates Doctor's Claim
June 24
Hospital Groups Want CMS to Change Inpatient Rehab Payment Proposal
June 24
Providers Ask Congress to Improve Medicare Coverage for Those With Chronic Illnesses
June 24
Over 1,400 Pharmacies Submit Questionable Medicare Claims in 2014, HHS Agency Finds
June 24
No Near-Term Action on Device Tax Repeal Likely in Senate Despite Calendar Placement
June 24
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
June 24
Texas Abortion Laws May Take Effect, Following Denial of Foes' Stay Request
June 23
Texas Medical Board Says It Is Immune From Telehealth Provider's Antitrust Suit
June 23
Biodiagnostic Lab Salesman Sentenced To 37 Months for Funneling Bribes to Doctors
June 23
U.S. Supreme Court Won't Vet Illinois Law Requiring Revocation of Doctors' Licenses
June 23
Consultant Finds Medicare Quality Measures Lacking for Some Costly, Prevalent Diseases
June 23
Cigna Rejects $47 Billion Anthem Bid Amid Leadership Clash
June 23
Drug Costing $9,200 Scores Zero On Cancer Doctor Value Scale
June 23
ACA Issue Raised in State-Court Action Doesn't Require Review by Federal Court
June 23
Senators Urge HHS to Release Remaining FY 2015 Community Health Center Funding
June 23
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
June 23
REGULATORY CALENDAR
June 23
CBO Says Scrapping Health-Care Law Would Increase Budget Gap, Number of Uninsured
June 22
Use of Telemedicine for Medication Abortions May Not Be Banned, Iowa High Court Decides
June 22
CBO: ACA Repeal Would Increase Uninsured, Medicare Spending
June 22
Covenant Hospice in Florida to Repay $10.1 Million for Billing Errors
June 22
Sentence Enhancement for Admitted Medicare Fraud Conspirator Reversed
June 22
Kill ‘Cadillac Tax,' Change Mandate, Employer Group Urges Congress
June 22
Medicare Pilots to Focus on Networks, Medicine Management, Rx Sale Rejections
June 22
No Kickback Sanctions From Medigap Discount Arrangement With Hospitals
June 22
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
June 22
REGULATORY CALENDAR
June 22
Federal Agencies Charge 243 Individuals In $712 Million Medicare Fraud Crackdown
June 19
CMS Official Floats Idea of Creating ACO-Type Model for Dual Eligibles
June 19
BCBS, Aetna Must Defend Antitrust Claims Of Allegedly Boycotted Surgical Centers
June 19
House Appropriations Subcommittee Approves FDA FY 2016 Funding Bill
June 19
CBO to Outline Economic, Budget Impact Of Repealing Health-Care Law in Report
June 19
House Delays 21st Century Cures Proposal to Address Insurers' Objections
June 19
Court Kills Whistle-Blower Lawsuit Against Gilead Alleging FDA Quality Violations
June 19
Florida Plastic Surgeon Resolves Allegations Over Skin Cancer Billings
June 19
Former Texas Hospital CFO Sentenced In Medicare Electronic Health Record Case
June 19
New York Doctor Sentenced to 54 Months In Prison in Oxycodone Prescription Scam
June 19
Group Sees New Mexico As Model for State ACA Exchanges
June 19
Application Deadline for Medicare Oncology Care Model Extended
June 19
Democrats Object to Using ACA Cuts To Pay for Medicare Board Repeal
June 19
Missouri Hospital Can't Dodge Complaint Over Failure to Provide Signing Interpreter
June 19
Uninsured Patient May Compel Disclosure Of Bills Sent to Insurers, Georgia Court Says
June 19
House Flirts With Veto-Proof Majority In Backing Medical Device Tax Repeal
June 19
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
June 19
REGULATORY CALENDAR
June 19
Federal Government Increases Payments To Cover High-Cost Health Insurance Claims
June 18
Texas Questions Need for Stay of Decision Allowing Implementation of Abortion Law
June 18
CBO's Hall Warns About Price of Delay On Budget, Hints ACA Repeal Could Cost
June 18
Greater Health Spending Will Drive Increased Debt, CBO Report Says
June 18
Business Owner Sentenced to Prison, Ordered to Repay Medicaid $990,100
June 18
Inspire Pharmaceuticals to Pay $6M In Eye Treatment Off-Label Marketing Case
June 18
Legislation to Watch On the Affordable Care Act
June 18
With ACA in Peril at High Court, Government Offers Scant Relief
June 18
Senators Request More Information On Oversight of ACA Insurance Subsidies
June 18
Religious Nonprofits Ask Supreme Court To Review Contraceptive Mandate Cases
June 18
HHS Must Cough Up More Data On Medicare ‘Outlier' Payment Methods
June 18
Hospital Groups Tell CMS to End Short-Term Admission Policy
June 18
House Passes Series of Bipartisan Bills Affecting Medicare Advantage
June 18
Health Insurers May Use 2015 Subsidies In 2016 Notices as Estimates, Guidance Says
June 18
Doctors Looking to Medicare Chronic Care Management Payments for Extra Cash
June 18
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
June 18
REGULATORY CALENDAR
June 18
HHS Issues Proposed Rule On 340B Drugmaker Penalties
June 17
Upton Expects House Vote on ‘Cures' Bill Soon, but More Work Necessary
June 17
Court Affirms Dismissal of Case, Finds ‘Direct Knowledge' of Fraud Claim Lacking
June 17
Florida Nursing Home Group Agrees To $17M Settlement in Kickback Case
June 17
Medicare Hospital Fraud Defendants File Appeals of Their Lengthy Prison Sentences
June 17
Lawmaker ‘Nervous' About ‘Cures' Bill, Says Senate to Make New Health IT Proposals
June 17
Lawmaker Pushes for Support of Bill To Overhaul Mental Health Treatment System
June 17
HHS Gives Three States Approval To Operate State-Based Marketplaces
June 17
Groups Raise Concerns About Pay System For Long-Term Care Hospitals in Proposal
June 17
Medicare Panel, Device Tax Repeal Bills Draw Veto Threats From White House
June 17
Medicare Plans Not Showing Expected Improvement on Audits, CMS Official Says
June 17
Government Report Questions Accuracy Of $2.8B in Subsidy Payments to Insurers
June 17
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
June 17
REGULATORY CALENDAR
June 17
MedPAC Calls for Medicare Audit Reforms, Changes to Coverage for Nursing Home Care
June 16
State's Speech-and-Display Abortion Law Won't Get Hearing in U.S. Supreme Court
June 16
Children's Hospital Pays Nearly $13M To Resolve False Claims Act Case
June 16
Congress Seeks GAO Review Of Medicare Fraud Prevention System
June 16
Vanguard Health Services to Pay $2.9M in False Claims Act Settlement
June 16
Health Plans, Providers Generally Support CMS Medicaid Mental Health Proposal
June 16
MACPAC: More Oversight Needed For Medicaid Value-Based Purchasing Waivers
June 16
Medicare Regulation Kicked Back To HHS on Physician Group's Lawsuit
June 16
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals Dodge Review Of Doctors' Challenge to Peer Review Law
June 16
FDA Has Failed to Meet Commitments Under Generic User Fee Program, Industry Says
June 16
Pilot Programs Needed to Test Ways To Pay for High-Cost Drugs, Analyst Says
June 16
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
June 16
REGULATORY CALENDAR
June 16
Federal Government Finalizes Changes For ACA Summary of Benefits and Coverage
June 15
Convicted Medicare Fraudster's Appeal Falls Flat Against Circumstantial Evidence
June 15
Bill to Repeal Medicare Board Would Cost Over $7 Billion, CBO Says
June 15
Court Certifies Nationwide Class of Medicare Beneficiaries on Claims Appeal Issue
June 15
Medicare Has Paid Providers $1.3 Billion In Settled Appeals Under 2014 Policy
June 15
Trade Assistance Bill Defeated, Despite Removal of Medicare Offset
June 15
HCR ManorCare Loses Discovery Dispute, Must Produce Nurse Consultant Reports
June 15
Drug Industry Criticizes FDA's Response To Company on Off-Label Statements
June 15
Kentucky Court OKs Doctor Interviews, But Limits Disclosure of Health Information
June 15
House Committee Draft Bill Would Change Regulation of Diagnostic Tests
June 15
Republicans Will Offer Subsidy Solution Despite Presidential Veto Threat
June 12
House Republican Calls for More Transparency in 340B Drug Program
June 12
Health Software Firm Medical Informatics Engineering Discloses Data Breach
June 12
Anesthesiologists Win Victory In Medicare False Claims Case
June 12
ACA Insurers Propose 12 Percent Average Rate Increase for 2016
June 12
Aetna, Providers Ask Lawmaker to Press CMS On Including Medical Device IDs in Claims
June 12
HHS Should Improve Oversight Of Mental Health Grants, Report Says
June 12
Malpractice Insurer Can't Duck Coverage Of Facility Where Employee Accused of Rape
June 12
Insurers: Drugmakers Have ‘Blank Check' On Pricing, System Isn't Sustainable
June 12
HHS Campaign to Focus On Preventive Services, Burwell Says
June 12
Wal-Mart Asks Texas High Court to Invalidate Optometrists' $3.95 Million ‘Windfall' Award
June 12
Administration Won't Sign Republican Bills Responding to Subsidy Case, Burwell Says
June 11
Abortion Rights Groups Ask 5th Cir. to Delay Enforcement of Ruling Upholding Texas Law
June 11
California Physician's Conviction, Sentence For Medical Equipment Scam Affirmed
June 11
Louisiana Home Health Fraudsters' Convictions, Sentences Affirmed on Appeal
June 11
Medicare Fraud Scheme Nets Former Hospital President 45 Years in Prison
June 11
Senators Continue Call for Delay To Electronic Health Record Program
June 11
AMA to Assist Physicians During Transition to Value-Based Payment Models
June 11
Hawaii Governor to Help Transition State's Noncompliant Exchange to HealthCare.gov
June 11
Fast-Track Trade Vote in House Set for June 12, Lawmaker Says
June 11
Long-Term Care Hospitals Shouldn't Get Medicare Pay Raise in 2016, MedPAC Says
June 11
Study Finds Medicare Coverage of Opioids Decreasing, Particularly Abuse Deterrents
June 11
Advocacy Group Concerned Over Drug Pricing Implications in Pacific Trade Deal
June 11
TIGTA: IRS Won't Be Able to Verify Premium Tax Credit Eligibility With Data It Is Using
June 11
Hospital Executives Urge Congress To Leave Rx Discount Program Alone
May 21
Panelists Emphasize Patient Access To Biosimilars, Improved Patient Outcomes
May 21
Report Says 31M Were Underinsured In 2014; Many Can't Afford to Access Care
May 21
About 1.1 Million Impacted by 2014 Cyberattack, Health Insurer CareFirst Says
May 21
Physician Allegedly Bilked by Partner May Pursue Fraud Claims, Federal Court Rules
May 21
House Lawmaker Calls For ACA Inspector General
May 21
Indiana Faith-Based College Must Adhere To Birth Control Accommodation, 7th Cir. Rules
May 21
DSH Rule for Payment to Part C Patients Remanded Back to HHS for Revision
May 21
Grassley Asks Justice, CMS to Look Into MA Plans' Alleged Altering of Risk Scores
May 21
HHS Must Explain Change In Medicare Payment Rule
May 21
Senators Urge CMS to Change Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor Practices
May 21
HHS Not in Full Compliance With Improper Payments Law, Inspector General Says
May 21
FDA's First Cycle Approval Rate for New Drugs Continues to Rise, Consultant Says
May 21
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
May 21
REGULATORY CALENDAR
May 21
Panel Members, Witnesses Disagree On Limits for Physician-Owned Hospitals
May 20
Biosimilars, Biologics Should Have Same Nonproprietary Name, Hospira Official Says
May 20
Family Health-Care Costs Increased 6.3 Percent in 2015, Milliman Report Finds
May 20
‘Cures' Bill Released for Markup; Maintains Increases for NIH, but No New FDA Money
May 20
Doctor Can't Avoid Grand Jury's Subpoena In Kickback Investigation of Medical Practice
May 20
Ex-CBO Chief Elmendorf Says He Always Assumed No Limitation on ACA Subsidies
May 20
Lawmaker Urges Support For Post-Acute Care Bundling Legislation
May 20
Nursing Homes Shouldn't Get Medicare Payment Increase in 2016, Panel Says
May 20
E-Prescribing for Controlled Substances Grows but Only Among Few Doctors
May 20
147,000 Sign Up for ACA Coverage During Tax Special Enrollment Period
May 20
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
May 20
REGULATORY CALENDAR
May 20
Hawaii Working With Federal Government To Resolve Health Exchange Noncompliance
May 19
New Jersey Doctor Sentenced for Taking Bribes to Refer Blood Samples to Lab
May 19
Supreme Court Won't Revive False Claims Lawsuit Against Planned Parenthood
May 19
Two Chicago Home Health Execs Convicted in $4.5M Medicare Billing Scam
May 19
No High Court Review for Hospital's Challenge of Medicare Payment Rates
May 19
Alaska Court Finds Physician Peer Reviewers Immune From Lawsuit by Terminated Doctor
May 19
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
May 19
Federal Court Rejects Challenge to Actions Agencies Took to Delay Coverage Mandate
May 18
Four Clinic Employees Convicted for Roles In $50.7M Medicare Fraud Scheme
May 18
PharMerica to Pay $31.5M To Settle Controlled Substances Allegations
May 18
Westchester Medical Center Agrees To Pay $18.8M in Kickback Case
May 18
Senate Panel Begins Investigation Into ACA Subsidy Distribution
May 18
Patient Coalition Calls on CMS To Reject Discriminatory Health Plans
May 18
Integrating Medicare Benefits Could Reduce Costs, Professor Says
May 18
Federal Court Nixes Claims of Patient Who Challenged Cap, State Court Barriers
May 18
Form 1095-A Glitches Will Improve in 2016 But Challenges From New Forms Could Arise
May 18
Markup of Medical Device Tax Repeal Legislation Coming in June
May 18
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
May 18
21st Century Cures Legislation Approved By House Health Panel Without Changes
May 15
Nursing Home Operator THI Wins Arbitration of Care Dispute
May 15
CMS Official: No Concerns Over Medicare-Medicaid Demo
May 15
Emergency Services Provider Can't Avoid Trial On EMT's Pregnancy Discrimination Act Claim
May 15
CVS Settles Illegal Prescription Drug Allegations in Two Florida Stores for $22M
May 15
Court Throws Out Identity Theft Convictions In Ambulance Transport Fraud Case
May 15
Former DME Supply Company Owner Gets Four Years for $8.3M Medicare Scam
May 15
Concerns About ‘Cadillac Tax' Growing, Employers Taking Action, ACA Survey Finds
May 15
Insurers Should Offer ACA Plans With Lower Out-of-Pocket Costs, Families USA Suggests
May 15
Better Criteria Needed for Evaluating Funds Given to States for Medicaid Pilots, GAO Says
May 15
Ninth Circuit Reverses in Provider Action After High Court's Supremacy Clause Ruling
May 15
Finance Committee Aims to Pass Medicare Chronic Care Bill This Year
May 15
State Court Says ‘Wrongful Conduct' Rule No Bar to Claims Brought by Rx Drug Addicts
May 15
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
May 15
REGULATORY CALENDAR
May 15
Health Plans Will Seek Higher Rates In 2016, Blue Cross Executive Says
May 14
House Passes Bill To Ban Late-Term Abortions
May 14
State Official Must Provide Proof of Purpose Behind Abortion Admitting Privileges Rule
May 14
Home Health Agency Owner Sentenced To 10 Years for $13.7M Medicare Scam
May 14
Siemens Pays $5.9M to Clear Up Medical Imaging Overcharge Allegation
May 14
Newest ‘Cures' Legislation Would Overhaul Federal Health IT, Data Exchange Efforts
May 14
House Lawmakers Urge Support for Bill To Repeal Medicare Payment Advisory Board
May 14
New Draft of ‘Cures' Legislation Expands Program Criteria for Part D Rx Abusers
May 14
Physician Can't Skip Medicare Claim Review Process on Road to Courthouse
May 14
Telehealth Provisions in Updated ‘Cures' Bill Hurt Medicare Patients, Group Says
May 14
OIG Finds 4 Percent of Home Health Workers Have at Least One Criminal Conviction
May 14
FDA Submits Proposed Surveys on Generic Pill Appearance to OMB for Clearance
May 14
Hepatitis C, Cancer, Compounded Drugs Driving Increase in Rx Costs, Report Says
May 14
Montana High Court Says Uninsured Patient May Sue Over Alleged Discriminatory Pricing
May 14
Sen. Alexander Begins Investigation Into Agencies' Use of Regulatory Guidance
May 14
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
May 14
REGULATORY CALENDAR
May 14
Lobbyists Ready to Shift Focus Now That SGR Repeal Has Passed
May 13
Senate May Delay ‘Cures' Vote to Fall, Behind House Goal of Summer Floor Vote
May 13
Government Intervenes in Whistle-Blower's False Claims Action Against Bay Sleep Clinic
May 13
Prosecutors Win Appeals Ruling On Evidence in Skin Doc's Fraud Trial
May 13
Community Druggists, Others Want Change To Medicare Lock-In in Draft ‘Cures' Proposal
May 13
McHugh Fuller Firm's Ads May Reference Nursing Home Citations in Soliciting Clients
May 13
Balance Billing Claims Against Providers Given Class Action Treatment in Louisiana
May 13
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
May 13
Federal Marketplace CEO Cites Risk of ‘Too Much Choice’
May 12
House Panel Set to Hold May 14 Markup of 21st Century Cures Proposal
May 12
Five Ambulance Companies to Pay $11.5M To End False Claims Act ‘Swapping’ Suit
May 12
Tennessee Hospital to Pay Government $1.3M to Resolve Improper Billing Allegations
May 12
Two Docs Sentenced for Taking Bribes For Referrals to New Jersey Lab
May 12
Administration Clarifies Contraceptive Coverage Requirements in FAQs
May 12
CCIIO Clarifies Out-of-Pocket Limits For Individuals in Family Health Plans
May 12
GAO Finds Problems With Oversight Of States' Medicaid Payments to Hospitals
May 12
HHS Says Alzheimer's Drug Switch Could Cost Programs Billions
May 12
J&J Among Drug Companies Getting Chicago's Opiates Suit Tossed
May 12
Group of Democrats Asks House Leaders to Move on Device Tax Repeal
May 12
Managed Care Stakeholders Awaiting New Rule to Completely Overhaul Industry
May 11
16 Hospitals to Pay $15.7 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
May 11
OIG: California's Insurance Marketplace Had Significant Security Weaknesses
May 11
Small Percentage of Medicaid Enrollees Accounts for Most Spending, GAO Finds
May 11
OIG: Medicare Potentially Overpaid Physicians $33.4M Due to Coding Errors
May 11
17 Senators Ask HHS to Improve Mental Health Coverage Protections
May 11
Drugmaker Amarin Asks Court to Protect Free Speech Right to Discuss Off-Label Use
May 11
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
May 11
Nursing Home Group Expands Quality Improvement Program
May 8
Drugmakers Subject to Antitrust Scrutiny For Patent Deals Under California Ruling
May 8
Three Consumer Groups Urge Breakup Of Conflicted State Licensing Boards
May 8
Brand, Generic Firms Establish Forum To Expand Patient Access to Biosimilars
May 8
DME Supply Company Owner Gets Prison Sentence for $7M Medicare Fraud Scheme
May 8
Dialysis Care Providers Agree to Pay $1.15M to Resolve Medicare Claims Case
May 8
New York City Clinic Owner Convicted Of Running $165M Oxycodone Ring
May 8
North Carolina Pharmacy Company Settles Kickback Allegations For $5M
May 8
Physician-Owned Hospital in Texas Asks CMS for Permission to Expand Facility
May 8
Health-Care Cyberattacks Now Most Prevalent Source of Breaches, Study Says
May 8
Pennsylvania Faith-Based College Wins Stay In 3rd Cir. Contraceptive Mandate Case
May 8
Florida Governor Meets With HHS Secretary, Still Awaiting Answer on Hospital Funding
May 8
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
May 8
REGULATORY CALENDAR
May 8
RAND: Net Number of Insured Grew By 16.9 Million During ACA Implementation
May 7
White House OMB Begins Review Of ‘Omnibus’ Guidance on Rx Discounts
May 7
OMB Reviewing Final Rule On Medicare Accountable Care Organizations
May 7
Cures Legislation Will Aid Drug, Device Companies' Bottom Line, Ex-FDA Official Says
May 7
CEO Who Admitted to Medical Billing Fraud At Nevada Clinic Sentenced to Year of Prison
May 7
Split Appeals Court Says Evidence Of Prior Medicare Fraud OK at Trial
May 7
Senators Tell Federal Agencies EHRs Not Working, Ask for Solutions
May 7
Republican Leaders Consider Preserving ACA Subsidies Until After 2016 Election
May 7
CMS Will Examine Treatment Of MA Plans With Many Dual Eligibles
May 7
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
May 7
REGULATORY CALENDAR
May 7
DaVita Prepared to Pay Estimated $495M to Settle False Claims Lawsuit
May 6
Senate Passes Budget Resolution Conference Report on 51-48 Vote
May 6
New York Medical Society Settles Long-Standing Suit With United Healthcare
May 6
High Court's Armstrong Decision Not Fatal To All Claims in Action by Florida Recipients
May 6
FDA Device Official Says Final Guidance On Lab-Developed Tests Unlikely in 2015
May 6
Analysis: Most Medicare Payments Still Focus on Volume, Not Value
May 6
OIG: Government Inspections of Generic Drug Manufacturers Improve, but Work Remains
May 6
Medical Record Audit Trails Aren't Protected By Peer Review Privilege; Must Be Disclosed
May 6
Gilead Dodges Claims That Hep C Drug Prices Violate ACA's Anti-Discrimination Provision
May 6
HHS Awards $101 Million To Community Health Centers
May 6
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
May 6
REGULATORY CALENDAR
May 6
Patient Care Coordination Test May Expand To Other Medicare Programs, Officials Say
May 5
Poll: Doctors Say ER Use Rising, Despite ACA Coverage Expansion
May 5
ProMedica Health System's Review Request In Divestiture Litigation Denied by High Court
May 5
High Court Denies Hospital's Bid for Review Of Decision That Upheld Damages Award
May 5
Little Change in HSA Tax Deduction Caps, High-Deductible Health Plan Limits for 2016
May 5
Express Scripts Subsidiary to Pay $60M In Settlement for Novartis Kickback Scheme
May 5
Florida Hospitals to Pay for Alleged Improper Claims for Ambulance Transport
May 5
CMS Asked to Clarify State Guidance On Marketplace Use of Federal Funds
May 5
Gilead's Gaffe Leads Drugmakers To Pledge More Openness on Price
May 5
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
May 5
REGULATORY CALENDAR
May 5
CMS Pushes Back Requirement for Providers To Be in Medicare to Prescribe Part D Drugs
May 4
House Adopts Budget Resolution Allowing for ACA Repeal Attempt
May 4
Whistle-Blower Can Withdraw Lawsuit But Can't Hide From Public Eye
May 4
Group Aims for Health-Care Quality, Cost Information for Half of U.S. by 2020
May 4
Pennsylvania Declares Intent To Implement State-Based Marketplace
May 4
ACA Risk Fund May Pay Just 10 Percent of Insurer Claims, S&P Says
May 4
CMS: Medicaid, CHIP Enrollment Tops 70 Million at End of February
May 4
New House Bill Seeks to Replace RAC Contingency Fees With Fixed Payment
May 4
FDA, CMS Officials Outline Efforts to Combat Opioid Abuse
May 4
Slip-and-Fall Claim Against Texas Hospital Not Subject to Expert Report Requirement
May 4
Treatment Records of Defendant Physician May Be Discoverable, Nevada Court Rules
May 4
Correction
May 4
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
May 4
REGULATORY CALENDAR
May 4