HEALTHCARE LAWS

Jul 19, 2019

The IRS issued guidance that makes it easier for patients enrolled in high-deductible health plans to get coverage for medications and drugs to treat chronic illnesses, including asthma,…

Jul 17, 2019

A district court found that there was no federal question jurisdiction over state law-based claims against a pacemaker manufacturer simply because pacemaker was a Class III medical device subject…

Jul 17, 2019

The death rate in Scotland is now more than three times that of England and Wales. Scotland’s drug-related death toll has increased by 27% over the past year to reach a record high of 1,187,…

Jul 12, 2019

A new federal rule that will allow health care workers to refuse to provide medical care based on religious or moral grounds will go into effect in November instead of July as initially scheduled…

Jul 10, 2019

A federal judge struck down the Trump administration’s rule that would have required drugmakers to include list prices for drugs in TV ads. Judge Amit P. Mehta of the United States District Court…

Jul 10, 2019

This is a new regulation from California’s Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) will go into effect, and will require health care providers that engage in global risk arrangements to apply for…

Jul 05, 2019

A federal appeals court is giving a Florida dentist a chance to prove his before-and-after smile photos had enough originality to warrant copyright protection. The per curiam decision by the 11th…

Jul 03, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration has no jurisdiction to regulate drugs and devices used in executions, according to a legal opinion by the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel. The…