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CMS Finalizes Regulations Requiring WAC Disclosure in TV Ads for Rx Drugs

By David C. Gibbons & Alan M. Kirschenbaum — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized its proposed rule requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers to disclose the Wholesale Acquisition Cost (WAC) in Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) television advertisements for certain prescription … Continue reading

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Florida Legislature Passes HB 19 Authorizing Importation of Prescription Drugs

A handful of bills that comprised a healthcare reform package championed by Florida House Republicans are on their way to the governor’s desk where they’ll likely be signed into law. Read more detail on Recent Administrative Law posts – Justia … Continue reading

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Two California Brothers Plead Guilty in Conspiracy to Distribute Prescription Drugs Through Sham Medical Clinics That Hired Allegedly Corrupt Doctors

Physicians and other health care providers  should always be careful when answering advertisements for clinics, especially when run by non-physicians. One recent case shows what happens when physicians' identities were stolen for prescribing purposes. In addition, other physicians were hired … Continue reading

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FDA Issues 2019 Goals to Improve The Quality of Compounded Drugs

Just prior to departing the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., and Deputy Commissioner Anna Abram issued a statement (the “Statement”) on the Agency’s 2019 goals to improve the quality of compounded drugs. While the change … Continue reading

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New Cannabis Laws May Help Black War on Drugs’ Targets a Leg Up on Legal Pot

California is one of the first states to attempt to make right decades of racist drug policies that tore apart families and and destroyed lives. When the voters approved a ballot measure for recreational marijuana, they also allowed those with … Continue reading

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