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PDPM Activated:  CMS Finalizes FY 2019 SNF Rule Largely as Proposed

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized its annual update to Medicare skilled nursing facility (SNF) PPS rates and policies for fiscal year (FY) 2019, without significant changes to the rule as proposed.  Most notably, CMS adopted the … Continue reading

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Trump Administration Finalizes Rule Expanding Availability of Short-Term, Limited Duration Health Insurance

The Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services have issued a final rule that expands the availability of short-term, limited duration insurance policies that are exempt from Affordable Care Act (ACA) qualified health plan standards (e.g., the requirement … Continue reading

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New York State finalizes regulation requiring registration of consumer credit reporting agencies

On June 25, 2018, New York State announced adoption of final Department of Financial Services (DFS) regulations that require consumer credit reporting agencies to register with the DFS. Our blog post on the regulations as proposed last fall can be found … Continue reading

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FDA Finalizes 510(k) Exemptions for Certain Class II Devices

By Allyson B. Mullen — On June 5, 2018, FDA published a notice in the federal register finalizing the 510(k) exemption for several devices. The proposed list for 510(k) exemption was published last November and included two new devices that … Continue reading

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FDA “Finalizes” Rule on Health Care Antiseptic Drug Products Ahead of Time

By Riëtte van Laack — As previously discussed, pursuant to a consent decree, FDA was to finalize the over-the-counter (OTC) topical health care antiseptic drug products monograph with respect to triclosan by January 15, 2018. Rather than limiting the rulemaking … Continue reading

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