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Health Care Investors Beware: U.S. Attorney Sues Private Equity Firm For Portfolio Company’s Alleged Billing Fraud

The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida recently intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit brought under the federal False Claims Act, alleging fraudulent billing by a pharmacy reimbursed by the federal government. (U.S. ex rel. Medrano v. Diabetic Care … Continue reading

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Insurance Company Doctors Don’t Review Medical Records Before Denying Health Insurance Claims? Are You Kidding Me?

California Department of Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has opened an investigation into allegations that health insurer, Aetna, denies insureds’ claims and requests for prior authorization for medical care without ever reviewing medical records. Although Aetna’s improper utilization review practices come … Continue reading

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Mitchell Hamline Ranked No.11 for Health Law

US News and World Report has released its 2019 Best Grad Schools Rankings. In addition to ranking all 200 law schools USNWR also ranks law school specialty programs like health law. Mitchell Hamline is ranked No. 11 in the United States. … Continue reading

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Gluck & Huberfeld on Health Care Federalism

Abbe R. Gluck (Yale University – Law School) & Nicole Huberfeld (Boston University – School of Public Health; Boston University School of Law) have posted What is Federalism in Health Care for? (Stanford Law Review, Vol. 70, 2018) on SSRN.  Here is the … Continue reading

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NIOSH Draft NORA for Respiratory Health Recommends Preventing Dust-Induced Lung Diseases, Including Those Associated with Nanomaterials

On March 15, 2018, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced the availability of the draft National Occupational Research Agenda for Respiratory Health for public comment.  The National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) is a partnership program created … Continue reading

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