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Proposed Rule Aims to Make Drug Pricing More Transparent

$939.71.That is the list price for a one-month prescription for Abilify, a brand-name drug primarily used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Under a proposed rule recently published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), $939.71 is … Continue reading

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Proposed Joint-Employer Rule May Restrict Workers’ Bargaining Power

Some employees get a paycheck from one company but receive work instructions and discipline from another. In these cases, which business is the employer? Sometimes the answer is “both.” The idea that an employee might have two employers, even for … Continue reading

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SEC Proposes Rule Changes Regarding Disclosures About Variable Annuities and Variable Life Insurance Contracts

On October 30, 2018 the Securities and Exchange Commission announced amendments to rules and forms designed to improve disclosures made to clients regarding variable annuities and variable life insurance contracts.  According to the SEC, the purpose of the proposed amendments … Continue reading

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FDA Proposed Rule Allows Waiver of Informed Consent If IRB Finds Risk Is Minimal

By Jeffrey K. Shapiro — The informed consent requirements in drug and device trials are important for subject protection. But there are trials where it is not possible (or difficult) to obtain consent, and the risk to subjects is minimal. … Continue reading

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5 Years Separation Rule – Ground For Divorce

What’s this 5 year separation rule all about? 5 years separation is one of five grounds for divorce that you can use to show why your marriage has irretrievably broken down. If there is agreement to the divorce and parties … Continue reading

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