Category Archives: Administrative law

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Are States Trending Toward Prescription Drug Affordability Boards?

While Maryland became the first state in the nation to pass legislation creating a Prescription Drug Affordability Board, it may not be the last. Several other states are exploring similar legislation but legal challenges may follow. Read more detail on … Continue reading

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New Jersey Approves Zero Emission Credits for Nuclear Plants

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) approved applications submitted by PSEG Nuclear LLC seeking subsidies of up to $300 million annually, in the form of zero emission credits (ZECs), for PSEG’s Hope Creek and Salem 1 and 2 … Continue reading

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Tribal Regulation of Single-Use Plastics

The world is waking up to the growing problem of plastic waste contaminating our ocean and terrestrial environments. Local governments—lauded as laboratories of innovation—have begun enacting bans and fees on single-use plastics, reducing the amount entering the waste stream in … Continue reading

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Sutter Health LLC, a Medicare Advantage Provider, Pays $30 Million To Settle Alleged Overpayment Based on Beneficiaries' Health Status Risk Scores

It is not just fee-for-service providers that have audits and civil qui tam cases. Managed healthcare is facing review as well. Even providers who are paid capitation fees should be mindful of the codes submitted to managed care. A recent … Continue reading

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NRC Staff Recommends Ending Rulemaking on Third-Party Reviews of Access Authorization and Fitness-for-Duty Determinations

As we last reported on October 5, 2018, the NRC Staff appeared ready to recommend withdrawing a rulemaking on third-party arbitration of access authorization and fitness-for-duty determinations. On April 4, 2019, the NRC Staff formally made its recommendation in SECY-19-0033. … Continue reading

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