Becky Gutierrez wrote an article, "Limitations On Direct-To-Consumer Tests In Md. And NY" for Law360. The article offers best practices to comply with Maryland’s and New York’s statutory limitations on direct-to-consumer testing results. To ensure compliance, laboratories and marketers should ensure that a health care provider, as such a person is defined under Maryland or New York law, orders the appropriate test from a state-approved laboratory, and collects and sends the samples in accordance with the rules of each state.
Day Pitney Alert
Day Pitney hosted the 2017 Lex Mundi Health Care and Life Sciences Practice Group Global Meeting at the firm's Parsippany, New Jersey office on Thursday, January 26, and Friday, January 27.
Eric Fader was quoted in an article, "Trump may maintain support for health IT, cut funds for HIPAA audits," in McKnight's Long Term Care News.
Eric Fader was quoted in an article, "Incoming Trump Administration May Mean Less Funding for HIPAA Audits," in Bloomberg BNA’s Health Care Fraud Report.
Eric Fader was quoted in an article, "Prior Defects Could Sink Auvi-Q Even As EpiPen Prices Soar," in Law360. In the article, Fader points out that with lawmakers and consumers calling for a competitor to challenge Mylan NV in the aftermath of the drugmaker's EpiPen price increases, potential competitor Kaléo Pharma has a "golden opportunity" with its updated version of the Auvi-Q epinephrine injector.
Eric Fader was quoted in an article, "Omnicare to Pay $28M to Settle Kickback Allegations," in Bloomberg BNA's Pharmaceutical Law & Industry Report. The article discusses the $28 million settlement that Omnicare reached with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve claims that it accepted kickbacks from Abbott Laboratories to induce Omnicare to order one of Abbott's drugs.
Paul D. Williams and Jennifer Shukla updated the Q&A guide "Initial Civil Appeals: Connecticut" for Practical Law. This Q&A addresses starting an appeal (as of right or by permission), obtaining a stay pending appeal, completing preliminary requirements (like mediation), submitting a factual record or appendix, briefing the appeal, arguing the appeal and requesting rehearing.