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Obamacare Survives in 6-3 Vote – Supreme Court Issues Opinion on King v. Burwell

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This morning, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its final decision on King v. Burwell regarding the survival of Obamacare. The decision, issued by Chief Justice Roberts and joined by Justices Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, effectively allows millions of people to to keep the tax …

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June 24th – Healthcare Quarterly Update: Cybersecurity and Health Data Privacy by Bloomberg BNA

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Washington, DC Join Bloomberg BNA for this essential event that explores concerns relating to cyber-security and health data privacy. Healthcare industry experts Kirk Nahra and David Holtzman will join HHS’s Iliana Peters for a comprehensive examination of: • Big data in the healthcare sector and how to protect information • Protecting patient and organization information …

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Healthcare Quarterly Update: Cybersecurity and Health Data Privacy by Bloomberg BNA

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Washington, DC Join Bloomberg BNA for this essential event that explores concerns relating to cyber-security and health data privacy. Healthcare industry experts Kirk Nahra and David Holtzman will join HHS’s Iliana Peters for a comprehensive examination of: • Big data in the healthcare sector and how to protect information • Protecting patient and organization information …

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DaVita Agree to $495 Million Settlement in Alleged Medicare Fraud Lawsuit Filed by Qui Tam Whistleblowers

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On Monday, May 4, 2015, DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc. (DaVita), and one of the leading dialysis services providers in the United States, agreed to pay the U.S. Government $450 million for allegedly violating the False Claims Act (FCA) when it continuously discarded good medicine and then billed Medicare and …

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FDA Regulation of mHealth Updates

At the Food Drug and Law Institute’s annual conference on April 21, 2015, Bakul Patel, Associate Director for Digital Health, Office of Center Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), held a discussion of “FDA Regulation of Mobile Health/Medical Applications.”  There have already been several important developments in FDA regulation of mHealth products this …

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