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$40 million judgment for billing Medicare for lab technicians’ non-existent travel time affirmed
Both the applicable Medicare statute and the CMS Manual concerning rules for per-mile reimbursement for technicians to collect patient samples clearly applied to technicians who actually ...
Permanent injunction issued preventing enforcement of HHS abortion ‘gag rule’ in Maryland
A federal judge found that the HHS failed to explain its decision to "disagree" with major medical organizations regarding the abortion gag rule’s contravention of medical ethics.
Negligent misrepresentation claim against maker of artificial hip failures dismissed
Company granted dismissal of negligent misrepresentation claim filed by patient after artificial hip failures.
E-cigarette ‘Deeming Rule’ does not violate constitution
FDA’s Deeming Rule that deemed e-cigarettes to be tobacco products and subject to the Tobacco Control Act was not unlawful merely because it was signed by an unappointed official.
After sham affidavits stricken, claim dismissed as time-barred
Under Virginia’s Sham Affidavit Rule, courts may disregard an affidavit that is inconsistent with and contradicts affiant’s prior sworn deposition testimony.