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Rapid Rise of Right to Try Laws Raise Compliance and Liability Concerns

By on July 20, 2015 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Since 2014, over one-third of states have enacted legislation, commonly known as “Right to Try” laws, in an effort to increase access to drugs which have yet to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration, for use by the terminally ill who have exhausted their treatment options.  Under the traditional FDA regulatory scheme, drugs […]

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OIG Issues Warning to Practitioners Against Hospital Compensation Arrangements

By on July 1, 2015 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

In a June 9, 2015 Fraud Alert issued by the Office of Inspector General of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (the “OIG”) entitled “Physician Compensation Arrangements May Result in Significant Liability” the OIG reiterated its longstanding position that physicians who enter into “compensation arrangements . . . must ensure that those […]

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