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OIG denies proposed manufacturer-sponsored copay support program for Medicare beneficiaries

On September 23, the HHS OIG published Advisory Opinion No. 20-05, advising that OIG found “highly suspect” a manufacturer’s proposal to create a copay subsidy program to...

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Expanded access to telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Congress, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), many state legislatures and state Medicaid programs, and private payers have...

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Stark Law waivers, HHS-OIG announcement offer health care providers greater flexibility during COVID-19 pandemic

On Monday, March 30, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced an array of temporary regulatory waivers and new rules to equip the American health care system with...

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HHS-OIG launches portal for COVID-19 related questions about its enforcement authorities

Today, the Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS-OIG) announced the launch of a portal that will post announcements and information issued by ...

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OIG clears manufacturer-sponsored travel and lodging support in limited circumstances
Registered Content

The latest advisory opinion published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS OIG) approves one pharmaceutical manufacturer’s travel...

Hogan Lovells Publications

New False Claims Act settlement points to risks of offering free goods and services to customers and referral source Health Alert

A recent settlement announced by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) strikes a note of caution for device and drug manufacturers who are considering offering free or discounted goods and...

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HHS tackles barriers to value-based care: Part two – Substantial Stark Law regulatory revisions proposed

Along with proposed Stark Law exceptions designed to accommodate value-based care models, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS or the agency) proposed additional revisions...

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HHS tackles barriers to value-based care: Part 1 – new protections for value-based arrangements under Stark and the AKS and other key AKS changes

Nearly a decade after the Affordable Care Act signaled a transition of the U.S. health care system to value-based care, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published on...

Hogan Lovells Publications

A bit more Sunshine: CMS proposes collecting additional information on manufacturer payments under the Open Payments program Health Alert

Device and drug manufacturers got a small surprise in the annual Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule (at 40,713-16) issued late in July by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services...

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