The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Patent Office) designated new Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Board) precedents protecting patent owners from multiple inter partes review (IPR) challenges.
In late December, following several weeks of dynamic negotiations, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the Act).
For years, leading pediatricians, families and advocates have called for transforming pediatric care to focus more on addressing the family, social, emotional and economic issues that affect child health outcomes.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its long-awaited two-volume Taskforce Report on Consumer Financial Law as expected last week, following a yearlong effort.
Last week was the first full week that restaurants and personal services businesses such as barber shops and hair salons were permitted to reopen in Los Angeles.
On Wednesday, January 6, the New York State Senate and the New York State Assembly issued their committee assignments for the 2021 legislative session.
The long-awaited and hard-fought No Surprises Act was signed into law on December 27, 2020, as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Division BB, Title I, Sec. 101–118).
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the Act), which became law on December 27, includes $900 billion in supplemental appropriations to help address economic hardships wrought by COVID-19.
Until late December, few if any Medicare policy changes were anticipated as part of a year-end healthcare package, barring extensions of funding for programs that otherwise would have expired.
Health insurance issuers and employment-based group health plans face new federal requirements to demonstrate their mental health parity compliance.