In 2020, health care spending in the United States increased by nearly 10% to reach $4.1 trillion, or 20% of the U.S. economy.
On January 3, the Biden Administration took additional steps to ease access to FDA-approved abortion medication in the United States, further wading into the legal and political chaos that has sprung up in the wake of the decision by the Supreme Court in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s ...
On January 10, 2023, Governor Kathy Hochul delivered her second State of the State address, outlining her policy and fiscal agenda for the upcoming year.
In 2021, drug-related overdose deaths topped 107,000.
Yesterday, Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his fifth January budget proposal, which would authorize $223.6 billion in general fund spending, a 3.6% decrease from current-year spending.
In In re McDonald, the Federal Circuit held that the recapture rule prevented reissue claims from including features deliberately relinquished in response to a patent eligibility rejection.
The California Legislative Analyst’s Office criticized the California Air Resources Board’s recent and most sweeping revision of its Scoping Plan to achieve legislatively mandated greenhouse gas reductions.
On December 19, 2022, the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services issued an advisory opinion blessing the use of hospital-employed nurse practitioners to perform certain functions typically performed by the patient’s attending physician.
On Wednesday of last week, the New York State Senate and Assembly announced their leadership and the chairs of their committees for the 2023 legislative session.
The final week of 2022 brought with it two reminders of the continued scourge of ransomware on the health care industry and the need for organizations to take careful steps to protect against cyber risks.