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.
Designed to better coordinate care between Medicare and Medicaid programs, a D-SNP enrolls only dual-eligible individuals.
On November 28, the Department of Health and Human Services released a proposed rule that seeks to better align the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records regulations under 42 CFR part 2 with the regulatory requirements under the Health Insurance Portability and ...
2022 has proven to be an interesting year at the Federal Trade Commission and the National Advertising Division.