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  • June 19, 2018

    New Frontier Of US Health Info Regulation Comes From EU

    While the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights has been quiet recently with respect to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act enforcement actions, the newly empowered EU data protection authorities will be eager to flex their muscles and show that the General Data Protection Regulation’s extraterritorial reach is not only real, but that noncompliance can be painful, say Nancy Libin and David Saunders of Jenner & Block LLP.

  • June 19, 2018

    Veritas Affiliate Forms Health Care IT Co. With $4.9B Deal

    A portfolio company of New York-based private equity firm Veritas Capital has agreed to acquire a provider of payment accuracy and analytics-driven solutions for the health care industry for an enterprise value of approximately $4.9 billion including debt, the company said on Tuesday.

  • June 19, 2018

    DOL Blesses ACA-Skirting Association Health Plans

    The U.S. Department of Labor put out its long-anticipated final rule on association health plans on Tuesday, clearing a roadblock for small businesses to band together to create health plans that skirt certain Affordable Care Act requirements.

  • June 18, 2018

    Mass. Jury Awards HIV Victim $18.4M In Malpractice Suit

    A Massachusetts federal jury on Monday awarded a New York man $18.4 million in a medical malpractice suit against three doctors over claims they failed to properly diagnose HIV, which left the man with severe health health problems and expenses.

  • June 18, 2018

    Hansen Medical Must Face Shareholder Suit Over Merger

    A suit alleging that controlling investors of Hansen Medical Inc. pushed through a squeeze-out merger and secured benefits for themselves at the expense of a putative class of minority holders survived a motion to dismiss Monday in Delaware Chancery Court.

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