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What is HIPAA?

HIPAA Journal

Title II: Preventing health care fraud and abuse; administration simplification; medical liability reform. Title III: Tax-related health provisions governing medical savings accounts. Title V: Revenue offsets governing tax deductions for employers. Title IV: Application and enforcement of group health plan requirements.

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Seventh Circuit Clarifies “Authoritative Guidance” for the False Claims Act

Hall Render

Turning to the present case, in Safeway , the relator alleged that the defendant engaged in the submission of false claims to the government when it “reported its ‘retail’ price for certain drugs as its ‘usual and customary’ price.” This footnote originated as a footnote in a memorandum issued by CMS in October of 2006.

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Terrible Decision Contravenes the Vaccine Act’s Purpose and Would Gut Its Protections

Drug & Device Law

The allegations in the complaint thus fell within the scope of the Vaccine Act, which governs all claims “for damages arising from a vaccine-related injury or death associated with the administration of a vaccine.” 2006 WL 2038436, at *8 (N.D.N.Y. that they would not have received otherwise.” at *2 (citation to complaint omitted).

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