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ML Strategies Posts Weekly Health Care Update on June 16, 2014

ML Strategies has posted its weekly Health Care Update.  This publication provides timely information on implementation of the Affordable Care Act, Congressional initiatives affecting the health care industry, and federal and state health regulatory developments.

This week, stakeholders continue to focus on the 340B drug discount program as Obama Administration officials weigh their next course of action, following a major court ruling that potentially curtails HHS’ authority to regulate the program. Read our most recent post on the 340B program developments here.  Another development includes a major milestone for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), which will begin running clinical trials through their network in September 2015.   Additionally, in another delay for the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP), CMS announced that the 18 states utilizing SHOP, could delay providing the “employee choice” option until 2016.

Click here to read this week's Health Care Update.

 

 

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Theresa C. Carnegie is a Mintz attorney who advises health care clients on a wide array of transactional, regulatory, compliance, fraud and abuse matters, and health law issues. She counsels health plans, pharmacy benefit managers, pharmacies, device manufacturers, and distributors.