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ML Strategies Posts Weekly Health Care Update on October 27, 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.

The Ebola response that is being coordinated across several Federal Agencies is now becoming a serious State issue as well. From travel restrictions to funding for Ebola prevention, treatment, cures, etc., the range of issues facing policymakers and their effect on international business and public health have quickly become a seminal issue leading up to the midterms and a likely area of action during the “lame duck” session of Congress.

Other news we are following this week include a major investment in practice transformation from CMS, the newest demonstration that will leverage over $800 million to support and scale health care improvement.

Click here to read this week's full 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.