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If you work in the health care industry, you have grown accustomed to frequent changes in laws and regulations. Triage: Rapid Legal Lessons for Busy Health Care Professionals, created by K&L Gates, provides its listeners with timely content regarding regulatory and legal developments in the health care industry.  

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Dec 20, 2017

In this episode, Hilary Bowman summarizes recent updates to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) 2017 Work Plan. Specifically, she discusses OIG’s plans to investigate and audit opioid prescribing and use by Medicaid beneficiaries, telemedicine claims paid by State...


Dec 15, 2017

In this episode, Erica Jackson discusses recent guidance from the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on the consideration of real-world data and real-world evidence in regulatory decision-making related to medical devices and their development. The episode notes stakeholders should work closely with the FDA so that...


Nov 30, 2017

This episode of Triage provides an overview for employers of the current state law landscape and federal enforcement priorities regarding marijuana use for recreational and medical purposes. While marijuana is a controlled substance that cannot be sold, bought, or possessed under federal law, certain states allow use...


Nov 21, 2017

In this latest episode on drones in health care, Tom DeCesar discusses how an increase in the prevalence of drone use may complicate existing health care operations, particularly through the disruption of air ambulances and the protection of patient privacy in and around health care facilities. This episode...


Nov 16, 2017

In this episode, Richard Church and Ryan Severson discuss the recent decision by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to substantially decrease reimbursement under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) for Medicare Part B drugs purchased pursuant to the 340B Drug Discount Program...