Blog - Monthly archives: March 2023

Evaluating the Seismic Impact of Florida’s New Tort Reform Laws

Posted on Health Care Law News March 31, 2023 by Rachel Broughton

On March 24, 2023, Florida Governor Ron Desantis signed into law HB 837/SB 236 which will significantly impact civil tort cases in Florida. The new law contains numerous changes to provide insurance companies greater protections as an effort to (according to the Governor) “decrease frivolous lawsuits and prevent predatory practices of trial attorneys”. The changes Read more →

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DEA Announces Proposed Rules Following the Expiration of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Posted on Health Care Law News, Medicare Reimbursement March 13, 2023 by Erin Ferber

In light of the expiration of the Public Health Emergency (PHE) effective May 11, 2023, many flexibilities adopted during the PHE by many federal and state payers as well as government regulators will terminate. Recently, DEA proposed permanent rules for the prescribing of controlled medications via telemedicine.  During the PHE, DEA suspended the requirement that Read more →

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