The commission investigation has found that for several years, this “pay-for-delay” agreement eliminated Teva as a competitor and allowed Cephalon to continue charging high prices even if the main modafinil patent had long expired.
Asking patients to pay for surgeries up front is one solution to lower bad debt expenses, reports...Read More
Legal expert Daniel B. Brown, Esq, discusses challenging new laws and regulations that will impact the delivery of sleep medicine in 2013 and beyond.Read More
In reviewing 29 meta-analyses, which included 509 randomized controlled trials (RCTs), researchers from Canada and the United States discovered that only two reported the trial’s funding sources and none of them listed author-industry ties or emRead More
President Barack Obama introduced a new effort to crack down on waste and fraud in Medicare, Medicaid, and other government programs through the expanded use of payment recapture audits. The initiative is the latest component in President Obama&Read More
Florida Governor Charlie Crist signed Florida Senate Bill 1986 into law last month. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), this omnibus bill amended the Patient Self-Referral Act of 1992. The 1992 act addressed the concern aRead More
The U.S. Senate passed an amended version of H.R. 1, the “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009,” on February 10, 2009 by a vote of 61-37. While the health care related provisions are very similar to those that were incluRead More
U.S. health insurers are targeted for billions in cuts in must-pass legislation.Read More