Prescription Drugs

By Kate Greenwood
In Monday Morning Recap
Oct 14th, 2013
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What follows is the debut of a new weekly feature here at Health Reform Watch.  Each Monday morning, we will provide a recap of the drug and device law and policy developments over the previous week that caught our eye and made us think.  Credit for the format goes to Seton Hall Law alum Jordan […]...
By Tara Adams Ragone
In Uncategorized
Jan 20th, 2013
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On January 10, 2013, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced[1] that the City’s eleven public hospitals will comply with voluntary emergency room guidelines aimed at stemming the abuse of prescription opioid painkillers. The New York City Emergency Department Discharge Opioid Prescribing Guidelines (“Guidelines”) highlight that the federal Emergency Medical Tre...
By Michael Ricciardelli
In Compliance
Jan 16th, 2013
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The Seton Hall Law Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy, American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) and the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) have released the first edition of the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Compliance Manual. The Manual is a guide to deciphering the intricate web of federal and state laws and the […]...
By Tara Adams Ragone
In Health Law
Nov 29th, 2012
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Here are some highlights from recent headlines affecting licensing and liability of health care professionals: Professional liability for failing to report child abuse in New Jersey: In L.A. v. Div. of Youth & Family Servcs., the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey held that an emergency room physician must stand trial for […]...
By Tara Adams Ragone
In Fraud & Abuse
Oct 17th, 2012
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As this blog has chronicled (see here and here), New Jersey has begun implementing the 2008 legislation that authorized creation of a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (“PMP” or “PDMP”).  Although New Jersey’s PMP database has been collecting data for more than a year, the State has not yet issued implementing regulations to flesh out t...