Navigation Links
Federal Laws Debut this Week to Expose Financial Ties Between Medical Companies and Doctors, Parker Waichman LLP Notes
Date:7/30/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) July 30, 2013

Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs and medical devices, comments on the debut of the Physician Payment Sunshine Act provision of the Affordable Care Act, which is being implemented this week to expose cases of allegedly fraudulent financial relationships between doctors and pharmaceutical and medical device companies, as detailed in the Feb. 8, 2013, Federal Register. It will do so by having the device makers and drug companies collect data on their financial relationships with doctors, researchers and teaching hospitals.

The provision resulted from six years of legislative and regulatory battles fought over whether some drug and medical device companies were gaining inappropriate influence, according to a July 28 (Minneapolis) Star Tribune report.

Minnesota is home to the multibillion-dollar medical technology sector, which believes the new federal mandate is cause for optimism, according to the article. Many companies are banking on these new regulations to quell any concern about alleged fraudulence.

Medtronic, one of the world’s largest device makers, is a recent example that highlights the medical device industry’s lingering concerns over doctor payments, the article noted. The U.S. Senate Finance Committee alleged in October that Medtronic had heavily influence medical-journal reports regarding its spinal fusion product, Infuse, the Star Tribune noted. The committee questioned whether doctors who supervised the studies had downplayed Infuse’s risks while shining a spotlight on the product’s benefits –allegedly doing so to the tune of $210 million in royalties and consulting fees paid to them fr
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Order in Federal Ethicon Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits
2. New Update on Alleged Transvaginal Mesh Complications Lawsuits: First Federal Trial Involving Allegations of Serious Side Effects from C.R. Bard Mesh Scheduled to Begin
3. Mesh Lawsuit – Bellwether Cases Selected in Federal Litigation Underway for Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
4. Actos Lawsuit – Status Conference Convened in Federal Actos Bladder Cancer Multidistrict Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
5. Byetta Lawsuit - Claims Move Forward, as Panel Considers Consolidation of Federal Claims Involving Byetta and Similar Diabetes Drugs, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
6. Mesh Lawsuit - First Bellwether Trial in Federal C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Litigation Set to Begin Monday, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
7. Pradaxa Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports on Latest Status Conference in Federal Pradaxa Bleeding Litigation
8. Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Issuance of New Order in Federal Actos Litigation
9. GranuFlo Lawsuits Move Forward, as Bernstein Liebhard Notes Issuance of New Order in Federal GranuFlo Recall Litigation
10. Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward in Federal Litigations with Issuance of New Case Management Order, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
11. Actos Lawsuits Move Forward, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in Federal Actos Bladder Cancer Litigation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/28/2015)... The World Scout League Commission (WSLC), an ... EMTs and firefighters, recently announced its decision to host ... raise charitable donations for age-related research. The five-kilometer race, ... held on March 29, 2015; registration will start at ... p.m. , To participate in the race, runners ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 1Heart Caregiver Services CEO Belina ... at Houston Texas Franchise Expo South and IFA ... executive delegates headed by Vice-President of Operations Kevin ... Randolph Clarito. , Franchise Expo South, sponsored by ... 4-7 and featured Franchise brands of every industry ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... Wireless Analytics, an award-winning ... of the founders of the wireless expense ... within their CLEAN Platform™ (Communications Lifecycle Expense Analytics) ... newly developed Bell Mobility Data Loader enables unprecedented ... carrier’s business customers. , Wireless Analytics cites customer ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... A new study published in the Journal of ... on a regular basis and prostate cancer. While cycling is ... more hours per week a man spends cycling, the more ... increased importance on prostate cancer screening methods. , “This study ... at patents’ risk factors for developing prostate cancer,” says Kia ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 ... “cutters”, are often misunderstood, misdiagnosed and therefore ... to healthy lives. Jacksonville-based addiction treatment ... of its highly acclaimed Lakeview Professional Lecture ... interested in understanding this complicated condition. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Bitcoin Run Is The World Scout League Commission’s Newest Project for Charity 2Health News:1Heart Caregiver Services Showcases Emerging Brand at Franchise Expo South and IFA Annual Convention 2Health News:1Heart Caregiver Services Showcases Emerging Brand at Franchise Expo South and IFA Annual Convention 3Health News:Bell Mobility Gains Traction With Enterprises; Is Added to Wireless Analytics’ CLEAN Platform™ 2Health News:Bell Mobility Gains Traction With Enterprises; Is Added to Wireless Analytics’ CLEAN Platform™ 3Health News:Study Finds That Cycling Increases Risk For Prostate Cancer 2Health News:Study Finds That Cycling Increases Risk For Prostate Cancer 3Health News:Lakeview Health to Host Important Workshop Tackling the Rising Issue of ‘Cutters’ on March 27 2
... It's no surprise that constant stress can make people sick, ... ,A study focused on 119 men and women who were ... caregivers was compared with that of 106 people of similar ... care giving. Blood tests showed that a chemical called Interleukin-6 ...
... million children worldwide die every year, most of them in ... treatments. While the childhood mortality rate in these nations has ... peaked in 1980. About half of the deaths in children ... Pakistan, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Ethiopia) and 90 percent ...
... who are bitten by animals poses little problem for doctors, ... human? ,That’s the question researchers set out to answer in ... and Neck Surgery. Their review of 10 years worth of ... believe can form a standard protocol to follow when man ...
... for preventing disease. In the future, skin ,cancer detection may ... Hattaway is a nine-year ,survivor of melanoma. He’s lucky doctors ... never found a primary, which is what you call the ... the skin. It had already gotten into my lymph system,” ...
... to prevent or delay the onset of prostate cancer, ... cancers. ,More than 18,000 men were randomized , age ... At baseline, digital rectal examination results were normal in ... more than 3.0 ng/mL. Among the 4368 men in ...
... delay the onset of prostate cancer, however, finasteride may ... 18,000 men were randomized , age 55 or older ... rectal examination results were normal in all subjects, and ... ng/mL. Among the 4368 men in the finasteride group ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:2/27/2015)... , Feb. 27, 2015  Following a ... Committee that moved H.R. 284, the Medicare DMEPOS ... American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) released a statement ... action to pass the legislation. "Today,s ... the House Ways and Means Committee is a ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... -- Securities lawyers at Dunnam & Dunnam ... SLXP ) in connection with a buyout ... encouraged to contact attorney Hamilton Lindley by clicking ... the shareholder value of the transaction. Under terms of ... per share in cash. At least one analyst has ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... HOUSTON, TX , Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - ESSA ... Bloom Burton & Co. Ltd. ("Bloom Burton") today announced ... "Lock-Up") 2,353,130 common shares of the Company ("Common Shares") ... the Lock-Up. Of the Common Shares released from the ... release from the Lock-Up while the remainder will be ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Bidding Fix Takes Major Step Forward After Bipartisan Vote of House Ways and Means Committee 2ESSA Pharma and Bloom Burton announce additional release of shares from voluntary lock-up agreement 2ESSA Pharma and Bloom Burton announce additional release of shares from voluntary lock-up agreement 3ESSA Pharma and Bloom Burton announce additional release of shares from voluntary lock-up agreement 4
... Sleep, the West Coast,s largest and fastest growing independent ... sleep clinic in Oakland, California.  Located one block from ... open for business. Services include sleep physician consultations, diagnostic ... other therapies for patients diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea ...
... Nov. 14, 2011 NeuroCog Trials, Inc. and Advance ... recordings of neurocognitive testing in a large international clinical ... errors in test administration and scoring.  This video recording ... accurate, unbiased assessment of neuropsychological effects of new drugs. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Bay Sleep Clinic Continues Growth in California and Beyond 2NeuroCog Trials Captures Video Recordings of Neurocognitive Testing in a Multinational Clinical Trial 2NeuroCog Trials Captures Video Recordings of Neurocognitive Testing in a Multinational Clinical Trial 3
Inquire...
... Basic ergonomic chairs with concave ... support • Select options like seats, ... • BTP/1Q-PAL chairs are recommended for ... clean room, static control, health care ...
... concave seats and standard-sized backrests with ... seats, backrests, armrests, and casters and ... for the following environments: industry, education, ... care and office. • With polished ...
... chairs with concave seats and standard-sized ... options like seats, backrests, armrests, and ... are recommended for the following environments: ... control, health care and office. • ...
Medicine Products: