Lawyers say the suit against AstraZeneca and Ranbaxy has yielded the first jury decision in a so-called pay-for-delay case since a U.S. Supreme Court decision made it easier to challenge such agreements under federal antitrust law.
More than two dozen Republican congressmen are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a lawsuit gunning for the healthcare reform law's Independent Payment Advisory Board.
Rite Aid Corp. has agreed to pay nearly $3 million to settle the U.S. Justice Department's allegations that the drugstore chain doled out gift cards to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries to induce them to transfer their prescriptions to the stores' pharmacies.
At least one hospital system plans to settle soon to resolve its exposure to a yearslong, nationwide federal investigation into the suspected overuse of implantable defibrillators.
Doctors talking privately to patients or families after a medical mishap could acknowledge responsibility or even admit a mistake without that conversation being used against them later in court, according to a proposal in the Ohio General Assembly pushed by physicians.
The California Supreme Court has announced that it will hear Hughes v. Pham, a case that challenges the constitutionality of the state's Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act of 1975, which caps pain and suffering, or non-economic damages, at $250,000.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has agreed to pay $100,000 and strengthen its data security policies to settle a state health information data breach complaint involving the medical and personal records of nearly 4,000 individuals exposed by the theft of an unencrypted laptop computer.
Republicans and Democrats will face off in the courtroom this week in yet another challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
How the U.S. Supreme Court rules in the King v. Burwell case challenging the healthcare reform law could come down to one word: Chevron.
A Michigan doctor already embroiled in a federal lawsuit over his involvement in a physician-owned device distributorship was accused of performing lumbar spinal fusion surgeries on patients without actually implanting medical devices.
Maine cannot drop low-income 19- and 20-year-olds from its Medicaid rolls without violating the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a federal appeals court ruled last week.
Another proposal to overhaul health information technology regulation surfaces in Congress, and other news
Another proposal to overhaul health information technology regulation is surfacing in Congress, this one with a powerful Republican name attached to it, that of incoming Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch.