Month: August 2018

Nation’s Strictest Data Privacy Law Takes Effect January 1, 2020

Nation’s Strictest Data Privacy Law Takes Effect January 1, 2020 The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), passed on June 28, 2018, established what is being considered the strictest and most comprehensive data privacy law in the Unites States. The CCPA includes the following consumer rights: (1) the right to know what personal information is collected from them by businesses they deal with; (2) the purposes for which such information is to be used; (3) to whom that information is disclosed or sold; (4) the right to opt out of the sale of personal information; and (5) the...

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340B Program Lobbying Intensifies As Midterms Near

340B Program Lobbying Intensifies As Midterms Near The 340B Drug Discount Program (“340B Program”) was created by Congress in 1992 to help low-income people obtain needed drugs. The 340B Program requires that drug manufacturers provide certain outpatient drugs to eligible health care organizations and covered entities at significantly reduced prices. Now sixteen years after the 340B Program’s inception, both sides of the political spectrum as well as hospitals and Big Pharma are pressing for changes to the program. As the lobbying intensifies between hospitals and drug manufacturers, it is unclear what substantial changes the program may undergo. The chasm...

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