On Friday, the FDA announced the availability of a draft guidance describing its current thinking on how to determine whether a business is a “qualified facility” that is subject to modified requirements under its previously released rules governing current good manufacturing practice, hazard analysis and risk-based preventive controls for human food and animal food (“the Preventive Controls Rules”).
The FTC just suffered a major setback in its concerted efforts to challenge the ever growing number of consolidations in the healthcare industry, failing to secure a preliminary injunction to block a hospital merger in central Pennsylvania.
During the week ending May 13, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a comprehensive set of 18 bills aimed at curbing the opioid epidemic.
PACE operators may become the next target of interest for healthcare private equity investors following a first-of-its-kind acquisition of a PACE operator by private equity sponsor Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe (WCAS), which plans to acquire Denver-based InnovAge for $206m.
Federal Judge Rosemary Collyer’s May 12, 2016 ruling in House of Representatives v. Burwell, found that the Obama administration (the “Administration”) has been improperly funding an Obamacare subsidy program.