Recent Publications - Health Services
July 27, 2022 |
Marc Ullman authored the article, “FDA’s Misguided NDI Amnesty Scheme – But Companies Should Still Comply with the Law,” in the August issue of Nutrition Industry Executive.
Ullman discusses the FDA’s proposed guidance document on new dietary ingredients.
Read the full article here.Read More
June 21, 2022 |
Last month, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed into law a dental hygiene bill that allows dental hygienists to use nitrous oxide and local infiltration anesthesia to assist dentists with all dental procedures. The bill, which was originally introduced in the State Senate in May 2021, amends section 6605-b of the Education Law effective immediately.Read More
May 31, 2022 | |
Over the last several years, the dental services industry has become increasingly consolidated, creating significant financial opportunities for investors as well as financial and exit opportunities for dentists. This consolidation has been driven in large part by Dental Services Organizations (DSOs) formed by dentists and/or private financial investors (e.g., private equity) through the acquisition ofRead More
September 24, 2021 | |
Whether a partnership, limited liability company, or corporation, it is imperative to know of a business’s legal duties when it is in possession of funds for uncashed distributions.
Under New York Abandoned Property Law, uncashed distributions become abandoned property after 3 years. See New York Abandoned Property Law § 501. New York businesses are notRead More
August 5, 2021 |
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont recently signed into law “An Act Incentivizing the Adoption of Cybersecurity Standards for Businesses” (Public Act No. 21-119). Under the Act, “covered entities” that implement certain cybersecurity measures to protect against data breaches of “personal information” and “restricted information” will be insulated against the imposition of punitive damages arising from tortRead More
June 1, 2021 | |
On May 13, 2021, Rivkin Radler Partner, and former OMIG First Deputy, Robert Hussar kicked off Rivkin Radler’s new Healthcare Compliance Lunch and Learn Series. He interviewed Frank T. Walsh, Jr., who offered his first public comments since assuming his role as Acting NYS Medicaid Inspector General (pending State Senate confirmation).
Mr. Walsh provided healthRead More
April 8, 2021 |
On February 16, 2021, New York state legalized compensated gestational surrogacy. The Child-Parent Security Act (the Act) imposes estate planning requirements on the intended parents.
Required Estate Planning
Prior to implanting the embryo in the surrogate, the intended parent(s) must sign a will. The will must:
- designate a guardian for all children born of
April 7, 2021 |
On February 16, 2021, the Governor enacted the Child-Parent Security Act (“the Act”) through emergency regulations, legalizing compensated gestational surrogacy in New York State.
With gestational surrogacy, a surrogate gestates an embryo for the intended parents. The embryo may contain the genetic material of the intended parents or donor gametes. Traditional surrogacy, where the surrogateRead More
April 2, 2021 |
On March 30, 2021, the New York Court of Appeals dealt a blow to the prosecutorial power of the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs (“Justice Center”). The Court, in People v. Viviani, et. al., held that the statute providing for the organization of the Justice Center, Executive Law § 552,Read More
March 24, 2021 | |
This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued Warning Letters that effectively declare that the presence of cannabidiol (CBD) as an inactive ingredient in topical over-the-counter (OTC) drug products is a violation of the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act).
In a news release issued on March 22, 2021 the FDARead More
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