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Xavier Becerra Confirmed as HHS Secretary – Implications for Health System “all-or-nothing” clauses

Xavier Becerra was confirmed as U.S. Secretary for Health and Human Services (“HHS”) on March 18, 2021.  While the parameters of the Biden administration’s antitrust policy priorities and objectives are not yet clear, a groundbreaking lawsuit brought by Xavier Becerra while Attorney General of California offers important insight and warrants a close reexamination of managed … Continue reading

As Germany clamps down on health sector corruption, is Australia next?

Corrupt pharmacists, physiotherapists, doctors and care workers could face up to five years imprisonment if found guilty of corruption or bribery, according to a new law being introduced by the German government. This week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Cabinet signed off on the anti-corruption plan presented by the German Justice Minister. Some commentators say that … Continue reading