Category Archives: Health Care & Life Sciences

Jones Day Talks Health Care & Life Sciences includes discussions related to e-health, health care technology, health care transactions, health care counseling, health care finance, labor, employment, benefits, biotech, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and digital health.

Helping Health Care Providers Fight Human Trafficking



Health care providers hold a unique position in the fight against human trafficking. To help them understand their reporting and education obligations related to anti-human trafficking activities, Jones Day has prepared “Human Trafficking and Health Care Providers: Legal Requirements for Reporting and Education.”

Jones Day’s Alexis Gilroy, Curt Kirschner, and Taylor Goodspeed, along with Dr. Hanni Stoklosa of HEAL Trafficking and Claire Zangerle of the American Hospital Association, explain how hospitals and providers should use the tool, Talk about how providers can overcome barriers to identifying and reporting trafficking incidents, and discuss the significant role of telemedicine.


PTAB Litigation Blog Reaches 500 Posts ... and the PTAB Reacts to COVID-19

JONES DAY TALKS®: PTAB Litigation Blog Reaches 500 Posts … and the PTAB Reacts to COVID-19



As Jones Day’s PTAB Litigation Blog marks its 500th posting, Dave Cochran and Matt Johnson discuss current patent litigation developments, near-term trends, and how the PTAB is handling cases during the COVID-19 lock down.


JD Talks - COVID-19 and Business Insurance

JONES DAY TALKS®: COVID-19 and Business Insurance



Jones Day Insurance Recovery Practice Leader Ty Childress discusses the insurance implications relating to COVID-19, including employee health and safety concerns, the importance of reviewing language, determining what constitutes a “physical loss,” and what business operators must do now.


COVID-19: Key Considerations for Health Providers & Life Science Companies

COVID-19: Key Considerations for Health Providers & Life Science Companies



Jones Day partners Alexis Gilroy and Maureen Bennett talk about lessons already learned from COVID-19, the questions clients are asking, why it’s important that the world’s health care organizations share information, and how telemedicine can help.


The Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act

Jones Day Talks Health Care: The Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act



With the passage of the Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act in October 2018, Congress took aim at the ongoing opioid crisis threatening communities across the U.S.  This new criminal statute targets healthcare providers that knowingly pay for or otherwise incentivise referrals of individuals to recovery homes, clinical treatment facilities, or laboratories. Partner Ann Hollenbeck discusses with Health Care lawyers B. Kurt Copper and John Kirsner, covering the goals, exceptions and other crucial details of the Act.


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Jones Day Talks Health Care & Life Sciences: What Digital Health Innovators Should Know about the FDA Approval Process



Jones Day partner Ann Hollenbeck shares an informative conversation with associate Ian Pearson, who was a lead in the area of digital health at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. They discuss how the FDA is addressing the challenges resulting from the rapidly growing and changing digital health marketplace. Mr. Pearson explains the Agency’s Digital Health Innovation Plan and why it’s important that companies participating in this sector engage with the FDA in the early stages of development. (Running time: 14:36)

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Jones Day Talks Health Care: Litigating the Affordable Care Act



 Jones Day partners Ann Hollenbeck and Cathy Livingston talk about Texas v. U.S., the litigation regarding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. They also discuss recent regulatory actions taken by the Department of Health and Human Services regarding association health plans and short-term limited duration insurance.


Medicare Appeals and Telemedicine Reimbursement

Jones Day Talks Health Care & Life Sciences: Medicare Appeals and Telemedicine Reimbursements



A recent Fifth Circuit decision is good news for health care providers struggling with the Medicare appeals process, but the agency’s limited reimbursements for telemedicine services continue to frustrate providers. Jones Day’s Ann Hollenbeck and Courtney Carrell explain.


Jones Day Talks Health Care & Life Sciences: False Claims and Private Equity, and Rideshare Apps Race into Patient Transportation



Jones Day’s Ann Hollenbeck and Courtney Carrell discuss an unexpected False Claims Act action as a private equity firm faces FCA liability. They also discuss the implications to consider when Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare apps transport health care patients.


Jones Day Talks Health Care: Health Care’s Eventful Start to 2018



In the first in a series of Jones Day Talks Health Care & Life Sciences podcasts, Jones Day’s Ann Hollenbeck and Courtney Carrell discuss vertical mergers, False Claims Act developments, an advisory opinion concerning gainsharing, and updates on association health plans.