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.

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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. 


Jones Day Talks Health Care: Employers, Providers, and Telemedicine



While the potential efficiencies and cost savings of an employee telemedicine program are intriguing, a number of legal and logistical issues should be addressed prior to a program’s implementation. Jones Day’s Alexis Gilroy, Todd Kelly, and Courtney Carrell discuss the concerns facing plan administrators, insurers, and health care providers. 


Jones Day Talks Health Care: Health Care Goes Digital



The global trend toward digital transformation is changing the health care industry’s administrative, delivery, and payment models in ways that were unimaginable just a few years ago. Jones Day’s Alexis Gilroy, Todd Kelly, and Courtney Carrell discuss recent developments in digital health care and their predictions for the sector in 2018.