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Health Care and Life Sciences News


Posted on: Nov 17, 2020

IndyBar Health Care & Life Sciences Section Executive Committee member Chris Kulik compiled some of the most important recent news in health care from various sources. For COVID updates and more, check it out here!

CDC
Summary of the CDC’s Eviction Moratorium
Hall Render attorneys discuss the CDC order temporarily halting residential evictions of certain individuals for nonpayment.

COVID-19
Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Is More Than 90 Percent Effective
Pfizer reveals that its COVID-19 vaccine may be 90 percent effective based on early studies. 

CMS
Tri-agencies Issue Transparency in Coverage Final Rule
The Transparency in Coverage final rule has been released by the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Treasury. 

CMS Releases Interim Final Rule for COVID-19 Vaccine Coverage
CMS released an Interim Final Rule with Comment Period detailing Medicare coverage requirements for a COVID-19 vaccine. 

CMS Issues Part II of 2021 MA Rate Notice
CMS released Part II of the 2021 MA Rate Notice.

FDA
FDA Authorizes First Serology Test To Screen For COVID-19 Antibodies
The FDA announced that it has authorized the first serology test that screens for antibodies caused by COVID-19. 

HHS
HHS Proposes Regulatory Reform Under The Regulatory Flexibility Act
HHS issued a proposed rule that would require the Department to review and potentially sunset rules older than 10 years under the Regulatory Flexibility Act. 

Supreme Court
ACA Heads to U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in California v. Texas, which challenges the ACA’s minimum essential coverage provision. 

Federal Government
Post-Election Outlook for Health Care
Hall Render attorneys discuss the health care environment following the election. 

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