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  • Sixth Circuit Addresses Pre-Certification and Post-Certification Engagement of Potential Class Members in Class Actions

    Appellee Thomas Fox and others failed to pay their delinquent property taxes in certain Michigan counties and had their property foreclosed on and sold. However, the counties kept all of the sale proceeds and not just the money that was owed. In some cases, the counties kept tens of thousands of dollars beyond what was...

  • Less is More? DOJ Signals Shift to More Targeted Evidence Collection

    For a corporation receiving a grand jury subpoena, the most difficult (and expensive) part of a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) inquiry is often sifting through corporate data to find relevant material. That is proving to be increasingly burdensome to prosecutors as well—not just because it costs DOJ time and resources to review extensive data...

  • Washington Healthcare Update | June 27, 2022

    This Week in Washington: Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade and Rules in Becerra v. Empire Health Foundation Congress House House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health to Consider 11 Healthcare Bills On June 29, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee on Health will consider 11 healthcare bills. The bills...

  • Recent Michigan Court Ruling Reinforces Importance of Providing Prompt “Proof of Loss”

    In several states, an insured that prevails in a coverage dispute against its insurer is entitled to statutory “penalty interest” added to the amount owed by the insurer.  A June 8, 2022 decision from the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan illustrates the importance of meeting the “proof of loss” requirements...

  • Washington Healthcare Update | June 22, 2022

    This Week in Washington: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of 340B Hospitals, FDA Approves COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Under Five Congress House House Veterans Affairs Committee to Hold Legislative Hearing on Healthcare Bills On June 22, the House Committee on Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills related...

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Linden to Acquire Aspirion

    Linden Capital Partners has announced it will make a majority investment in Aspirion. Aspirion, based in Columbus, Ga., is a full-service revenue cycle management company. Founded in 2006, the company specializes in motor vehicle accident, third-party liability, workers’ compensation, Veterans Administration, out-of-state Medicaid, and Medicaid eligibility and enrollment claims. Linden, based in...

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Sverica Invests in SG Homecare

    Sverica Capital Management has announced it has completed a strategic investment in SG Homecare. SG Homecare, based in Tustin, Calif., and founded in 2001, is a provider of durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS) to home-based patients throughout California. Sverica, with offices in Boston and San Francisco, pursues entrepreneur-operated businesses in the lower...

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Ampersand Invests in AnaBios

    Ampersand Capital Partners has completed an investment in AnaBios Corp., according to a news release. AnaBios, based in San Diego, is preclinical contract research organization. Founded in 2009, the company’s research focuses primarily on areas including cardiac disease and safety, pain, polycystic kidney disease and neurodegeneration. Ampersand, based in Wellesley, Mass., is a middle market...

  • Washington Healthcare Update | June 13, 2022

    This Week in Washington: House Passes FDA User Fee Reauthorization Package   Congress House House to Consider the ARPA-H Act On June 20, the House will consider H.R. 5585, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Health (ARPA-H) Act. The bill would establish ARPA-H, a new biomedical research agency, within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)....

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: RoundTable Healthcare Acquires Polymedco

    RoundTable Healthcare Partners has announced it has completed a majority investment into Polymedco. Polymedco, based in Cortlandt Manor, N.Y., is a marketer and distributor of diagnostic tests primarily used for colorectal cancer screening and the diagnosis of cardiac conditions. Founded in 1980, the company’s products are sold to distributors, hospital systems, payors and laboratories across...

  • Supreme Court Signals Interest in Clarifying Pleading Requirements in False Claims Act Suits

    The Supreme Court (Court) will soon decide whether to take up a critical (and long-running) issue concerning applicability of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 9(b) pleading standards in False Claim Act (FCA) suits. To satisfy Rule 9(b)’s particularity requirement for fraud allegations, FCA plaintiffs generally have needed to detail specific false claims submitted by defendants....

  • Supreme Court Signals Interest in Clarifying Pleading Requirements in False Claims Act Suits

    The U.S. Supreme Court soon will decide whether to tackle a longstanding question regarding the applicability of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 9(b) pleading standards in False Claims Act suits. To satisfy the rule’s particularity requirement, plaintiffs generally have needed to detail specific false claims submitted by defendants. The question is whether plaintiffs instead may...

  • Seventh Circuit Vacates 25% Attorneys’ Fee Award

    The 7th Circuit recently vacated a 25% attorneys’ fee award in In re Stericycle Securities Litigation, No. 20-2055, 2022 WL 1564997, at *1–14 (7th Cir. May 18, 2022).  The Court’s reasoning focused on the previous litigation against the defendant. Years before this litigation, a former Stericycle employee brought a qui tam action under the False...

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Frazier Healthcare Acquires Apollo Intelligence

    Frazier Healthcare Partners has announced the acquisition of Apollo Intelligence. Apollo, based in Watertown, Mass., is a provider of data and insights to the healthcare and life science industries. Apollo launched in 2019 with the acquisition of InCrowd, a provider of automated insights for the life sciences. In 2020, the company acquired Survey Healthcare Global, a...

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Sheridan Sells Dermatologists of Central States to SkyKnight

    Sheridan Capital Partners has announced the sale of Dermatologists of Central States (DOCS) to SkyKnight Capital. DOCS, headquartered in Cincinnati, is a provider of management services to dermatology practices in the Midwest and Southeast United States. The organization has a presence in seven states: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Sheridan,...

  • Seventh Circuit Strikes Down Stealth Class Actions

    In Ali v. City of Chicago, —F.4th—, 2022 WL 1548176 (May 17, 2022), the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently struck down one litigant’s attempt to employ a “stealth” class action. In January 2019, plaintiff Khalid Ali brought a civil rights action against the City of Chicago, alleging that police officers violated his constitutional rights. ...

  • FFL Partners Closes Fifth Fund With More Than $900 Million

    FFL Partners has announced it has closed its fifth fund, FFL Capital Partners V, with more than $900 million in total capital commitments. The fund was oversubscribed, exceeding its initial target of $750 million. FFL Partners, based in San Francisco, invests in middle market companies within healthcare and business services. Founded in 1997, the firm...

  • OCR Seeks Input on “Recognized Security Practices” as Mitigating Factor for HIPAA and HITECH Fines

    In 2021, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) was amended to add “recognized cybersecurity practices” as a mitigating factor when determining fines, audits and remedies against covered entities and business associates for violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The Department of Health and Human...

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: EW Healthcare Partners to Acquire TherapeuticsMD

    An affiliate of EW Healthcare Partners will acquire TherapeuticsMD, according to a news release. TherapeuticsMD, based in Boca Raton, Fla., and traded on the NASDAQ under TXMD, develops and commercializes products exclusively for women. Founded in 1907, the company’s products have a therapeutic focus in family planning, reproductive health and menopause management. EW Healthcare Partners,...

  • Washington Healthcare Update | May 31, 2022

    This Week in Washington: HHS Withdraws SUNSET Final Rule   Congress The House and Senate are in recess for Memorial Day. House Rep. Underwood Leads 26 Democratic House Members in Letter Calling for Measures to Lower Healthcare Costs to be Included in Reconciliation Package On May 23, Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-IL) led a group of...

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Compass Group Sells The Allied Group

    Compass Group has announced the sale of The Allied Group. The Allied Group, based in Cranston, R.I., and founded in 1946, is a fulfillment services provider of document management, kitting and mailing services to healthcare and life science organizations. The company was sold to Atlantic Street Capital portfolio company Lab Logistics, a provider of outsourced...

  • Twitter Fined $150M for Violating FTC Order on Misrepresenting Privacy and Security Practices

    On May 25, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it, along with the Department of Justice, fined Twitter $150 million for violating a 2011 agreement with the FTC in which Twitter promised to protect the integrity of nonpublic consumer information, including users’ phone numbers and email addresses. Read on for details about the alleged violations...

  • Twitter to Pay $150M for Violating 2011 FTC Order Regarding Misrepresentation of its Privacy and Security Practices

    On May 25, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it, along with the Department of Justice, fined Twitter $150 million for violating a 2011 agreement the company had with the Commission. Under the 2011 FTC order, Twitter agreed that it would protect the integrity of nonpublic consumer information, including users’ phone numbers and...

  • Is the Future of the Dollar Digital? The Fed Talks Updating Greenbacks to the Blockchain

    On May 26, three days into her term as Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve, Lael Brainard testified about the Federal Reserve’s Examination of the Benefits and Risks of a U.S. Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) before the House Committee on Financial Services.  Vice Chair Brainard’s comments reinforced many of the themes from the Fed’s...

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Enhanced Healthcare Invests in Howard J. Chudler & Associates

    Enhanced Healthcare Partners (EHP) had announced it has completed a strategic investment in Howard J. Chudler & Associates (HCA). HCA, based in Covina, Calif., and founded in 1983, is a behavioral therapy services provider for people with autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). EHP, with offices in New York and Salt Lake City, is...

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Pharos Invests in Sanderling Renal Services

    Pharos Capital Group has announced it has made an investment in Sanderling Renal Services. Sanderling, based in Nashville, is a provider of dialysis and renal telemedicine services. The company, which was founded in 2012, provides in-center and home-based dialysis out of 14 clinics in six states, with a focus on communities with limited access to...

  • Washington Healthcare Update | May 23, 2022

    This Week in Washington: President Biden Invokes Defense Production Act to Increase Supply of Infant Formula Congress House House Passes Bill to Help the FDA Address the Infant Formula Shortage On May 18, the House passed a supplemental appropriations bill that would provide $28 million in emergency funding to help the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) address...

  • NovaQuest Private Equity Closes New Fund at $500 Million

    NovaQuest Private Equity (NQPE) has closed its newest fund, NovaQuest Private Equity Fund II, with $500 million, according to a news release. The fund was closed at its hard cap, exceeding the initial target of $425 million. NQPE is a private equity firm that invests in lower middle market healthcare services and technology companies primarily...

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Frontline Healthcare Invests in JoyBridge Kids

    Frontline Healthcare Partners has announced a recapitalization and growth investment in JoyBridge Kids. JoyBridge, based in Mt. Juliet, Tenn., is a clinic-based applied behavior analysis therapy provider with supplemental services in speech and occupational therapy. Founded in 2020, the company has a location in Mt. Juliet with plans to open additional locations. Frontline, based in...

  • OIG Permits Healthcare Organization’s Smartphone Loan Program For Telehealth Services

    On April 22, 2022, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a favorable advisory opinion (no. 22-08) (the “Advisory Opinion”) approving a healthcare organization loaning smartphones to promote telehealth care that it provides to underserved populations. The Advisory Opinion provides context for healthcare organizations that may similarly want...

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