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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – June 15, 2018

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Posted on June 15, 2018 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

Senate and House Work to Combat the Opioid Crisis On June 13, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) introduced H.R. 6, the Substance Use-Disorder... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – March 16, 2018

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Posted on March 16, 2018 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

Senate Committee Hearing Assesses 340B Program The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (“HELP”) Committee held a hearing this week to examine the 340B drug discount program as some stakeholders have urged lawmakers to scale back its reach. HELP Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) said the purpose of the hearing was to learn more... READ MORE

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DOJ Announces New Prescription Interdiction & Litigation Task Force to Combat Prescription Opioid Crisis

[03/05/18]

Posted on March 5, 2018 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the creation of the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) Prescription Interdiction & Litigation (“PIL”) Task Force in an ongoing effort to curb the country’s current prescription opioid crisis. According to DOJ’s press release, the PIL Task Force will “aggressively deploy and coordinate all available... READ MORE

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