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Judge denies J&J’s request to transfer 2,400 talc lawsuits to federal court

Containers of Johnson’s baby powder made by Johnson and Johnson are displayed on a shelf on July 13, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images A federal judge on Friday denied Johnson & Johnson‘s request to transfer about 2,400 lawsuits over its talc-based baby powder to a district court in Delaware, sending… Read More »

U.S. federal court delays adoption of healthcare rule on abortion

FILE PHOTO – A imaging table inside the Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood St. Louis Region, Missouri’s sole abortion clinic, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. May 28, 2019. REUTERS/Lawrence Bryant WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its opponents in a California lawsuit agreed on Friday to delay… Read More »

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer

Oklahoma received $ 270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a portion of the windfall. That money, however, has already been allocated elsewhere. The out-of-court settlement was reached March 26 after a two-year court battle between Oklahoma… Read More »

CMS Ignores Federal Judge Ruling To Approve Medicaid Work Rules in Utah

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Less than 48 hours after a federal judge struck down Medicaid work requirements, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Friday gave Utah permission to use those mandates. CMS Administrator Seema Verma said in her approval letter that requiring Medicaid enrollees to work… Read More »

Federal judge in Texas strikes down Obamacare as unconstitutional

The HealthCare.gov 2019 web site home page as seen in Oct. 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) A federal judge in Texas has issued a ruling declaring that Obamacare is unconstitutional, creating an not only uncertainty about health care coverage for millions of Americans, but also a likely battle in the U.S. Supreme Court. Friday’s decision… Read More »