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C&M Health Law

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Jesse C. Martin

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Will Secretary Azar Waive(r) Away the ACA?

Posted in Health Care Reform & ACA, Medicaid
Alex Azar assumed office as HHS Secretary on January 29, 2018, and has hit the ground running.  Among discussions on stabilization bills (see blog post discussion here and how these proposals further the Administration’s efforts on Trump’s Inauguration Day Executive Order here), Secretary Azar has been a vocal advocate for, in his own terms, “state… Continue Reading

California Supreme Court Prohibits Waiver of Public Injunctive Relief in Arbitration Agreements

Posted in Litigation
A recent California Supreme Court decision has significant implications for any agreement attempting to waive a substantive statutory remedy in California. In McGill v. Citibank, the Court held that an arbitration provision that provides for a waiver of the right to seek public injunctive relief is contrary to California public policy and unenforceable.  The Court… Continue Reading