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Departments issue new ACA FAQs on preventive services, cost-sharing limits, fixed indemnity insurance, wellness programs and expatriate health plans

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2014

On January 9, 2014, the Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury (collectively, the "Departments") issued Part

Agency guidance strikes a major blow for individual policy premium reimbursement and stand-alone health reimbursement arrangements

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2013

On September 13, the IRS and the Department of Labor (DOL) issued twin noticesIRS Notice 2013-54 and Technical Release 2013-03 (collectively, the

CER fees funding the patient-centered outcomes research trust

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2013

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the "Act") includes provisions that promote research to evaluate and compare health outcomes and the

Judge refuses to back chiropractors’ putative class action complaint against Horizon Healthcare

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 27 2012

On November 9, 2012, Judge William Martini of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissed a putative class action lawsuit brought by several chiropractors, who accused Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. (“Horizon”) of systematically and improperly rejecting insurance claims for chiropractic treatments

Court reverses $32 million judgment in lung disease case over statute of limitations issue

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2012

Recently, the Illinois Fourth District Appellate Court reversed a $32 million judgment against BASF Corp., which had been found liable for the plaintiff’s lung disease

Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 29 2012

On June 28, the much-anticipated decision in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius was released by the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act the immediate implications for group health plans

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2012

During the week of March 26, 2012, the Supreme Court heard an unprecedented three days of oral argument on the question of the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA

Potential implications of the Supreme Court Decision on the Affordable Care Act

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 30 2012

During the week of March 26, 2012, the Supreme Court heard an unprecedented three days of oral argument on the question of the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, Public Law 111-152 (the “Affordable Care Act,” or ACA

Health care reform update: final regulations impose reinsurance “contribution” on fully insured and self-insured plans starting in 2014

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2012

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides for a State-based transitional reinsurance program to help stabilize premiums for coverage in the individual health insurance market during the first three years of operation of the Exchanges (2014-2016

HIPAAHITECH Act privacy rule now at OMB

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2012

Last month, we reported that it was being widely reported that HIPAAHITECH Act Omnibus Final Rule would be issued in March 2012, but that it had not yet been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review under Executive Order 12866