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Announcement of Cover Florida participating health insurance companies delayed

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2008

Last August, Florida Governor Charlie Crist announced that nine health insurers submitted insurance coverage plans to provide healthcare insurance under the Cover Florida plan

House passes revised bailout bill

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2008

Last Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Senate’s revised version of the $700 billion bailout bill, H.R. 1424, by a vote of 263-171

Insurer to exclude nanotube and nanotechology from coverage

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2008

On October 2, 2008, Advisen reported that insurance company Continental Western Group (“CWG”) announced that it would exclude nanotube and nanotechnology from its coverage

The promise of the Obama health care plan: more health care coverage and more government regulation

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2008

As Barack Obama prepares to become our nation's 44th Chief Executive, he has reiterated time and again that one of his top priorities when he takes office will be to reform the nation's existing health care system, and make health insurance affordable and accessible for everyone

SCHIP Bill passed again by House

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 15 2009

On January 14, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (H.R. 2) (the “Act”) by a vote of 289-139

Massachusetts attorney general investigates health insurer and provider

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2009

The Boston Globe has reported that the Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Martha Coakley, has launched an investigation into Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Partners HealthCare

Missouri court of appeals finds no right of equitable contribution based on other insurance clauses

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2009

The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District recently held that a nurse's professional liability insurer was not liable for contribution to her employer's professional liability insurer after the latter settled a wrongful death claim involving the nurse

Recession will test Massachusetts’ mandatory health insurance program

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2009

As we previously reported here, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney signed a health care bill, known as 'An Act Providing Access to Affordable, Quality, Accountable Health Care' (the 'Act'), into law on April 12, 2006

UnitedHealthcare settles claims for $12 million

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2007

UnitedHealthcare, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, Inc., entered into a settlement agreement last month whereby it agreed to pay $12 million to the Attorneys General of 36 states and the District of Columbia

New York to create new workers’ compensation medical treatment regulations

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 7 2007

New York Superintendent of Insurance Eric R. Dinallo has asked the State’s Workers’ Compensation Board to create new regulations for workers’ compensation medical treatment using recently issued evidence-based guidelines