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Is it a violation to help?

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • May 30 2014

In a May 21, 2014, letter to the President of the American Hospital Association (AHA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary

Medicaid DSH: little-noticed CMS rule interpretation creates serious financial shortfalls for impacted hospitals

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 12 2013

In what may have been a largely unnoticed rule interpretation affecting hospitals that treat a high percentage of children in the Medicaid program

Medicaid: issues continue to arise following the Supreme Court decision

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2012

In the wake of June's Supreme Court opinion on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), government officials at the federal and state level and budget analysts have been thinking about implementation and analyzing the impact of the curve ball thrown by Chief Justice John Roberts and the majority of the Court as to implementation of Medicaid expansion

California providers turn the tables in out-of-network dispute with Aetna

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 19 2012

The California Medical Association is headlining a suit with several other medical societies and provider plaintiffs that sued Aetna in California state court on July 3, alleging that Aetna is retaliating against patients, physicians and out-of-network facilities alike for using out-of-network benefits

Supreme Court hears arguments on the constitutional challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2012

From March 26 to 28, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the 26-state challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or Act

PPACA -- OCIIO to launch insurance options portal

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2010

As required by PPACA, the initial phase of a federal web portal to "guide Americans through a comprehensive landscape of insurance options across the private and public sectors" is slated to go online July 1, 2010."

New federal oversight structure for insurance market reforms

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2010

As the first of what may be multiple new offices created to oversee implementation of health reform, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently established the Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (OCIIO) within HHS "to provide leadership for implementing the provisions of the health reform bill that address private insurance."

Medicare pays our claims so why don't you?

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2010

The market tension between providers and health plans appears to be intensifying as more providers drop network contracts and choose to serve patients on an out-of-network basis

COBRA subsidies and physician pay cuts: the February deadlines are fast approaching

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2010

Tucked deep within the U.S. Department of Defense Appropriations Act (H.R. 3326, Pub. L. 111-118), signed into law by the President on December 19, 2009 (hereinafter, the DOD Appropriations Act), are two provisions of note for the healthcare industry with important deadlines

Finance Committee plan drops public option; provides wiggle room for employer mandate

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2009

Bullet-point presentations currently circulating among members of the Senate Finance Committee offer a snapshot of the options and alternatives being considered for the Committee's reform bill which is slated for markup in mid-July, although this timing may shift