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Congressional research unveils missed reform deadlines

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 12 2010

Also in early October, the non-partisan research arm of Congress - the Congressional Research Service (CRS) - released a memorandum stating that HHS did not meet seven of 22 recent deadlines regarding the implementation of the new healthcare reform law

Judge allows healthcare reform challenge to move forward

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 25 2010

On October 14, a federal judge declined to dismiss two of the six claims in a healthcare reform lawsuit filed by 20 states

Healthcare law faces legal challenges

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2010

On December 13, U.S. District Court Judge Henry E. Hudson struck down a key component of the new healthcare reform law (Public Laws 111-148 and 111-152) the individual mandate that all Americans have health insurance coverage

Additional grants announced for primary & preventative care

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 8 2010

Also in the last week of October, HHS announced the availability of grants for health information centers and community health centers

Healthcare news from Capitol Hill and the Department of Health and Human Services August 30, 2010

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 30 2010

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on August 18 that states have until September 24 to request an extension of the enhanced Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) - the federal government's share of Medicaid funding

CMS proposes changes to “36 month rule” for Home Health

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2010

In late July, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule for the Medicare Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) Rate Update for Calendar Year 2011

Medicare physician payment debate awaits in lame duck session

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2010

Earlier this year, Congress enacted a short-term fix to ensure that physicians did not see drastic reductions in their Medicare reimbursements - an issue that has been plaguing lawmakers and physicians alike for years, due to a payment formula that has routinely scheduled reimbursement reductions

CMS administrator touts creation of innovation center

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 25 2010

In other healthcare reform news, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Donald Berwick spent time on October 18 promoting a provision of the healthcare reform law - Public Law 111-148 - that will establish a new Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMI

Impact of the election on healthcare reform

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 8 2010

The November 2 midterm congressional elections resulted in a change in leadership in the House of Representatives, where Republicans are poised to take control of the chamber when the 112th Congress convenes in early January 2011

NYID implements “prior approval” of health insurance rates

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2010

Effective October 1, 2010, the New York Insurance Department (the "Department") has authority to review health insurance rate requests before they go into effect