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New “Red Flag” identity theft Rules apply to healthcare providers

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2009

Physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers may not be aware that the federal Red Flag Rules, 16 C.F.R. 681 (the “Rules”), may apply to them

Grassley urges action on Sunshine Act; HHS awards new exchange grants

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2013

In a January 22 letter to the White House, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) bemoaned the administration’s continued delay in implementing the Physician

Final rules issued for breach of electronic health information

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2009

In the last week of August, the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") and the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") officially published their final rules concerning consumer notification of breaches of protected health information ("PHI"

Mandatory September 30, 2009 registration deadline approaches for insurers subject to new Medicare reporting requirements

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2009

The Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (S. 2499) (the “Act”), signed into law on December 29, 2007, contains a new mandatory reporting requirement for insurers covering medical expenses

HITECH's new requirements for business associates of health insurers are in effect

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2010

Many people and entities that conduct business with health insurance carriers are subject to newly effective federal regulations that expand the privacy and security requirements of HIPAA

HITECH Act's expanded legal obligations are in effect for business associates of healthcare entities

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2010

Many people and entities that conduct business with healthcare entities are subject to newly effective federal regulations that expand the privacy and security requirements of HIPAA

Extraterritorial applicability of Medicare secondary payer reporting requirements to foreign insurers

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2010

All US insurance companies that make direct claims payments to US residents who are Medicare beneficiaries are, or will soon be, required by Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (P.L. 110-173) (Section 111) to report these payments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS

Changes affecting private insurance plans and issuers

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

President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on March 23, 2010 and the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act on March 30, 2010 (collectively, the "Act"

The role of reinsurance in establishing the new regime

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

Reinsurance will play a key role in establishing the new regime contemplated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Reconciliation Act of 2010

Provider reimbursement changes in healthcare reform law

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 11 2010

The new healthcare reform law - Public Laws (PL) 111-148 and 111-152 - make numerous changes to the ways Medicare and Medicaid reimburse healthcare providers