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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

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

AHA letter calls for medical loss ratio rule changes

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2011

In a comment letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the American Hospital Association has asked that the final medical loss ratio (MLR) rules under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act be changed

Georgia insurance commissioner issues statement on PPACA

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2011

On February 1, Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens issued the following statement regarding the recent Florida court decision holding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act unconstitutional

Georgia Insurance Commissioner issues statement on PPACA

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2011

On February 1, Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens issued the following statement regarding the recent Florida court decision holding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act unconstitutional

More than 1,000 waivers of PPACA provision granted

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2011

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has approved more than 1,000 one-year waivers of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) provision that restricts annual limits for essential benefits

Georgia seeks waiver of medical loss ratio requirements

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2011

Georgia has become the sixth state to apply for a waiver of the medical loss ratio (MLR) requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA

Maine obtains waiver of medical loss ratio requirement; Florida requests waiver

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2011

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has granted the State of Maine's request for a waiver of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) requirement that individual health insurance plan issuers spend at least 80 of premiums on medical care or quality improvements