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Is it a violation to help?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • 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


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."


Second policy options paper offers details for reforming everything including the kitchen sink
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2009

On May 11, 2009, the second of three expected policy options papers on health system reform was released by the Senate Finance Committee


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


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."


Healthcare coverage in a post-reform world
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2009

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee has released a 615-page working "draft of a draft" of its legislative proposal for expanding access and coverage entitled the "American Health Choices Act" along with a 34-page narrative detailing various legislative options for consideration by the Committee


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


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


Susan Feigin Harris
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP