We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 82

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


New research shows vaccine may help mesothelioma victims
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Netherlands
  • March 10 2010

Research carried out by a team at the Erasmus Medical Centre in the Netherlands on ten people with malignant mesothelioma has shown that a vaccine may aid victims of the disease


Last week in DC: the healthcare reform debate March 8, 2010
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2010

Democrats moved steadily forward last week on their reinvigorated efforts to enact comprehensive healthcare reform, as the White House specified its procedural preferences and Congressional leaders continued to hammer out policy provisions


The healthcare reform debate December 21, 2009
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2009

Healthcare reform efforts were marked with uncertainty and skepticism in the Senate last week, as Democratic leaders continued their scramble to reach a consensus on the controversial bill before Christmas


Court examines duty to defend funeral homes accused of participation in organ harvesting
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2009

A federal judge in Pennsylvania recently examined whether an insurer must defend a crematorium and funeral home against several lawsuits alleging that they participated in an organ harvesting scheme


Partial repeal of McCarran-Ferguson Act dropped from Senate Health Reform Bill
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2009

Media reports indicate that Senator Patrick Leahy’s (D-VT) amendment to repeal the antitrust exemption under the McCarran-Ferguson Act for health insurers and medical malpractice insurers, has been removed from the latest version of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (H.R. 3590


Last week in DC: the healthcare reform debate February 22, 2010
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2010

With Congress in recess last week, the White House worked behind the scenes to craft a healthcare reform bill that will be used as a basis for moving forward during the bipartisan healthcare summit scheduled for this week


Last week in DC: news from Capitol Hill and the Department of Health and Human Services - April 19, 2010
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2010

After weeks of uncertainty, Congress finally cleared a federal program extension bill last week that will prevent Medicare physician payment cuts


Business associate regulations effective; enforcement uncertain
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2010

New requirements making the HIPAA privacy and security rules applicable to business associates of healthcare entities became effective on February 17, 2010


Chinese drywall - Chinese President says that he will look into drywall responsibility
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • China, USA
  • April 21 2010

United States Senator Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) reports that, this week, Chinese president Hu Jintao told him this week that he would investigate problems with Chinese manufactured drywall