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Florida Bill would allow policyholders to use viatical settlement proceeds to pay for Medicaid-covered long-term care
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2013

On January 24, 2013, Florida Representative Jimmy T. Patronis (R) filed House Bill 535 (the "Bill"), which, among other things, would allow owners of


BCBS of MI antitrust case dropped
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2013

On March 25, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the State of Michigan agreed to dismiss an antitrust case against Blue Cross Blue Shield of


Update your “grandfathered” HIPAA Business Associate Agreements by September 23
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

In January 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published its "Final Rule" implementing provisions of the Health Information


CMS proposed cuts to Medicare Advantage plans
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2014

On February 21, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposal to decrease payments to Medicare Advantage plans by 3.6 percent


OCR issues bulletin on privacy in emergency situations
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2014

In light of the recent Ebola cases, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") released a new bulletin, to


FDA proposes “modernizing” the regulation of Over-The-Counter drugs
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2014

Yesterday, the FDA published the attached Notice announcing that it was time to consider "Modernizing" (a euphemism for enhancing the FDA's regulatory


Company to pay $6.8 million for HIPAA breach
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2014

Triple-S Management Corporation, a Puerto Rican insurance company, reports that the Puerto Rico Health Insurance Administration will impose a $6.8


FDA: industry must address cybersecurity risks for medical devices.
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2014

On October 1, 2014 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized guidance on recommendations to manufacturers for managing cybersecurity risks to


CMS proposes changes to the home health face-to-face encounter requirement
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2014

On July 7, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") published a proposed rule updating the Home Health Prospective Payment System


Long term care insurance: policy provisions in dispute
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2014

Long term care ("LTC") insurance has been and will continue to be a focus of attention for the plaintiffs' bar and state and federal regulators. LTC