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Attention, health insurers: unique encryption requirements in NJ
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2015

Setting a new standard for encryption, New Jersey has enacted a new law (P.L. 2014, c. 88, codified at N.J. Stat. Ann. 56:8-196 -


New Jersey imposes unique encryption requirements
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2015

Effective August 1, 2015, New Jersey will require health insurance carriers authorized to issue health benefit plans in New Jersey to encrypt


Texas Supreme Court opens the door for patient-provider arbitration clauses
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2015

The Texas Supreme Court has recently ruled that patient arbitration agreements in Texas generally do not require a signature from the patient's


Doc Fix statute contains a lot more than SGR repeal
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2015

On April 16, 2015, the President signed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, commonly known as the "Doc Fix." As has been


Extending mental health parity to Medicaid and CHIP plans
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2015

CMS proposed rules published on April 10 in the Federal Register that could significantly impact the way behavioral health is treated under State


Starting a new business: what employers need to know about health benefits
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2015

Starting a new business can be very stressful, and with any successful business comes the added stress of hiring and retaining employees. To attract


EEOC proposes rule addressing incentives in employee wellness programs
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2015

On April 16, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a long-awaited proposed rule and supplemental guidance addressing


Navigating the maze of medical cannabis - uncertainty and the challenge of obtaining banking and insurance services for marijuana-related businesses
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2015

The current and two immediate past presidents have smoked it. As one leading expert commented during a congressional hearing, perhaps "marijuana is a


OCR expected to strengthen HIPAA enforcement in 2016
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2015

Two recent reports issued by the Office of Inspector General ("OIG") for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") recommended that


Federal Circuit affirms invalidity and non-infringement of patent for compound used to ameliorate effects of cancer treatment
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2015

On October 2, 2015, the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court's holding (1) that a substantially pure compound would have been obvious when a