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House Subcommittee approves draft of permanent “doc fix”; CMS imposes temporary moratoria on home health agencies and ambulance suppliers and providers
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2013

On July 23, the U.S. House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee approved draft legislation that would reform Medicare's


Supreme Court on health reform and patent case budget transportation programs FCC reform cybersecurity
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2012

With a two-week recess looming and the 2012 elections coming ever more into focus, Congress addressed a temporary fix on a critical deadline and set the stage for the budget debate, tax reform and other key considerations to be taken up over the Spring and Summer as it completed its most recent work period late last week


Kentucky introduces a bill allowing policyholders to use life settlement proceeds to pay for Medicaid-covered long-term care
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2013

On February 11, 2013, Kentucky Representative Robert R. Damron (D) introduced House Bill 314 (the "Bill") which, among other things, allows owners of


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


Myriad loses again method claims are invalid under Alice
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2014

By now, the patent and biotech communities are well-versed in the line of Supreme Court and Federal Circuit decisions concerning Myriad Genetics, Inc


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 -


Medical marijuana apps illegal communication facilities or the next big thing?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2015

A number of recent news articles have discussed the increased activity in the area of technology companies that facilitate the delivery of medical


Highlights of the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) spring meeting in Charleston, South Carolina, February 27 to March 1, 2015
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2015

The Property and Casualty Insurance Committee adopted an amended 2014 NCOIL Model Act Regarding Medicaid Interception of


OIG issues favorable advisory opinion regarding patient assistance program
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2015

On January 5, HHS Office of the Inspector General ("OIG") issued a favorable advisory opinion regarding a non-profit, tax-exempt, charitable


HHS announces timeline for Medicare payment reform
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2015

On January 26, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") announced the timeline to transition doctors and hospitals into a new