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Connecticut insurance producers take note: long-term care insurance and the duty to advise
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2013

Insurance producers selling life and health insurance in Connecticut are increasingly involved in advising on their clients' long-term care needs, i


Proposed bill would eliminate Stark Law exception for some services; Oregon exchange won’t be completely ready by deadline; “Doc Fix” bill advances in house
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2013

The "Promoting Integrity in Medicare Act of 2013," introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on August 1, would eliminate one of the Stark


Administration proposes regulatory fix; house passes the “Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013”
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2013

Last week, following outrage over the cancellation of insurance plans that do not meet the minimum requirements set forth under the Affordable Care


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


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


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


Congress enacts a “SMART” solution to Medicare secondary payer act problems
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

On December 21, 2012, the United States Senate passed H.R. 1845, the Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers ("SMART") Act. The SMART Act was


Federal government to operate exchanges in 26 states
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2013

February 15 was the deadline for each state to elect whether to operate its own health insurance exchange (or "marketplace," the term that the


New Jersey policyholder’s fraud claims alleging insurance company failed to disclose a “death spiral” barred by the “filed rate” doctrine
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2010

In Clark v. Prudential Ins. Company of America, 2010 WL 3522223 (D. N.J. September 9, 2010), a New Jersey resident filed a class action against Prudential, alleging common law and statutory fraud arising out of her purchase and subsequent renewal of a Comprehensive Health Insurance Policy (“CHIP”


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