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Up next: HHS tackles health insurance exchanges
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2011

Health insurance exchanges state-based marketplaces where individuals and small employers may shop for health coverage are the centerpiece of the commercial health insurance reforms starting in 2014 under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”


King v. Burwell will the Supreme Court tip the ACA dominos? Part 2
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2015

In our previous blog post, we evaluated the legal issues at stake in King v. Burwell. We will now examine some of the ramifications of a Supreme


King v. Burwell will the Supreme Court tip the ACA dominos? Part 1
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

The health care industry has been closely watching four cases challenging whether federal subsidies could be used to reduce costs to consumers for


New rules proposed to prohibit persons connected with stop-loss insurance coverage from being health insurance exchange navigators; new disclosure requirements also proposed
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2013

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS"), part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, has proposed new rules to


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


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


Connecticut outlaws post-claim underwriting by health insurers
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2007

The Connecticut General Assembly recently enacted legislation (Public Act 07-113), signed into law by Governor M. Jodi Rell on June 12, to prohibit health insurers or HMOs (termed "health care centers" under Connecticut law) from engaging in the practice of "post-claim underwriting."


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


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


White House issues health reform progress report
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2012

In a January 18, 2012 report, the White House stated that all states have “taken some action to implement health reform,” and that 28 states and the District of Columbia are “on their way toward establishing their own Affordable Insurance Exchange.”