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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


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


OCR launches interactive HIPAA site for mobile health app developers
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2015

On October 5, 2015, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced the launch of a new platform for mobile health (mHealth) developers and others


Another health insurer tripped up by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts mandatory minimum benefits requirements
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2015

The Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General recently settled another in a series of cases in which a health insurer sold health care policies


New Texas medical stop-loss rules drafted by Texas Department of Insurance
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2015

Within an environment of increased federal and state regulatory emphasis on health insurance related issues arising due to the passage by the U.S


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


HHS proposes delaying ICD-10 compliance deadline, adopts unique health plan identifier
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2012

On April 9, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a proposed rule that would delay the compliance deadline for the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) diagnostic code set from October 1, 2013 to October 1, 2014