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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


The promise of the Obama health care plan: more health care coverage and more government regulation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2008

As Barack Obama prepares to become our nation's 44th Chief Executive, he has reiterated time and again that one of his top priorities when he takes office will be to reform the nation's existing health care system, and make health insurance affordable and accessible for everyone


Massachusetts attorney general investigates health insurer and provider
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2009

The Boston Globe has reported that the Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Martha Coakley, has launched an investigation into Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Partners HealthCare


Missouri court of appeals finds no right of equitable contribution based on other insurance clauses
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2009

The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District recently held that a nurse's professional liability insurer was not liable for contribution to her employer's professional liability insurer after the latter settled a wrongful death claim involving the nurse


SCHIP Bill passed again by House
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2009

On January 14, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (H.R. 2) (the “Act”) by a vote of 289-139


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”


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


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


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