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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


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


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


CMS proposed cuts to Medicare Advantage plans
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2014

On February 21, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposal to decrease payments to Medicare Advantage plans by 3.6 percent


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


New guidance issued on “fixed indemnity” insurance benefits under Affordable Care Act
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2013

When the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) was enacted in 1996, it exempted coverage of “excepted benefits” from its


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


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


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