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Providers get rare win in new Texas law protecting out-of-network referrals
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

On June 1, 2015, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 574 into law protecting physicians and other providers from having their participating


Medicaid managed care Proposed Rules: the intersection of private insurance and government programs
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2015

Approximately a quarter of all Medicaid expenditures is spent on the more than half of all beneficiaries (approximately 39 million by 2011 figures


New Affordable Care Act fess impact group health plans in 2013 and 2014
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2013

On July 31, 2013, the first of various fees will be due that are imposed by the Affordable Care Act on self-insured group health plans andor issuers


Common control or overlapping ownership can change how to identify the "employer" for PPACA purposes
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2012

This is the third in a series of Executive Alerts in the Special Health Care Reform Series


Group health plan and insurance coverage: final guidance issued on summary of benefits and coverage
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2012

The U.S. Departments of the Treasury, Labor (DOL) and HHS (collectively, the "Departments") recently released final regulations governing the summary of benefits and coverage and the uniform glossary for group health plans and health insurance coverage


Ohio's ‘Healthcare Simplification Act' imposes new restrictions on provider contracting and credentialing
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2008

Ohio House Bill 125the ‘Healthcare Simplification Act'was unanimously approved by the Senate on March 11, 2008, and signed into law by Ohio Governor Ted Strickland on March 25, 2008


Small business health care tax credit
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2010

On Monday, May 17, 2010, the Internal Revenue Service released Notice 2010-44, providing additional guidance on the new health care tax credit for small businesses


Provider competition matterseven for “reference pricing”
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2014

In a recent blog post, three Federal Trade Commission (FTC) economists splashed some cold water on advocates of “reference pricing” that seem to


In “zombie” class action, Seventh Circuit requires plaintiffs to present evidence to prove home-state exception to CAFA jurisdiction
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2014

On Tuesday, the Seventh Circuit decided Myrick v. Wellpoint, Inc., Nos. 12-3882, 13-2230, 2014 WL 4073065 (Aug. 19, 2014), which highlights the


Stay tuned! Employer Mandate reporting requirements and enforcement delayed; silence on the Individual Mandate and Exchanges
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2013

On July 2, 2013, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced in its Treasury Notes blog that the Employer Mandate tax payment provisions and