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Pennsylvania federal judge finds the individual mandate unconstitutional and strikes down closely related provisions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 14 2011

On September 13, 2011, a federal district court judge in Pennsylvania ruled that the individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional and that certain provisions closely linked to the individual mandate must also be struck down


Obama Administration asks Supreme Court to take up health reform case
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 11 2011

The Obama Administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to consider the constitutionality of the individual mandate, a provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that the Administration once referred to as the “linchpin” of the sweeping 2010 health reform law


Florida federal court finds Affordable Care Act unconstitutional
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 4 2011

A judge in Florida recently determined that health care reform legislation passed in 2010 is unconstitutional due to its individual insurance mandate


Key health law issues for 2011
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 11 2011

Throughout 2010 and continuing through the first quarter of 2011, we have seen the introduction of substantial, new developments in health care laws, policies and initiatives that will impact the health care sector through the remaining months of 2011 and beyond


CMS and OIG propose waivers of fraud and abuse laws for ACOs
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 12 2011

On April 7, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Office of Inspector General published proposed waivers of federal fraud and abuse lawsspecifically the Stark law, the federal anti-kickback statute and the CMP lawas they apply to certain financial arrangements between and among ACOs and their constituent providers and suppliers


Split decision: U.S. appellate court finds Health Reform Law is constitutional
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 1 2011

The Obama Administration enthusiastically embraced a legal victory yesterday when, in a 2-1 split decision, a federal appeals court panel upheld a lower federal court decision finding that the federal Health Reform Law is constitutional


Significant health reform ideas: Fiscal Commission Report may impact health policy
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 8 2010

The President's Fiscal Commission Report contains significant recommendations for health care policy that could yet influence policymakers


MedPAC makes recommendations to CMS on ACOs
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 7 2010

In a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regarding accountable care organizations (ACOs), the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission supported a two-sided financial risk model to give more ACOs more incentive to control spending


CMS expects to issue ACO rules by mid-January 2011
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 6 2010

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services officials announced they expect to issue proposed regulations for accountable care organizations (ACO) by mid-January 2011, and also revealed Medicare beneficiaries will be informed when they are assigned to an ACO


CMS proposes rule to pay hospitals for delivering quality care to inpatients
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 13 2011

Today, January 13, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule that would reward hospitals for providing safe and high quality patient care