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CMS unveils website and call center for exchanges; CMS releases proposed rule on exchange operation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2013

On June 24, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled a revised HealthCare.gov website and a 24-hour-a-day consumer call center to


New ACOs approved; more states receive approval for exchanges
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2013

On January 10, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced that it had approved 106 new accountable care organizations (ACOs


Fiscal cliff deal includes temporary “doc fix” for 2013
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2013

As all are aware, on New Year's Day, the Senate and the House of Representatives approved a bill to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. The "American


New HIPAA regulations released
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2013

On January 17, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released final regulations implementing changes to HIPAA mandated by the HITECH


CMS releases shop program rule; White House memorandum updates exchange progress
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2013

On May 31, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule on the Small Business Health Options Program, part of the


HHS releases proposed rules to implement PPACA reforms; number of Medicare ACOs expected to double
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2012

On November 20, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued three proposed rules to implement core provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA


Supreme Court review of PPACA to cover multiple issues
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court's upcoming review of the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, announced on November 14, will cover several distinct legal issues arising out of different provisions of the health reform law


Senate Subcommittee holds hearing on healthcare data breaches
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2011

The Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law, chaired by Minnesota Senator Al Franken, held a hearing on November 9 to discuss data breaches and how the healthcare industry can better protect electronic health data


HHS releases other 2012 fee schedules
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

Also on November 1, CMS released several other fee schedules for calendar year 2012, accompanied by numerous rule changes and new quality measurement programs


White House issues health reform progress report
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2012

In a January 18, 2012 report, the White House stated that all states have “taken some action to implement health reform,” and that 28 states and the District of Columbia are “on their way toward establishing their own Affordable Insurance Exchange.”