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Global Government Solutions 2016: Mid-Year Outlook
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia, Canada, European Union, Germany, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 1 2016

As we issue this 2016 Mid-Year Outlook, the global community has begun to wrestle in earnest with the momentous political, economic, and doing


Sidley Global Insurance Review - March 2017
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • European Union, Germany, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 30 2017

The insurance industry has a global reach. Insurers and reinsurers are critically important to the world economy. They assume and transfer all manner


FTC continues crackdown on unlawful collective fee negotiations
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2009

The Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) aggressive enforcement of the antitrust laws regarding collective fee negotiations continued this month when the FTC sued a California independent practice association (IPA) for allegedly fixing the prices charged to healthcare insurers


Repeal of Antitrust Immunity for Insurers: What Does It Mean?
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

Insurers are among a handful of industries, including Major League Baseball, that have a special exemption from the federal antitrust laws, the


Deceptive Claims in Healthcare: Takeaways From the ULIC Settlement
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2017

To the wealth of issues confronting the insurance industry with the new Trump Administration, we can add the old and established concerns about


House votes to eliminate antitrust exemption for health insurers
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2017

While the House of Representatives put repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on hold last week, it passed legislation that would eliminate the


Texas hospital accused of orchestrating an insurer boycott of competitor agrees to pay $700,000 to settle with Texas AG
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2009

In a time of economic crisis, when hospitals, like most other businesses, are struggling to operate within a constrained budget, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System (“Memorial Hermann”) agreed Jan. 26, 2009 to pay $700,000 to settle claims of the Texas Attorney General alleging that Memorial Hermann orchestrated an agreement among health plans not to do business with a new competitor, Town and County Hospital (“Town and Country”


DOJ and FTC announce proactive approach to monitoring post-Affordable Care Act antitrust compliance at joint workshop
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2015

On February 24 and 25, the DOJ and FTC held their second joint workshop to examine the state of health care competition in the United States. The


Congress begins with renewed efforts to repeal insurer’s antitrust exemption
  • Dickinson Wright
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

Early into the 114th Congress, multiple bills have already been introduced that would repeal the insurance industry's limited antitrust exemption


Supreme Court to hear oral arguments on ACA tax subsidies; IRS issues guidance on Cadillac tax, publishes health insurance providers tax regulations
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 2 2015

On Wednesday, March 4, the attention of many lawmakers will turn to the Supreme Court, where oral arguments are slated for the statutory