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GAO examines geographic variation in private payer spending on high-cost procedures
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2015

On January 28, 2015, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report entitled "Private Health Insurance: Geographic Variation in


Territories not bound by key ACA insurance market provisions
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2014

CMS has reversed course on the applicability of certain ACA provisions to health insurance issuers in the territories. While HHS previously used the


Circuit split on availability of ACA tax credits in federal Exchanges
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2014

As has been widely reported, on July 22, 2014, two circuit court panels handed down conflicting decisions on whether ACA insurance premium tax


GAO reviews financial characteristics of applicants for Medicaid nursing home coverage
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2014

The GAO has issued a report entitled "Medicaid: Financial Characteristics of Approved Applicants and Methods Used to Reduce Assets to Qualify for


CMS extends deadline for individuals to enroll in health insurance through exchanges
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2014

CMS has extended the Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance enrollment period for individuals (1) who have had difficulty signing up for a health


Obama Administration continues to update ACA Insurance Exchange and health plan regulations
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2014

The Administration has issued numerous regulations recently that make additional changes to operational policies, payment provisions, and other


CMS releases subregulatory guidance on ACA insurance coverage, exchange issues
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2014

Recent CMS subregulatory guidance and related announcements regarding ACA insurance coverage and insurance exchange issues include the following: On


Hardship exemption for individuals with cancelled insurance policies
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2014

The Obama Administration has announced a "hardship" exemption for certain individuals who have been notified that their individual health insurance


CMS proposes 2015 funding methodology for ACA Basic Health Program
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2014

CMS has published its proposed methodology and data sources necessary to determine federal payment amounts made to states that elect to establish a


CMS proposes removing 10 Medicare national coverage policies
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2013

CMS has proposed removing 10 longstanding Medicare national coverage determinations (NCDs) under an expedited process outlined in an August 7, 2013