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Locke Lord LLP | USA | 2 Jul 2010

New government healthcare website unveiled

On July 1, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services unveiled a new website, HealthCare.gov , to provide consumers with information on their rights and benefits under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Locke Lord LLP | USA | 28 Jun 2010

Healthcare news from Capitol Hill and the Department of Health and Human Services June 28, 2010

In advance of a June 18 deadline for comments, top hospital groups expressed strong opposition to proposed payment cuts issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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Locke Lord LLP | USA | 21 Jun 2010

Rhode Island imposes readability standards for health insurance policies

Effective August 31, 2010, the Rhode Island Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner ("OHIC") will impose a readability requirement for all health insurance policies to be readable at the eighth grade level measured by the Flesch-Kincade formula.

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Locke Lord LLP | United Kingdom | 17 Jun 2010

The Association of British Insurers consults on statement of best practice for critical illness cover

The Association of British Insurers (the ABI) has recently published a consultation paper on its statement of best practice for critical illness cover.

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Locke Lord LLP | USA | 8 Jun 2010

Federal funding for temporary high-risk insurance pool program to begin Summer 2010

In July 2010, some of the first money allocated by the new health care reform law will start flowing to states that have elected to participate in the federal temporary high-risk insurance pool program.

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Locke Lord LLP | Central & South America, Haiti | 3 Jun 2010

Microinsurance going macro, especially in Latin America

In the days after the January earthquake in Haiti, some staggering numbers were reported in the media.

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Locke Lord LLP | USA | 6 May 2010

New York Insurance Department’s proposed circular letter re: the federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008

On April 26, 2010, the New York Insurance Department (the "NYID") proposed a circular letter to provide additional guidance to insurers on the impact of the federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (the "Act").

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Locke Lord LLP | USA | 19 Apr 2010

New York seeks comments on draft regulation prohibiting use of discretionary clauses in life and health insurance policies

The New York Insurance Department has issued a proposed regulation that would prohibit life and health insurers from issuing policies that contain discretionary clauses (the "Proposed Regulation").

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Locke Lord LLP | USA | 15 Apr 2010

Iowa enacts law requiring 30-day rate hike notice from health insurers

On April 9, 2010, Iowa's governor Chet Culver signed measures (Senate File 2201) designed to create greater transparency and disclosure of health insurance premiums, and to expand the rights of consumers prior to any rate increases by insurance companies.

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Locke Lord LLP | USA | 15 Apr 2010

U.S. Senate fails to extend National Flood Insurance Program

As we previously reported here, the Senate voted to end floor debate on a bill that includes reinstating the National Flood Insurance Program ("NFIP") on Monday, April 12, 2010.

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