The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously decided, in Coventry Health Care of Missouri, Inc. v. Nevils, that the Federal Employees Health Benefits Act
To provide health benefits to federal employees, the Federal Employees Health Benefits Act (FEHBA) authorizes the Office of Personnel Management to
When a TCPA plaintiff agreed to the terms of her health insurance plan - including a provision that the insurer could share her phone number with
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri has ruled, in I.S. v. The Washington University, that, despite the fact that the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) does not contain a private right of action, a state-law negligence per se tort claim may be based on a violation of HIPAA’s privacy rules.
On June 14, 2011, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri declined to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over a Plaintiff’s state law negligence per se claim premised on Washington University’s (Defendant) alleged violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Missouri voters during yesterday's election rejected the implementation of a federal mandate requiring mandatory health coverage in the state, starting 2014.
Earlier this year, Missouri State Representative Brian Yates, Chairman of the Insurance Policy Committee of the Missouri House of Representatives, introduced H.