We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search

Clear all

Refine your search

Tags

20 results found

Article

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 31 Jan 2017

Why HIPAA Compliance Matters: How a “small” breach can yield a large fine

The New Year continues as the old ended, with HIPAA enforcement actions. On Jan. 11, 2017, MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico (MAPFRE Life)

Article

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 3 Jan 2013

Employer excise taxes under health care reform contraceptive coverage mandate, new proposed regulations and HHS due process and privacy report deadline was 1113

As you may have heard, the U.S Supreme Court denied Hobby Lobby an injunction against the PPACA contraceptive coverage mandate. Employers who maintain

Article

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 7 Mar 2012

Health care plan summary of benefits and coverage distribution deadline quickly approaching for employers

Employers who maintain health plans may recall from our prior blogs that they would soon need to address the new Summary of Benefits and Coverage (“SBC”), although urgent action would need to wait until the issuance of final guidance.

Article

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 22 Nov 2011

HIPAA audit program launched by HHS

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) recently posted on its website a formal announcement about a new audit program under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) that it was launching.

Article

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 9 Nov 2011

Health care shared responsibility’s missing link reconciliation with the employer

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) shared responsibility provisions require speculation about whether health care coverage will be affordable for an individual.

Article

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 19 Oct 2011

Class dismissed no actuarially sound federal long-term care program developed

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act gave the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, a hefty to-do list.

Article

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 12 Sep 2011

Health care plan annual enrollment triage: the summary of benefits and coverage standards have not been issued yet and may just have to wait

MASH taught us how to do triage, and MacGyver taught us to creatively think our way out of an impossible situation.

Article

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 16 Aug 2011

11th Circuit Court of Appeals rules individual mandate unconstitutional, but rest of health reform law is severable from mandate

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta on Friday ruled, in the 26-state challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in Florida v, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, that the health care reform law’s requirement that nearly all Americans have health insurance is unconstitutional. This

Article

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 8 Aug 2011

PPACA standards for coverage of preventive care extended to contraceptives

On Monday, August 1, 2011, the Obama administration announced new guidelines that require health care plans to cover certain women’s preventive services, including birth control and voluntary sterilization.

Article

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 26 Jul 2011

Being culturally and linguistically appropriate in health claims and appeals

Most everyone wants to be culturally appropriate.

Previous page 1 2