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Introduction to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010
Posted on 13 Sep 2010 by Timothy S. Jost

By Timothy S. Jost, Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law The health care reform legislation adopted by Congress consists of the (originally) 2409 page Senate "Patient Protection and Affordable... Read More

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Legal Alert: PPACA Rules on Preexisting Condition Exclusions, Lifetime and Annual Limits, Rescissions of Coverage, and Patient Protections Issued
Posted on 1 Jul 2010 by CarolWeiserJameyMedlinVanessaScott

By Carol A. Weiser, Jamey A. Medlin, and Vanessa A. Scott, Attorneys, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP On June 22, 2010, the tri-agency task force 1 charged with drafting regulations under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA... Read More

ACLJ Files Second Lawsuit Asking Federal Court to Block HHS Mandate for Illinois Company
Posted on 10 Oct 2012 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Law Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), a pro-life legal organization that focuses on constitutional law, has filed a second federal lawsuit challenging the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate that violates... Read More

AHLA Legal Issues in Healthcare Fraud and Abuse, Third Edition
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

Legal Issues in Healthcare Fraud & Abuse, Third Edition is a guidebook for healthcare providers, consultants, and attorneys, and describes the broad spectrum of laws and legal theories, as well as the principles used by the government to enforce its... Read More

Health Care Reform Event on martindale.com Connected
Posted on 14 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

HEALTH CARE REFORM The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) along with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 is a product of the health care reform agenda of the Democratic 111th Congress and the Obama administration... Read More

4th Circuit Considers If Dismissal Of Health Care Law Challenge Appropriate
Posted on 11 May 2011 by Cheryl Keely

RICHMOND, Va. - (Mealey's) A group of plaintiffs in Virginia, including a private Christian university, argued before the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on May 10 that a lower court erred in finding that Congress acted within its power in enacting... Read More

6th Circuit Finds Individual Mandate In Health Care Act Constitutional
Posted on 29 Jun 2011 by Cheryl Keely

CINCINNATI -- (Mealey's) The individual mandate contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is a valid exercise of Congress' power under the commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution, a Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals... Read More

Louisell & Williams, Medical Malpractice
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

The most frequently cited and respected authority in the field, this national treatise includes the most comprehensive treatment of medical malpractice law, litigation techniques and current developments in the field, both at the state and national levels... Read More

Health Care Reform Special Alert
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

LexisNexis' new Health Care Reform Special Alert provides insightful, expert analysis of the most far reaching and complicated piece of federal legislation passed in over 50 years, The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The Health Care Reform... Read More

Federal Judge to Miss. Lt. Gov.: No Class Action Standing to Challenge Obamacare–Legal News Podcast
Posted on 10 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

A Mississippi federal judge dismisses a Health Care Act lawsuit for lack of standing, and, the 2nd Circuit affirms that a couple lacked sufficient evidence to support claims that a company's discharge of molasses violated the Clean Water Act. Hear... Read More

Health System Reform: An Implementation Checklist for Hospitals
Posted on 9 Sep 2010 by McDermott Will & Emery

In the months since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was enacted, hospital and health system senior management have been inundated with advisories, articles, and seminars summarizing the provisions of the health care reform law and its cadre... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: State and Federal Governments Struggle Over Health Care
Posted on 14 May 2013 by State Net

By Lou Cannon The Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration's vaunted plan for overhauling the nation's health care system, will cost more, insure fewer people and probably take longer to implement than originally planned. States... Read More

Virginia’s Suit Challenging Health Care Act Continues
Posted on 2 Aug 2010 by Cheryl Keely

RICHMOND, Va. – (Mealey’s) Saying that no case from any federal appellate court has extended the commerce clause or tax clause of the U.S. Constitution to include the regulation of a person’s decision not to purchase a product, the federal... Read More

Legal News Podcast - Federal Judge Dismisses Religious Challenge to Health Care Reform Individual Mandate Requirement
Posted on 1 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

The U.S. Supreme Court reverses a California decision involving a minivan's seatbelts, Williamson v. Mazda Motor of Am., Inc., 2011 U.S. LEXIS 1711 (U.S. Feb. 23, 2011) , and a challenge to the Health Care Reform Act based on religious beliefs is... Read More