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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

Videocast: PPACA and Healthcare Reform Statutes Fraud and Abuse Provisions: Impact On Providers
Posted on 13 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

The Healthcare Reform Legislation passed earlier this year has historical significance for its expansion of access to health insurance coverage to more than 35 million Americans who have not had health insurance in the past. Implementation of the provisions... 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

Employers Must Provide Private Space and Time Breaks for Employees who Express Breast Milk under Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act/FLSA
Posted on 20 Sep 2010 by Bullivant Houser Bailey PC

By Brian K. Keeley NEW FEDERAL LAW. Washington and Nevada employers need to be particularly aware of an important new development arising out of the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (recently signed by President Obama)("Federal... 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

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

DLA Piper - Health Care at the Crossroads: The Supreme Court's Decision on the Affordable Care Act
Posted on 11 Jul 2012 by DLA Piper

On Thursday, June 28, the United States Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated decision on the constitutionality of portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ( Nat. Fed'n of Indep. Bus. v. Sebelius , together with Florida v. Dept. of HHS and... Read More

SCOTUS Obamacare Ruling In (Mostly) Plain English
Posted on 29 Jun 2012 by Philip Miles

The Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion on "Obamacare" (aka Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act): National Federation of Independent Business, et al. v. Sebelius (opinion here) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers... 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

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

Judge Declines to Dismiss Health Care Lawsuit-Plaintiffs Cannot Afford To Buy A Car and Health Insurance-Legal News Podcast
Posted on 2 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

A Pennsylvania federal judge declines to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the Health Care Act, and, the 2nd Circuit affirms a ruling for a defendant in a copyright ownership dispute. Hear these and other stories from LexisNexis® Mealey's Publications... Read More