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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

AHLA Long Term Care Handbook
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

This Task Force of distinguished long term care and healthcare law practitioners provides comprehensive coverage of regulatory and compliance issues, reviews numerous operational issues and examines key financial issues. The result is a thorough review... 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

Podcast - Changes to Medicare and Medicaid by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, with Mary Alice Jackson, Bradley Frigon and Stuart Zimring
Posted on 12 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

On this edition, Mary Alice Jackson, Bradley Frigon and Stuart Zimring discuss how the new law changes Part D coverage and how Medicare premiums are determined, tax issues created by the act such as the new Medicare tax on individuals and Medicaid issues... 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

Health Care Reform Requires Break Time for Nursing Moms
Posted on 19 Jan 2011 by Vandeventer Black LLP

By: Anne Bibeau Hidden deep within the incredibly voluminous health care reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”), is a provision that requires employers to provide reasonable break time for an employee to... 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

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

6th Circuit Hears Arguments in Health Care Lawsuit
Posted on 2 Jun 2011 by Cheryl Keely

CINCINNATI - (Mealey's) A panel of the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals yesterday heard oral arguments in a public interest law firm's appeal of the dismissal of its case challenging the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) (... 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

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