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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Physicians in Whistleblower Suits Need Not Exhaust Peer Review Remedies
Posted on 27 May 2014 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

A recent decision of the California Supreme Court removed a long-standing procedural limitation on physician suits against hospitals arising from peer review actions. In the recent decision, the California Supreme Court held that a physician need not... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Can California Rescue the Affordable Care Act?
Posted on 28 Sep 2012 by State Net

While national candidates wage a war of words and half-truths on health issues, a handful of states, led by California, are charging ahead to implement the key feature of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), widely viewed as the signal achievement of Barack... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Health Care Reform Law Doesn't Halt Major Rate Hikes
Posted on 5 Feb 2013 by State Net

One of the main objectives of the Affordable Care Act was to stem the rising cost of health insurance for American consumers. But that hasn't stopped health insurance companies from seeking and obtaining big premium increases across the country. In... Read More