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Foley & Lardner LLP: The Medicaid Fraud Control Units: Fiscal Year 2014 Report
Posted on 3 Jun 2015 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By Judith A. Waltz The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG) has released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Annual Report (Report) on the performance of the Medicaid Fraud Control Units (MFCUs) (OEI-06-15-00010... 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

9th Circuit Affirms Plaintiffs Lack Standing To Challenge Health Care Act
Posted on 15 Aug 2011 by Cheryl Keely

SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) A panel of the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 13 affirmed a lower court ruling that plaintiffs challenging the Patient Protection and Affordable Act (PPACA) lacked standing to challenge the act because they... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Substantial Progress on Affordable Care Act Health Plan Benchmarks
Posted on 12 Oct 2012 by State Net

The Affordable Care Act requires states to provide a minimum package of services called "essential health benefits" (EHBs), and the Department of Health and Human Services is allowing each state to model its EHB plan after an existing small... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: More Guidance Provided on State Health Insurance Exchanges
Posted on 6 Sep 2011 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Marla G. Roshkoff and Edward I. Leeds Following up on guidance issued last month, the Department of Health and Human Services has proposed two new sets of regulations and the Department of the Treasury has proposed one on the state-based health... Read More