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Supreme Court Blocks Enforcement Of Birth Control Mandate
Posted on 27 Jan 2014 by Cheryl Keely

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 24 enjoined the federal government from enforcing the birth control mandate contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) against an order of Catholic nuns... Read More

Supreme Court Justice Halts Birth Control Mandate For Catholic Group
Posted on 2 Jan 2014 by Cheryl Keely

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Dec. 31 temporarily blocked the federal government from enforcing the birth control mandate contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) against... Read More

Virginia Seeking U.S. Supreme Court Review Of Dismissal Of Health Care Act Challenge
Posted on 3 Oct 2011 by Cheryl Keely

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The Commonwealth of Virginia on Sept. 30 filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court, saying that the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals erred in finding that Virginia lacked standing to challenge... Read More

AHLA's Federal Healthcare Laws & Regulations 2009-2010 Ed. with August 2010 Update
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

This comprehensive and up-to-date 3 volume compilation incorporates the most significant and timely federal statutes and regulations for the healthcare practitioner, including the HITECH Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, and the Family... Read More

Fulbright & Jaworski: "GAO Issues Report Estimating PPACA Effect on Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage"
Posted on 24 Aug 2012 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Mark Faccenda On August 13, 2012, the U.S. Government Accountability Office ("GAO") issued a report in which it determined that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's ("PPACA") immediate effect on employer-sponsored... Read More

AHLA Health Plans Contracting Handbook: A Guide For Payors And Providers, Fifth Edition with CD-ROM
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

The Health Plans Contracting Handbook traces the managed care contracting process from preparing to negotiate the contract, to formation and implementation, to termination issues. It identifies key questions typically encountered in preparing such agreements... Read More

Judge Who Found Health Reform Law Unconstitutional Issues Stay to Government Pending Appeal
Posted on 6 Mar 2011 by Cheryl Keely

PENSACOLA, Fla. - (Mealey's) A Florida federal judge who declared the federal health care reform law unconstitutional responded March 3 to a federal government motion to clarify by issuing a stay pending an immediate appeal ( State of Florida, et... Read More

Virginia Challenge To Health Care Reform Act Derailed By 4th Circuit
Posted on 8 Sep 2011 by Cheryl Keely

RICHMOND, Va. - (Mealey's) A Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Sept. 8 reversed a lower court ruling holding that the individual mandate provision contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was unconstitutional... Read More

More States Seek to Join Fight Against Health Care Reform - LexisNexis® Legal News Podcast
Posted on 25 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

Six more states seek to join the Attorneys General challenge to the Health Care Act, and, the U.S. Supreme Court says it will not hear an appeal in a defective window case. Hear these and other stories from LexisNexis® Mealey's Publications. Copyright©... Read More

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