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Foley & Lardner LLP: CMS Proposes Major Update to Medicaid Managed Care Regulations
Posted on 3 Jun 2015 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By Anil Shankar and Adam J. Hepworth The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released, on May 26, 2015, the a far-ranging proposal for revising the Medicaid managed care regulations (“ Proposed Rule ”). The number... Read More

Foley & Lardner LLP: CMS Proposes Major Update to Medicaid Managed Care Regulations
Posted on 3 Jun 2015 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By Anil Shankar and Adam J. Hepworth The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released, on May 26, 2015, the a far-ranging proposal for revising the Medicaid managed care regulations (“ Proposed Rule ”). The number... Read More

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

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

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

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 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

AHLA's Guide To Healthcare Legal Forms, Agreements, And Policies, First Edition with CD-ROM
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

Collected from expert health law attorneys and members of AHLA, this resource is designed to meet the needs of health law attorneys who must regularly create such documents for their clients. Conveniently organized by topic in a looseleaf format, AHLA’s... 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