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LexisNexis® Insurance Law Community Podcast featuring Susan Voss, President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Posted on 8 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff

On this edition, LexisNexis Insurance Law Community Manager Karen Yotis talks with Susan E. Voss, Commissioner of the Iowa Insurance Division and President of the NAIC, discusses the recent commissioners conference, health care reform issues, financial... Read More

New Appleman Premium Online Checklists - § 1.01C Compliance Checklist: Complying With Life and Health Insurance Agent/Producer and Adjuster Licensing Requirements
Posted on 20 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

New Appleman Premium Online Checklists - § 1.01C Compliance Checklist: Complying With Life and Health Insurance Agent/Producer and Adjuster Licensing Requirements , is one of the 150 compliance checklists in New Appleman Premium Online Checklists... Read More

Highlights of the Winter 2011 Issue of New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law
Posted on 20 Dec 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

The Winter 2011 issue of New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issus in Insurance Law features three timely articles of significant importance: • The Supreme Court's 2011 Class Action Decisions: Their Impact on Insurance Class Actions... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal Legislative Updates: Health and Homeowner’s Insurance
Posted on 6 May 2013 by State Net

BUSINESS: MARYLAND Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) signs SB 446, legislation that bars insurers from denying or canceling a homeowner's or renter's policy solely because the consumer does not also have their car insured with that company, or vice... Read More

Manulife, Munich Re Team Up to Tap Hong Kong's Changing Health Care Market
Posted on 28 May 2010 by Rebecca Ng

By Rebecca Ng, News Editor, A.M. Best HONG KONG (BestWire) - Proposed government-driven medical reforms together with an aging population and rising medical costs in Hong Kong is generating a new business model for group life and medical insurance... Read More

Health Insurance at the Intersection of State and Federal Regulation: Confused Regulation of ERISA Fully Insured MEWAs
Posted on 21 Jan 2012 by R. Dean Conlin

By R. Dean Conlin, Partner, Locke, Lord, Bissell & Liddell, L.P. Small employers have struggled to have the same funding and plan design flexibility and uniform plan coverage for group health insurance as larger employers. A fully insured, multiple... Read More

Purchasing Health Insurance Through an Exchange: Implications for Large Employers
Posted on 6 Sep 2011 by Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

By Vanessa A. Scott and Carol A. Weiser, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP The Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Treasury, respectively, have issued guidance on (1) the ability of individuals and small employers to purchase health... Read More

Health Care Reform Scores a Victory: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s Individual Mandate Upheld by Sixth Circuit
Posted on 2 Jul 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

Sutherland Legal Alert - New Rules for Summaries of Health Benefits and Coverage
Posted on 19 Sep 2011 by Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

By Carol Weiser and Vanessa Scott, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Proposed regulations on, and a proposed template for, the Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) required by section 2715 of the Public Health Service Act (PHSA), as added by the... Read More

Ballard Spahr Legal Alert: HHS Releases FAQs on Essential Health Benefits
Posted on 19 Mar 2012 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Edward I. Leeds and Clifford J. Schoner On February 17, 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a set of FAQs concerning the Essential Health Benefits Bulletin it issued on December 16, 2011. The FAQs offer new guidance... Read More

The Third Burning of Washington: Uncivil Health Care Wars Continue
Posted on 21 Feb 2012 by Alvin D. Lurie

By Alvin D. Lurie Historical Headnote: Washington has been burned twice before - once 197 years ago literally, by the enemy from without, when the British burned the White House and the U.S. Capitol during the War of 1812; and once metaphorically... Read More

LexisNexis® Legal News Podcast - Health Care Reform Takes a Hit - Court Rules Individual Mandate Violates Commerce Clause
Posted on 20 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

A Pennsylvania federal judge finds the individual mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act violates the Constitution, Goudy-Bachman v. United States HHS, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 102897 (M.D. Pa. Sept. 13, 2011) , and, a California federal... Read More

Legal News Podcast - Divided 7th Circuit: Elimination Of Retiree Health Benefit Doesn't Violate ERISA
Posted on 17 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

A Virginia federal judge finds Viagra patents are valid and infringed, and the 7th Circuit holds in John Sullivan, et al. v. CUNA Mutual Insurance Society, et al., No. 10-1558, 7th Cir.; 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 16413 , that elimination of a retiree health... Read More