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Brian K. French and Michele A. Masucci
U.S. House of Representatives Passes Health Care Reform Bill: Nationwide Physician Disclosure Obligations May Soon be a Reality

By Brian K. French and Michele A. Masucci, Partners, Nixon Peabody On Sunday, March 21, 2010, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the U.S. Senate health care reform bill and a reconciliation package that resolves certain differences between prior...

Regina S. Rockefeller
Massachusetts Take-Away Messages for National Health Care Reform

By Regina Rockefeller, Partner, Nixon Peabody Ongoing health care reform discussions in Washington focus on subsidies to help low- and moderate-income Americans buy insurance on new health insurance exchanges, an expansion of Medicaid to cover the...

LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff
Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act Not Violative of Constitution, Permitted under Commerce Clause, Rules Federal Judge

DETROIT - (Mealey's) A Michigan federal judge on Oct. 7 dismissed a constitutional challenge to the health insurance mandate/federal income tax penalty of the Health Care Reform Act, saying Congress has a right to try to eliminate cost-shifting by...

LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff
Healthcare Spotlight Podcast: Bankruptcy Judge Cecelia Morris, Southern District of New York, Discusses the Medical Bankruptcy Fairness Act and Her Congressional Testimony

On this edition, Hon. Cecelia G. Morris, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of New York, discusses H.R. 901, the "Medical Bankruptcy Fairness Act." Judge Morris explains the changes the Act would make to the Bankruptcy...

Kevin Bress
The Class Act: Long-Term Care Planning as a Result of the Community Living Assistance Services and Support Act, by Kevin Bress

As part of the Health Reform Bill signed into law by President Obama, Title VIII of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act establishes a government-run long-term care insurance program to be funded by payroll deductions from employees. Dubbed...

LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff
Spotlight on Health Care Reform Resource Center

Welcome! We've designed this resource center to help you locate materials on health care reform, here on the LexisNexis Emerging Issues Law Community, the Internet, and lexis.com. Please be sure to check back often for new updates to the Spotlight...