With the signing into law of
the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and
Education Reconciliation Act on March 23 and 30, 2010, respectively
(collectively, the "PPACA" or the "Act"), a new era in the history of the
American health care system...
by Sara E. Hauptfuehrer
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA")
requires health insurance issuers and certain employer-sponsored group health
plans to comply with "the applicable State external review process for such
plans and issuers." States' external...