Category: Health

California Will Not Allow Health Insurers to Reinstate Coverage

More than a million California residents whose health plans were cancelled under the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, will not be able to keep their existing coverage, despite President Obama’s directive that insurers keep such plans available…By: Barger & Wolen…

California Will Not Allow Health Insurers to Reinstate Coverage

More than a million California residents whose health plans were cancelled under the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, will not be able to keep their existing coverage, despite President Obama’s directive that insurers keep such plans available…By: Barger & Wolen…

The ERISA Litigation Newsletter – September 2013

Editor’s Overview – Health care issues make the headlines once again in this month’s ERISA Litigation Newsletter. Tzvia Feiertag first provides practical and timely tips for insured ERISA health plan sponsors on managing medical loss ratio…By: Proskauer Rose LLP Related…

Medicare Delays Face-to-Face Encounter Requirement for Certain Durable Medical Equipment

On September 9, 2013, CMS announced that it would delay a requirement that medical providers have a face-to-face encounter with a Medicare beneficiary within six months of prescribing certain durable medical equipment (DME). As stated in CMS’s…By: King & Spalding…

How Will the Affordable Care Act Affect You?

Everyone has heard of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. However, more than half of all uninsured Americans are currently unaware of exactly how and when it will affect them. The answer is dramatically – and soon….By: Lawyers.com…