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District Court Denies Motion To Dismiss Mental Health Parity Act Putative Class Action
In the latest volley between participants and group health plans over mental health services coverage, a federal district court in California denied United Healthcare's motion to dismiss a putative class action ...
United States
15 Aug 2019
Executive Order Seeks To Improve Consumer-Driven Healthcare
On June 24, 2019, the President issued his Executive Order on Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare to Put Patients First.
United States
9 Jul 2019
State Liquor Law Tossed: Industry Changes Ahead
In a decision with major implications for fans of wine, liquor, or free trade, the Supreme Court has affirmed a ruling that struck down a Tennessee law, which imposed certain residency requirements to operate retail...
United States
8 Jul 2019
Increasing Health Awareness Through Hip Hop Music
In recent years, increased transparency into the nutritional value of our food has enabled consumers to make more informed decisions on their own eating habits, knowing that their
United States
4 Jul 2019
Departments Publish Final Regulations Expanding The Availability Of HRAs
On June 13, 2019, the Department of Labor, together with the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of the Treasury, published final regulations.
United States
1 Jul 2019
HHS Proposes To Narrow Scope Of Nondiscrimination Regulations Under Affordable Care Act
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently proposed regulations that scale back nondiscrimination protections under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
United States
27 Jun 2019
IRS Announces HSA And HDHP Limitations For 2020
Posted in Affordable Care Act, HSA On May 28, 2019, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2019-25 setting dollar limitations for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) for 2020. HSAs are subject to annual aggregate contribution limits
United States
12 Jun 2019
Proskauer Releases Annual U.S. IPO Study
International law firm Proskauer today released its sixth annual IPO Study, which offers comprehensive analyses of U.S.-listed initial public offerings that priced in 2018 and identification of IPO trends from 2014 to 2018.
United States
12 Mar 2019
Making Gender-Affirming Surgeries A Possibility For Low-Income Transgender People
For many transgender people, undergoing gender-affirming surgery is a crucial step toward a healthy gender transition.
United States
18 Feb 2019
How To Identify And Address Secondary Trauma
Pro bono projects can provide some of the most meaningful and interesting moments in a lawyer's career. It's usually an easy decision to say "yes" ...
United States
12 Feb 2019
Nationwide Injunction Halts Exemptions And Accommodations To The ACA Contraceptive Coverage Mandate
On January 14, 2019, a district court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted a nationwide preliminary injunction halting the application of final regulations governing religious ...
United States
30 Jan 2019
Eighth Circuit Decision On "Cross-Plan Offsetting" Illustrates Importance Of Careful Plan Drafting
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently weighed in on a practice for recovering health plan overpayments known as "cross-plan offsetting."
United States
29 Jan 2019
[Podcast]: Texas Judge Declares Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional
Hello and welcome to the Proskauer Benefits Brief legal insights on Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation.
United States
28 Dec 2018
District Court Declares Entire Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional – What It Means For Employers And Plan Sponsors
In a surprising turn of events, on Friday, December 14th, a district court judge in the Northern District of Texas declared that the Affordable Care Act's ("ACA") individual mandate...
United States
20 Dec 2018
Payment By MCOs To Encourage Preventive Screenings Not A Kickback
On October 11, 2018, the OIG for the Department of HHS issued an advisory opinion clarifying that an arrangement between a managed care organization and its network providers wherein the providers are incentivized...
United States
1 Nov 2018
7 Key Trends Driving Disruption, Innovation And Consolidation In Health Care Deals
Proskauer and Deloitte convened health care industry leaders to discuss important developments in health care M&A and the regulatory and legislative landscape facing the industry in 2018.
United States
9 Oct 2018
Guiding Hospitals In Providing Ethical Health Care To Intersex Patients
Care of intersex individuals, particularly children, demands special attention to avoid biases based on outdated understandings of sex and gender
United States
22 Aug 2018
CMS Issues Proposed Rule With Significant Revisions To The Medicare Physician Fee Schedule And Other Payment Policies
On July 12, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") issued a proposed rule that includes proposals to update payment policies and rates ...
United States
23 Jul 2018
Clawbacks: Recent Litigation Targeting Insurers And Pharmacy Benefit Managers
While the term "co-pay" might suggest a sharing of costs between patients and their health plans, a recent study by the University of Southern California Schaeffer Center found that almost a quarter of patients ...
United States
18 Jun 2018
Tackett Redux: Ordinary Principles Of Contract Interpretation Mean No Inference Of Vesting
In an opinion released yesterday, the Supreme Court reaffirmed that collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) must be interpreted according to "ordinary principles of contract law."
United States
26 Feb 2018
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