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Enrollment Down - 7.3 Million Now in Obamacare

The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law – down from 8 million reported earlier this year. 127 more words

Health + Science

Reminder: Update Your “Grandfathered” HIPAA Business Associate Agreements Now!

In January 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) published its Final Rule, which significantly increased the privacy and security responsibilities for the “business associates” of “covered entities,” as those terms are defined by HIPAA. 316 more words

Health Care Law

President Obama’s Response to the Ebola Crisis

According to the U.S. Department of Defense, December 30, 2013 was epidemiological week 1 for the current Ebola crisis in West Africa.  Since that date,  512 more words

Administrative & Regulatory

Kickback-Tainted Medicare/Medicaid Claims for Reimbursement Actionable Under FCA, New York Federal Judge Holds

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (“SDNY”) recently issued an opinion making clear that liability now arises under theFalse Claims Act… 735 more words

Litigation

Full D.C. Circuit to Rehear ACA Premium Tax Credit Case

The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has vacated the 2-1 panel decision issued July 22, 2014, in Halbig v. Burwell, which struck down the  556 more words

Administrative & Regulatory

Health Care Industry Familiar with HIPAA Breaches, Not So Much Hackers

Community Health Systems (“Community”), which operates 206 hospitals in 29 states, recently notified 4.5 million of its patients that online hackers had stolen personal data information from its systems in a period between April and June 2014. 335 more words

Health Care Law

Roe to Hold Indiana Field Hearing on Health Care Challenges Facing Schools and Workplaces

Below is an announcement issued by the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions:

WASHINGTON, D.C. | August 21, 2014 –

On Thursday, September 4, at 10:00 a.m. 227 more words

Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act