New ACA Regulations “Start Setting the Stage”

Yesterday, November 20, the bell rang.  CMS issued its proposed rule on insurance exchanges and their requirements.  CMS essentially has reaffirmed what … more

CMS Proposes to Redefine “Inpatient”

In its OPPS rule for 2013, CMS has asked for comments from hospitals as to whether there would be greater clarity “regarding … more

Aging with Dignity

The recent issue of Scientific American, which I heartily recommend, contains a short but interesting article on the two primary ways of … more

NH State (Federal?) Exchange: H.B.1297

H.B. 1297 says that its purpose is to “preserve the state’s status as the prmary regulator of the business of insurance within … more

Coordination, Collaboration, and Integration… No matter what happens to the ACA

Howdy from the Windy City, and yes, it was windy outside today (at least during a post-educational reception held at the Navy … more

The Windy City – Waiting for the Supremes

I find myself here in Chicago for the AHLA Annual Meeting.  The timing’s perfect: a lot of lawyers in one giant hotel … more

Back in Action – and waiting for the Supremes to sing

Media reports have it that we will soon see the decision on the Affordable Care Act (the health reform law) from the … more