Obamacare’s ‘risk corridor’ program: Litigation status and prospects

Apr 18, 2017 By: David Kaufman

Health law attorneys Deborah Dorman-Rodriguez and David M. Kaufman analyze the controversy surrounding Obamacare’s “risk corridor” program — which was designed to

The ACA and Legal Practices (#5) / Pressure builds toward large-employer mandate

Jun 11, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

The large-employer mandate is scheduled to go into effect in 2015, and pressure is rapidly building as we approach the effective date of the mandate.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#4) / The Affordable Care Act is still trying to launch

May 28, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

The ACA has survived the initial enrollment period in a limited way, but is far from launched as an operating program and is in a state of turmoil.

How the Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 May Impact Health Care Providers

May 20, 2014 By: Lance O. Leider

The Florida Legislature recently passed the Florida Information Protection Act. If signed, it would impose stringent new requirements on numerous businesses that handle personal information.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#3) / Strategies for explaining the ACA to clients

May 14, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

Because of poor efforts to explain the ACA to the populace, there continues to be a lack of understanding of the complex health care reform law.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#2) / Health care as a local activity

Apr 30, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

The ACA started out to be a more-or-less uniform national program. However, it has turned out to vary substantially from one place to another

States Increase Medicaid Anti-Fraud Efforts

Apr 24, 2014 By: Lauren Jones

The Affordable Care Act offers states, including states that will not expand Medicaid, new authority to improve their anti-fraud, waste, and abuse measures.

Verify the Relationship Between the Physician and the Employer is Legal

Apr 15, 2014 By: Christopher E. Brown and George F. Indest, III

In reviewing employment contracts for health professionals, sometimes it’s necessary to look beyond the contract to determine if the relationship is legal.