The Access to Care Report (#22) / Narrower insurance networks limit access to physicians

Dec 5, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

Under the ACA, insurance companies must provide health coverage for all applicants despite preexisting conditions, and thus are looking for ways to cut costs. One of these ways is to reduce physician network sizes, which is causing much concern.

The Obamacare Report (#22) / What is the long-term future of the ACA?

Dec 3, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

Given the short- and long-term difficulties faced by the ACA roll out, the question must be asked: what is the longer-term future of the ACA?

The Access to Care Report (#21) / Improving access to care for chronic conditions

Nov 29, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

This is installment #21 in a continuing series of Access to Care Reports. “Access to care” is a complex concept. The appropriateness

The Obamacare Report (#21) / Better ways to manage chronic conditions through “Health Homes”

Nov 26, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

This is installment #21 in a continuing series of Obamacare Reports Attorneys often find that arranging for clients to receive care for

The Access to Care Report (#20) / Medicaid presumptive eligibility

Nov 21, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

This is installment #20 in a continuing series of Access to Care Reports. Access to care may be improved through expansion of

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Nov 20, 2013 By: Melissa Sachs

The Westlaw Journals blog brings you litigation headlines in over 30 substantive areas of law. This week we highlight oral arguments before

The Obamacare Report (#20)/ The ACA is having a bad fourth quarter

Nov 19, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

This is installment #20 in a continuing series of Obamacare Reports. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is having a bad fourth quarter.

The Access to Care Report (#19) / ACA satisfaction surveys under development

Nov 14, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

One of the best ways to determine the satisfaction of the public with the Affordable Care Act is to ask some of those involved about their experiences, impressions and reactions.

The Obamacare Report (#19) / After ACA sanctions: Appeal rights for insurance companies

Nov 12, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

The Department of Health and Human Services has the authority to sanction an insurance company for failure to adequately meet ACA requirements for health plans. What are the insurer’s appeal rights?

The Access to Care Report (#18) / Managing access when there are program failures

Nov 7, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

This is installment #18 in a continuing series of Access to Care Reports. The larger objective of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

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