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CVS Health To Acquire Aetna
On December 3, 2017, CVS Health, a giant in the retail pharmacy industry, announced plans to acquire Aetna. Aetna is one of the largest medical insurers in the nation ...
United States
7 Dec 2017
Part V: A Brief Overview Of The American Health Care Act
In this Part V, we provide a brief overview of some of the key provisions of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the latest in the ongoing saga of the ACA's future.
United States
20 Mar 2017
Physician-Owned Hospitals: Back In The Legislative Saddle Again Or "I'm Just A Bill, I Am Only A Bill."
On February 16, 2017, Representative Sam Johnson (R-Texas) introduced a bill to the House of Representatives that brings to the forefront an ongoing and contentious debate regarding the propriety of physician-owned hospitals.
United States
10 Mar 2017
Part I: How We Got Here: President Obama To Obamacare To President-Elect Trump
The healthcare landscape prior to the enactment of the ACA was not entirely different to what it is today.
United States
19 Nov 2016
The Road To Higher Out-Of-Pocket Medical Costs Is Paved With Good Intentions: The Unintended Consequences Of High Deductible Health Plans
High-deductible health plans (HDHPs) are among the fastest growing health plans in both the individual and group markets.
United States
12 Oct 2016
Vermont To Launch A First-In-The-Nation All-Payer System For All Healthcare Providers
As recently reported by Modern Healthcare and other major healthcare news outlets, the Obama administration has granted tentative approval for Vermont to establish an all-payer reimbursement system.
United States
5 Oct 2016
CMS Says To Physicians: Pick Your Pace For MACRA Implementation. Physicians Say To CMS: Thank You For Hearing Us
On April 27, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued proposed regulations (Proposed Regs.) as a first step in the implementation of the (QPP) provisions of the Act of 2015 (MACRA).
United States
28 Sep 2016
The Supreme Court Upholds The Availability Of Subsidies On The Federal Exchange—Where Do We Go From Here?
One of the most highly anticipated decisions of the term—at least among the Sheppard Mullin Healthcare team—was issued today by the Supreme Court: King v. Burwell.
United States
1 Jul 2015
More Risk For All And "Free" Care?
While the Supreme Court continues to debate the outcome of King v. Burwell in their chambers, stakeholders must be prepared for the potential fallout the nine justices’ ruling may have.
United States
30 Mar 2015
Stripping The ACA Of Both The Carrot And The Stick: Sticking It To Consumers On And Off The Federal Exchange
Even as we write and you read, the Supreme Court in King v. Burwell is considering whether qualifying (often low income) individuals and families who have an opportunity to purchase healthcare coverage through the ACA’s federal exchange also have the right to federal premium subsidies/tax credits.
United States
24 Mar 2015
Round And Round And Round She Goes, And Where She Lands, Nobody Knows: The Future Of Obamacare And Why King V. Burwell Matters – A Five-Part Series
The exact issue presented to the Supreme Court by the King petition is "whether the IRS may permissibly promulgate regulations to extend tax-credit subsidies to healthcare coverage...
United States
18 Mar 2015
Oral Argument In King v. Burwell Concludes; Debates Ensue
At approximately 10:00am EST this morning, the Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in King v. Burwell – the highly publicized case whose final decision may "end Obamacare as we know it!"
United States
9 Mar 2015
On The Eve Of Oral Arguments Before The U.S. Supreme Court In King v. Burwell: Obamacare In The Balance
As every healthcare geek and Supreme Court wonk will tell you, on March 4, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in King v. Burwell.
United States
6 Mar 2015
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