As previously reported, the Texas Medical Association (TMA) filed a series of lawsuits over the rules implemented by the Departments under the No Surprises Act. On August 3, 2023, Judge Kernodle, US District Court of Eastern Texas, ruled in favor of … [Read more...] about Federal Texas Court Orders Government Agencies to Vacate NSA Fee Increase and Batching Rule
The Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act (WHCRA), passed by Congress in 1998 and adopted as part of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), was enacted to protect women from abuses related to health plan coverage for a mastectomy and … [Read more...] about Breast Reconstruction and the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act (WHCRA)
Xavier Becerra, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently informed the House Appropriations Committee that he would be seeking feedback from stakeholders before enacting a policy to end surprise billing although he … [Read more...] about Will the No Surprises Act be Implemented as Lawmakers Intended?
During these unprecedented times, many elective surgeries have been suspended to allow for COVID-19 patients to receive necessary care in their time of need. This has halted most plastic surgeries for the time being, but plastic surgeons are not … [Read more...] about Elective surgeries may have been ceased, but plastic surgeons are not resting amid coronavirus pandemic
On November 20, 2018, The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance (“DOBI”) released Bulletin No. 18-14 (the “Bulletin”) relating to Implementation of P.L. 2018 C. 32 (N.J.S.A. 26:2SS-1 to -20) Out-of-Network Consumer Protection, Transparency, … [Read more...] about NJ Surprise Bill Regulatory Alert — DOBI Publishes Implementation Bulletin
The conference room of the APA Hotel in Woodbridge was filled to capacity Monday, June 11, for the New Jersey Doctor-Patient Alliance Practice Enhancement Seminar focusing on what independent providers should do to prepare for the uncertainty coming … [Read more...] about Leslie Howard Speaks At The NJDPA Practice Enhancement Seminar