• 06.22.17

    June-July 2017

    U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer formally notified Congress of the Trump administration’s intention to renegotiate NAFTA beginning Aug. 16.

  • 06.22.17

    Website, Mobile App Get Changes Thanks to CARU

    A new decision from the Children’s Advertising Review Unit demonstrates the self-regulatory body’s efforts to work with a mobile application and website operator to ensure it complies with CARU’s guidelines and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.

  • 06.22.17

    HIPAA and Emerging Technologies

    Cybersecurity is a high priority across the Trump administration. In April, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it will establish a cyberthreat nerve center, modeled after Homeland Security’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, to assess ...

  • 06.21.17

    Iowa Submits Sweeping 1332 Waiver Seeking Emergency Relief

    On June 12, Iowa submitted a sweeping Section 1332 waiver that would replace the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) premium tax credits with a new state-administered tax credit and a reinsurance program.

  • 06.20.17

    Manatt on Health Reform: Weekly Highlights, June 20, 2017

    Senate health reform bill to be made public Thursday; CMS Actuary releases its AHCA coverage and cost projections; and new analysis finds Marketplace rate increases are being driven by the Trump Administration’s lack of commitment to making cost-sharing reduction payments.

  • 06.16.17

    Class Certification Denial Reversed in Wake of Augustus

    Applying the California Supreme Court’s recent decision in Augustus v. ABM Security Services, a California appellate panel reversed a trial court’s denial of a class certification motion and remanded the case.

  • 06.15.17

    Uncertainty Remains Regarding Upcoming NAFTA Renegotiations

    We are delighted to present the inaugural edition of NAFTA NEWS, a periodic newsletter offering important information and insight as the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement takes shape in 2017.

  • 06.15.17

    FTC Jumps on Trampoline Marketing

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) bounced purportedly misleading trampoline marketing claims in a new administrative consent order.

  • 06.14.17

    Indiana Proposes New Eligibility Requirements in Waiver Extension Application

    Indiana is seeking a three-year extension of its Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) 2.0 Section 1115 demonstration. Through HIP 2.0, which the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved in January 2015,

  • 06.13.17

    Manatt on Health Reform: Weekly Highlights, June 13, 2017

    CMS seeks input on potential market stabilization rulemaking; Iowa proposes a single standardized Marketplace plan and reinsurance program; and Centene will expand its Marketplace offerings for 2018, including adding new states.