The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act requires health plans to provide equal levels of coverage for mental health conditions and substance use disorders as for physical illnesses.
Health care is facing a tidal wave of change—from enforcement actions around CARES Act funding to employment issues in a post-COVID workplace to questions around telehealth coverage to controversies over gender identity discrimination.
The federal No Surprises Act, which went into effect January 1, 2022, protects patients from surprise medical bills for emergency services and for when they are treated by out-of-network providers in an in-network facility in certain circumstances.
In a new webinar series, Manatt Health hosts dynamic roundtables with leading innovators on the ten imperatives key to improving health care over the next ten years.
The health care and life sciences industries witnessed a flurry of legislative and regulatory developments in 2020.
On November 20, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published two rules that finalize sweeping reforms to the regulations governing fraud and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
After years of growth, healthcare deal activity slowed in the first half of 2020, with deal volume slipping below 500 for the first time since 2015.
From court closures to virtual depositions, the practice of litigation was upended in 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic.
On November 10, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in California v. Texas—formerly referred to as Texas v. United States—a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.
On March 20, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a Declaratory Ruling that exempted certain calls and texts related to COVID-19 from Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) requirements.