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Plaintiff Files Third Amended Antitrust Claim Against Highmark -
A long running antitrust dispute in Western Pennsylvania continued on October 1, when a Pennsylvania hotel (Cole’s Wexford Hotel) filed a third amended...more
A recent study reports that the median amount of time between an intrusion into a company’s computer network and the discovery of the incident is 229 days. The difficulty and length of time in detecting cyber infiltrations...more
Have you heard about cyber insurance? It is predicted to be the next big thing in insurance coverage. In the aftermath of the Home Depot and Target data breaches, it’s easy to see why companies doing business over the...more
Travelers Indemnity Company filed an action this month in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut for a declaratory judgment that it is not obligated to defend or indemnify its policyholder, P.F....more
On November 6, 2014, the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance (FACI) met in Washington, DC. FACI heard presentations about the role of cyber insurance in cybersecurity, the affordability and accessibility of auto...more
Insurers or their vendors generally use software to perform valuations of vehicles for total losses on auto insurance claims. This software will typically use databases of recent sales or prices offered for comparable...more
Regulations issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) pursuant to the Affordable Care Act require certain health plans to obtain a Health Plan Identifier (an “HPID”) by November 5, 2014. The HPID is a...more
In This Issue:
- Ebola Response Taking a Multifaceted Approach
- Implementation of the Affordable Care Act
- Other Federal Regulatory Initiatives
- Other Congressional Initiatives
This alert identifies a number of important themes in the growing area of exposure to cyber risks and offers advice on how to negotiate the new array of insurance coverage on the market....more
Like It or Not, Obamacare Is Reshaping the Healthcare Industry -
Editor’s Note: As we approach the one-year anniversary of Obamacare’s launch, the pundits continue to argue over whether or not it’s working. Meanwhile,...more
The Department of Justice takes the position that websites are covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). More claims are being filed by plaintiffs targeting retailers whose websites are inaccessible to consumers...more
Analysis Group Senior Advisor Genia Long and Vice President Richard Mortimer published a peer-reviewed study examining the implications of new provider payment models and evidence requirements that are being used by a growing...more
In the past week, CMS has released several advisories including updates to the rating system for nursing homes, premium and deductible information for Medicare Part B and Part D for 2015, Pioneer ACO results, payment dispute...more
The hypothetical -
HealthPayPlus (HPP) designs custom record management systems for large hospital systems. HPP developed a system for Research Hospitals of America (RHA) that HPP promised would revolutionize RHA’s...more
Every day seems to bring a new story about a significant data breach. Just within the last few weeks we have learned of the following cyber attacks...
Protecting a company against data breaches requires not only measures to prevent the adverse cyber event, but also adequate insurance to minimize the financial impact should such an event occur. Unlike traditional lines of...more
Financial institutions are one of the entities most threatened by cyber crisis events. As data breaches and cyber threats become more inventive, the risks to financial institutions and their clients continue to grow. However,...more
“It is often said that there are two kinds of companies out there — those that have suffered a data breach and those that will have one,” said Latham & Watkins partner Kevin Boyle. “So it makes a lot of sense to be prepared...more
While self-driving cars have the potential to significantly reduce auto accidents and injuries, autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles do not fit neatly into the current motor vehicle and insurance regulatory regimes....more
“Cyber liability insurance” is often used to describe a range of insurance policies, in the same way that the word cyber is used to describe a broad range of information security related tools, processes and services....more
Cyber risk insurers are doing a brisk business these days. Reports of data breaches abound, and risk managers are understandably looking to offload some of the risk through insurance. As a result, insurers are issuing new...more
Managing a company’s exposure to new types of risks is often a complicated endeavor. We’ve previously reported on the uncertainty that can arise when existing coverage models are applied to a new risk—such as losses arising...more
The insurance requirements for transportation network companies operating in California, including Uber, Lyft and Sidecar, were increased under an amendment signed last week by Gov. Jerry Brown. The law requires drivers of...more
On September 19, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) issued a Special Advisory Bulletin on Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Coupons (the “Advisory Bulletin”) warning pharmaceutical...more
Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House.
Gubernatorial Nominations Being Announced, Senate Confirmation Session Set -
Over the past...more
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