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CMS Proposes an Increase in Medicare Payment Rates for Inpatient Rehabilitation and Psychiatric Hospitals for Fiscal Year 2022

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On April 7, 2021, CMS issued a proposed rule for the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Prospective Payment System (PPS) and a proposed rule for the Inpatient Psychiatric Facility (IPF) PPS for fiscal year (FY) 2022. ...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Albany Commercial Division Looks Beyond “First-In-Time” Analysis When Considering Dismissal Pursuant to CPLR § 3211(a)(4)

Mac Parent LLC v. North American Elite Insurance Company, Index No. 906489/2020, Supreme Court, Albany County - On March 29, 2021, Justice Richard J. Platkin, of the Albany County Commercial Division, dismissed an...more

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Insurance Bulletin - Spring 2021

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What a year it has been since our last Insurance Bulletin in March 2020. Although the full impact of Covid-19 on the re/insurance industry remains unclear, the need to retain capital to meet potential losses has contributed...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

DOL guidance now available for COBRA premium subsidy

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Last month we shared an alert detailing the COBRA premium subsidy included in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). The COBRA premium subsidy is available for Assistance Eligible Individuals (AEIs) from April 1, 2021...more

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DOL Issues Model COBRA Subsidy Notices and Initial Guidance on COBRA Subsidy Relief under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

As discussed in our prior blog post, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) requires employers that sponsor group health plans to provide a 100% COBRA subsidy for “Assistance Eligible Individuals” during the “Subsidy...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

COBRA Premium Assistance Under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 – What Employers Should Know

The Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently issued key guidance in the form of frequently asked questions (“FAQs”) about COBRA Premium Assistance under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”). In addition to issuing the...more

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DOL Issues Model Notices For COBRA Subsidy Under American Rescue Plan Act

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The subsidized premiums are available from April 1, 2021, through September 30, 2021 (the “Premium Assistance Period”), unless earlier terminated as discussed below. The Department of Labor (DOL) was charged with...more

Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP

Where Have You Driven A Ford Lately? Ford Motor Co. V. Montana Eight Judicial District Court

Over the last few years, the Supreme Court has had a reputation as very pro-business.  Late last month, however, the Court handed consumers a rare win related to personal jurisdiction. ...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Overview of New DOL Guidance for the COBRA Subsidy Mandate – Including Helpful Charts Summarizing New Notice Requirements

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Takeaway Message. The Department of Labor (“DOL”) has recently issued model notices and forms that can be used to comply with the new subsidized COBRA requirements created by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA” or...more

White and Williams LLP

New Hampshire Applies Crete/Sutton Doctrine to Bar Subrogation Against College Dormitory Residents

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Pursuant to the Sutton Doctrine, first announced in Sutton v. Jondahl, 532 P.2d 478 (Okla. Ct. App. 1975), some jurisdictions consider a tenant a coinsured of its landlord absent an express agreement to the contrary. In Ro v....more

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SEC Investigation of Company Not a “Claim” or “Securities Claim”

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Applying New York law, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York has held that an SEC investigation of the insured company did not constitute a “Securities Claim,” where the term expressly...more

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Alleged Breach of Fiduciary Duty Not a “Securities Claim”

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The United States District Court for the District of Delaware, applying Delaware law, has held that lawsuits alleging breaches of fiduciary duty did not constitute “Securities Claims” under a D&O policy.  Calamos Asset Mgt.,...more

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

Judge Rules That Business Owner in Pennsylvania Is Entitled To Insurance Coverage for COVID-19 Related Business Losses

Business owners with casualty insurance, business interruption insurance, civil authority insurance (coverage for when a governmental authority denies access to an insured property) or the like and who suffered financial loss...more

Foley Hoag LLP

DOL Releases Model COBRA Notices to Satisfy Employer Obligations Under ARPA

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On April 7, 2021, the Department of Labor (“DOL) released a series of Frequently Asked Questions with clarifying information about the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021’s (“ARPA”) extended subsidy period for COBRA premium...more

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Excess and Surplus Lines Laws Manual

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We are happy to provide the 2021 edition of our Excess and Surplus Lines Law Manual. This edition reflects all of the pertinent changes in the surplus lines laws and regulations of the 50 states and U.S. territories during...more

Chartwell Law

Plaintiff Maintains Initial Burden of Proof to Establish Causation in Hurricane Irma Claims

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Florida Statute §627.70132 allows an insured to make a claim for an alleged hurricane loss within three years of the event. This statute, however, is not a waiver of the insured’s initial burden of proof to establish...more

Payne & Fears

[Webinar] COBRA Premium Assistance: Are You Prepared to Comply? - April 20th, 11:00 am - 11:30 am PT

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The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 provides for health insurance premium subsidies of 100% for eligible former employees from April 1, 2021 to Sept. 30, 2021, and a special enrollment period for previously terminated...more

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

Captive Insurance Update | Spring Edition | 2021 - A summary of state and federal developments in the captive insurance industry

The measures taken by the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation (the “DFR”) in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have been extended through 2021. These include a recognition that in-person board meetings in...more

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BMA Proposes Internationally Active Insurance Group Concept for Bermuda

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In December 2020, as part of its review to update Bermuda’s commercial insurance regime, the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) issued a consultation paper proposing the introduction of an Internationally Active Insurance Group...more

Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.

New Jersey Further Extends the COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period

The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance (the "Department") has issued Bulletin No. 21-07 to follow the extension of the  Federal Special Enrollment Period given the recent signing of the American Rescue Plan Act of...more

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Claims Handling: Questions Are the Answer

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The key issue in insurance bad faith litigation is whether the claims professional reasonably handled the claim. Throughout the claims-handling process, the claims professional should constantly ask him-or-herself whether the...more

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Is Contractual Privity Required for Additional Insured Status? Courts Are Divided.

In a previous post, we addressed blanket additional insured endorsements and the role they play in passing insurance obligations downstream. In short, the purpose of a “blanket” endorsement is to grant additional insured...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

UK Insurers Should Begin to Comply with New PRA Mandatory Contractual Requirements for Material Outsourcings

The PRA’s supervisory statement on outsourcing arrangements and managing third party risk requires insurers to take action now, to ensure that outsourcing agreements which are currently being negotiated comply with the new...more

King & Spalding

HHS Releases New Frequently Asked Questions Regarding CARES Act Provider Relief Funds - April 2021

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Last week, HHS released eleven modified Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding payments distributed to providers via the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund. The FAQs cover audits and overpayments, sharing funds with...more

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Departments Release FAQs on Implementing the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Requirements under the Consolidated...

As described in a recent blog post, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 amended the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) to require group health plans and health insurance issuers (collectively, “group...more

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