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Colorado Extends Notice-Prejudice Rule for First-Party Occurrence Policies

In a recent win for policyholders, the Supreme Court of Colorado handed down a pair of decisions that extended the notice-prejudice rule to first-party property policies. Colorado law now requires an insurer to demonstrate...more

Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.

DOBI Bulletin No. 24-05: Expansion of Unwinding Special Enrollment Period; Six-Month Guaranteed Issue Right for Medicare...

The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI) issued Bulletin 24-05 on May 14, 2024 updating Bulletin 24-03 to expand the unwinding special enrollment period and clarify the guaranteed issue period for Medicare...more

McDermott Will & Emery

The ACA 1557 Final Regulations: Plans and Plan Sponsors as Covered Entities

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In a recent On the Subject (available here), we reported on the impact of the final rule (final rule) interpreting Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on self-funded group health plans that contract with licensed...more

Vinson & Elkins LLP

When You Walk Through a Storm: Legal Implications of Adverse Weather on Construction Contracts

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The recent extreme weather events in the UAE, characterised by unprecedented rain and flooding, serve as a stark reminder of the broader implications such severe weather can have on construction projects. We explore these...more

Carlton Fields

Cybersecurity and AI Certification

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A "time cut" is a ruling within cycling to ensure that riders keep pace. Similarly, regulators have placed time cuts, or deadlines, for insurers to certify compliance with cybersecurity regulations. Some of the time cuts are...more

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NAIC Groups Carve Up the Mountain at the Winter Meeting

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After strapping on their skis and riding up the lifts, the NAIC groups reported to their events. The results of the events of note for life insurers are as follows...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Does Section 1557 Apply to Employer Group Health Plans? (And — Why That Question May Not Even Matter)

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Seyfarth Synopsis: Following years of back and forth, new final rules were published by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on May 6, 2024 reinstituting the Department’s interpretation that the prohibition on...more

Klein Moynihan Turco LLP

TCPA Vicarious Liability

An Illinois federal district court judge recently held that State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (“State Farm”) may be vicariously liable for alleged Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) violations. In Nater...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Aetna Emergency Department Reductions: What Providers Should Know

Aetna recently announced that it is rolling out a national protocol under which it will be reviewing both physician and hospital emergency department claims that include Level 4 or 5 evaluation and management (E&M) codes, and...more

Carlton Fields

Insurer Must Consider “Expectations of Future Mortality Experience” When Reassessing, Redetermining, and Changing COI Rates

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In Advance Trust & Life Escrow Services, LTA v. Protective Life Insurance Co. (Mar. 2, 2024), the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed in part and reversed in part the district court’s dismissal of breach of contract...more

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NAIC Privacy Protections Working Group’s Path Forward

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On May 15, 2024, the Privacy Protections (H) Working Group of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (“NAIC”) held its first meeting since the Spring National Meeting in March. The working group seeks public...more

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Client Alert: Community Associations’ Use of Best Efforts to Obtain Insurance

Each year, condominium associations work to obtain insurance at reasonable rates in an effort to comply with their statutory obligations to use “best efforts” to obtain insurance. In recent years, however, insurance rates...more

Rivkin Radler LLP

Insurance Update - May 20 2024

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Careening race cars, missing diamonds, and gold treasure provide some of the backdrop for insurance issues that courts had to decide this past month. We begin in Pennsylvania where the state’s high court reined in some loose...more

Stotler Hayes Group, LLC

Understanding Medicare Coverage for Nursing Home Care: Confusion Can Be Costly

As a lawyer, I have exclusively represented long-term care healthcare providers for over ten years.  I have gained useful insight into how people plan—or, in many cases, fail to plan—for the possibility that they may need...more

Adams and Reese LLP

New Legislation Takes Aim at Fixing Louisiana’s “Insurance Crisis”

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Affordability and availability of homeowners insurance in Louisiana was top of mind for lawmakers in the 2024 regular legislative session, and several bills have crossed the finish line, recently signed into law by Gov. Jeff...more

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District Court Dismisses Class Action Seeking Wilderness Therapy Benefits

A federal district court rebuffed putative class claims alleging that Cigna Health and Life Insurance Co. and two of the plans it administered violated the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (“MHPAEA”) by...more

Pierce Atwood LLP

Avoid Litigation in Multiple Forums - Check the Additional Insured Endorsement

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While lawyers often advise owner and contractor clients to obtain the additional insured endorsements, the certificate of insurance (COI) remains the most common form of proof provided on many construction projects. But the...more

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Ports & Terminals: Potential Claims & Other Impacts Resulting from the Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse

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J.S. Held previously published articles on how to handle complex ports and terminals business interruption insurance claims, marine and cargo damages, and marine stock claims. These topics have again come to the forefront of...more

Marshall Dennehey

Denial of Insurer’s Petition for Limited Intervention in Trial Court Action Against Insured to Determine Whether Coverage...

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Key Points: Trial court’s denial of insurer’s petition for limited intervention to determine whether coverage exclusion applied was immediately appealable pursuant to Pa. R.A.P. 313(b)....more

Mintz - Health Care Viewpoints

House Committee Proposes to Extend Medicare Telehealth Flexibilities, Eyes PBM Reform to Offset Expenses

On May 8, 2024, the U.S. House of Representatives Ways & Means Committee passed a bipartisan bill entitled the “Preserving Telehealth, Hospital and Ambulance Access Act” by a vote of 41-0, which will potentially have...more

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ReConnect Recap: 10 Takeaways from Cayman’s First Reinsurance Conference

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The first dedicated reinsurance conference in the Cayman Islands was by every conceivable metric an incredible success. Hosted by CIRCA, close to 450 reinsurance professionals gathered at [Re]Connect to network and hear...more

Adams and Reese LLP

Mississippi Amends Code for Residential Roof Contractors; What Changes Do You Need to Know?

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Residential roof contractors need to be aware of final amendments to a Mississippi state code that governs the interaction between a residential roofing contractor and a homeowner when insurance proceeds pay for some or all...more

Carlton Fields

Current Standings of AI Guidance and Requirements by State

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States have been off to the races to place in the artificial intelligence insurance regulatory Grand Prix. The NAIC adopted the Model Bulletin on the Use of AI Systems by Insurers, which some states have drafted on to adopt...more

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Racing Ahead: Privacy, Cybersecurity, and AI Heats for the Life Insurance Industry

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Drivers, start your engines. It has been months of high speed for privacy, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence....more

Woodruff Sawyer

Navigating Mid-Year Benefit Election Changes

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One of the most common questions that we receive is whether an employee can change their benefits elections after the plan year has already started (also referred to as a mid-year change).  The answer is very fact-specific...more

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