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Payers, Plans, and Managed Care

 
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The Payers, Plans, and Managed Care Practice Group addresses all legal issues concerning health plans and insurers, including but not limited to plan operations and management, managed care, litigation, regulations, privacy, and security.

 

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Summaries of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) Advisory Opinions are provided by the Advisory Opinions Task Force of the Fraud and Abuse Practice Group. The Task Force aids Practice Group members in keeping abreast of new Advisory Opinions. For each new opinion issued by the OIG, a summary is released via an email alert and posted on several Practice Groups' websites.

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Member Briefings, prepared by members of Practice Groups, are a useful practice tool to facilitate your understanding of the most recent health law issues and to assist you and your clients with implementing those issues.

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Executive Summaries, prepared by members of Practice Groups, are a useful practice tool to facilitate your understanding of the most recent health law issues as they develop.

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Newsletters offer articles on the most recent issues facing health law attorneys within their practice area and provide overview and insight on a variety of new developments. They serve as an important resource for busy practitioners looking for the high points to help them manage issues relevant to their practice. Newsletters are distributed electronically to members enrolled in the Practice Group.
Interested in writing an article? Please submit your article proposal to the Practice Groups staff including the title/topic and a short summary, and indicate which Practice Group(s) you would like to submit it to.

The following toolkits are made available to members of the Payers, Plans, and Managed Care Practice Group (PPMC PG). If you have any comments or suggestions on existing or potential toolkits, please email the PPMC PG leadership.

Emergency Preparedness Toolkit
Published on May 4, 2010
 
Medicare Advantage and Part D Preemption 
Published on February 25, 2010
 
Managed Care Contracting Toolkit 
Published on June 22, 2009

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Health Plan Management System Memoranda Document Library
This document library contains Part D guidance materials distributed to plans by the Health Plan Management System (HPMS).

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December 11, 2014 1:00 PM-2:30 PM Eastern
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A Graduate Series on the Role and Use of Advanced Practice Professionals
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Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute
Practical Realities of Managing a Special Population
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The Affordable Care Act 4 Years Later: What Lies Ahead?
February 6, 2014 12:00 PM-1:15 PM Eastern
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Affinity Groups are created to facilitate networking and educational opportunities with other Practice Group members who share similar professional interests.
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Task Forces

Task Forces are established for those health law topics that cross over several Practice Groups, and they provide collaborative, substantive resources for the benefit of the sponsoring Practice Groups' members.
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    The Behavioral Health (BH) Task Force is committed to advancing the understanding of laws impacting behavioral health, including the delivery of services to those living with mental illness, certain neurological conditions, substance use disorders or developmental disabilities, and reimbursement for such services. A complex framework of federal and state laws concerning privacy, information sharing and exchange, reimbursement, involuntary commitment, and other subjects provides unique challenges to health care providers and payers of behavioral health services. Scientific, legislative, and other developments, including health care reform, have presented new issues and opportunities in this area, including primary and behavioral health care integration initiatives, insurance coverage parity mandates, changes to Medicaid, and evolving public policy, to name a few. The BH Task Force monitors and evaluates these laws and developments through written materials, webinars, and in-person educational activities so that AHLA members are better equipped to advise clients on behavioral health topics. In addition, the work of the BH Task Force serves to raise awareness about how behavioral health laws influence health improvement efforts, and will include collaborative efforts with AHLA's Public Interest activities.
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    The Health Care Reform Educational Task Force serves as a single key point-of-contact for the Association membership for institutional resources regarding comprehensive health care reform initiatives at the state and federal levels. The Task Force works to educate AHLA members on proposed health care reform initiatives as well as report on ongoing experiences with recently enacted reform initiatives.

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