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Section Newsletter Articles on Health Care

Health care reform—Guidance and then some By Michael J. Powers Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, April 2011 A look at those aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the related Health Care Education and Reconciliation Act of 2010 that are most important to employers who sponsor healthcare plans for employees.
All the latest developments in health care law By W. Eugene Basanta and Jennifer Wagner Health Care Law, February 2011 A summary of recent cases relating to health care law.
Food labeling: FDA needs to reassess its approach to protecting consumers from false or misleading claims Health Care Law, February 2011 With strong support from First Lady Michelle Obama, there is increased emphasis on companies to offer more healthful foods. Recently, the Government Accountability Office issued a report concerning the Food and Drug Administration’s efforts to regulate food labeling. Find a summary of the report here.
All the latest developments in health care law By W. Eugene Basanta and Jennifer Wagner Health Care Law, December 2009  Health care-related cases and decisions.
Illinois Medical Fee Splitting Statute amended to allow percentage billing contracts By Rick L. Hindmand Health Care Law, December 2009 On August 24, 2009, Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn approved Public Act 96-0608, which amended the fee splitting prohibitions of the Illinois Medical Practice Act and the Illinois Optometric Practice Act to allow percentage billing contracts and to provide additional detail regarding the scope of the prohibitions.