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Health Law Resource Center™

TheBenefits Practice Resource Centercombines news, legal analysis, case law, primary sources, and practice tools to provide an industry-leading source for pension, retirement plan, and employee benefits research.

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OVERVIEW

EXPERT NEWS & COMMENTARY

Bloomberg BNA’s comprehensive yet specialized coverage reaches the most significant legal and business issues arising in health care today. Our diverse professional resources provide timely news and expert guidance to attorneys and other professionals in the health care industry. Look to our reference services to provide the tools you need to keep up with current events, maintain compliance, prevent and solve problems, and offer sound advice to clients and colleagues.


TRUSTED LEGAL ANALYSIS

Explore the unique perspectives of leading health law practitioners and academic leaders in our Health

Law & Business Portfolios and Health Care Fraud & Prosecution,E-health, and Managed Care health-law treatises. The Health Law & Business Series Portfolios provide authoritative, in-depth legal analysis and practical guidance from expert legal practitioners. Content can be searched by keyword and browsed by chapter, so you can quickly pinpoint the content most relevant to your work.


HEALTHCARE REFORM GUIDANCE

Ensure your company or your clients are in compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) using Bloomberg BNA’s exclusive, authoritative tools.

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WELL-KNOWN TREATISES

Make decisions confidently with access to deeply researched, well-known treatises, which provide indispensible guidance on the complete spectrum of employee benefits case law, litigation, and regulations including: Section 409A HandbookEmployee Benefits LawERISA Class ExemptionsERISA Fiduciary Law, ERISA LitigationERISA: The Law and the CodeReductions in Force in Employment Law, and Drafting and Enforcing Covenants Not to Compete.


TIMESAVING PRACTICE TOOLS

Save time by tracking important health care reform legislation with the specialized timeline and compliance calendar, the Affordable Care Act Implementation Monitor. Follow detailed analysis of ACA provisions relating to tax, insurance, and benefits with the Health Care Reform Adviser. Access our collection of more than 350 settlement agreements and corresponding corporate integrity agreements (CIAs), from 2006 to the present using the Fraud Settlement Agreement Navigator.


POWERFUL RESEARCH FEATURES

Search news, analysis, and primary source content in one location via the Resource Center’s smart platform, organized by topic tabs according to specific areas of health law. Access in one place a comprehensive collection of primary sources -- full text decisions of significant health cases and rulings, federal laws and regulations, agency documents, in addition to statutes and regulations from 50 states and the District of Columbia.


TOPICS COVERED

Business & Taxation
  • Antitrust enforcement
  • IRS guidance
  • Joint ventures
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Taxation of nonprofit health care entities
Fraud, Abuse, & Compliance
  • Advisory opinions
  • Compliance guidance
  • Federal and state fraud investigations and enforcement actions
  • Whistleblower lawsuits
Health Information & Technology
  • Electronic health records
  • Health IT incentives under Medicare and Medicaid
  • HIPAA privacy and security rules
  • "Meaningful use" standards
Health Insurance & Benefits
  • ERISA cases involving benefits and coverage
  • Federal and state regulation of health insurers
  • Health insurance exchanges
  • Liability lawsuits
  • Managed care contracting
Business & Taxation
  • Antitrust enforcement
  • IRS guidance
  • Joint ventures
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Taxation of nonprofit health care entities
Fraud, Abuse, & Compliance
  • Advisory opinions
  • Compliance guidance
  • Federal and state fraud investigations and enforcement actions
  • Whistleblower lawsuits
Health Information & Technology
  • Electronic health records
  • Health IT incentives under Medicare and Medicaid
  • HIPAA privacy and security rules
  • "Meaningful use" standards
Health Insurance & Benefits
  • ERISA cases involving benefits and coverage
  • Federal and state regulation of health insurers
  • Health insurance exchanges
  • Liability lawsuits
  • Managed care contracting
Hospital & Provider Regulation
  • Emergency care regulations
  • Hospital medical staff bylaws
  • Patient safety
  • Peer review
  • Physician licensure and credentialing
  • Professional liability
  • Quality of care
Medicare & Medicaid
  • Court decisions on coverage and payment
  • Hospital and physician reimbursement
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Medicare Part D drug benefit
  • Provider Reimbursement Review Board (PRRB) decisions
  • State Medicaid policies
Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Drug patent litigation
  • FDA regulation of drugs, devices, and biotechnology
  • Medical research
  • Product safety and liability
Hospital & Provider Regulation
  • Emergency care regulations
  • Hospital medical staff bylaws
  • Patient safety
  • Peer review
  • Physician licensure and credentialing
  • Professional liability
  • Quality of care
Medicare & Medicaid
  • Court decisions on coverage and payment
  • Hospital and physician reimbursement
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Medicare Part D drug benefit
  • Provider Reimbursement Review Board (PRRB) decisions
State Medicaid policies Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Drug patent litigation
  • FDA regulation of drugs, devices, and biotechnology
  • Medical research
  • Product safety and liability

SPECIFICATIONS

Product Structure

Reference: analysis, guidance, and primary source material 
Decisions: full text judicial opinions, rulings, and memoranda 
Notification: current reports providing news and developments

Formats and Frequency

The Resource Center is updated continually. Health Care Daily Report e-mail updates are sent out daily, plus latest development e-mails as important news breaks. Health Law Reporter e-mail updates are sent out weekly, plus latest development e-mails as important news breaks. For pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceutical Law and Industry Report is continually updated and includes regular e-mail notifications.