Monthly Archives: July 2011

July 2011

Aretha Got It Right: R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

By Constance Campanella, Chairman Emeritus

At a recent conference of state Attorneys General, a corporate advocate referred to the assembly of almost 30 state AG’s as the “farm team.” It was meant to juxtapose AG’s against Governors and was intended as a compliment.

Unfortunately, as a compliment, the reference fell flat. Actually, it fell right through the floor. AG’s were offended to […]

By |July 26th, 2011|Blogs|

Will States Be Ready and Willing to Implement Health Benefit Exchanges?

By Robert A. Holden, Esq., Senior Vice President

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking July 11, setting out guidelines for the creation of State Health Benefit Exchanges under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) as well as a process for federal approval of those exchanges. Comments on the […]

By |July 14th, 2011|Blogs, Health Care|