Federal Court Takes Narrow View of Preemption The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit yesterday ruled against the Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc. (SIIA) in its lawsuit against the state of Michigan over that state’s Health Care Claims Assessment Act.
Self-Insurance Institute of America Exclusive Reporting for the Week of August 12, 2014 August 12, 2014 — This is your weekly update of state legislative/regulatory developments affecting companies involved in the self-insurance/alternative risk transfer marketplace. Should you
By Melanie Evans The average number of days that patients spend hospitalized has gradually declined, as medicine and technology improve and policymakers pressure hospitals for more efficiency. That trend, however, is at odds with Medicare rules in place since that program began requir
By Sarah Jane Tribble, WCPN Carmen Smith remembers the day about a year ago she gained Medicaid coverage. “It was like Christmas Day, it was like getting a gift from Santa Claus!” she says. “People don’t realize how important and how special it is to have insur
Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc. Special Communication Legislation Stalled in House of Representatives August 5, 2014 – The Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA) last week signed onto an updated coalition letter urging the House of Representatives to pass The TRIA