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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Feds Extend Deadline for State Exchanges Again

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Health Care Reform

On Thursday, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius extended the deadline to December 14 for states to submit letters of intent to build state-based health insurance exchanges. The original deadline had been today, Friday, November 16. Secretary Sebelius’ letter announcing the extension was in response to a request by the Republican Governors Association for… Continue Reading

ICF Licensure Conversion from ODH to DODD

Posted in Uncategorized

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP recently posted a health care alert explaining that the licensure process for intermediate care facilities (ICFs) currently licensed by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) as nursing homes has changed. Read the alert for full details.

HHS Extends Deadline for State-Based Exchanges

Posted in Health Care Reform

In a letter to governors on Friday, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that HHS is extending the deadline for State-based Exchange Blueprint application submissions to Friday, December 14,2012. Read the letter or Kaiser Health News’ breaking news bulletin for full details.