- Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
- Security Incident Management & Response Team
- ERISA Litigation
- Privacy & Data Security
- Corporate & Business Transactions
|University ||Florida Atlantic University, B.A., 1986|
|Law School||Emory University, J.D., 1989|
|Born||Wooster, Ohio, May 21, 1965|
John Hickman is head of the firm's Health Benefits Practice, where he leads several attorneys devoted exclusively to health care reform issues under the Affordable Care Act, HIPAA privacy, health savings accounts (HSAs) and consumer-directed health care, flexible benefit plans and related health benefit issues. Mr. Hickman has worked closely with health plans, financial institutions and employers, as well as the IRS, Treasury and DOL, in addressing health benefit issues.
Mr. Hickman has been inducted into the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White) and Who's Who Legal. Mr. Hickman has lectured widely and published articles on health care reform, ERISA and cafeteria plan issues. He is co-author of the following health benefit treatises: Cafeteria Plans Manual, Health Care Reform, HIPAA Portability and Privacy and Consumer-Driven Health Care (published by Thomson/Reuters/EBIA). Mr. Hickman is head of the Technical Advisory Committee and is on the board of the Employers Council on Flexible Compensation (ECFC). Mr. Hickman is also an adjunct professor of law at Emory University School of Law.
· Counsel to major insurers regarding health benefits and HIPAA privacy issues.
· Counsel to financial institutions and card associations regarding health benefits issues.
· Chair of the Benefits Trade Association technical advisory committee.
HIPAA Privacy & Security
Health Information Technology Task Force
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CER Fees - Funding the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust
John R. Hickman,Carolyn E. Smith,Daniel G. Taylor, March 14, 2013
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Act”) includes provisions that promote research to evaluate and compare health outcomes and the clinical effectiveness, risks and benefits of medical treatments, services, procedures, drugs and other strategies or items that treat,...
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