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HTMLU.S. Immigration Policy Catches Up with Assisted Reproductive Technology
Susan J. Cohen; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on October 29, 2014
On October 28th, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a new policy, clarifying the definition of “mother” and “parent” under the Immigration and Nationality Act, to include a gestational mother who (a) gave birth to the child and (b) was the child’s...

 

HTMLDo You Offer or Accept Copayment Coupons? OIG says YOU are Responsible for Compliance with Federal Law
Bridgette A. Wiley; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on October 23, 2014
In recent years, copayment coupon programs have become standard promotional practices for both large and small pharmaceutical manufacturers. Copayment coupons are typically offered to commercially insured patients in order to reduce or eliminate out-of-pocket costs for specific brand name drugs...

 

HTMLWhere Did My Customer Go? Some Pleading Parameters for Tortious Interference
George M. Patterson; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on October 30, 2014
A Federal court in New York recently provided some pleading parameters for employers for claims of tortious interference with business relations.

 

HTMLThe EEOC Continues to Challenge Employer Wellness Programs Through Litigation
Gauri P. Punjabi; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on October 31, 2014
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is taking a hard look at employers who implement employee wellness programs that condition eligibility for benefits on participation in such programs. In the past few months, the EEOC sued three employers claiming that their wellness programs...

 

HTMLThe Affordable Care Act - Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 0: Final Thoughts and Acknowledgements
Alden Bianchi; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on December 24, 2014
The Affordable Care Act is the single most important piece of Federal social legislation in more than a generation. While there was and is broad agreement on the law’s principal goals - to expand medical coverage, increase the quality of medical outcomes, and constrain costs - there is little...

 

HTMLOn the First Day of Privacy, the EU Gave to Santa......
Susan L. Foster; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
If your company doesn’t have an office in the EU, but collects or receives personal data from the EU in the course of running its business, it can be a bit tricky to determine whether or not EU Data Protection laws apply to you. The new Data Protection Regulation, expected sometime in 2015,...

 

HTMLAnother Check on the EEOC Background Check Challenge
Jessica Catlow; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on January 5, 2015
We have written before about the EEOC¿s increased focus on the potential disparate impact of employers¿ use of background checks in screening applicants for employment, and of a recent federal appeals court decision that put up a significant road block in the EEOC¿s efforts to prove disparate...

 

HTMLThe Affordable Care Act-Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 4: EEOC v. Honeywell and the Future of Wellness Programs
Alden J. Bianchi; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014
While my entries have focused principally on the employer shared responsibility rules of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), every once in a while an item comes along that nevertheless grabs my attention. The treatment of wellness plans at the hands of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)...

 

HTMLNYS Department of Health Proposes Changes to Certificate of Need Process
Nili S. Yolin; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on October 28, 2014
On October 15, 2014, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) released proposed changes that will simplify the certificate of need (CON) process. Specifically, the Department is proposing to require prior notice, rather than a CON application, for certain construction projects involving...

 

HTMLDistant Cousins, not Twins: Some Key Differences between the Massachusetts and Federal Health Care Reform Laws.
Patricia Moran; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on January 7, 2015
On January 1, 2015, the Affordable Care Act¿s (ACA) employer shared responsibility mandate took effect. Up until July 1, 2013, most employers doing business in Massachusetts were required to comply with an employer mandate commonly known as the Fair Share law. In very general terms, both laws...

 


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