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|New York Whistleblower Court First to Address What It Means to Identify Overpayment under ACA's 60 Day Rule|
A.G. (Alec) Alexander; Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.;
March 24, 2015, previously published on January 21, 2015For the first time since its enactment as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, a federal court in a whistleblower action will consider a provision requiring providers to return overpayments within sixty days of when they are “identified.” The upcoming decision by the United...
|The 2015 Employer Mandate Is Here; Have Health Care Strategies Becomes Limited for Plan Sponsors? - The Corporate Counselor, Vol. 29, Num. 12|
Jennifer S. Kiesewetter; Butler Snow LLP;
March 23, 2015, previously published on March 1, 2015The year 2015 is here and so is the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer “play or pay” mandate, which has been delayed, in total or in part, twice. On July 2, 2013, the Administration delayed the employer mandate for employers with more than 50 employees until 2015. Then on Feb....
|Employers Beware: Significant Penalties May Be Assessed for Reimbursement of Individual Health Insurance Policy Premiums|
Mindi M. Johnson; Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C.;
March 19, 2015, previously published on December 18, 2014Employers, including municipal employers, have historically struggled to develop a health insurance benefit program for their employees that provides quality benefits and is cost-effective. After the Health Insurance Marketplace opened for business, many employers recommended that their employees...
|Limiting Off-Duty Access To The Hotel|
L. Brent Garrett; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
March 19, 2015, previously published on March 2, 2015Many hospitality employers are surprised to learn that employees have a right under federal labor law to access the exterior, nonworking areas of the hotel property in their off-duty hours for union or other protected concerted activities. Hospitality employers are also surprised to learn that...
|We Should Not Be Dealing With Measles Concerns in 2015, But We Are.|
Howard A. Mavity; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
March 3, 2015, previously published on February 4, 2015 Crazy as it seems, highly publicized Pandemic, Ebola and now Measles concerns are good for the U.S. Each time our short attention span is directed to the latest disease concern, we briefly recognize the seriousness of such concerns and improve national and individual capacity to respond. As a...
|Clean-Uniform Policy May Lead to Additional Pay|
Fisher Phillips LLP;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2, 2015Most healthcare employers require employees to wear some sort of uniform. Of course, the most familiar uniforms in this setting are “scrubs,” but some employers require lab coats or other garments.
|New York Whistlebrower Court First to Address What It Means to "Identify Overpayment under ACA's 60 Day Rule|
Breazeale Sachse Wilson L.L.P.;
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 21, 2015For the first time since its enactment as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, a federal court in a whistleblower action will consider a provision requiring providers to return overpayments within sixty days of when they are “identified.” The upcoming decision by the United...
|Healthcare Employer Lands in Patient-Privacy Predicament|
Sally F. Barron; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2, 2015Healthcare providers are required by law to maintain the privacy of most patient information, and there are good business reasons for medical practices to protect patients’ personal information. In a recent case, a medical practice group found itself unwittingly having to disclose what it...
|District of Columbia Enacts New Law Providing Increased Protections for Pregnant Workers and Nursing Mothers|
Susan Richards Salen; Rees Broome, PC;
February 24, 2015The District of Columbia joined Delaware, Illinois, West Virginia and Maryland by enacting legislation to give additional protections to pregnant workers. On October 24, 2014, the District of Columbia enacted the “Protecting Pregnant Workers Fairness Act of 2014” (PPWFA or the...
|Court Voids Labor Department’s Overtime Requirement and Narrowing of the 'Companionship' Exemption|
Jerrold F. Goldberg; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 24, 2015, previously published on February 5, 2015In two forcefully-worded opinions by Judge Richard J. Leon, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Dec. 22, 2014, and Jan. 14, 2015, struck down a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulation that would have required third party employers of employees engaged in companionship services...