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Apr 28, 2015 | Building a House of Bricks: How to Build the Strongest Cyber Security Program
A brick house in today’s business environment is a strong and robust cybersecurity program. From direct deposits and online shopping to phishing and identify theft, the benefits and risks from increasing reliance on electronics and technology add ano...
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Apr 22, 2015 | Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Issues Proposed Regulations on Wellness Programs and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Corporate wellness programs, which typically use financial or other incentives to encourage workers to participate in wellness programs, have surged in popularity over the last several years, spurred on by companies seeking ways to lower healthcare c...
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Apr 21, 2015 | Department of Labor Proposed Fiduciary Rule Revises and Updates the Regulation of Investment Advice to Plans and IRAs
By David C. Strosnider On April 14, 2015, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“Notice”) that, if adopted, would have a significant impact on persons who provide “investment advice” to an employee benefit plan (“...
Apr 15, 2015 | OIG Settlements Prove Physician Fraud Continues
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Apr 10, 2015 | Aetna Fined $1 Million for Misleading Pharmacy Benefit Customers
Late last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Notice of Imposition of Civil Money Penalty to Aetna to the tune of $1 million for erroneously identifying nearly 7,000 non-network retail pharmacies as “retail in-network” f...
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Apr 8, 2015 | FDIC Promotes a Risk-Based Approach for Banks
The FDIC recently provided guidance that encouraged financial institutions to take a risk-based approach in assessing individual customer relationships rather than declining to provide banking services to entire categories of customers, without regar...
Apr 6, 2015 | US EPA Escapes Sanctions But Incurs Judge's Wrath for Deficient FOIA Responses
Apr 1, 2015 | Physician Impairment -- Consequences and Duties
April 2015 | Trust Protectors: 4th DCA Issues Decision
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Apr 1, 2015 | President Obama Vetoes Senate Attempt to Kill New "Ambush Election" Rule
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama used just the fourth veto of his presidency to block a Senate joint resolution that would have killed the new National Labor Relations Board’s “Ambush Elections” rule providing for, among other things, speedier unio...
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Mar 25, 2015 | Pregnancy Discrimination Case against UPS is Revived
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision today that revived a female driver’s case against UPS which alleged that the company violated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act when it failed to offer light duty work to her after her physician advised her tha...
Mar 18, 2015 | Physician Beware: Ruling Expands Reach of Anti-Kickback
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Mar 16, 2015 | FINAL COUNTDOWN…Less than One Month to Prepare for Ambush Elections
The most significant changes to federal labor law in the past 50 years are set to take effect on April 14, 2015. President Obama has promised to veto any attempt by Congress to stop it, and Congress does not have enough votes to override the veto. Al...
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Mar 12, 2015 | Cuyahoga County Judge Strikes Down Workers' Comp Statute as Unconstitutional, Hinders Employers Challenging Claims in Court
The Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas recently made it more difficult for Ohio employers to challenge workers’ compensation claims in court. In Shannon Ferguson v. State of Ohio, the court ruled the Ohio statute prohibiting a claimant from volu...
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Mar 10, 2015 | Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: FBI Increasing Resources to Fight Corruption
Department of Justice (DOJ) officials at the ABA White Collar Conference last week in New Orleans confirmed DOJ’s expanding commitment to investigating and prosecuting violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Officials announced that the FBI...
Mar 10, 2015 | Executive Compensation in the Tax-Exempt World: A Review of Applicable Tax Laws
Whether nonprofit organizations provide charity, education or health care, entities that are organized and operated under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code must be mindful of specific tax rules that do not apply to private or public comp...
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Mar 9, 2015 | Home Healthcare Worker Violates HIPAA and Steals Protected Health Information: Due Diligence of Employees and Mandated Criminal Background Checks
In Lee County, Florida, a home healthcare nurse stands accused of stealing from her elderly patients. Police investigators say that the nurse opened fraudulent credit card accounts under the names of at least eight of her patients. Computer and trans...
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Mar 6, 2015 | Cyber Preparedness: Corporate Boards and Officers Need to Manage the Risk of Cyber Attacks
In the now infamous hack of Sony’s computer systems in the fall of 2014, investigators estimated that nearly 100 terabytes of data were stolen. Sony joined a crowd of other well-known cyber attack victims like JPMorgan Chase and Home Depot, both of w...
Mar 4, 2015 | New Legislation Helps Remove Telemedicine Barriers
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Mar 2, 2015 | International Law Enforcement Efforts Demonstrate Success in Australian Foreign Bribery Arrests
A coalition of international law enforcement investigators continues to employ anti-bribery statutes to combat fraud by individuals with ties to terrorist groups. After a series of raids in Sydney, Australia, last week, the Australian Federal Poli...