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Feb 20, 2014 | Ohio Industrial Commission and Bureau of Workers' Compensation Update Wage Loss Compensation Rules
Effective February 13, 2014, the Industrial Commission (IC) and Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) have enacted a new joint rule for the processing and adjudication of requests for wage loss compensation. In response to the Governor’s Common Sense...
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Feb 19, 2014 | New Northern District of Ohio Decision Interprets Ohio's Catastrophic Loss Exception to the Cap on Noneconomic Damages
The Ohio Tort Reform Act, which became effective in 2005, provides a cap on a plaintiff's recovery of noneconomic damages. Under the Act and set forth in Ohio Revised Code ("R.C.") 2315.18, damages for noneconomic loss are limited to the greater of:...
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Feb 19, 2014 | Three Facts Physicians Should Know About Overpayment Liability
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Feb 18, 2014 | OSHA Issues Interim Rule for Whistleblowers under the Food Safety Modernization Act
On February 12, 2014, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an interim final rule that addresses procedures for retaliation complaints under the whistleblower provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The whist...
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Feb 14, 2014 | Prescription Drug Fraud Prosecutions on the Rise - Law Enforcement Agencies Casting a Broad Net
The number of prosecutions for prescription drug fraud is expected to increase in 2014, keeping pace with increases seen in 2013. Much of the upsurge has been attributed, at least in part, to the full implementation of the Patient Protection and Affo...
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Feb 13, 2014 | Affordable Care Act's "Employer Mandate" Delayed in Part for Another Year
On February 10, 2014, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that it was partially delaying implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate. Mid-sized employers with 50 to 99 full-time employees will not be required to pay a penal...
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Feb 12, 2014 | Office of Inspector General Adds Executive Compensation Benchmark in 2014
The Office of Inspector General ("OIG") Work Plan for fiscal year 2014 has introduced executive compensation within its enumerated areas of focus. The most recent inclusion shows that the OIG is examining health care organizations more closely, evalu...
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Feb 5, 2014 | Patient Payment Collection Policy Mistakes to Avoid
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Jan 30, 2014 | U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Workers' Time Spent Putting On and Taking Off Protective Gear is Not Compensable if Excluded Under a Collective Bargaining Agreement
On January 27, 2014, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that U.S. Steel is not required to pay its workers for time spent putting on and taking off protective clothing necessary for their work. Specifically at issue in the case was Sec...
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Jan 28, 2014 | Community Banks Get Some Relief from the Requirements of the Volcker Rule
In a move that should offer some relief to community banks, five federal financial regulatory agencies (the Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Securities and Exchange C...
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Jan 22, 2014 | Insurers Nationwide Continue to Drop Medical Providers from Medicare Advantage Plans
ince last fall, tens of thousands of physicians, medical practices and pharmacies nationwide, and their patients, have received notifications from some of the country's largest Medicare Advantage plan providers, including health insurance giants Unit...
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Jan 22, 2014 | Privacy Rights vs. Public Safety Concerns: HHS Proposes HIPAA Change
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Jan 13, 2014 | Alcoa Pays $384 Million in the Fifth Largest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Case
Alcoa World Alumina LLC, a majority-owned subsidiary of Alcoa, has agreed to plead guilty to one count of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA). As part of the plea agreement, Alcoa will pay a criminal fine of $209 million and will disgor...
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Jan 10, 2014 | CMS New Part D Proposed Regulations Highlights Expansion of Preferred Provider Networks - Other Issues Addressed
On January 10, 2014, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its ruling titled Medicare Program: Contract Year 2015 and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs. The regulations...
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Jan 9, 2014 | Federal Court Declares the Ohio Supreme Court "Misinterpreted" the Law in Creating "Logo Liability" in Ohio
Roetzel’s Transportation Group attorneys obtained a favorable decision from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio on January 7, 2014, in UPS Ground Freight, Inc. v. James Farran, et al., Case No. 3:12-cv-00130-MRM, whic...
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Jan 8, 2014 | Physicians: Don't Let Inadequate Informed Consent Raise Legal Problems
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Fall 2013 | Illinois State Pensions: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going?
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2014 | This Documentation Made Missed PE Claim Very Defensible
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2014 | US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation Considers Missouri Workers' Compensation Laws, Rules against Former NFL Players in Concussion Suit
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January 2014 | Earn-outs in M&A Deals: Negotiate With Care to Minimize Potential for Post-Closing Disputes