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Jul 3, 2013 | Obama Administration Delays Affordable Care Act's Employer Mandate and Reporting Requirements Until 2015
The Obama administration announced on July 2, 2013, that it will delay enforcing two key parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) until 2015, including the ACA’s reporting requirements and the requirement that businesses provide health care coverage...
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Jul 2, 2013 | Court Rules Hobby Lobby Can Challenge the Affordable Care Act's Contraception Mandate and Will Not Have to Pay Fines
On June 27, 2013, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled that Oklahoma City-based arts-and-crafts retailer Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. may contest the contraception mandate provision of the Affordable Care Act and will not have to pay fine...
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Jul 1, 2013 | 2013 Statutory Revisions to Condominium, Homeowners' Association and Cooperative Acts
Three bills have recently been signed into law by the Florida Governor that may be of particular interest to condominium, homeowners’ and cooperative associations. House Bill 73 becomes effective on July 1, 2013, and revises the Condominium, Homeowne...
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Jul 1, 2013 | UPDATE - $1 Billion Workers' Compensation Rebate to Public and Private Employers
Ohio Governor John Kasich’s proposed a one-time dividend of $1 billion for private and public employers who are state-funded for purposes of workers’ compensation coverage in Ohio has been approved by the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Board o...
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Jun 28, 2013 | The Affordable Care Act: PCORI Fee Due July 31, 2013
As we described in our Alert of March 14, 2013, the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) imposes a fee on sponsors of self-funded plans and issuers of individual and group health insurance policies to pay for the research conducted by the Patient-Centered Out...
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Jun 27, 2013 | United States Supreme Court Decision Makes it Easier for Employers to Defeat Title VII Retaliation Claims
The Nassar decision should curtail employees asserting discrimination in anticipation of being fired or disciplined, and then claiming the discipline was in retaliation for complaining of discrimination. It should also lead to fewer frivolous retalia...
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Jun 27, 2013 | Generic Drug Company Liability: What the Bartlett Decision Means to Your Company
Generic drug makers may take comfort from the reasoning contained in the June 24, 2013, U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. v. Bartlett (Docket No. 12-0142). The decision eliminates virtually all lawsuits by injured patients agains...
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Jun 26, 2013 | The United States Supreme Court Narrowly Defines "Supervisor" in Workplace Harassment Claims
In this holding, the Supreme Court specifically rejected the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) definition of a “supervisor” as someone who has the ability to exercise significant discretion over another employee’s daily work. The Court...
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Jun 26, 2013 | Regulations to Consider Before Opting Out of Medicare
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Jun 20, 2013 | Florida Legislature Moves to Expedite Foreclosure Process in HB 87
HB 87 An Act Relating to Mortgage Foreclosures (Effective June 7, 2013) The most significant aspect of this legislation is that it allows community associations to move mortgage foreclosures forward by requesting that the court enter an “order to...
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Jun 18, 2013 | Chicago Ordinance Imposes New Requirements on Owners of Foreclosed Rental Properties
Chapter 5-14-040 requires Owners to notify all tenants in writing that under certain circumstances the tenant may be eligible for relocation assistance. The notice must be in English, Spanish, Polish and Chinese.... On May 29, 2013, The Municipal...
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Jun 13, 2013 | Supreme Court Delivers Myriad Opinion
Companies, inventors and investors are advised to review any pending or issued patent directed to gene sequences and evaluate the patentability or validity of any gene sequence claims in view of this important decision by the Supreme Court. The Su...
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Jun 12, 2013 | Refunding Overpayments: Two Options for Medical Practices
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Jun 1, 2013 | Outpatient Care Invades Our Neighborhoods
In order to bring care to the patient by transferring services to neighborhoods, hospitals are interpreting the Affordable Care Act's regulations to reconfigure the purpose, structue and value of the traditional medical office building ("MOB") model....
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May 31, 2013 | FDA Issues Final Rule Regarding Prior Notice
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published the final rule that amends the prior notice requirements of the Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act (FD&CA). Effective May 30, 2013, all prior notice submissions to FDA accompanying imported food intended...
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May 29, 2013 | Legal Considerations Prior to Practicing Telemedicine
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May 17, 2013 | Broker Dealers Beware: SEC and DOJ Signal Possible New Era of FCPA Enforcement
On May 8, 2013, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the unsealing of a multi-count criminal complaint against members of Direct Access Partners’ (DAP) Miami based Global Markets trading group and the Senior Vice President (SVP) of Banco de Desa...
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May 15, 2013 | Failing to Screen for Excluded Providers Raises Practice Risk
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May 9, 2013 | Turning up the HEAT on Hospice Care Providers
The Department of Justice (DOJ) very recently charged the nation's largest for-profit hospice chain, Vitas Innovative Hospice Care (Vitas), which is headquartered in Miami, with inappropriately admitting patients and billing Medicare for unnecessary...
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May 8, 2013 | NLRB Union Poster Rule Struck Down by Appeals Court
On August 25, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a rule requiring all private sector employers to post workplace notices informing employees of their unionization rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The rule mand...