Regardless of your state’s workers’ compensation laws, covered employers must always keep the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in mind when wrestling with whether to ask job applicants about prior workers’ compensation claims.
Effective Sept. 1, 2015, there are significant changes to Texas Guardianship laws.
With the increasing shift toward high deductible plans, families nationwide are likely to experience an increase in their annual out-of-pocket costs. How much?
In late August the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reinstated a lawsuit by a physician association against a third-party plan administrator.
Unraveling the Mystery of Indicator Code 2D—What Exactly is a “4980H(b) Limited Non-Assessment Period” (and Why is There No “4980H(a) Limited Non-Assessment Period”)?
The Affordable Care Act’s reporting rules—which are set out in Internal Revenue Code §§ 6055 and 6056—solicit the information needed by the Internal Revenue Service to enforce the individual and employer shared responsibility rules and to support the proper administration of premium tax subsidies.
Healthcare companies have long been held to a higher standard when it comes to privacy and now cybersecurity.
As U.S. healthcare providers continue to use telehealth, telemedicine, and virtual care services to expand their services and geographic footprint overseas, they are beginning to ask whether or not Medicare will cover telehealth services provided to Puerto Rico.
There’s been a lot of momentum in the privacy rights of consumers recently, which—though still a long way to go—has been fabulous. Now it’s time to turn that to the healthcare industry.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: Human Research; Food Safety Rules; Extraordinary Writs Declined; Finality Petition & Obamacare Coverage Regulation Enjoined
New food safety rules and a proposed common rule on protection of human subjects in research deserve attention in the regulatory process.
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) issued a fraud alert on June 9, 2015, targeting physician compensation agreements that potentially violate the federal Anti-Kickback Statute (42 U.S.C. § 1320a-7b).