Supreme Court Ruling On DOMA Has Significant Political Implications for Federal Candidates, Parties, PACs, and Committees

Supreme Court Ruling On DOMA Has Significant Political Implications for Federal Candidates, Parties, PACs, and Committees

When the United States Supreme Court issued its ruling in United States v. Windsor, No. 12-307, 2013 WL 3196928 (June 26, 2013), that section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, the implications on federal tax policy – as well as society as a whole – were clear.

Telehealth, Remote Monitoring & Medical Records: What Data Must Providers Include in a Patient Medical Record?

Telehealth, Remote Monitoring & Medical Records: What Data Must Providers Include in a Patient Medical Record?

Telehealth creates unique health information management challenges for various reasons, including: aggregating large data sets (i.e. remote monitoring); using and storing numerous file formats (video, audio, text, digital images, film); establishing safeguards for sharing data with virtual providers and distant sites; determining the appropriate location for data storage (if more than one provider or entity is involved); and more. 

New Jersey Provides Unpaid Leave to Victims of Domestic Violence

On October 1, 2013, the New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act (the “ Safe Act”) becomes effective. New Jersey joins a handful of states providing employees who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault with certain rights, including 20 days of unpaid leave to deal with matters related to an incident of domestic violence or sexual assault.