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Oops! California Court gets around to invalidating 22-year-old meal period waiver rules for healthcare employees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2015

For nearly 22 years, IWC Wage Order No. 4 and IWC Wage Order No. 5 have permitted employees in the “health care industry” who work shifts in excess of

Affordable Care Act presents new risks to employers who misclassify workers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 15 2015

As our readers know, federal and state departments of labor have intensified their scrutiny of independent contractor arrangements and are

IRS clarifies prior guidance on premium reimbursement arrangements; provides limited relief

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 23 2015

Continuing its focus on so-called “premium reimbursement” or “employer payment plans”, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released IRS Notice 2015-17

The Affordable Care Act and its coverage mandates for employers: a potent recipe for ERISA class actions

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2012

Although the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has engendered much controversy (pro and con) in the business community, one area that has received less discussion is whether ACA may increase employers’ exposure to high-stakes class action litigation

Responding to the Anthem cyber attack

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2015

Anthem Inc. (Anthem), the nation's second-largest health insurer, revealed late on Wednesday, February 4 that it was the victim of a significant cyber

Biosimilars update

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2015

Novartis came one step closer to becoming the first company to offer a biosimilar drug for sale in the United States. Last month, an independent panel

Health care reform litigation risks the intersection of ERISA Section 510 and the Affordable Care Act’s whistleblower provisions

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2013

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is significantly changing employer health care obligations under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA

Rulings, filings, and settlements of interest

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 5 2011

In Franco v. Connecticut General Life Ins. Co., No. 07-cv-6039, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 109022 (D.N.J. Sept. 23, 2011), plaintiffs, who were plan subscribers, health care providers, and several associations whose members consisted of out-of-network ("ONET") providers who provided ONET services to patients insured by CIGNA, alleged that CIGNA violated its contractual obligations to pay for ONET services at the "usual, customary and reasonable" ("UCR") rate by relying on the flawed database maintained by Ingenix, which generated artificially low UCRs to underpay ONET benefits to CIGNA plan members

Implementing a high deductible health planhealth savings account re-design and planning for open enrollment

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2011

In light of health care reform and health plan re-design issues, a lot of employers are looking at high deductible health plans and health savings accounts to give people additional options