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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

New Jersey federal court allows “self-help” counterclaims against potential FCA whistleblowers to proceed

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2014

Last week, a New Jersey federal court allowed medical device maker Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corp. ("Boston Scientific") to proceed with

OIG approves "per-click" payments for transmission of referral information as part of integrated electronic health record and physician office support service

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2011

On November 30, 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, issued a favorable Advisory Opinion relating to a set of services that includes the preparation and transmission of referral orders between health care providers in which part of the service fees, including fees paid by referral recipients, are determined on a "click-fee" basis

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

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • 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

Physician's wrongful termination and discrimination claims were properly dismissed

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2012

John Nesson sued the hospital where he had been employed as a radiologist after the medical executive committee terminated his contract

Third Circuit holds that the ADA can obligate an employer to reasonably accommodate an employee’s disability-related difficulties in getting to work

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 26 2010

In a recent ADA case, Colwell v. Rite Aid Corporation, No. 08-4675, 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 7249 (3d Cir. Apr. 8, 2010), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reversed summary judgment for the employer and held that employers may need to make reasonable shift changes, allowing an employee with a visual impairment to work the day shift only in order to accommodate the employee’s disability-related difficulties in getting to work

IRS to amend cafeteria plan regulations to facilitate enrollment in Marketplace coverage

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2014

On Thursday, September 18, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") released Notice 2014-55, which expands the cafeteria plan "change in status"

Contributing employers to multiemployer plans are not off the hook tracking the full-time status of employees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2014

Contributing employers to multiemployer plans were relieved by the Treasury Department's interim guidance stating that they will not be subject to

A $1.2 million photocopier mistake: health plan settles with HHS in HIPAA breach case

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2013

We have heard the well-publicized stories of stolen laptops and resulting violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of

Keep an eye on those shiny, new mobile devices!

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 4 2013

As physicians, nurses, therapists and health care providers continue to utilize new smart phones, tablets, and laptops in caring for patients, the