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Texas federal court dismisses FCA claims as insufficiently pled

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2014

In U.S. ex rel. Williams v. McKesson Corp., No. 3:12-CV-0371-B (N.D. Tex. July 9, 2014), a Texas federal court recently dismissed a qui tam

Service animal rule going to the dogs: proposed rule eliminates wild animals, and “comfort” animals from “service animal” definition

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

Proposed changes to the service animal rule have "sent fur flying" as the proposal would limit qualifying services animals to dogs (and similar domesticated animals) while eliminating the use of other species - such as monkeys and reptiles - as sanctioned "service animals."

New guidance on COBRA and ACA Marketplace coverage: The gap in coverage is (not quite) filled

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 7 2014

There has been much confusion and concern about the interplay between the COBRA continuation coverage rules and the new Health Insurance Marketplace

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

PPACA penalties delayed one year

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 12 2013

On July 9th, the IRS issued Notice 2013-45 announcing that certain reporting requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Massachusetts hospital agrees to pay $775,000 for security breach

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

Following a two year investigation by the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office (“AGO”), a local Massachusetts hospital has agreed to pay $775,000 to resolve allegations that it failed to protect the personal and confidential health information of more than 800,000 consumers

Long awaited guidance on accountable care organizations issued; many organizations may find it difficult to participate in 2012

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

The concept of an "accountable care organization," or "ACO," is not new but was given legal significance by the 2010 health reform legislation (the Act

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 York State legislature approves use of medical marijuana; users to be considered "disabled" under State Human Rights Law

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2014

On June 20, 2014, the New York State Legislature approved a bill that would allow patients to use marijuana for limited medical therapeutic purposes

Second Circuit holds that there is no individual liability for ADA retaliation claims

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

Resolving an issue of first impression for the circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently held that there is no individual liability for retaliation claims brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"