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Protecting healthcare and other employees from Ebola

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2014

News that a U.S. based health-care worker in Dallas has contracted Ebola while caring for a patient with the disease has raised questions about the

New news on Ebola may require changes in employer procedures

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2014

New news reports on Ebola, both about the epidemic in West Africa and new details about the health care workers in Dallas who have been infected

EEOC takes aim at employers with “voluntary” wellness programs tied to health benefit costs

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2014

On Tuesday, the EEOC commenced its second lawsuit in as many months targeting certain employer wellness programs for violating the Americans with

Connecticut is latest state to expand healthcare antitrust enforcement

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2014

Under new Connecticut healthcare legislation, which took effect October 1, 2014, parties to transactions that result in a "material change to the

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

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

Massachusetts enforces data security regulations against out-of-state entity

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2014

On July 23, 2014, the Massachusetts Attorney General announced a consent judgment with an out-of-state Rhode Island hospital, Women & Infants

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

Is the writing on the screen? The Ninth Circuit clarifies movie theater captioning obligations

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

In State of Arizona ex rel. Goddard v. Harkins Amusement Enterprises, Inc., No. 08-16075, 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 9042 (9th Cir. Apr. 30, 2010), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held that while open captioning is not a required auxiliary aid or service in movie theaters as a matter of law under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), other forms of closed captioning and descriptive narration (e.g., rear-projection captioning) may be a required auxiliary aid and service, absent a showing by the movie theater of undue burden or a fundamental alteration of its services

A warning regarding impermissible arrangements between anesthesiologists and ASCs but a warning to whom?

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2012

On June 1, 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General ("OIG") issued Advisory Opinion 12-06 (the "Opinion") concerning two proposals by an anesthesia services provider (the "Requestor") for restructuring its relationship with several ambulatory surgery centers ("ASCs"