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Correction to September 14th Advisory: Health Reimbursement Arrangements: HHS creates new waiver exemption

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2011

An earlier version of this Client Advisory incorrectly identified December 31, 2011 as the deadline for providing the required notice to employees for HRAs that are not automatically exempt from the PPACA waiver requirements in 2011

Re-seller beware: hospitals treating federal employees should expect the OFCCP

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2013

Hospitals that agree to provide services to the members of a health planHMO ("Plan") also become government contractors, when the Plan covers

Health Reimbursement Arrangements: HHS creates new waiver exemption

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 14 2011

This Client Advisory focuses on important updates under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and its application to Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs

IRS relaxes use-it-or-lose-it rule for health flexible spending accounts

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2013

On October 31, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") issued Notice 2013-71, which relaxes (but does not eliminate) the "use-it-or-lose-it"

2013 and 2014 under the Affordable Care Act - updated as of May 14, 2013

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2013

Employers should consider the following checklist of new requirements as the nation moves ahead with compliance with the Affordable Care Act ("ACA"

Antitrust attacks on “no-raiding” contracts and sharing of wage information

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 3 2010

Clients frequently ask us for our legal opinions as to whether they may lawfully enter into no-raiding contracts, prohibiting them from hiring or soliciting other businesses' employees

Ninth Circuit holds no ADA protection for medical marijuana use

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which governs district courts in the region that includes Arizona, recently provided some relief that will likely be welcome to employers

OSHA issues new National Emphasis Program for nursing and residential care facilities

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2012

Operators of nursing and residential care facilities should expect increased OSHA enforcement under a new "National Emphasis Program" ("NEP") announced April 5, 2012

Let the seller beware: hospitals treating HMO patients employed by the federal government are “subcontractors” governed by affirmative action laws

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 3 2013

When a health planHMO ("Plan") provides group health coverage to employers, including the federal government, the hospitals that treat federal

EEOC subpoena for fitness test information not enforced

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2011

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in its investigations of charges, often seeks records far beyond those relating merely to the charging party and his or her allegations. When an employer resists an EEOC subpoena, it typically results in a court action for the subpoena's enforcement