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Court decision clears the air (somewhat) for wellness programs

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 14 2011

Employer wellness programs face a number of potential compliance issues under a variety of federal (e.g., HIPAA, GINA, Affordable Care Act) and state law provisions

COBRA credit expansion enacted as part of Department of Defense Appropriations Act

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 23 2009

An expansion of the COBRA premium subsidy originally adopted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (“ARRA”) was signed into law by the President on December 19, 2009 as part of H.R. 3326 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010

New HIPAA Omnibus Rule: issues for employer plan sponsors and group health plans

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2013

HIPAA's long-awaited "Omnibus Rule" (also referred to in this advisory as the "Rule"), published on January 25, 2013, modifies numerous aspects of

HIPAA covered health plans beware: HHS Office for Civil Rights kicks off HIPAA Audit Program

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2012

Since November 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through its Office for Civil Rights (OCR), has been conducting audits of covered entities (the “HIPAA Audit Program”) for compliance with the privacy and security requirements under HIPAA and the HITECH Act (collectively, the “Privacy & Security Rules”