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Issue 78: proposed rules on HIPAA certification requirement issued

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

This is the seventy-eighth issue in our series of alerts for employers on selected topics in Health Care Reform. (Click here to access our general

Tuberculosis liability issues in the workplace?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2013

Tuberculosis is once again raising its proverbial head -- now this disease may require employer responses under several state and federal laws

Issue 79: final regulations on 90-day waiting period limitation and Certificates of Creditable Coverage

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2014

On February 24, 2014, final regulations were jointly issued by the Department of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services (the "Departments"

Model HIPAA privacy notices issued

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2013

A mere six days before the September 23, 2013 deadline for distributing revised HIPAA Notices of Privacy Practices, the Department of Health and

Obesity is a disability. Wait: is obesity a disability?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2014

It may soon be easier for obese plaintiffs to claim disability discrimination. The American Medical Association (AMA) recently declared obesity as a

New bill proposes expansion of FMLA to include smaller employers and parent involvement time

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2014

Finding balance, being able to spend more time with children, aging parents, and still maintaining a job are hot topics we regularly see in the media

Where do warning letters fall on the scale of adverse action?somewhere beyond a glaring stare and before termination?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2014

Hypothetical, based upon a real fact pattern: Henry engages in protected whistleblower activity--often. He even refers to himself as "Henry the

Retail detail: San Francisco makes an “exception” for HRAs, easing compliance with the SF health care law

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • Croatia, USA
  • -
  • February 10 2014

On July 24, 2013, we reported that the Affordable Care Act ("ACA") generally prohibited the use of stand-alone Health Reimbursement Arrangements

Ninth Circuit breathes new life into retirees’ claim for lifetime healthcare benefits

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2013

Employers may unwittingly create implied vested contractual rights to retirement and healthcare benefits for their employees in perpetuity. In Sonoma

Former Sanofi chemist pleads guilty to extensive trade secret theft

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2012

On January 17, 2012, Yuan Li, a former research scientist with Sanofi Aventis, pled guilty to one count of violating 18 U.S.C. 1832 (the section of the Economic Espionage Act dealing with commercial economic espionage