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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


2013 and 2014 under the Affordable Care Act
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • December 20 2012

With the close of 2012 approaching fast, employers should consider the following checklist of items as the nation moves ahead with compliance with the


Proposed regulations would promote growth of wellness programs
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • January 2 2013

Five federal agencies have collectively proposed regulations to implement elements of the Affordable Care Act ("ACA") healthcare reform legislation


HIPAA healthcare reform - prompt attention needed to address upcoming 2013 deadlines
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • June 27 2013

2013 has already been a busy year for employers with group health plans who are trying to navigate the Affordable Care Act and its immediate


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


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


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"


IRS issues guidance on delay of employer shared responsibility penalties and reporting requirements
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • August 5 2013

On July 2, 2013, the Treasury Department made a surprise announcement that enforcement of the Employer Shared Responsibility Mandate, a provision of


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"


Affirmative action comes to a hospital near you
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • July 30 2013

Does the OFCCP have jurisdiction over hospitals that contract to provide medical services to members of the military? We hoped we were done with this