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Whistleblowing protections under the Affordable Care Act it’s the law now
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2013

When most employers think of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the focus is on the countdown to January 1, 2014, when the


Professional liability insurance - sexual assault loophole
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2011

Radiology Associates filed suit against its insurers to compel the insurers to defend Radiology Associates against claims stemming from an employee's alleged sexual assault of a patient while performing an unauthorized examination at their facility


Form W-2 reporting of employer-sponsored health plan coverage -- prepare for compliance now
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2011

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) added Section 6051(a)(14) to the Internal Revenue Code (the Code), imposing a new W-2 reporting requirement on employers


OIG issues guidance for permissive exclusions
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2010

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently issued guidance related to its permissive exclusion authority


California adopts and expands the protections afforded by the Federal Genetic Information and Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2011

California has passed a law expanding the protections of the Unruh Civil Rights Act, the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and other antidiscrimination provisions of California law to cover genetic information


Ohio adopts new patient notification law for terminating physician employment
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2013

Until recently, physicians were required by rules of the State Medical Board of Ohio to notify their patients upon termination of services or


Government contracts quarterly update
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2014

In the April 2013 edition of the Quarterly, we discussed how the 2013 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act (“2013 Act”) potentially


Two for me; many times more for the government in the largest whistleblower award against a community hospital
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2013

A U.S. district judge in South Carolina approved the government's request for a civil penalty award and ordered Tuomey Healthcare System, Inc


Federal court in New York decertifies FLSA collective action of 1,000 hospital workers challenging auto-deduct policy
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2014

Over the past several years, medical providers in particular have been beset by wage and hour claims arising out of so-called "auto-deduct" policies


Rules of the road change for government contractors
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2014

On July 31, 2014, with a stroke of his pen, President Obama promulgated new rules targeting government contractors who commit “serious,” “repeated,”