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Vedder Price PC | USA | 30 Sep 2013
HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule
As of September 23, 2013, Covered Entities and Business Associates are expected to be in compliance with the Omnibus Final Rule that amended the
Vedder Price PC | USA | 22 Feb 2013
HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule: highlights for business associates
The omnibus final rule, published on January 25, 2013, finalizes changes to the privacy, security and enforcement rules promulgated under the Health
Vedder Price PC | USA | 31 Aug 2011
Medical plan summary of benefits and coverage: the forthcoming mini-SPD
On August 22, 2011, the U.S. Departments of Treasury, Labor and Health and Human Services (the “Departments”) issued proposed regulations relating to the requirement under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that participants in medical plans receive a summary of benefits and coverage (SBC) beginning in March 2012.
Vedder Price PC | USA | 27 Oct 2010
Seventh Circuit announces a new standard for retaliatory discharge claims brought under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act
Workers' compensation-related absences pose a number of challenges for employers, including declining production, staffi ng shortages and employee morale problems.
Vedder Price PC | USA | 16 Sep 2009
HIPAA breach notification rules
The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has issued interim final rules under HIPAA relating to the breach notification requirements originally introduced in the amendments to HIPAA in the HITECH Act of February 2009.