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Frost Brown Todd LLC | USA | 19 Mar 2019

CMS Encourages States to Pursue Medicaid Waivers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) rolled out tools that assist states with pursuing Section 1115 waivers in order to implement

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Frost Brown Todd LLC | USA | 22 Mar 2018

Employers: Prepare to Address Disability Claims Under all Types of Benefit Plans Differently, Effective April 1, 2018

Beginning April 1, 2018, employers will need to be prepared to address Department of Labor (DOL) final regulations expanding the requirements for

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Frost Brown Todd LLC | USA | 7 Mar 2017

ACA Nondiscrimination Casts Wide Net, But Portion Has Been Enjoined

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released final regulations on Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in May 2016. Section

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Frost Brown Todd LLC | USA | 17 May 2016

EEOC Emphasizes Leave Under ADA

On May 9, the EEOC issued a resource document on employer-provided leave as an accommodation for disabled employees. The guidance should pique the

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Frost Brown Todd LLC | USA | 20 Apr 2015

EEOC’s proposed rule favors employee wellness programs

Last week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a proposed rule governing employee wellness programs. The new rule is largely

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Frost Brown Todd LLC | USA | 18 Nov 2014

The government issues guidance on the responsibility of public schools regarding communication with students with hearingvisionspeech disabilities

On November 12, 2014, the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division (DOJ) issued

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Frost Brown Todd LLC | USA | 6 May 2013

Is telecommuting reasonable? Before implementing anti-telecommuting policies, consider your exposure under the ADA

On February 22, 2013 an internal memo circulated at Yahoo! by Human Resources Head, Jackie Reses, proclaimed that telecommuting would no longer be

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Frost Brown Todd LLC | USA | 4 Feb 2013

Office of Civil Rights issues guidance on school district Section 504 policies

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs and activities. All schools that

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Frost Brown Todd LLC | USA | 27 Sep 2012

Seventh Circuit reverses itself on how far an employer must go in assigning disabled employees

By now, all employers know they are required to make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled employees under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA").

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Frost Brown Todd LLC | USA | 31 Jul 2012

Is obesity a disability? The effect of the 2008 amendments to the ADA

The obesity epidemic in the United States has been well documented and publicized by those in the media and health care communities.

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