Are the EEOC’s Wellness Program rules still valid? A. The ADA and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act both permit an employer to seek
Providers should review their assignments of benefits in light of the Ninth Circuit's opinion, particularly if the provider used a template provision
If the bill is passed, insurance carriers might be subject to challenges under both state and federal antitrust laws, including the Sherman Act, the
In recent years, employee wellness programs have become increasingly popular. They have been regulated under the Health Insurance Portability and
Q: An employee is asking to take medical leave. What sort of questions am I allowed to ask her? A: Ask any HR generalist, and they will tell you that
Just six weeks after the EEOC sued Orion Energy Systems, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin claiming that
Nationwide food distribution company reportedly agrees in December 2012 to pay $3.53 million in allegedly unpaid employee benefits to settle proposed class
Certainly a main financial focus of hospitals in 2011 has been the looming changes to be brought about by the growth in the number of insured under the Medicaid program being mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
On February 22, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced its first-ever civil monetary penalty (CMP) of $4,351,600 imposed on Cignet Health of Prince George’s County, Maryland (Cignet) for alleged violations of the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
On February 25, 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) filed its first case since 1999 that alleges a monopolist is engaging in traditional anticompetitive unilateral conduct.