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Foley & Lardner LLP | USA | 29 Aug 2011

COBRA subsidies end August 31, 2011 -- should you notify employees?

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act created a federal subsidy for COBRA premium payments of eligible individuals who were involuntarily terminated from employment.

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Reed Smith LLP | USA | 4 Aug 2011

Health care in the cloud think you are doing fine on cloud nine? Hey, you! Think again. Better get off of my cloud

The interest level in storing health records in digital format has grown rapidly with the lower cost and greater availability and reliability of interoperable storage mechanisms and devices

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Greenberg Traurig LLP | USA | 13 Apr 2011

How much is your privacy worth? According to Department of Health and Human Services, millions

The privacy and security rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) are critically important for employers to understand and comply with.

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King & Spalding LLP | USA | 1 Nov 2010

Year-end compliance and amendment deadlines for employee benefit plans and executive compensation arrangements are fast approaching

In addition to amendments and notifications necessitated by the recent health care reforms, existing laws such as the Pension Protection Act of 2006 ("PPA") and the Worker, Retiree and Employee Recovery Act of 2008 ("WRERA") will require amendments to plan documents and related materials, as well as new notifications, all of which must be made before the end of the year.

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Hodgson Russ LLP | USA | 29 Sep 2010

HHS issues proposed regulations on HIPAA’s privacy, security, and enforcement provisions

The Department of Health and Human Services recently published proposed regulations for the implementation of statutory changes made to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as provided by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH).

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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP | USA | 16 Sep 2010

COBRA subsidy update

On April 15, 2010, President Obama signed into law an extension of unemployment benefits and premium assistance available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ("ARRA") for benefits received under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act ("COBRA").

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Vedder Price PC | USA | 5 Aug 2010

HHS proposes changes to HIPAA privacy, security and enforcement regulations

Contained within the 2009 stimulus package known as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH).

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Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP | USA | 22 Jul 2010

COBRA health continuation coverage subsidy extension

On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, referred to in the press as the Economic Stimulus Act.

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Barnes & Thornburg LLP | USA | 10 Mar 2010

COBRA subsidy extended additional month and expanded

On March 2, 2010, the COBRA subsidy provisions originally enacted under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, as extended in December, were once again extended by the Temporary Extension Act of 2010 (TEA).

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Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP | USA | 9 Mar 2010

Temporary extension of the ARRA COBRA premium subsidy

On March 2, 2010, another temporary extension of the ARRA COBRA premium subsidy was enacted.

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