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Stamer, Others Discuss Employer, Health Plan Implications Of Anthem Breach on 4/2
Solutions Law Press
3/18/2015

Should You Reconsider Giving FLSA Exchange Notices Given New DOL Guidance?
Solutions Law Press
9/12/2013

Should You Reconsider Giving FLSA Exchange Notices Given New DOL Guidance?
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
9/12/2013

Deadline To Send ACA Summary of Benefits & Coverage (SBC) Adds Pressure For Employers To Finalize 2014 Plan Designs As Agencies Add MEC & MV Disclosures To SBC
ABA RPTE E Report
6/14/2013

Employer Heads Up: NLRA Loss In Arizona Secret Ballot Rule Challenge Only Temporary Setback In Obama Administration's Ongoing Pro-Union Enforcement & Regulatory Campaign
Solutions Law Press
9/6/2012

New Health Plan Partnership, Data Sharing With Federal Health Care Fraud Enforcers Promises Greater Federal Oversight of Providers & Health Plans
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
8/30/2012

Employers & Plan Fiduciaries Reminded To Confirm Credentials & Bonding For Internal Staff, Plan Fidiciaries & Vendors Dealing With Benefits
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
8/13/2012

Record $2.3 Million+ H-2A Backpay Order Plus Civil Money Penalty Reminds Businesses Employing Foreign Workers To Manage Compliance
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
8/10/2012

EBSA Updates Guidance On Fee Disclosure Requirements For 401(k) Plan Brokerage Window Arrangements
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
8/8/2012

Use NIH & Other Free Government Resources To Help Round Out Wellness Programs
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
8/6/2012

Federal Mandate That Employer Health Plans Must Cover 100% Of Contraceptive, Other Women’s Health Services With No Cost Sharing Now Effective
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
8/6/2012

96% Employers of 50+ Employees, 36% Employers of Smaller Employers Provide Health Coverage
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
8/4/2012

12 Steps Every Employer With A Health Plan Should Do Now To Manage 2012-14 Health Plan Risks & Liabilities
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
8/1/2012

Congress Gives Defined Benefit Plan Sponsors Welcome Funding Relief, Raises PBGC Premiums & Makes Other Reforms
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
7/31/2012

Essential Health Benefit Definition Built On Expensive Mandated Benefit Plan Likely To Be Expensive For Employers, States & Individuals
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
7/20/2012

Leprino Foods To Pay $550K To Settle OFCCP Charge Pre-Hire Screening Test Illegally Discriminated
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
7/19/2012

Update Health Plans For Expanded MHPAEA & Health Care Reform Mental Health Mandates
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
7/15/2012

Nextcare Inc. $10 Million False Claims Act Settlement Shows Qui Tam Role In False Claims Act Prosecutions
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
7/11/2012

Stamer Speaks 11/15 About Things Plan Committees Must Do Differently In 2012 At SWBA Meeting
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
7/10/2012

New EEOC State Discrimination Charge Data Helpful Employer Risk Assessment Tool Discrimination Exposures Grow
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
6/26/2012

Model Language May Aid Section 83(b) Elections Even As Executive & Other Special Compensation Carry Growing Liability Traps
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
6/26/2012

IRS To Offer Help For U.S. Citizens Overseas With Foreign Retirement Plans, Dual Citizenship Tax Issues
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
6/26/2012

OCR Hits Alaska Medicaid For $1.7M+ For HIPAA Security Breach
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
6/26/2012

Obama’s Reaffirms Commitment Prosecute Disability Discrimination To Mark Omlstead Anniversary
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
6/22/2012

IRS Changing Individual Taxpayer ID Number Application Requirements
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
6/22/2012

NLRB Moves To Promote Non-Union Employee Use of Collective Action Rights By Launching Webpage
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
6/18/2012

Insurer Group Health Inc. To Refund $500,00+ & Change Claims Practices To Settle NY AG Charges It Wrongfully Denied Coverage
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
6/18/2012

Making Wellness Work On A Shoestring Budget
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
5/28/2012

Tighten Defensibility of Criminal & Other Background Check Practices In Light of Labor Department Non-Discrimination Regulation & Enforcement Emphasis
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
5/25/2012

Western Mixers & Officers Ordered To Pay $1.2M+ For Improperly Using Benefit Plan Funds For Company Operations, Other ERISA Violations
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
5/23/2012

Review & Update Health Plan Mental Health Coverage As DOL Supplements Guidance On Health Plan Mental Health Parity Rules
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
5/23/2012

Employee Plan Fee Disclosure Rules Clarified
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
5/22/2012

Plan Administrator Faces Civil & Criminal Prosecution For Allegedly Making Prohibited $3.2 Million Real Estate Investment
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
5/22/2012

OIG: “Extremely High” Prescription Drug Retail Pharmacy Billings Warrant Tighter Medicare Part D Oversight & Controls
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
5/18/2012

HHS OIG Finds The New York Hotel Trades Council and Hotel Association of New York City, Inc., Health Benefits Fund Reported Unallowable Costs on 2009 Medicare Cost Report
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
5/18/2012

New Mental Health Parity Resources Released In Celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
5/9/2012

Comment On IRS Proposals On Determing Health Plan Minimum Value By June 11
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
4/26/2012

EEOC Sues Wendy’s Franchisee For Disability Discrimination
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
4/18/2012

Brokerage Firm To Pay $630,000+ To Benefit Plans To Settle DOL Charges It Wrongfully Steered Clients To Investments
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
4/18/2012

Latest $100,000 HIPAA Resolution Agreement Nails Physician Group,
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
4/17/2012

DC Court Enjoins Implementation of NLRB Poster Rule
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
4/17/2012

Health Plans Should Act Quickly To Prepare Affordable Care Act Required Summary of Benefits & Communications & Update Other Health Plan Communications
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
3/20/2012

BCBST Agrees To Pay $1.5 Million In 1st OCR Enforcement Action Prompted By HITECH Act Breach Report
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
3/14/2012

Small Employers Should Evaluate Eligibility For Small Business Health Care Tax Credit
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
3/14/2012

Dallas Business Journal Health Care Fraud Article Quotes Stamer
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
2012

Health Plan BCBST To Pay $1.5 Million In 1st OCR Enforcement Action Prompted By HITECH Breach Report
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
3/13/2012

$1.5 Million HIPAA Settlement Reached To Resolve 1st OCR Enforcement Action Prompted By HITECH Act Breach ReportAlert
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
3/13/2012

March 21 New Deadline To Comment On Proposal To Extend Minimum Wage, Overtime Rules To In Home Care Workers
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
3/9/2012

NLRB Report Shows Rise In Unfair Labor Practice Complaints & Formal Proceedings
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
3/9/2012

Arrest of Dallas Doctor, Office Manager & 5 Home Health Agency Owners Highlights Data Mining Power In Health Care Fraud Fight Alert
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
2/29/2012

New DOL Final Rules Tighten Requirements For Employers To Hire Alien Workers Using H-2B Visas
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
2/21/2012

OSHA $1Million Award Against AirTran Airways Highlights Retaliation Risks
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
1/18/2012

HHS Chides Trustmark Life Insurance Company For “Excessive” Health Premium Increases After Affordable Care Act Rate Audit
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
1/12/2012

Labor Department Final Rule Defines Recreation Vehicle For Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
1/10/2012

Manufacturer’s Excessive I-9 Documentation Triggers Discrimination Liability
Solutions Law Press, Inc.
1/1/2012

Comment Deadline 1/31 Om HHS Plan To Let States define ACA
Solutions Law Press
12/29/2011

Stamer Dallas Bar Journal Article Cautions Employers Must Take Holistic Approach To Address Worker Misclassification Risks
Solutions Law Press
12/29/2011

Employers Urged To Strengthen Worker Classification Defenses As Obama Administration Targets Employers Misclassifying Workers
Solutiions Law Press
12/27/2011

NLRB Changes Certification Election Case Procedures
Solutions Law Press
12/26/2011

NLRB Delays Deadline For Employee Labor Rights Poster Requirement To April 30
Solutions Law Press
12/23/2011

Medical Identity Theft/Fraud Convictions Highlight Need For Health Care Providers To Safeguard Health Information, Guard Against Fraud Schemes
SLP Healthcare Update
11/27/2011

Merck To Pay $950 Million To Settle Vioxx® Off-Label Marketing Charges
Solutions Law Press
11/27/2011

Insurer Fights Back To HHS Characterization of its Premium Increases As “Excessive”
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
11/25/2011

IRS U-Tube Video Discusses 2012 Flexible Benefit Plan Rule Change
Solutions Law Press
11/14/2011

OCR Audit Program Kickoff Further Heats HIPAA Privacy Risks
Solutions Law Press
11/9/2011

Employers Face New Labor-Management Exposures Under Activist National Labor Relations Board
Solutions Law Press
11/8/2011

Unions Gaining New Power From National Labor Relations Board’s New Activism
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
11/8/2011

HIPAA Alert! OCR 1st HIPAA Privacy, Security & Breach Notification Compliance Audits Begin
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
11/8/2011

OCR 1st HIPAA Privacy, Security && Breach Notification Compliance Audits Begin
Solutions Law Press
11/8/2011

SLP:Employers Face New Labor-Management Exposures Under Activist National Labor Relations Board
Solutions Law Press
11/8/2011

Labor Secretary Comments Highlight Federal Protections & Resources To Support Veteran's Employment Rights
Solutions Law Press
11/7/2011

Houston Doctor Gets 135 Month Health Care Fraud Sentence-SLP
Solutions Law Press
11/6/2011

IRS Exempts Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents From PTIN Requirement
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
11/4/2011

Houston Doctor Gets 135 Month Health Care Fraud Sentence Alert
Cyn
11/4/2011

IRS Exempts Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents From PTIN Requirement-SLP
Solutions Law Press
11/4/2011

Bill Extending Funding For Certain Veteran Medical and Other Projects Heads To President-SLP2
Solutions Law Press
11/4/2011

Bill Extending Funding For Certain Veteran Medical and Other Projects Heads To President-SLP
Solutions Law Press
11/4/2011

IRS To Waive User Fee On Certain Plan Qualification Determination Applications
Solutions Law Press
10/30/2011

2012 Employee Benefits Cost of Living Adjustments Announced
Solutions Law Press
10/30/2011

IRS Updates Meal, Travel Reimbursement & Deduction Rules
Solutions Law Press
10/30/2011

EBSA Plans To Include Health Care Reform Compliance In Health Plan Audits Beginning In FY 2012; Disputes OIG Criticism Of ACA Enforcement Efforts
Solutions Law Press
10/30/2011

IRS Publishes More Guidance For Tax Preparers On Preparer Tax Identification Number
Solutions Law Press
10/30/2011

IRS Updates Meal, Travel Reimbursement & Deduction Rules-SLP
Solutions Law Press
10/30/2011

Plans & Investment Advisors Get Flexibility To Give Investment Advice To 401(k) & Other Individual Account Plan Participants & Beneficiaries
Solutions Law Press
10/30/2011

ABC President Klein To Speak At Nov. 10 Dallas WEB Meeting
Solutions Law Press
10/26/2011

OCR Settlements Show Health Care & Disabled Housing Providers Face Growing Disability Discrimination Risks
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
10/22/2011

Affordable Care Act Pre-Existing Coverage Plan Only Covered About 39,000 of Millions Denied Private Coverage As of August 1, 2011
Solutions Law Press
10/21/2011

IRS Announces 2012 Cost of Living Increases For Employee Benefit Contributions & Benefits Limits
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
10/20/2011

OCR Settlements Show Health Care & Disabled Housing Providers Face Growing Disability Discrimination Risks
Solutions Law Press
10/19/2011

OCR Settlements Show Health Care & Disabled Housing Providers Face Growing Disability Discrimination Risks-SLP
Solutions Law Press
10/19/2011

2010 Webcast Series on Federal Employer Employment of Persons With Disabilities Planned
Solutions Law Press
10/19/2011

“Health Care Compliance Spooks & Goblins: Honing Your Compliance Ghost-Busting Skills” Topic of 10/19 NTHCPA Meeting-SLP
Solutions Law Press
10/18/2011

“Health Care Compliance Spooks & Goblins: Honing Your Compliance Ghost-Busting Skills” Topic of 10/19 NTHCPA Meeting
Solutions Law Press
10/18/2011

Physician’s Suspension Shows Complying With Medical Board Orders Critical
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
10/16/2011

Physician’s Suspension Shows Complying With Medical Board Orders Critical-SLP2
Solutions Law Press
10/16/2011

Board suspends Houston doctor Theresa Cachuela Rice For Aiding In Unauthorized Practice & Not Complying With Orders
Solutions Law Press
10/16/2011

Physician’s Suspension Shows Complying With Medical Board Orders Critical-SLP
Solutions Law Press
10/16/2011

EBSA Plans To Include Health Care Reform Compliance In Health Plan Audits Beginning In FY 2012; Disputes OIG Criticism Of ACA Enforcement Efforts-SLP
Solutions Law Press
10/7/2011

Bill Extending Funding For Certain Veteran Medical and Other Projects Heads To President
Solutions Law Press
10/4/2011

ONC Hires APP Design, Inc. To Run Patient E-Consent Trial Project
Solutions Law Press
10/3/2011

New Labor Department Video Tries To Educate Young Workers About Benefits & Benefit Rights
Solutions Law Press
10/1/2011

Employer Assistance and Resource Network Offers Free Webinars For Employers During October In Honor of Disability Employment Awareness Month on Thursdays in October from 2:00
Solutions Law Press
9/29/2011

New IRS Voluntary IRS Settlement Program Offers New Option For Resolving Payroll Tax Risks Of Misclassification But Employers Also Must Manage Other Legal Risks
Solutions Law Press
9/26/2011

HHS Projects Medicare Advantage Enrollment Will Rise As Premiums Decline In 2012; Plans Face Increased Regulation & Enforcement-SLP
Solutions Law Press
9/25/2011

HHS Credits Affordable Care Act Adult Dependent Child Coverage Rule With Getting 1 Million Young Adults Health Coverage
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
9/22/2011

Participant Notification Added To Required Procedures For Church Plan Determination Letter Requests
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
9/22/2011

Employers Considering Using New IRS Voluntary Worker Classification Settlement Program To Resolve Payroll Tax Risks Must Also Manage Other Legal Exposures

9/22/2011

9/21 NTHCPA Meeting To Focus On Quality Measures & Reimbursement
Solutions Law Press
9/16/2011

UCLA Health Systems Payment of $865,500 To Settle HIPAA Charges Shows Rising HIPAA Risk-SLP
Solutions Law Press
9/15/2011

4th Circuit Rejects Affordable Care Act Constitutional Challenges In 2 Suits
Solutions Law Press
9/8/2011

Indictment of 91 Shows Growing Health Care Fraud
Solutions Law Press
9/8/2011

91 Individuals Charged With Falsely Billing $295 Million Latest Reminder Of Industry-Wide Health Care Fraud Risk
Solutions Law Press
9/7/2011

Stamer Named Fellow In American College of Employee Benefits Counsel
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
9/2/2011

Unions Get New Tool As NLRB Changes Bargaing Units Certification Rules For Non-Acute Health Care Facilities
SLP Healthcare Update
9/1/2011

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Solutions Law Press
9/1/2011

ABA TIPS Section Appoints Cynthia Marcotte Stamer Vice Chair of Employee Benefits General Committee
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
8/15/2011

UCLA Health Systems Payment of $865,500 To Settle HIPAA Charges Shows Rising HIPAA Risk-SLP2
Solutions Law Press
8/2011

Affordable Care Act To Require Health Plans Cover Contraception & Other Women's Health Procedures In 2012
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
8/2/2011

Health Care Employers Beat National Average When Offering Health Benefits To Workers-SLP
Solutions Law Press
7/29/2011

Grant
Solutions Law Press
7/18/2011

NTHCPA July 20 Meeting On Grant Compliance & Reporting
Solutions Law Press
7/18/2011

Texas Doctor, Pharmacy Suspension Reminder of Pain Management Prescribing Risks
Solutions Law Press
5/17/2011

Company Executives, Plan Sponsors & Others May Face Personal Liability When Others Defraud Plans or Mismanage Employee Benefit Plan Responsibilities
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
4/4/2011

EEOC Finalizes Updates To Disability Regulations In Response to ADA Amendments Act: Employers Should Manage Risks
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
3/24/2011

Extended Grace Period For Some, But Not All New Affordable Care Act Health Claims & Appeals Rules Gives Qualifying Plans, Insurers Limited & Imperfect Relief
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
3/18/2011

Texas Medical Board Suspend Denton Doctor For Sexual Misconduct
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
3/15/2011

Employer Charged With Misclassifying & Underpaying Workers To Pay $754,578 FLSA Back pay Settlement
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
3/11/2011

CMS Publishes Proposed Consumer Disclosure Notices Detailing Required Health Insurer Rate Increase Justification Disclosures
Solutions Law Press
3/7/2011

Stamer Speaks 4/29 On “Welcome to the Jungle - Health Care Reform Bootcamp"
ABA RPTE
3/7/2011

Stamer Speaks 4/28 On “Lean On Me” - Group Health and Disability Claims and Appeals:
ABA RPTE
3/7/2011

States Get More Info On Affordable Care Act Medicaid Eligibility Maintenance Of Effort; Payers & Providers Must Monitor
Solutions Law Press
2/27/2011

HHS Imposes 1st HIPAA Privacy Civil Penalty of $4.3 Million
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
2/22/2011

$4.3 Million HIPAA Penalty Signals Health Plans, Sponsors & Service Providers
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
2/22/2011

Health Care Employer’s NLRB Settlement Shows Care Necessary When Using Social Networking & Other Policies Restricting Employee Communication
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
2/7/2011

NLRB Settlement Shows Care Necessary When Employers Use Social Networking & Other Policies Restricting Employee Communications
Solutions Law Press
2/7/2011

Medicare Proposes To Require Providers To Notify Beneficiaries Of Quality Of Care Complaint Rights
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, PC
2/7/2011

Attorney Cynthia Stamer Shares Best Practices for Protecting Plan Participant & Other Employee Information At SBWA/IRS Plan Administrator Skills Workshops
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
2/4/2011

OIG Launch of Health Care Fraud “Most Wanted” List Another Sign of Provider Enforcement Risks
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
2/3/2011

Wage & Hour Law Settlements Highlight Rising Wage & Hour Risks of U.S. Employers
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
1/24/2011

OCR Requires Rhode Island DHS To Provide Translation, Other Services For Limited English, Other Language Impaired Accommodations
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
1/24/2011

Texas Suspension of Doctor, Pharmacy Highlights Pain Management Prescribing Risks
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
1/18/2011

Supreme Court Medical Resident Stipend Ruling Highlights Advisability of Worker Classification & Payroll Practice Review Advisable For Health Care, Other Employers
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
1/12/2011

IRS, HHS & DOL To Delay Enforcement of New Insured Group Health Plan Non-Discrimination Rules Pending Guidance; Seek Public Input on Rules
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
1/4/2011

IRS Expands When HFSAs & HRAS May Allow Over-The-Counter Drug Purchases With Drug Cards
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
1/2/2011

Avoiding Post-Holiday Season HR Liability Hangover
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
12/29/2010

Holiday Season Celebration Reminder To Manage Intoxication Risks
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
12/29/2010

HHS/DOJ To Use New Predictive Modeling Tools To Prevent Health Care Fraud As Heightened Enforcement Yields Record Recoveries
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
12/16/2010

Red Flag Rule Relief For Health Care Providers, Lawyers & Other Service Providers Awaits President’s Signature
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
12/8/2010

2011 Standard Mileage Rates Announced
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
12/4/2010

Proposed New DOL Defined Benefit Plan Annual Funding Notice Rule
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
11/19/2010

Proposed New Defined Benefit Plan Annual Funding Notice Rule Reminder of Need to Carefully Manage DB Plan Responsibilities
Solutions Law Press
11/18/2010

Affordable Care Act Grandfathered Plan Rules Loosened To Allow Insured Plans Making Some Insurance Changes To Qualify
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
11/17/2010

Managed Care Executive Quotes Stamer On Implications Of Affordable Care Act Claims & Appeals Rules
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
10/21/2010

DOL Proposes To Expand Investment Related Services Giving Rise to ERISA
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
10/21/2010

OIG Shares Key Insights On When Owners, Officers & Managers Face OIG
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
10/21/2010

EEOC Charges Employers With Violating ADA By Denying Medical Leave
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
10/19/2010

DEA Cautions Practitioners Must Restrict Delegation of Controlled Substance Prescribing Functions, Urges Adoption of Written Policies & Agreements
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer C
10/17/2010

CMS Delegated Lead Responsibility For Development of New Affordable
SLP Healthcare Update
10/15/2010

Annual Benefit Limitation Waiver & Anticipated HHS Medical Loss Ratio Guidance Offer
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
10/3/2010

HHS announces new tools and resources from the Affordable Care Act to prevent fraud in Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP
SLP Healthcare Update
9/22/2010

New Insured Group Health Plan Non-Discrimination Rules Create Significant Liability For Employers & Insurers; Prompt IRS Also To Review Self-Insured Group Health Plan Rules
Solutions Law Press
9/20/2010

NLRB To Review, Invites Briefs In Cases Involving Voluntary Recognition Agreements & Successor Employers
Solutions Law Press
8/31/2010

DMEPOS Suppliers Face 9/27 Deadline To Meet Tightened Medicare Standards
SLP Healthcare Update
8/31/2010

CE Invites Comments On Information Required For IMAGE Program Employers
Solutions Law Press
8/31/2010

Initial EHR Certification Bodies Named
SLP Healthcare Update
8/30/2010

Affordable Care Act’s Health Plan External & Internal Review Safe Harbor & Other
Solutions Law Press
8/26/2010

Last Call For Comments on CMS Proposed Edits To Nursing Home Civil
SLP Healthcare Update
8/11/2010

Tighten & Update of Health & Other Plan Claims & Appeals Procedures & Documentation In Response To New Regulations, Tightening Court Review
Solutions Law Press
8/8/2010

Small Employers Sponsoring Health Coverage May Qualify For New Tax Credit,Must Act Quickly To Comply With Other New Federal Health Plan Mandates
Solutions Law Press
8/4/2010

Rite Aid Agrees to Pay $1 Million to Settle HIPAA Privacy Case As Office of Civil Rights Proposes Tighter HIPAA Privacy & Security Regulations
Solutions Law Press
8/3/2010

HHS Invites Input On Medicaid Changes To Promote Children's Health Quality
SLP Healthcare Update
8/2/2010

HHS Regulations Implementing Affordable Care Act Temporary High Risk Insurance Pool Program Regulations Issued
Solutions Law Press
7/31/2010

New Affordable Care Act Mandated High Risk Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Pool Program Regulations Prohibit Plan Dumping of High Risk Members, Set Other Rules
Solutions Law Press
7/31/2010

CMS Adopts ESRD Facility Prospective Payment System & Proposes New Quality Incentive Program
SLP Healthcare Update
7/31/2010

CMS Rule Clarifies When Outpatient Services Subject to 3-Day Rule & Finalizes FY 2011 Inpatient Payment Rates
SLP Healthcare Update
7/31/2010

Congress & Labor Department Considering Tightening Retirement Plan Regulations
Solutions Law Press
7/28/2010

Review Of Worker Classifications Needed As Classification Scrutiny Rises
Solutions Law Press
7/28/2010

Businesses Employing Children Should Review & Tighten Practices in Light of Tightened Rules & Increased Penalties
Solutions Law Press
7/27/2010

Labor Department FMLA Guidance Adopts Broad Interpretation,Employer Care Needed Determining Who Qualifies As Child
Solutions Law Press
7/19/2010

Agencies Release Regulations Implementing Affordable Care Act Health Plan Preventative Care Mandates
Solutions Law Press
7/17/2010

Office of Civil Rights Proposes Changes To HIPAA Privacy, Security & Civil
Solutions Law Press
7/9/2010

Office of Civil Rights Proposes Changes To HIPAA Privacy, Security & Civil Sanctions Rules
SLP Healthcare Update
7/9/2010

Preservation of Access to Care for Medicare Beneficiaries and Pension Relief Act of 2010 Clarification of 3-Day Payment Window
SLP Healthcare Update
7/3/2010

CMS Approves Voluntary Use of NCPDP SCRIPT 10.6 In E-Prescribing In the Medicare Prescription Drug Program
SLP Healthcare Update
7/1/2010

Employers Urged To Review & Strengthen Defensibility of Existing Worker Classification Practices In Light of Rising Congressional & Regulatory Scrutiny
Solutions Law Press
6/30/2010

Key Affordable Care Act Health Plan Coverage Mandates Guidance Issued
Solutions Law Press
6/29/2010

Affordable Care Act Early Retiree Reinsurance Program Applications Open Today; More Key Affordable Health Plan Guidance Issued June 28
Solutions Law Press
6/29/2010

Agencies Release Key Guidance On Affordable Care Act Health Plan Rules
Solutions Law Press
6/25/2010

HHS, DOL & IRS Rules Define “Grandfathered” Group Health Plans & Health Insurance Coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Solutions Law Press
6/15/2010

New Regulations Define “Grandfathered” Group Health Plans &
Solutions Law Press
6/15/2010

New Rule Requires Federal Government Contractors To Post New Employee Rights Under The National Labor Poster
Solutions Law Press
5/20/2010

CMS Proposes FY2011 Acute Care & Long-Term Care Inpatient Policy & Payment Rate Changes
Solutions Law Press
4/20/2010

The Continuing Extension Act of 2010 (H.R. 4851) signed into law April 15, 2010) extends federal unemployment benefits and the COBRA premium subsidy program. While Congress co
Solutions Law Press
4/16/2010

Revised Joint Commission Medical Staff Bylaw Standard Requires New Collaboration, Other Updates
Solutions Law Press
3/25/2010

Getting Your Health Care Reform Views Before Key Congressional Decision-Makers
Solutions Law Press
3/17/2010

Southern States Biggest Winners As HHS Awards Added $162 Million in AARA Fund Grants For Heatlh IT Meaningful Use Projects
SLP Healthcare Update
3/15/2010

4/12 Deadline To Comment on AHRO Project To Develop Hospital Toolkit Intended To Guide Hospitals In Using AHRQ Quality Indicators
SLP Healthcare Update
3/15/2010

IRS To Allow Medical Resident FICA Refund Claims
SLP Healthcare Update
3/2/2010

Employers Concerned About New Union Powers As NLRB Orders Union Elections In 31 California Health Care Facilities To Proceed
Solutions Law Press
3/2/2010

Employers, Group Health Plans Subject To New CHIP/Medicaid Notice, Coordination of Benefits & Special Enrollment Requirements
Solutions Law Press
2/16/2010

Health Plans & Business Associates Face 2/17 Deadline To Update Policies, Contracts & Procedures For HIPAA Privacy Rule Changes
Solutions Law Press
2/16/2010

St. Louis Employer’s OSHA Violations Trigger Contempt Order and Penalties
Solutions Law Press
2/11/2010

Labor Department Final H-2A Certification Procedures Tighten Requirements
Solutions Law Press
2/11/2010

New Labor Department Rule Establishes 7 Day Deadline To Deliver
Solutions Law Press
2/11/2010

Inapplicability of HIPAA Privacy To Disability Insurer Not License To Impose Unreasonable Proof Of Loss Requirements
Solutions Law Press
2/8/2010

New Mental Health Parity Regulations Likely Require Health Plan Changes
Solutions Law Press
1/29/2010

New American Academy of Pediatrics Report Urges Early Child Obesity Treatment
Solutions Law Press
1/25/2010

OIG Special Fraud Alert Targets DME Telemarketing
Solutions Law Press
1/21/2010

DOL Announces Changes To H-2B Prevailing Wage Calculation Rules
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer PC
1/20/2010

Homeland Security Updates List of Nations Whose Nationals Are Eligible For H-2A or H-2B Visas
Solutions Law Press
1/19/2010

HHS Invites Comments On Health Center Program Federal Tort Claims Policy Manual
SLP Healthcare Update
1/1/2010

Newly Extended COBRA Subsidy Rules Require Employers, Administrators Send Required Notices & Update Health Plan Documents & Procedures Quickly
Curran Tomko Tarski Corporate Compliance, Risk Management & Internal Controls
12/30/2009

Distressed Businesses & Their Business Leaders Face Liability Risks When Employee Benefit Obligations Mishandled.doc
Curran Tomko Tarski Corporate Compliance, Risk Management & Internal Controls
12/30/2009

President Signs Law Extending & Expanding Temporary AARA COBRA Subsidy Requirements For Group Health Plans
Solutions Law Press
12/22/2009

Employer & Health Plan Action Required In Response to Law Extending & Expanding AARA COBRA Subsidy
Curran Tomko Tarski Risk Management
12/22/2009

“Chemical Facility” Employers Would Face New Background Check
Solutions Law Press
11/16/2009

House Passes Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Bill Requiring “Chemical Facilities” To Implement Complex New HR & Other Safety & Security Mandates
Curran Tomko Tarski LLP
11/16/2009

FDIC Guidance On Prudent Commerical Real Estate Workouts Provides Insight To Borrowers
CTT Real Estate & Finance
11/13/2009

Renal Dialysis Faculties Encouraged to Review Current Protocols
Solutions Law Press
11/6/2009

Congress Considering Extending & Expanding Group Health Plan
Solutions Law Press
11/5/2009

US and UK Agree to Share Information & Cooperate On Pension Security
Solutions Law Press
11/5/2009

OSHA Proposes To Change Hazard Communication Standard
Curran Tomko Tarski LLP
9/30/2009

HIT Standards Committee To Meet October 14
Solutions Law Press
9/29/2009

Baucus Health Care Reform Proposal Calls For Significant Tightening In Tax-Exemption Rules
CTT
9/22/2009

ONC Shares HIT Committee August Meeting Recommendations, Announcements Opportunity To Comment On Recommendations At September 15 HIT Committee Meeting
CTT
9/9/2009

Breach Notification for Unsecured Protected Health Information; Interim Final Rule
CTT
8/24/2009

House Democrats Hope to Resolve Differences in Versions of the America’s Affordable Health Choices Act as Passed by Three Key House Committees During August Recess in Hopes...
Curran Tomko Tarski
8/4/2009

HHS Delegates Authority for the HIPAA Security Rule to Office for Civil Rights
Curran Tomko Tarski
8/4/2009

HHS Hiring to Expand its Health Information Privacy Enforcement Team Again
Curran Tomko Tarski
8/3/2009

Strengthen Investigation and Employment Practices to Minimize Potential Exposure to Retaliation Claims in Light Of Recent Supreme Court Retaliation Decision
Curran Tomko Tarski
7/21/2009

OFCCP to Apply Special Procedures, Heightened Scrutiny to Equal Employment Practices of Government Contractors, Subcontractors on ARRA Funded Projects
Curran Tomko Tarski
7/21/2009

HHS Hiring to Expand its Health Information Privacy Enforcement Team
Curran Tomko Tarski
7/20/2009

August 14 Comment Deadline on Newly Proposed Rules to Implement Medicaid Eligibility Quality Control and Payment Error Rate Measurement Provisions of CHIP Reauthorization Act
Curran Tomko Tarski
7/15/2009

Nomination of Phyllis Borzi as Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Employment Benefits Security Administration Unanimously Confirmed
Curran Tomko Tarski
7/15/2009

CMS Hospital Compare Website Seeks To Help Consumers Evaluate Hospital Quality & Make More Informed Healthcare Choices
Curran Tomko Tarski
7/15/2009

House Democrats Introduce "American's Affordable Health Care Choices Act of 2009"
Curran Tomko Tarski
7/15/2009

Health Care Providers Required to Improve Services for Limited English Speakers, Hearing Impaired as HHS Steps Up Enforcement of Federal Discrimination Laws
Curran Tomko Tarski
7/15/2009

Don’t Be a “Rubber Stamp” – Information Concerning the Submission of the Toxic Release Inventory Form
Curran Tomko Tarski
7/9/2009

Tighten Employment, Ethics & Internal Controls Policies & Practices To Minimize DOJ & Other Antitrust Exposures
Curran Tomko Tarski
7/9/2009

$90 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Bolster Water Services in Indian Country and Create Jobs
Curran
7/8/2009

U.S. House of Representatives Narrowly Approves American Clean Energy and Securities Act
Curran Tomko Tarski
7/2/2009

HHS Rescinds Medicaid Regulations
Curran Tomko Tarski
6/29/2009

53 Doctors, Health Care Executives & Beneficiaries Indicted for Involvement in a $50 Million Alleged False Billing Ring
Curran Tomko Tarski
6/24/2009

With September 8 Deadline for Government Contractors to Use E-Verify, USCIS Invites Comments on E-Verify Program Designated Agent Process
Curran Tomko Tarski
6/23/2009

Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Invites Input on Meaningful Use of Electronic Medical Records for Purposes of Definition
Curran Tomko Tarski
6/16/2009

FTC ABMG Antitrust Settlement Shows Risks For Health Care Providers Using "Messenger Model" To Negotiate Payor Contracts
Curran Tomko Tarski
6/15/2009

FDA Delays Implementation of Reportable Food Registry, Announces Draft Guidance
Curran Tomko Tarski
6/11/2009

Senate Democrats Unveil Their Health Care Reform Vision In Affordable Health Choices Act
Curran Tomko Tarski
6/10/2009

Democrats Racing To Enact Their Version of Comprehensive Health Reform
Curran Tomko Tarski
6/10/2009

Stamer Moderates June 25 ABA Teleconference On When Benefits Lawyers and Other Service Providers Can Be Sued For Malpractice For Services to ERISA Plans
American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
6/9/2009

Government Contractors & Subcontractors Deadline to Use E-Verify
Curran Tomko Tarski LLP
6/8/2009

Bill To Dictate Employers Give Up To 56 Hours of Paid Leave Per Year Enjoys Broad Support In House
Curran Tomko Tarski HR & Benefits Update
6/8/2009

New Amendments To False Claims Act Increase Whistleblower and Other Exposures For Health Care Providers
Solutions Law Press
5/26/2009

Making Gainsharing Work: Managing Physician Performance
Dallas Bar Association Health Law Section
5/26/2009

DOJ/HHS Step Up Health Care Fraud Enforcement By Announcing New Interagency Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team
Solutions Law Press
5/20/2009

Most Employers, Plans Still Have Work To Do To Comply With Stimulus Bill COBRA Rules
Solutions Law Press
5/13/2009

Mitigating Workplace Fallout of Pandemic Response
Solutions Law Press
5/5/2009

Dealing With Leave & Other Workplace Fallout of Swine Flu Pandemic Response
Curran Tomko Tarski LLP
5/4/2009

FTC Extends Red Flag Rule Compliance Deadline From May 1 to August 1, 2009
Solutions Law Press
5/1/2009

Texas Senate Committee Schedules May 5 Hearing On Proposed Texas Medical Board Reforms
Solutions Law Press
5/1/2009

FTC Extends Red Flag Rule Compliance Deadline From May 1 to August 1, 2009 SLP HCUPDATE
Solutions Law Press
5/1/2009

Workforce Swine Flu Pandemic Survival Preparedness Tips For Business
Curran Tomko Tarski LLP HR & Benefits Update
4/29/2009

HHS Releases Report Comparing Average Sales Price to Average Manufacturer Prices of Prescription Drugs

4/20/2009

HHS & FTC Release Guidance On HITECH Act Data Breach Rules for HIPAA Covered Entities & Entities Dealing With Personal Health Records
Solutions Law Press
4/20/2009

CMS Plans Hospital & Hospital Quality Open Door Forum to Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Solutions Law Press
4/20/2009

FTC Proposes Data Breach Regulations For Personal Health Records
Solutions Law Press
4/17/2009

Renewed DOL Enforcement Emphasis
Solutions Law Press
4/15/2009

Whistleblower Claims Against Employers
Solutions Law Press
4/14/2009

Hearing On Texas Medical Board Reforms Scheduled April 14, 2009
Solutions Law Press
4/7/2009

Connecticut Man Pleads Guilty To Multi-Millon Dollar Tax Fraud Conspiracy Involving False Charges For Hospital Maintenance & Insullation Services
Solutions Law Press
4/4/2009

Retaliation For Filing HIPAA Complaint Recognized As Basis For State Retalitory Discharge Claim
Solutions Law Press
3/30/2009

JPI & United Airlines Lawsuits Highlight Rising Discrimination Risks To US Businesses
Solutions Law Press
3/22/2009

Obama Taps David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P. To Lead Effort To Modernize U.S. Health Information Technology
Solutions Law Press
3/20/2009

March 25 HIPAA Privacy & Security Update Webinar
Solutions Law Press
3/20/2009

Supreme Court’s Broad Definition Of Retailiation Requires Employers To Exercise Care
Solutions Law Press
3/20/2009

DOL Releases Stimulus Bill Model COBRA Notices, Other Guidance
Solutions Law Press
3/20/2009

New IRS & DOL Guidance On Stimulus Bill COBRA Relief
Solutions Law Press
3/3/2009

HIPAA Risks Soar As CVS Agrees to Pay $2.25 Million To Resolve HIPAA Charges & Stimulus Bill Amends HIPAA
Solutions Law Press
2/26/2009

Stimulus Bill COBRA Amendments Require Immediate Group Health Plan Action
Solutions Law Press
2/20/2009

HHS & Department of Education Issue Joint HIPAA/FERPA Privacy Rule Guidance
Solutions Law Press
12/3/2008

Providence To Pay $100,000 & Implement Other Safeguards to Settle HIPAA Civil Penalty Exposure
Solutions Law Press
7/18/2008

Supreme Court Ruling Provides Guidance For Improving Defensibility Of ERISA Claims Decisions
Cynthia Marcotte Stamer
6/26/2008

Texas Medical Board Invites Physicians, Others To Share Input At Town Hall Meetings
Solutions Law Press
6/16/2008

Recession Readying Your Workforce To Meet New Business Challenges & Opportunities
Solutions Law Press
5/30/2008

Employers, Health Plans & Insurers Face Significant New Nondiscrimination & Other Rules Under Genetic Information Law Signed By President
Solutions Law Press
5/21/2008

Employers Face Increased Civil Penalties For Child Labor and Wage & Hour Violations Under Fair Labor Standards Act Under New Law
Solutions Law Press
5/21/2008

OIG Loosens Conditions For Health Care Voluntary Self-Disclosures; Provider Precautions To Prevent & Detect Violations & When Deciding Make Self-Disclosure
Solutions Law Press
5/15/2008

OCR HIPAA PRIVACY RULE Ocr Hipaa Privacy Rule Enforcement Statistics & Criminal Convictions Highlight Potential Hot Spots For Compliance
Solutions Law Press
5/14/2008

Quest Diagnostics Inc. To Pay $688,000 In Overtime Back Wages Settlement After Misclassifying Systems Employees As Exempt
Solutions Law Press
4/30/2008

Nurse Pleads Guilty To HIPAA Privacy Breach
Solutions Law Press
4/28/2008

Texas Hospital Settles Self-Disclosed Violation of Stark Law, Signs CIA
Solutions Law Press
4/22/2008

Texas Clinic CEO Sentence Highlights Risks of Upcoding
Solutions Law Press
3/31/2008

Supreme Court Rules Participants & Beneficiaries Can Sue Fiduciaries Under ERISA § 502(a)(2) To Recover 401(k) & Other Defined Contribution Account Losses
Solutions Law Press
2/20/2008

2008 Medicare Part D Online Disclosure Notice Filing Deadline
Solutions Law Press
2/18/2008

DOL Publishes Wellness FAQ
Solutions Law Press
2/18/2008

Proposed Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 Released
Solutions Law Press
2/13/2008

CMS Delays Publication of ERSD Conditions of Participation Rule
Solutions Law Press
2/5/2008

New Federal Law Extending Federal Family Leave Rights To Employees With Family Member Called To Active Duty Or Caring For Family Member Injured
Solutions Law Press
1/29/2008

January 14, 2008 OIG Advisory Opinions Give Qualified Approval To Two Proposed Gainsharing Arrangements
Solutions Law Press
1/22/2008

Eli Lilly Agrees To Pay 1 15 Billion Settlement For Off Label Marketing
Solutions Law Press
1/15/2008

Advanced Copy of Impending IRS Guidance On Anticipated Insurance Tax Implications of Proposed Changes To Calculate Statutory Life Insurance Reserves
Solutions Law Press
1/14/2008

Health Benefit Update Annual Medicare Part D Reminder
Solutions Law Press
11/15/2007

Health Benefit Update 2007 Form 5500 Release
Solutions Law Press
11/15/2007

IRS & DOL Issue Automatic Enrollment & Investment Guidance
Solutions Law Press
11/15/2007

Health Benefit Update Patient Empowerment
Solutions Law Press
11/15/2007

Deferred Compensation 409 A Update
Solutions Law Press
11/15/2007

Retirement Plan Update Form 5500 Only
Solutions Law Press
11/15/2007

Retirement Plan Update Auto Enrollment Only
Solutions Law Press
11/15/2007

U.S. House Contemplating Expanded Federal Employment Protections For Sexual Orientation
Solutions Law Press
9/25/2007

Medicare Part D Reconciliation Payment Deadline Expected To Be Set In October
Solutions Law Press
9/18/2007

Health Care Providers May Need To Tighten E-mail and Other Electronic Record Practices In Response To New E- Discovery Rules
Solutions Law Press
8/14/2007

Medicare Advantage/Part D Plans Face August 1 Deadline To Comply With New Creditable Coverage & Eligibility Operational Rules
Solutions Law Press
6/15/2007

Executives, Lenders & Others Risk Personal Liability If Employee Benefits Mismanaged
Solutions Law Press
6/13/2007

Homecare Workers Exempt From FLSA
Solutions Law Press
6/11/2007

Businesses With Massachusetts Workers Face July 1 Deadline To Comply With New Healthcare Law
Solutions Law Press
6/10/2007

EEOC Can Allow Employer Plans To Coordinate Retiree Health Benefits With Medicare
Solutions Law Press
6/7/2007

Congress Scrutinizing Executive Compensation
Solutions Law Press
5/25/2007

CMS Letter Regarding Specialty Hosptials
Solutions Law Press
5/23/2007

CMS Says Specialty Hospitals Participating In Medicare Must Meeting Emergency Care Conditions
Solutions Law Press
5/23/2007

Texas Criminal Conviction Guidelines Update Background Policy
Solutions Law Press
5/22/2007

Telemedicine & Electronic Health Records Physician Opportunities & Exposures
Solutions Law Press
5/21/2007

Court Rules Americaid Texas, Inc. Payment Of Methodist Hospital of Dallas
Solutions Law Press
5/14/2007

Ny Ag Announces Identity Theft Settlement
Solutions Law Press
4/30/2007

OCR Delegated Authority To Issue HIPAA And Patient Safety Subpoenas
Solutions Law Press
4/16/2007

Covered Entities Required To Comply With Hipaa National Provider Identifier Rule By May 23,2007
Solutions Law Press
4/10/2007

Texas Ag Suit Against Radio Shack For Alleged Violation Of 2005 Texas Identity Theft Law
Solutions Law Press
4/10/2007

Small Health Plans Hipaa Privacy Notice Reminder Due April 14
Solutions Law Press
4/10/2007

DOL Publishes Interim Guidance On Changes To ERISA
Solutions Law Press
12/21/2006

Final HIPAA Nondiscrimination Regulations Affecting Health and Wellness Programs
Solutions Law Press
12/13/2006

Managing Employment Liability From Holiday Season Celebrations
Solutions Law Press
12/6/2006

Labor Department, IRS & PBGC Propose Pension Protection Act Revisions to 2008 Form 5500 Report
Solutions Law Press
12/6/2006

Labor Department Settlement With Former Enron Executive Jeffrey Skilling Provides Important Warning
Solutions Law Press
11/17/2006

Medicare Notice Chart
Solutions Law Press
11/14/2006

Annual Medicare Part-D Creditable Coverage Deadline
Solutions Law Press
11/10/2006

Medicare Consumer Alert $299 Phone Scam
Solutions Law Press
3/7/2006

Supreme Court Opinion
Solutions Law Press
2/28/2006

SEC Proposes Changes to Executive Compensation Disclosure Requirements
Solutions Law Press
2/6/2006

New USERRA Militarty Reservist Regulations
Solutions Law Press
12/19/2005

IRS Announces Pension Plan Limitations for 2006
Solutions Law Press
10/14/2005

Supreme Court Strikes Sentencing Guidelines
Solutions Law Press
10/1/2005

Hurricane Katrina Form 5500 Deadline Extension
Solutions Law Press
9/8/2005

Hurricane Katrina and Form I-9 Documentation
Solutions Law Press
9/6/2005

Hurricane Katrina and Health Coverage
Solutions Law Press
9/6/2005

Health Plan Eligibility Update
Solutions Law Press
7/20/2005

New Federal Requirements For Disposal of Personal Records and Information
Solutions Law Press
7/1/2005

I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form
Solutions Law Press
6/1/2005

Most Employers, Group Health Plans Need Additional Action To Finish COBRA Subsidy Compliance
Curran Tomko Tarski
12/30/1991

HHS Announces Adjustments To Federal Matching Shares Rates For Medicaid, Foster Care & Adoption Assistance Rates
SLP Healthcare Update
12/30/1991

2/27 Deadline For Employers To Comment On DOL Proposed Rule Changes Extending Minimum Wage & Overtime Rules To More Home Caregiver Workers
Solutions Law Press
12/27/1991

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