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The Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced that Jacksonville, Florida-based American Sleep Medicine LLC has settled allegations that it fraudulently billed Medicare, TRICARE (the health care program for uniformed...more
Veterans, their spouses and their parents who are admitted to long term care facilities may be eligible for a long-standing program called the Aid and Attendance Pension benefit (the “Aid and Attendance Benefit”). The Aid and...more
On March 5, 2012, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released a Final Rule governing “on-site, in-person promotional activities, including educational activities” by pharmaceutical company representatives at VA medical...more
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently reported that it will issue new proposed regulations under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) by this November. The proposed regulations will provide guidance on two new...more
After long-term criticism of how it treats soldiers suffering from traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the Veterans Administration has made some important progress. In his June 10 radio...more
The Obama administration has announced an important change for veterans who are trying to get disability benefits as a result of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Details are available at the White House Web site.
The Veterans Affairs Department’s disability claims process can be a nightmare to negotiate, and in my opinion is a real insult to the men and women who have been injured in serving our country. There may be some hope for...more
CASE PENDING IN US. 9TH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS STRUGGLES WITH ISSUE OF WHETHER VA IS TO BIG TO TACKLE FOR OUTRAGEOUS DELAYS IN MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR GIs AND IN UNREASONABLE DELAYS IN BENEFIT AND DISABILITY APPEALS....more
On October 28, 2009, President Obama signed into law a Defense Department Fiscal Year 2010 authorization bill that includes an expansion of the Family and Medical Leave Act provisions related to “qualifying exigency leave”...more
This guest post is courtesy of the National Care Planning Council.
In the year 1919 President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11 as Armistice Day to honor those Veterans who served during World War I. On November 11,...more
On October 28, 2009, President Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010, Public Law 111-84 ("NDAA for 2010"). Primarily a defense appropriations law, the NDAA contains several...more
In a speech this week Defense Secretary Robert Gates gave his opinion that troops injured in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan continue to face too many bureaucratic hurdles. This is true of course, but applies equally to all...more
On November 17, 2008, the Department of Labor published a Final Rule (the “Rule”) on family and medical leave. The Rule is primarily in response to the National Defense Authorization Act, which amended the Family and Medical...more
On February 11, 2008, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) published proposed revisions to the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) regulations. This is the first time changes have been proposed to the regulations since the...more
On January 28, 2008, President Bush signed into law The National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) for 2008. This new law amends the Family and Medical Leave Act to permit a “spouse, son, daughter, parent, or next of kin” to...more
After a previous veto, on January 28, 2008, President Bush signed into law the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act (?NDAA?), which includes two major amendments to the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (?FMLA?) as it...more
In a surprise move Monday, President Bush pocket vetoed the military spending bill that included revisions to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), discussed in our December 26 Legal Alert. While vacationing in Crawford...more
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