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Going on the Offense: Proactive Strategies to Reduce Uncertainty
Craft Beer Boom in Michigan
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Digital Health: Revolutionizing Healthcare
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Hot Companies in Digital Health
Digital Health: Where is the Action for Entrepreneurs?
What Employers Need to Know about Health Care Reform
Corporate Law Report: Cybersecurity, CEO Social Media, New Workplace Laws, Healthcare Reform in 2013
Jennifer Abril on The Story of Fragrances
Obamacare May Be Headed Back to Supreme Court As Contraception Mandate Comes Under Fire
Supreme Court to Decide Whether or Not Human Genes Are Patentable
Election results and the Affordable Care Act – What can employers do now?
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Will New Marijuana Laws Go Up In Smoke?
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In This Issue:
- Editor's Overview
- ERISA Preemption in Provider Misrepresentation Claims: An Overview of the Jurisprudence Leading Up to the Fifth Circuit's En Banc Review of Access Mediquip and What Lies...more
A recent Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decision considered whether a third party administrator of a self-funded medical plan was a fiduciary under ERISA. Under ERISA, fiduciaries owe strict duties of loyalty and prudence to...more
The Affordable Care Act, signed into law by President Obama in 2010, has various provisions that kick in starting this year. One provision requires that insurance companies spend a certain percentage of health insurance...more
In This Issue:
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Supreme Court’s Decision on Healthcare Reform – What Does This Mean To ERISA Welfare Benefit Plans? ....1
- SELECT CASE SUMMARIES....2
- DICKINSON WRIGHT ERISA...more
In This Issue:
- Editor’s Overview ...1
- Health Care Reform Remains Alive and Well as DOL Enforces ACA through Plan Audits ...2
- Class Warfare — ERISA Class Litigation in Light of Wal-Mart v....more
A federal district court dismissed an action against an employer alleging vicarious liability for an employee’s dissemination of a patient’s protected health information (PHI) related to treatment for a sexually transmitted...more
Insurance companies have been using computer technology to target providers with greater effect, but not always with the correct result. If you are a specialist who utilizes a set of medical codes more than any other codes,...more
The Dodd-Frank Act includes new and expanded whistleblower protections as well as bounty hunter provisions that are designed to increase the referrals of larger fraud actions by incentivizing employees, contractors, and many...more
Honored and rresented by the Financial Planning Association of America (FPA) at their annual meeting last fall, this article was written at the request of ADVISOR TODAY - the Journal of the National Association of Insurance...more
In a case that has been closely watched around the nation for several years, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has reaffirmed hospitals? and physician peer reviewers? broad immunities from damages claims under the 1986...more
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