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Digital Health: Revolutionizing Healthcare
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Corporate Law Report: Cybersecurity, CEO Social Media, New Workplace Laws, Healthcare Reform in 2013
Jennifer Abril on The Story of Fragrances
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On March 30, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a decision imposing certain socio-economic contract requirements on subcontractors operating hospitals associated with the University of...more
In the wake of the controversy surrounding the passage of the Alabama Accountability Act, the legislative process slowed considerably in the State House. However, there was some movement on a few significant pieces of...more
Medical Practice Fired Employee Because of Her Crohn's Disease, Federal Agency Charged -
BALTIMORE - University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc. will pay $92,500 and furnish other relief to settle a disability...more
The Affordable Care Act requires most health plans to cover certain women’s preventive services, including contraception, without charging a co-pay or deductible. On January 30, 2013, the Obama Administration released...more
Religious organizations are up in arms over a federal law that now requires them to provide preventive contraceptive services they don’t agree with in their employee health plans.
The Patient Protection and Affordable...more
We are pleased to share our Final Issue of the 2012 Summary of New Maine Laws in this special edition of Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House.
You may recall that we sent you a preliminary version of our 2012...more
Dow at 13,000 Edition
It is with a profound sense of tradition that we assemble and distribute a 2011 “Year in Review” in March, 2012, instead of simply tweeting what IRS Commissioner Shulman had for breakfast this...more
On March 10, 2010, the IRS determined that medical residents are exempt from FICA taxes based on the student exception, for tax periods ending before April 1, 2005. Although the refunds apply to tax periods ending before...more
It seems simple. Use existing resources and talents at your university, medical school, or healthcare system to make more money, maybe a lot more money. No risk. Just a product extension.
Experience as an outside...more
The Illinois State Legislature was busy this past year and there are 200 new laws going on the books for 2012. The summary of the new laws going into effect for 2012 which affect working men and women are summarized below. If...more
Articles: The Increasing Number of Claims for Violation of Patient's Rights and Its Impact on Liability Costs; Postscript: 1 Year After Humboldt; Dukes Revisited, a Much Needed Win for Employers; Purposeful Leadership; 3rd...more
The Spring 2011 Newsletter covers a variety of topics. The first one is Social Media and Employment dealing with the hiring process and the different social media avenues. The second is the third and last installment of the...more
A liaison for the American Immigration Lawyers Association has reported that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (the “USCIS”) will be sending out a clarification that teaching hospitals affiliated with a medical...more
In This Issue:
*Health Care Reform: How Will it Affect School Districts?
*Teacher Furloughs not a Change in Placement Under IDEA
*Ohio Supreme Court Holds Minimum Length of Service Requirements for Maternity Leave do...more
On June 1, 2010, the Supreme Court agreed to decide a case that implicates $700 million a year in federal tax obligations of medical institutions, such as teaching hospitals and medical schools, and their residents. In...more
This is Foley Hoag's Summary Chart of the Regulations Required in both "The Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act" and "The Health Care & Education Reconciliation Act of 2010."
Please see full chart below for more...more
10 Common Mistakes to Avoid in Administering FMLA Leave
The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 ("FMLA") establishes minimum federal standards that Ohio School Districts must follow for medical, child care and...more
10 Practical Steps to Avoid Employment Liability in 2010
In January, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a press release announcing that 93,277 workplace discrimination charges were filed with...more
This article includes 10 practices that, if followed, will help the boards of tax-exempt organizations such as hospitals, colleges, large foundations, and other charities that require highly compensated executive talent, to...more
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