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HHS Expands Eligibility for Medicare Appeal Settlement Conference Facilitation Process

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On August 11, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that it is expanding the alternative dispute resolution process known as Settlement Conference Facilitation (SCF) for 2020. Under the expansion,...more

Davis Brown Law Firm

HR Quick Take: Remote Work in Other States

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Q: During “normal” times, my workforce is located in Iowa and for the most part, works from our office. We do not have office locations in other states or countries....more

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Reimbursing Employee Remote Work Costs

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Working from home continues to bring up new questions employers may not have had to consider before, or at least not on such a wide scale. Both employees and employers are wondering what remote work or telework expenses are...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

GAO Report on Section 3610 Reimbursement

While GAO does not make any recommendations in its report, it provides a useful overview of the federal government’s implementation of Section 3610. Agencies made relatively little use of their Section 3610 authority...more

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Reimbursing Business Expenses For A Remote Workforce

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Most employers reimburse their employees for money spent on meals, hotels and other expenses during work trips as business expenses, but few have given thought to reimbursing employees for employee costs incurred at home,...more

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DOL Issues Practical Guidance on Multiple Wage and Hour Topics

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This week, the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (DOL) issued four opinion letters addressing a range of wage and hour issues including application of the fluctuating workweek payment method, pay methods for...more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Teleworking: Amazing or amazingly complex?

COVID-19 forced many companies to quickly jump into the realm of teleworking or to drastically expand existing programs. What policies should employers institute and enforce to discourage off-the-clock work? Do employers need...more

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

DOD Deviation Provides Updated Guidance on CARES Act REAs for COVID-Related Paid Leave

Back in April, we blogged about the Department of Defense’s (DOD) initial guidance on the implementation of Section 3610 of the CARES Act. You may remember that Section 3610 allows government contractors to obtain...more

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State Storage Tank Trust Fund: South Dakota Supreme Court Addresses Cost Recovery Action for Prior Payments to Oil Company

The Supreme Court of the State of South Dakota (“Court”) addressed in an August 12th opinion an action by the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Petroleum Release Compensation Fund (“Fund”) action to recover payments...more

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FAQs: Expense Reimbursement Amidst the New Work-From-Home Normal

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In Mid-March, much of the nation’s workforce began working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, many employers had to rapidly adjust to utilizing a virtual workforce. ...more

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An employer’s guide to navigating common issues involving remote workers

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“Working from home,” “teleworking,” “working remotely.” Call it what you will, the concept has always been troublesome for employers. COVID-19 has forced employers to reconsider this concept, which has become essential for...more

Best Best & Krieger LLP

Best in Law: Remote Working Laws for Calif. Employers

BB&K Attorneys Damian Moos and Kandice Kim Write About What Employers Should Know in the Southern Calif. Newspaper Group - In response to state and local COVID-19 stay at home orders, many California employers...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Reimbursements And Remote Work 101

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In March 2020, many employers suddenly found themselves managing a mostly remote workforce due to COVID-19. As the pandemic stretches on, some businesses remain remote because of necessity, while others are considering the...more

King & Spalding

CMS Announces Reimbursement for Patient Counseling on Self-Isolation at Time of COVID-19 Testing

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On July 30, 2020, CMS and the CDC announced that health care providers can be reimbursed for counseling patients regarding the importance of self-isolation prior to the onset of symptoms at the time of COVID-19 testing. As...more

Best Best & Krieger LLP

Using a Plan Administration Expense Account as Part of An Agency’s 457(b) or 401(a) Plan

Not surprisingly, many cities and special districts no longer have monies available in their budgets to spend on things such as legal fees to analyze and correct plan administration problems and compliance issues. When it is...more

Epstein Becker & Green

Time Is Money: A Quick Wage-Hour Tip on … Recovering Amounts Owed by a Departing Employee: You Know You Probably Cannot Deduct...

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In employment, as in life generally, breaking up can be hard to do. This is particularly so when a departing employee owes the employer money. Most employers understand that applicable law often prohibits simply deducting...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Gimme Some Money! – Recent GAO Cases on Recovering Bid Protest Costs

Although the film This Is Spinal Tap was released in 1984, a bid protest attorney whose client has gotten corrective action or had a protest sustained might still hum along with that film’s song, Gimme Some Money, when...more

McDermott Will & Emery

CMS Proposes Further OPPS Reductions to 340B Drug Reimbursement Rates

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On August 4, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its CY 2021 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) proposed rule. CMS proposes to reduce OPPS payments for 340B drugs from...more

Troutman Pepper

CARES Act Provider Relief Fund: July 2020 Update

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Since April 2020, many health care providers have received payments from the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund (PRF) in the form of general or targeted distributions. Many providers have questions about receiving and using these...more

K&L Gates LLP

340B Update: Appeals Court Upholds 340B Payment Reduction Under the OPPS as CMS Proposes Further Reductions for CY 2021

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On 31 July 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) upheld the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) decision to allow the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Universities Prevail On Technicality In First Ruling Testing Viability Of COVID-19 Room And Board Refund Class Actions

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Seyfarth Synopsis: In the first ruling in response to the slew of room and board refund class actions filed in the wake of COVID-19, on July 29, 2020, in Rosenkrantz v. Arizona Board of Regents, No. 2:20-CV-01203 (D. Ariz.),...more

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From Frying Pan to Fire: Strategic Issues When Reimbursement Disputes Turn Into Criminal Investigations

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Early on the morning of June 13, 2017, over one hundred federal agents raided facilities across southern California belonging to behavioral health provider Sovereign Heath. The agents provided search warrants indicating that...more

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Thank You, Next Guidance Please — Everything You Need to Know About the Wage and Hour Division's Latest Guidance on COVID-19 and...

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division earlier this week published additional employer guidance regarding compliance with the FLSA during the COVID-19 pandemic (“Guidance”).  ...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

HUD Updates Claims Without Conveyance of Title Procedures

HUD recently issued Mortgagee Letter 2020-21 (ML 20-21), implementing certain enhancements to the FHA Claims Without Conveyance of Title (CWCOT) procedures.  Mortgagees may follow the updated guidance provided in ML 20-21...more

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Thank You, Next Guidance Please — Everything You Need to Know About the Wage and Hour Division’s Latest Guidance on COVID-19 and...

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division earlier this week published additional employer guidance regarding compliance with the FLSA during the COVID-19 pandemic (“Guidance”). ...more

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