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  • July 24, 2014

    By Ronald Miller, J.D. Entry-level accountants at a major accounting firm were learned professionals exempt from the FLSA’s overtime provisions, ruled the Second Circuit. Noting that the employees received substantial, specialized education as accountants, were designated as accountants by their employer, performed entry‐level accounting tasks, and were automatically promoted to a more senior accounting position after [...]

  • July 24, 2014

    By Marjorie Johnson, J.D. The Supreme Court of Iowa affirmed judgment against a class of African-American employees and applicants who brought Title VII and state-law claims asserting that Iowa’s merit-based hiring system for its executive branch had an unlawful disparate impact. The state’s high court agreed that the class failed to challenge any particular hiring or [...]

Health Law Daily
  • July 21, 2014

    The Provider Reimbursement Review Board (PRRB) and the HHS Secretary improperly dismissed a hospital's appeal of the intermediary's Notice of Program Reimbursement (NPR) concerning its cost report for fiscal year (FY) 2005 for failure to file a p

  • July 18, 2014

    A study, which asked whether community uninsurance rates have a measurable impact on health care for insured individuals within the community, found that a higher uninsurance rate does reduce the quality of health care outcomes for those with insuran

  • July 17, 2014

    Medicaid fee for service (FFS) and managed care payments to physicians for office visits and emergency care were found to be lower than payments made by private insurance for the same services, according to a report released by the Government Account

Health Reform
  • July 16, 2014

    Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), employers have fewer benefit options to financially assist their employees in offsetting health care costs with pre-tax funds, according to Ben Bosher, group benefits broker with Benefit Des

  • July 16, 2014

    Democrats in both the House and Senate have unveiled legislation aimed at pushing back against the Supreme Court's ruling in the contraceptive mandate case Hobby Lobby v Burwell, in which the court ruled closely held for-profit corporations were

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  • July 21, 2014

    CFTC Commissioner Scott O'Malia announced his intention to leave the agency, cutting short his term which was set to expire in April 2015. His departure will be effective August 8, 2014, and will leave the agency with three Democratic commissioners

  • July 18, 2014

    Purchasers of CDs issued by Allen Stanford's Antiguan bank have been disenfranchised by a D.C. Circuit ruling that the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) cannot be compelled to liquidate the Stanford broker-dealer through which the C

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