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  • April 26, 2016

    At its April 26, 2016, meeting, the board of directors for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation approved a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) that would implement section 956 of the Dodd-Frank Act that the FDIC, along with the Office of the Com

  • April 25, 2016

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has entered into two consent orders with a debt collection law firm, two of the firm's principal partners, and a debt buyer ordering them "to stop churning out unfair and deceptive debt collection lawsuits

Employment Law Daily
  • April 28, 2016

    By Marjorie Johnson, J.D. A jury should have decided whether a county and its sheriff unlawfully denied a pregnant correctional officer’s request for light duty pursuant to its policy granting light duty only to workers who were injured on-the-job, the Second Circuit ruled in vacating the dismissal of her Title VII pregnancy discrimination claim at the [...]

  • April 28, 2016

    By Kathleen Kapusta, J.D. Affirming summary judgment against the failure-to-accommodate claim of an employee who suffered from a permanent back condition, the First Circuit found that in the circumstances of this case, his employer could not be faulted, as a matter of law, when he opted to remain silent, voluntarily chose to participate in certain activities, [...]

Health Law Daily
  • April 26, 2016

    Modernization. In part because of individual coverage gains under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) (P.L. 111-148), CMS determined that it is important to align and coordinate Medicaid and CHIP standards with private insurance mar

  • April 25, 2016

    The fact that the payment rules of Iowa's Medicaid agency did not align with Iowa statutory requirements did not mean the payment rules as set forth in the statute should not be followed by the agency. The Iowa Supreme Court decided that the distri

  • April 22, 2016

    CMS proposes an $800 million increase in aggregate Medicare payments to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) in fiscal year (FY) 2017 as a result of a 2.1 percent rate increase from the FY 2016 rates. CMS announced the update in an advanced release of a

Health Reform
  • April 28, 2016

    CMS is overhauling and modernizing requirements for Medicaid managed care and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The regulatory changes are set out in an advance release of a Final rule designed to (1) support state efforts to improve

  • April 27, 2016

    The effectiveness of Medicaid National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) coding edits is limited because not all states have fully implemented them or use them correctly. A review of state implementation of the NCCI edits, conducted by the HHS Office

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