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  • May 28, 2015

    There’s an old adage that “words are never a provocation.” But we all realize that words, in fact, can wound and leave deep and lasting scars on their victims. Courts have recognized that racial epithets and terms that conjure up racial stereotypes provide ample cause for an employee to feel the heat of a hostile [...]

  • May 28, 2015

    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Rejecting every argument put forth by an employee who appealed a federal court’s decision to lift a stay on his former employer’s breach of contract suit, the Tenth Circuit concluded that it had jurisdiction to hear the appeal, that the arbitration was had “in accordance with” the agreement between the parties, [...]

Health Law Daily
  • May 27, 2015

    CMS has released an advance copy of its long-awaited proposed rule to update the standards and requirements for Medicaid managed care plans. Scheduled to appear in the Federal Register on Monday, June 1, 2015, the proposal would: (1) increase states?

  • May 26, 2015

    A claimant who was denied Medicare coverage of laboratory testing did not have standing to sue because she was not required to pay for the testing and therefore could not allege a concrete injury, a district court ruled in granting a motion to dismis

  • May 21, 2015

    A review by the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that HHS met many of the requirements of the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002, but did not fully comply for fiscal year (FY) 2014 (OIG Report, No. A-17-15-52000, May 18, 2015).

Health Reform
  • May 29, 2015

    Some health plans have proposed significant increases in their proposals for 2016 insurance premiums in some states under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) (P.L. 111-148). According to reporting in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), pl

  • May 28, 2015

    Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan) has introduced a bill that would establish the Office of the Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act. The bill, S. 1368, states, "The writing, passage, and implementation of the [Patient Protecti

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  • May 27, 2015

    The federal district court in San Francisco has whittled three patents from Unwired Planet LLC's patent infringement suit against Apple, Inc. Remaining for trial is Unwired Planet's claim that Apple directly infringed a patent for identifying the

  • May 26, 2015

    An accused party's belief in the invalidity of a patent is not a defense to a claim that the party induced infringement of the patent, the U.S. Supreme Court has held. In a dispute between Commil USA and accused infringer Cisco Systems, the Court r

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