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Michael L. Stevens, Henry Morris, Jr.
As we previously reported, Maryland has passed several employment laws that go into effect on October 1, 2020.
Douglas A. Grimm, FACHE, Li Litombe, CHC
HHS has finalized the CARES Act provider reporting and recoupment rules and they are different from those put forth in the proposed form. Providers should take careful note — the new requirements are significant and detailed.
Henry Morris, Jr., Robert K. Carrol, John Zaimes
Yesterday, the US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division proposed a new rule designed to “bring clarity and consistency to the determination of who’s an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act.”
Douglas A. Grimm, FACHE, Rachel Hold-Weiss
On September 18, 2020, under the authority of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, CMS finalized the new Radiation Oncology Alternative Payment Model (Model), with a new payment methodology for radiation therapy (RT) services.
Anne M. Murphy
In recent years, the US health care system has experienced unprecedented challenges, an increasing pace of change, and ever-growing complexity.
John Zaimes, Lauren C. Schaefer
SB 1159 expands the presumption of workers’ compensation liability for employees who contract COVID-19 due to a workplace outbreak.
Michele L. Gipp
Following up on the recent New York State Executive Order the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene issued an alert advising providers that all point-of-care COVID-19 test results must be reported electronically via the New York State Electronic Clinical Laboratory Reporting.
Paul R. Lynd, Jeffrey B. Weston
Adding to various paid sick leave requirements that employers must navigate in the COVID-19 environment, California has once again expanded its state law paid sick leave mandates. 
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Michael F. Dearington, Mohammed T. Farooqui, Rebecca W. Foreman, Nadia Patel, Melissa A. Trenk, Laura Zell
Headlines that Matter for Companies and Executives in Regulated Industries
Anthony V. Lupo, David R. Hamill, David Salkeld, Natan P.L. Tubman*
On September 14, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued new withhold release orders (WRO) aimed at entities involved in the importation, downstream manufacturing, and/or sale of certain apparel, cotton, hair products, and computer parts.
Douglas A. Grimm, FACHE, Candace C. Sandoval
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has withdrawn its proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation (MFAR), according to a September 14, 2020, announcement via Twitter by Administrator Seema Verma.
Stephanie Trunk, Erin E. Atkins
Multiple members of Congress issued a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar on September 14, 2020, urging him to use his authority to compel pharmaceutical manufacturers to comply with the laws and regulations governing the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
Stephanie Trunk, Erin E. Atkins
The White House released a new Executive Order on September 13, 2020, related to drug prices titled “Lowering Drug Prices by Putting America First” the September Order), whose stated purpose is to address reimbursement for prescription drugs under both the Medicare Part B and Medicare Part D program
Lynn R. Fiorentino, Debra Albin-Riley, Brian P. Waldman, Robert G. Edwards, Ph.D.
Prop 65 Counsel: What To Know
Henry Morris, Jr., Robert K. Carrol
It’s not uncommon for a worker to perform services for an employer – A – that simultaneously benefit another person – B.
Brian D. Schneider, Richard A. Newman, Donald C. McLean, Michael L. Stevens, Karen Ellis Carr, Stanley H. Abramson, Deborah M. Shelton
Since the pandemic began, associations and their members have had to manage tighter budgets and virtual gatherings. With pandemic-related litigation already blooming, as we reported in May and August, managing liability risks is critical.
Caroline Turner English, Emily Baver Slavin, D. Austin Rettew
Medical providers treating patients covered by ERISA-governed health plans on an out-of-network basis can assert state-law claims to hold plans to their payment promises without running afoul of ERISA’s preemption provision (ERISA § 514(a), 29 U.S.C. § 1144(a)).
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Alexander S. Birkhold, Michael F. Dearington, Mohammed T. Farooqui, Rebecca W. Foreman, Nadia Patel, Melissa A. Trenk, Laura Zell
Headlines that Matter for Companies and Executives in Regulated Industries
Michael L. Stevens, Henry Morris, Jr.
A “neutrality agreement” is generally one in which an employer agrees neither to assist nor oppose a union organizing campaign.
Henry Morris, Jr., Michael L. Stevens
Yesterday, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission updated its technical assistance document, What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws. 
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Alexander S. Birkhold, Michael F. Dearington, Mohammed T. Farooqui, Rebecca W. Foreman, Nadia Patel, Melissa A. Trenk, Laura Zell
Headlines that Matter for Companies and Executives in Regulated Industries
Anthony V. Lupo, Matthew R. Mills, B. Thorne Maginnis, Megan A. Rzonca
As online shopping picked up during the COVID-19 pandemic due to brick-and-mortar closures, so too have questions about liability for online marketplaces.
Nancy A. Noonan, Berin S. Romagnolo
On August 3, 2020, USCIS published a final rule that significantly increases the filing fees for certain immigration and naturalization petitions.
Ross Q. Panko, Laura Zell
The DC Circuit recently affirmed dismissal of IMAPizza’s copyright and trademark infringement lawsuit against At Pizza, Ltd.
Stephanie Trunk, Erin E. Atkins
In a move with far reaching implications for the health care industry, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released a proposed rule that would codify into regulation specific requirements that it and its related agencies must follow when issuing guidance to the public or regul