Continuing its recent trend of inserting whistleblower protections in significant legislation that impacts public health and safety, Congress included whistleblower and retaliation protections in the recently-enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA"), the … [Read more...] about Whistleblower Provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
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Recently issued Affordable Care Act guidance clarifies the prohibition on waiting periods in excess of 90 days and eliminates the requirement to issue HIPAA group health plan certificates of creditable coverage after December 31, 2014.On March 18, 2013, the U.S. Departments of … [Read more...] about Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) Guidance on 90-Day Waiting Periods and Certificates of Creditable Coverage
On August 6, 2010 Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), introduced a bill entitled the Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act ("IDPPPA") (S. 3728), which represents a compromise between the American Apparel & Footwear Association ("AAFA") and the Council of Fashion … [Read more...] about The Innovative Design Protection and Privacy Prevention Act: Will Design Protection Be In Vogue in Congress?
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY President Obama’s signature of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on March 23, 2010, together with his expected signature of its companion reconciliation bill approved by Congress yesterday, will effect comprehensive changes to the … [Read more...] about President Signs into Law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Effecting Comprehensive Changes to the U.S. Health Care System
The popular sitcom, Seinfeld, spawned numerous catchphrases in the nineties, perhaps none more famous than the one in episode six of season seven entitled, The Soup Nazi.[i] “No soup for you!”[ii] In the episode, Jerry and George reveal to Elaine a new fondness for a … [Read more...] about No Soup for You! Religion in the Post-PPACA Era (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act)