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What Should I Know About the MHPAEA and 21st Century Cures Act
9/7/2017

2017 Federal Group Health Plan Mental Health Rules Update
6/27/2017

Stamer Returning Speaker, Moderator At 5/19 ISSA-LA Healthcare Privacy Summit
5/19/2017

Hard Lessons on Protecting Health Data
5/4/2017

Same-Sex Marriages and Domestic Partnerships: Lessons Learned, Unanswered Questions and Best Practices
5/1/2017

Transgender Issues Across Trans-Legal Disciplines
4/21/2017

DOJ/FTC ATIntitrust Guidance For Human Resources Professionals
10/20/2016

New DOL Fiduciary Guidelines and How to Protect Yourself and Your Clients from this Increased Liability
10/19/2016

New DOL Fiduciary Guidelines and How to Protect Yourself and Your Clients from this Increased Liability
10/19/2016

4th Annual Healthcare Privacy and Security Forum
5/20/2016

Telemedicine and Other Remote Healthcare Privacy, Security & Quality
5/20/2016

2016 Benefits & Beyond: Navigating Employee Benefit Plans
4/5/2016

HIPAA UPDATE: THE LATEST ON SECURITY, PATIENT ACCESS & OTHER HIPAA DEVELOPMENTS
3/30/2016

Stamer To Moderate & Speak At 3/17 ABA Telemedicine- Fad or The Future of Healthcare Webinar
3/14/2016

IRS Notice 2015-87
12/17/2015

EXECUTIVE BRIEF - OCTOBER 2015
10/16/2015

HealthCare Reform 2015 Survival Bootcamp
10/1/2015

Health Plan Advice: Ethics, Technical & Practical Challenges
9/18/2015

EBSA Insights On Healthcare Organization’s Health Plan Rights & Responsibilities
9/15/2015

Rising Risks of Medicare Audits.pdf
8/17/2015

The Hidden Traps In Same Sex Ruling
6/27/2015

Obergefell v. Hodges Same Sex Decision.pdf
6/26/2015

Firms Now Must Clean Up Health Plans
6/26/2015

New Document - King v. Burwell Decision July 25 2015.pdf
6/25/2015

3rd Annual Healthcare Privacy & Security Forum
6/4/2015

Stamer Quoted IN DOTmed.com - Lapsed storage fee sends 65 boxes of medical records to dumpste.pdf
6/3/2015

Healthcare Governing Board Best Practices For Compliance Oversight
5/19/2015

Sox For Health Plans 4.30.2015
4/30/2015

IRS Excise Tax Requirements For Failing to Report Plan Violations Who Must File the IRS Form 8928, Requirement for Self-Reporting?
4/29/2015

New Document - sllHealthcare Breaches_ How to Respond.pdf
4/7/2015

3/18 OCR Civil Rights & Privacy Update NTHCPA Study Group Meeting
3/18/2015

Stamer, Others Discuss Employer, Health Plan Implications Of Anthem Breach on 4/2
3/18/2015

Welfare Benefit Plans Round-Robin Discussion
3/5/2015

Fraud & Abuse Refresher and Recent Government Enforcement Actions
2/17/2015

2015 Federal Legislative, Regulatory & Enforcement Update: What HR & Benefit Leaders Should Expect & Do Now
1/13/2015

Notice 2014-69 Implications On Skinny & Other Limited Health Benefit Plan Designs
11/13/2014

OSHA Compliance Strategies for Health Care Organizations
9/16/2014

Nine In Ninety
9/9/2014

ABA RPTE Groups & Substantive Committee Members 2014-2015
9/1/2014

State Law Provides Relief for Victims of HIPAA Violations.pdf
7/11/2014

DOL Health Plan Audits: What You Must Know to Prepare
6/23/2014

Getting Businesses Ready for the Affordable Care Act Rollout
6/17/2014

Post-Windsor Same-Sex Participant Guidance May Require Mid-Year Plan Amendments
5/24/2014

The 2nd Annual 2014 Healthcare Privacy and Security Summit
5/16/2014

Information Systems Security Association Certificate of Appreciation
5/16/2014

ISSA Certificate of Appreciation
5/16/2014

Getting Businesses Ready for the Affordable Care Act Rollout
5/16/2014

HIPAA Privacy Bootcamp Preconference Workshop
5/15/2014

HIPAA Compliance: Are You Ready If A Breach Occurs? Privacy, Security, HITECH, Record Retention
4/29/2014

DOMA: Health & Cafeteria Plan Design & Administration In A Post-Windsor World
4/2014

Action Steps When A Client Stops Funding Claims
4/18/2014

More Issues With Healthcare Privacy
3/11/2014

Use Care Before Using "Skinny Plan" Option As Code Section 4980H Tool
2014

4th Annual HIMSS Socal Privacy & Security Forum Flyer2013
12/4/2013

Health Care Data Breaches When, what & how to report
12/4/2013

Stamer 4th Annual HIMSS Socal Privacy & Security Forum Speech Video
12/4/2013

Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘N Role: Managing Physician Conduct In Health Care
9/17/2013

Should You Reconsider Giving FLSA Exchange Notices Given New DOL Guidance?
9/12/2013

Should You Reconsider Giving FLSA Exchange Notices Given New DOL Guidance?
9/12/2013

10/1 Exchange Notice & Other New Notice Deadlines Shorten Deadlines For Employers To Finalize 2014 Health Plan Terms & Contracts
8/22/2013

Coping with Health Care Reform Now: A Webinar on Getting Ready for ACA 2014
6/26/2013

Stamer on WFAA On Comfort Dogs Under Ada
6/21/2013

HIPAA/HITECH Act: OCR Speaks
6/18/2013

Deadline To Send ACA Summary of Benefits & Coverage (SBC) Adds Pressure For Employers To Finalize 2014 Plan Designs As Agencies Add MEC & MV Disclosures To SBC
6/14/2013

Deadline To Send ACA Summary of Benefits & Coverage (SBC) Adds Pressure For Employers To Finalize 2014 Plan Designs As Agencies Add MEC & MV Disclosures To SBC
6/14/2013

Making Wellness Programs Work Under New Tri-Agency Final Wellness Regulations
6/4/2013

Healthcare HITECH Privacy and Security Summit
5/21/2013

What the Wind Blew In: Coping with Health Care Reform: 2013 and Beyond
5/2/2013

Getting Ready for ACA Reform -13 Steps to Take Now
3/13/2013

Coping With Health Care Reform Now
2/14/2013

Solutions Law Press HIPAA Update Workshop
12/12/2012

PRELIMINARY OUTLINE OF PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT PROPOSED REGULATIONS PUBLISHED BY AGENCIES ON 11/26/12 AND UPDATE ON NEW OCR DEIDENTIFICATION GUIDANCE
12/7/2012

PCI In Health Care
12/4/2012

Complimentary WEB Briefing On 11/20 ACA Wellness, Pre-Ex & Essential Benefits Guidance
11/27/2012

After November-Lame Duck Sequestration Implications For Health Care
11/20/2012

Stamer Speaks About Things Plan Committees Must Do Differently In 2012 At SWBA Meeting In November
11/15/2012

PCI In the Hospital/Healthcare Setting
11/1/2012

Benefit Plan Triage: 12 STEPS EVERY EMPLOYER WITH A HEALTH PLAN SHOULD DO NOW
10/26/2012

Brace For New Disability Discrimination Claims
10/11/2012

Current Challenges To Pre-Hire Screening Procedures
9/2012

The Practical Nitty Gritty For Coping With Health Care Reform NOW
9/25/2012

Employer Heads Up: NLRA Loss In Arizona Secret Ballot Rule Challenge Only Temporary Setback In Obama Administration's Ongoing Pro-Union Enforcement & Regulatory Campaign
9/6/2012

12 Steps Businesses Should Take Now To Manage Health Plan Risks
8/2012

Supreme Court Decision Means Heallth Plans Under Fire
8/2012

HIPAA Update Workshop
8/14/2012

Employers & Plan Fiduciaries Reminded To Confirm Credentials & Bonding For Internal Staff, Plan Fidiciaries & Vendors Dealing With Benefits
8/13/2012

Where ERISA Intersects With Other Areas Of The Law
8/4/2012

Claims & Appeals Bootcamp
7/31/2012

Coping With Health Care Reform: 2012 Health Plan Update
7/24/2012

Coping with Health Care Reform - Health Plan-U Workshop Series
7/24/2012

Record $2.3 Million+ Backpay Order
7/16/2012

Risks Plan Sponsors and Fiduciaries Face When Employee BEnefit Responsibilities Are Mishandled
7/9/2012

Arizona Physicians Group To Pay $100,000 To Settle HIPAA Charges
4/18/2012

Arrest of Dallas Doctor, Office Manager & 5 Home Health Agency Owners Highlights Data Mining Power In Health Care Fraud Fight Alert
2/29/2012

Arrest of Dallas Doctor, Office Manager & 5 Home Health Agency Owners Highlights Data Mining Power In Health Care Fraud Fight
2/29/2012

New IRS Worker Classification Settlement Program and its Risks
1/2012

Eddie Reeves On Managing The Message: Effective Crisis & Other Communications
1/18/2012

Severance and Other Termination Arrangements: Planning and Executing Defensible Goodbyes
1/17/2012

Stamer Dallas Bar Journal Article Cautions Employers Must Take Holistic Approach To Address Worker Misclassification Risks
12/29/2011

Comment Deadline 1/31 Om HHS Plan To Let States define ACA
12/29/2011

Employers Urged To Strengthen Worker Classification Defenses As Obama Administration Targets Employers Misclassifying Workers
12/27/2011

Record-Breaking Countrywide Settlement Shows Discrimination Compliance Extends Beyond HR
12/2011

Employers Should Tighten Worker Classification Practices As Obama Administration Moves To Stamp Out Misclassification Abuses
12/26/2011

Maxim Health Services Exec Becomes 9th Former Employee Convicted For False Claims Act Role
11/27/2011

Medical Identity Theft/Fraud Convictions Highlight Need For Health Care Providers To Safeguard Health Information, Guard Against Fraud Schemes
11/27/2011

New Rule Offers Plans & Their Advisors New Options For Providing Investment Advice To 401(k) & Other Individual Account Plan Participants & Beneficiaries
11/25/2011

Medical Identity Theft/Fraud Convictions Show Health Care Providers, Plans & Other Businesses Must Safeguard Health & Other Information, Guard Against Fraud Schemes
11/23/2011

Equal Visitation: Medicare & Joint Commission Requirements, Pitfalls & Practicalities
11/16/2011

IRS U-Tube Video Discusses 2012 Flexible Benefit Plan Rule Change
11/14/2011

$20+ Million Settlement Shows Business Risk of Violating Military Service Member Or Veteran’s Federal Credit, Other Rights
11/14/2011

OCR 1st HIPAA Privacy, Security && Breach Notification Compliance Audits Begin
11/8/2011

SLP:Employers Face New Labor-Management Exposures Under Activist National Labor Relations Board
11/8/2011

Unions Gaining New Power From National Labor Relations Board’s New Activism
11/8/2011

OCR 1st HIPAA Privacy, Security & Breach Notification Compliance Audits Begin
11/8/2011

HIPAA Alert! OCR 1st HIPAA Privacy, Security & Breach Notification Compliance Audits Begin
11/8/2011

Labor Secretary Comments Highlight Federal Protections & Resources To Support Veteran's Employment Rights
11/7/2011

IRS Exempts Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents From PTIN Requirement-SLP
11/4/2011

Houston Doctor Gets 135 Month Health Care Fraud Sentence
11/4/2011

Houston Doctor Gets 135 Month Health Care Fraud Sentence Alert
11/4/2011

IRS Publishes More Guidance For Tax Preparers On Preparer Tax Identification Number
10/30/2011

EBSA Plans To Include Health Care Reform Compliance In Health Plan Audits Beginning In FY 2012; Disputes OIG Criticism Of ACA Enforcement Efforts
10/30/2011

IRS Updates Meal, Travel Reimbursement & Deduction Rules
10/30/2011

Plans & Investment Advisors Get Flexibility To Give Investment Advice To 401(k) & Other Individual Account Plan Participants & Beneficiaries
10/30/2011

IRS Updates Meal, Travel Reimbursement & Deduction Rules-SLP
10/30/2011

IRS To Waive User Fee On Certain Plan Qualification Determination Applications
10/30/2011

2012 Employee Benefits Cost of Living Adjustments Announced
10/30/2011

ABC President Klein To Speak At Nov. 10 Dallas WEB Meeting
10/26/2011

Fact Sheet Final Regulation On Individual Account Plan Investtment Advice
10/25/2011

OCR Settlements Show Health Care & Disabled Housing Providers Face Growing Disability Discrimination Risks
10/22/2011

Stamer Talks About Health Care Reform, ADA, FMLA & Military Leave Developments At 10/21 Joint ABA Tax and RPTE Section Meetings In Denver
10/21/2011

Affordable Care Act Pre-Existing Coverage Plan Only Covered About 39,000 of Millions Denied Private Coverage As of August 1, 2011
10/21/2011

IRS Announces 2012 Cost of Living Increases For Employee Benefit Contributions & Benefits Limits
10/20/2011

“Health Care Compliance Spooks & Goblins: Honing Your Compliance Ghost-Busting Skills”
10/19/2011

2010 Webcast Series on Federal Employer Employment of Persons With Disabilities Planned
10/19/2011

OCR Settlements Show Health Care & DisablHealth Care &Housing Providers Face Growing Disability Discrimination Risks
10/19/2011

Physician’s Suspension Shows Complying With Medical Board Orders Critical
10/16/2011

EBSA Plans To Include Health Care Reform Compliance In Health Plan Audits Beginning In FY 2012; Disputes OIG Criticism Of ACA Enforcement Efforts-SLP
10/7/2011

ONC Hires APP Design, Inc. To Run Patient E-Consent Trial Project
10/3/2011

New Labor Department Video Tries To Educate Young Workers About Benefits & Benefit Rights
10/1/2011

Employer Assistance and Resource Network Offers Free Webinars For Employers During October In Honor of Disability Employment Awareness Month on Thursdays in October from 2:00
9/29/2011

New IRS Voluntary IRS Settlement Program Offers New Option For Resolving Payroll Tax Risks Of Misclassification But Employers Also Must Manage Other Legal Risks
9/26/2011

Health Care Providers Contracting With Medicare Advantage Plans Should Expect Tighter Reimbursement & Other Controls As Plans Work To Meet Responsibilities
9/25/2011

HHS Projects Medicare Advantage Enrollment Will Rise As Premiums Decline In 2012; Plans Face Increased Regulation & Enforcement-SLP
9/25/2011

Employers Considering Using New IRS Voluntary Worker Classification Settlement Program To Resolve Payroll Tax Risks Must Also Manage Other Legal Exposures
9/22/2011

Participant Notification Added To Required Procedures For Church Plan Determination Letter Requests
9/22/2011

HHS Credits Affordable Care Act Adult Dependent Child Coverage Rule With Getting 1 Million Young Adults Health Coverage
9/22/2011

Coping With Health Care Reform: What's New, What Lies Ahead & What To Do
9/14/2011

Medicare Fraud Strike Force Charges Against 91 Individuals For Falsely Billing $295 Million Latest Reminder Of Industry-Wide Enforcement Risk
9/7/2011

Stamer Named Fellow In American College of Employee Benefits Counsel
9/2/2011

Unions Get New Tool As NLRB Changes Bargaing Units Certification Rules For Non-Acute Health Care Facilities
9/1/2011

The Nuts and Bolts of Reporting and Disclosure Rules for Employee Benefit Plans
8/30/2011

New IRS Voluntary Worker Classification Settlement Program Signals Growing Worker Misclassification Audit & Enforcement Emphasis
8/21/2011

ABA TIPS Section Appoints Cynthia Marcotte Stamer Vice Chair of Employee Benefits General Committee
8/15/2011

Affordable Care Act To Require Health Plans Cover Contraception & Other Women's Health Procedures In 2012
8/2/2011

Affordable Care Act To Require Health Plans Cover Contraception & Other Women’s Health Procedures Beginning In 2012
8/2/2011

Stamer Speaks 9/14 On Coping With Health Care Reform: What’s New, What Lies Ahead & What To Do
7/29/2011

Conviction Highlights Risks of Misleading Investors
7/20/2011

Medicare Advantage: Leveraging The Law To Enhance Defensibility & Performance
7/12/2011

Gulf Coast Area TEGE Council Employee Benefits & Exempt Organizations Enforcement & Compliance Summer 2011 Meeting
7/11/2011

Gulf Coast Area TEGE Council Pre-Event Reception & Dinner
7/10/2011

UCLA Health Systems Payment of $865,500 To Settle HIPAA Charges Shows Rising HIPAA Risk
7/7/2011

Group Health Claims And Appeals: The Brave New World For Making, Administering, And Paying Health Claims
6/14/2011

CSI Travel Healthcare: Case Scene Investigation
5/24/2011

HIPAA Privacy Post HITECH Act: OCR Speaks On Managing Risks & Responsibilities
5/16/2011

Welcome To The Jungle: Health Care Reform Bootcamp
4/29/2011

Group Health and Disability Claims and Appeals: The Brave New World for Making, Administering, and Paying Claims Program
4/28/2011

DOL considers easing rules for electronic benefit communications
4/22/2011

Improving the Effectiveness of Compliance & Risk Management By Getting HR On The Compliance Team
4/11/2011

Labor Department Rules On Electronic Distribution of ERISA-Required Benefit Plan Notices White Paper
4/9/2011

Health Plan Embezzlement & Fraud: Prevention, Detection & Response Strategies for Plan Sponsors and Fiduciaries
4/5/2011

Plan Sponsors. Their Owners & Management & Others Risk Personal Liability If Others Defraud Plans or Mismanage Employee Benefit Plan Responsibilities
4/5/2011

Company Executives, Plan Sponsors & Others May Face Personal Liability When Others Defraud Plans or Mismanage Employee Benefit Plan Responsibilities
4/4/2011

Agencies Clarify Affordable Care Act Grandfathered Health Plan Rules,
4/1/2011

EEOC Finalizes Updates To Disability Regulations In Response to ADA Amendments Act: Employers Should Manage Risks
3/24/2011

EEOC Finalizes Updates To Disability Regulations In Response to ADA Amendments Act
3/24/2011

Extended Grace Period For Some, But Not All New Affordable Care Act Health Claims & Appeals Rules Gives Qualifying Plans, Insurers Limited & Imperfect Relief
3/18/2011

Woman's Power Hour For Executive Women's Network
3/17/2011

Texas Medical Board Suspend Denton Doctor For Sexual Misconduct
3/15/2011

Employer Charged With Misclassifying & Underpaying Workers To Pay $754,578 FLSA Back pay Settlement
3/11/2011

Stamer Speaks 4/28 On “Lean On Me” - Group Health and Disability Claims and Appeals:
3/7/2011

Stamer Speaks 4/29 On “Welcome to the Jungle - Health Care Reform Bootcamp"
3/7/2011

Stamer Shares Best Practices for Protecting Plan Participant & Other Employee Information At Houston SBWA/IRS Plan Administrator Skills Workshop
3/4/2011

NLRB Settlement Shows Care Necessary When Using Social Networking & Other Policies Restricting Employee Communications
3/1/2011

Stamer Shares Best Practices for Protecting Plan Participant & Other Employee Information At Dallas SBWA/IRS Plan Administrator Skills Workshop
2/25/2011

Safeguarding Yourself From Liability For Another’s Employee Benefit Plan Embezzlement Or Other Misconduct
2/25/2011

HHS Imposes 1st HIPAA Privacy Civil Penalty of $4.3 Million
2/22/2011

Attorney Cynthia Stamer Shares Best Practices for Protecting Plan Participant & Other Employee Information At SBWA/IRS Plan Administrator Skills Workshops Flyer
2/11/2011

Health Care Employer’s NLRB Settlement Shows Care Necessary When Using Social Networking & Other Policies Restricting Employee Communication
2/7/2011

Complimentary 2/7 RPTE Employee Benefits & Other Compensation Arrangements Study Group Teleconference Call Explores Emerging Health Care Reform Plan Guidance
2/7/2011

NLRB Settlement Shows Care Necessary When Employers Use Social Networking & Other Policies Restricting Employee Communications
2/7/2011

Attorney Cynthia Stamer Shares Best Practices for Protecting Plan Participant & Other Employee Information At SBWA/IRS Plan Administrator Skills Workshops
2/4/2011

OIG Launch of Health Care Fraud “Most Wanted” List Another Sign of Provider Enforcement Risks
2/3/2011

Wage & Hour Law Settlements Highlight Rising Wage & Hour Risks of U.S. Employers
1/24/2011

OCR Requires Rhode Island DHS To Provide Translation, Other Services For Limited English, Other Language Impaired Accommodations
1/24/2011

Texas Suspension of Doctor, Pharmacy Highlights Pain Management Prescribing Risks
1/18/2011

Supreme Court Medical Resident Stipend Ruling Highlights Advisability of Worker Classification & Payroll Practice Review Advisable For Health Care, Other Employers
1/12/2011

IRS, HHS & DOL To Delay Enforcement of New Insured Group Health Plan Non-Discrimination Rules Pending Guidance; Seek Public Input on Rules
1/4/2011

Holiday Season Celebration Reminder To Manage Intoxication Risks
12/29/2010

Avoiding Post-Holiday Season HR Liability Hangover
12/29/2010

Red Flag Rule Relief For Health Care Providers, Lawyers & Other Service Providers Awaits President’s Signature
12/8/2010

Proposed New DOL Defined Benefit Plan Annual Funding Notice Rule
11/19/2010

2011 Health Care Compliance Challenges On The Horizon
11/19/2010

Proposed New Defined Benefit Plan Annual Funding Notice Rule Reminder of Need to Carefully Manage DB Plan Responsibilities
11/18/2010

DOL Proposes To Expand Investment Related Services Giving Rise to ERISA
10/21/2010

OIG Shares Key Insights On When Owners, Officers & Managers Face OIG
10/21/2010

EEOC Charges Employers With Violating ADA By Denying Medical Leave
10/19/2010

DEA Cautions Practitioners Must Restrict Delegation of Controlled Substance Prescribing Functions, Urges Adoption of Written Policies & Agreements
10/17/2010

CMS Delegated Lead Responsibility For Development of New Affordable
10/15/2010

Health Plan Eligibility Update
10/13/2010

Annual Benefit Limitation Waiver & Anticipated HHS Medical Loss Ratio Guidance Offer
10/3/2010

Appeals process regulations extend DOL rules to non-ERISA plans
9/1/2010

CE Invites Comments On Information Required For IMAGE Program Employers
8/31/2010

NLRB To Review, Invites Briefs In Cases Involving Voluntary Recognition Agreements & Successor Employers
8/31/2010

Affordable Care Act’s Health Plan External & Internal Review Safe Harbor & Other
8/26/2010

Health Plan Compliance Checkup
8/24/2010

Tighten & Update of Health & Other Plan Claims & Appeals Procedures & Documentation In Response To New Regulations, Tightening Court Review
8/8/2010

Small Employers Sponsoring Health Coverage May Qualify For New Tax Credit,Must Act Quickly To Comply With Other New Federal Health Plan Mandates
8/4/2010

Rite Aid Agrees to Pay $1 Million to Settle HIPAA Privacy Case As Office of Civil Rights Proposes Tighter HIPAA Privacy & Security Regulations
8/3/2010

New Affordable Care Act Mandated High Risk Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Pool Program Regulations Prohibit Plan Dumping of High Risk Members, Set Other Rules
7/31/2010

Congress & Labor Department Considering Tightening Retirement Plan Regulations
7/28/2010

Review Of Worker Classifications Needed As Classification Scrutiny Rises
7/28/2010

Businesses Employing Children Should Review & Tighten Practices in Light of Tightened Rules & Increased Penalties
7/27/2010

Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010
7/22/2010

Stamer Speaks On Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘N Role: Personal Misconduct In Healthcare
7/21/2010

Labor Department FMLA Guidance Adopts Broad Interpretation,Employer Care Needed Determining Who Qualifies As Child
7/19/2010

Affordable Care Act Health Plan Guidance Update
7/9/2010

Office of Civil Rights Proposes Changes To HIPAA Privacy, Security & Civil
7/9/2010

Employers Urged To Review & Strengthen Defensibility of Existing Worker Classification Practices In Light of Rising Congressional & Regulatory Scrutiny
6/30/2010

Affordable Care Act Early Retiree Reinsurance Program Applications Open Today; More Key Affordable Health Plan Guidance Issued June 28
6/29/2010

Key Affordable Care Act Health Plan Coverage Mandates Guidance Issued
6/29/2010

Worker Classification & Alternative Workforce: Employee Plans & Employment Tax Challenges
6/29/2010

Agencies Release Key Guidance On Affordable Care Act Health Plan Rules
6/25/2010

TPA & Other Plan Services Agreements - Managing Risks & Improving Effectiveness
6/16/2010

New Regulations Define “Grandfathered” Group Health Plans &
6/15/2010

HHS, DOL & IRS Rules Define “Grandfathered” Group Health Plans & Health Insurance Coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
6/15/2010

Health Care Reform’s Implications For Employers, Health Plans & Employee Benefits Practitioners
6/9/2010

New Rule Requires Federal Government Contractors To Post New Employee Rights Under The National Labor Poster
5/20/2010

2010 Health Plan Checkup
5/13/2010

Update On Employment Law For Health Industry HR & Other Managers
4/26/2010

The Continuing Extension Act of 2010 (H.R. 4851) signed into law April 15, 2010) extends federal unemployment benefits and the COBRA premium subsidy program. While Congress co
4/16/2010

Leveraging The Law To Strengthen Your Defenses
3/26/2010

House Could Vote On Obama Health Care Reprint
3/18/2010

Getting Your Health Care Reform Views Before Key Congressional Decision-Makers
3/17/2010

Employers Concerned About New Union Powers As NLRB Orders Union Elections In 31 California Health Care Facilities To Proceed
3/2/2010

SouthWest Benefits e-Connections Highlights Stamer On Importance For Health Plans, Their Sponsors & Business Associates To Update HIPAA Policies, Practice
2/21/2010

SouthWest Benefits e-Connections Highlights Stamer Article About Importance For Health Plans, Their Sponsors & Business Associates To Update HIPAA Policies, Practice
2/21/2010

Employers, Group Health Plans Subject To New CHIP/Medicaid Notice, Coordination of Benefits & Special Enrollment Requirements
2/16/2010

Health Plans & Business Associates Face 2/17 Deadline To Update Policies, Contracts & Procedures For HIPAA Privacy Rule Changes
2/16/2010

Labor Department Final H-2A Certification Procedures Tighten Requirements
2/11/2010

New Labor Department Rule Establishes 7 Day Deadline To Deliver
2/11/2010

St. Louis Employer’s OSHA Violations Trigger Contempt Order and Penalties
2/11/2010

HITECH Act Health Data Security & Breach Update 2/09/201 NTHCPA Presentation
2/9/2010

NTHCPA 2/9/10 HITECH Act Health Data Security & Breach Update
2/9/2010

Inapplicability of HIPAA Privacy To Disability Insurer Not License To Impose Unreasonable Proof Of Loss Requirements
2/8/2010

Legal Alert: Tough times are no excuse for ERISA shortcuts
2/5/2010

New Mental Health Parity Regulations Likely Require Health Plan Changes
1/29/2010

OIG Special Fraud Alert Targets DME Telemarketing
1/21/2010

DOL Announces Changes To H-2B Prevailing Wage Calculation Rules
1/20/2010

Homeland Security Updates List of Nations Whose Nationals Are Eligible For H-2A or H-2B Visas
1/19/2010

HHS Invites Comments On Health Center Program Federal Tort Claims Policy Manual
1/1/2010

Distressed Businesses & Their Business Leaders Face Liability Risks When Employee Benefit Obligations Mishandled.doc
12/30/2009

Newly Extended COBRA Subsidy Rules Require Employers, Administrators Send Required Notices & Update Health Plan Documents & Procedures Quickly
12/30/2009

Employer & Health Plan Action Required In Response to Law Extending & Expanding AARA COBRA Subsidy
12/22/2009

President Signs Law Extending & Expanding Temporary AARA COBRA Subsidy Requirements For Group Health Plans
12/22/2009

HEAT Initiative Secures Health Fraud Related Guilty Pleas of Physical Therapist, Money Launderer and Patient Re
12/13/2009

Holiday Season Can Cause Legal Headaches
12/4/2009

Mishandling Employee Benefit Obligations Creates Liabilities For Distressed Businesses & Their Business Leaders
12/2009

Department Of Labor Announces Plans To Expand Employee Benefits, Wage & Hour, OSHA & Other Reporting & Disclosure Requirements & To Implement Other New Employee Benefit Regula
12/2009

Employee Benefit Plan Sponsors & Fiduciaries Urged To Review Bonding, Credentials of Staff & Service Providers Under ERISA
12/2009

Employers Must Exercise Caution To Management Employment Liabilities When Acting To Manage H1N1 or Other Contagious Disease Risks
11/30/2009

Employers Should Act Proactively To Minimize Legal Hangover Risks Following Holiday Season Cele
11/30/2009

House Passes Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Bill Requiring “Chemical Facilities” To Implement Complex New HR & Other Safety & Security Mandates
11/16/2009

Proposed Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Bill Would Obligate Chemical Facilities To New Background Check, HR & Other Safety & Security Safeguards
11/13/2009

OSHA Proposes To Change Hazard Communication Standard
9/30/2009

Legal Alert: Appeals court says ADA Amendments Act is not retroactive

HHS Delegates Authority for the HIPAA Security Rule to Office for Civil Rights
8/4/2009

HHS Hiring to Expand its Health Information Privacy Enforcement Team Again
8/3/2009

Strengthen Investigation & Employment Practices to Minimize Potential Exposure to Retaliation Claims in Light of Recent Supreme Court Retaliation Decision
7/21/2009

OFCCP to Apply Special Procedures, Heightened Scrutiny to Equal Employment Practices of Government Contractors, Subcontractors on ARRA Funded Projects
7/21/2009

Strengthen Investigation and Employment Practices to Minimize Potential Exposure to Retaliation Claims in Light Of Recent Supreme Court Retaliation Decision
7/21/2009

August 14 Comment Deadline on Newly Proposed Rules to Implement Medicaid Eligibility Quality Control and Payment Error Rate Measurement Provisions of CHIP Reauthorization Act
7/15/2009

CMS Hospital Compare Website Seeks To Help Consumers Evaluate Hospital Quality & Make More Informed Healthcare Choices
7/15/2009

House Democrats Introduce "American's Affordable Health Care Choices Act of 2009"
7/15/2009

$90 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Bolster Water Services in Indian Country and Create Jobs
7/8/2009

U.S. House of Representatives Narrowly Approves American Clean Energy and Securities Act
7/2/2009

Stamer Moderates June 25 ABA Teleconference On When Benefits Lawyers and Other Service Providers Be Sued for Malpractice for Services to ERISA Plans
6/25/2009

53 Doctors, Health Care Executives & Beneficiaries Indicted for Involvement in a $50 Million Alleged False Billing Ring
6/24/2009

With September 8 Deadline for Government Contractors to Use E-Verify, USCIS Invites Comments on E-Verify Program Designated Agent Process
6/23/2009

June 23, 2009 Dallas HR Management Association Health Plan Eligibility Update
6/23/2009

Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Invites Input on Meaningful Use of Electronic Medical Records for Purposes of Definition
6/16/2009

FTC ABMG Antitrust Settlement Shows Risks For Health Care Providers Using "Messenger Model" To Negotiate Payor Contracts
6/15/2009

FDA Delays Implementation of Reportable Food Registry, Announces Draft Guidance
6/11/2009

Senate Democrats Unveil Their Health Care Reform Vision In Affordable Health Choices Act
6/10/2009

Democrats Racing To Enact Their Version of Comprehensive Health Reform
6/10/2009

Stamer Moderates June 25 ABA Teleconference On When Benefits Lawyers and Other Service Providers Can Be Sued For Malpractice For Services to ERISA Plans
6/9/2009

Government Contractors & Subcontractors Deadline to Use E-Verify
6/8/2009

Bill To Dictate Employers Give Up To 56 Hours of Paid Leave Per Year Enjoys Broad Support In House
6/8/2009

102 House Members Back New Bill To Mandate Employers Give 56 Hours Paid Leave Per Year
6/8/2009

Legislation To Exempt Health Benefits For Domestic Partners and Other Beneficiaries Introduced In House & Senate
6/3/2009

Making Gainsharing Work: Managing Physician Performance
5/26/2009

New Amendments To False Claims Act Increase Whistleblower and Other Exposures For Health Care Providers
5/26/2009

DOJ/HHS Step Up Health Care Fraud Enforcement By Announcing New Interagency Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team
5/20/2009

Most Employers, Plans Still Have Work To Do To Comply With Stimulus Bill COBRA Rules
5/13/2009

Legal Alert: Group health plans will face challenges with GINA
5/8/2009

Mitigating Workplace Fallout of Pandemic Response
5/5/2009

Dealing With Leave & Other Workplace Fallout of Swine Flu Pandemic Response
5/4/2009

Workforce Swine Flu Pandemic Survival Preparedness Tips For Business Dallas Morning News
5/1/2009

FTC Extends Red Flag Rule Compliance Deadline From May 1 to August 1, 2009
5/1/2009

FTC Extends Red Flag Rule Compliance Deadline From May 1 to August 1, 2009 SLP HCUPDATE
5/1/2009

Workforce Swine Flu Pandemic Survival Preparedness Tips For Business
4/29/2009

FTC Proposes Data Breach Regulations For Personal Health Records
4/17/2009

Connecticut Man Pleads Guilty To Multi-Millon Dollar Tax Fraud Conspiracy Involving False Charges For Hospital Maintenance & Insullation Services
4/4/2009

Retaliation For Filing HIPAA Complaint Recognized As Basis For State Retalitory Discharge Claim
3/30/2009

2009 HIPAA Privacy & Security Update Webinar
3/25/2009

JPI & United Airlines Lawsuits Highlight Rising Discrimination Risks To US Businesses
3/22/2009

Supreme Court’s Broad Definition Of Retailiation Requires Employers To Exercise Care
3/20/2009

Actions That Can Confirm Client Claims
1/19/2009

Recession Readying Your Workforce & Employee Benefit Plans
9/10/2008

Teen Summer-Job Market Shrinking
6/2008

Quest Diagnostics Inc. to Pay $688,000 in Overtime Back Wages After Misclassifying Systems Employees as Exempt Under FLSA
6/2008

Supreme Court: ERISA Participants Can Sue Fiduciaries For Individual Damages
6/2008

Quest Diagnostics Inc. to Pay $688,000 in Overtime Back Wages After Misclassifying Systems Employees as Exempt Under FLSA - 2
6/2008

Employers, Health Plans & Insurers Face Significant New Nondiscrimination & Other Rules
6/2008

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) , ABA Health eSource June 2008 Volume 4 Number 10
6/2008

Recession Readying Your Workforce To Meet New Business Challenges & Opportunities
5/30/2008

GINA Amends FLSA Civil Penalties
5/22/2008

Employers, Health Plans & Insurers Face Significant New Nondiscrimination & Other Rules Under Genetic Information Law Signed By President
5/21/2008

OIG Loosens Conditions For Health Care Voluntary Self-Disclosures; Provider Precautions To Prevent & Detect Violations & When Deciding Make Self-Disclosure
5/15/2008

Quest Diagnostics Inc. To Pay $688,000 In Overtime Back Wages Settlement After Misclassifying Systems Employees As Exempt
4/30/2008

Nurse Pleads Guilty To HIPAA Privacy Breach
4/28/2008

Texas Hospital Settles Self-Disclosed Violation of Stark Law, Signs CIA
4/22/2008

2008 Employment Law Conference
4/2008

New Revisions to FMLA
4/2008

Texas Clinic CEO Sentence Highlights Risks of Upcoding
3/31/2008

2nd Annual Data Protection Summit - Your Most Intimate Secrets Exposed! The Human Factor in Security Breaches
3/2008

Supreme Court Rules Participants & Beneficiaries Can Sue Fiduciaries Under ERISA § 502(a)(2) To Recover 401(k) & Other Defined Contribution Account Losses
2/20/2008

Update On Employment Rights Of Employees In The Military & Their Family
2/2008

CMS Delays Publication of ERSD Conditions of Participation Rule
2/5/2008

January 14, 2008 OIG Advisory Opinions Give Qualified Approval To Two Proposed Gainsharing Arrangements
1/22/2008

Sex Drugs & Rock N Role - A Survival Toolkit For When Private Lives Affect Performance
12/2007

Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘N Role Sex - Personal Misconduct Risks Personal Misconduct Risks In Healthcare Practice In Healthcare Practice
9/2007

Health Care Providers May Need To Tighten E-mail and Other Electronic Record Practices In Response To New E- Discovery Rules
8/14/2007

2007 AM News Article On E-Discovery Risks For Physicians and Health Care Providers
7/2007

Identity Theft and Cybercrime Risks, Liabilities and Prevention: Risks & Exposures Relating to HR and Employee Benefits
6/2007

Beck v. Pace
6/2007

Congress Scrutinizing Executive Compensation
5/25/2007

CMS Says Specialty Hospitals Participating In Medicare Must Meeting Emergency Care Conditions
5/23/2007

CMS Letter Regarding Specialty Hosptials
5/23/2007

Operationalizing Circular 230 Compliance: A Real World Perspective
5/2007

Web Cybercrime Powerpoint Presentation Handout
5/2007

Texas Criminal Conviction Guidelines Update Background Policy
5/22/2007

Identity Theft and Cybercrime Risks, Liabilities and Prevention: Risks & Exposures Relating to HR and Employee Benefits
5/2007

Letter from Henry Waxman
5/2007

Ny Ag Announces Identity Theft Settlement
4/30/2007

Texas Ag Suit Against Radio Shack For Alleged Violation Of 2005 Texas Identity Theft Law
4/10/2007

Keeping Lists in Line with the Law
4/2007

Establishing a Data-Protection Policy
3/2007

CMS Speeches Presentation Chart
1/2007

Identity Theft and Cybercrime Risks, Liabilities and Prevention For HR & Benefits Professionals
11/2006

Spitzer brought bad practices to light; a good thing, panelists say
3/2006

SEC Proposes Changes to Sox Disclosure About Compensation and Related Matters
2/2006

SEC Proposes Changes to Executive Compensation Disclosure Requirements
2/6/2006

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
2006

Georgia Society of CPA November
12/1/2005

2005 All Industry Day
11/2005

Operationalizing Circular 230 Compliance: A Real World Perspective
11/2005

Operationalizing Circular 230 Compliance: A Real World Perspective
11/2005

HR's Role in Personal Identity Theft and Cybercrime Prevention
10/2005

Broker & Insurers Identity Theft & Privacy Perils
10/2005

Supreme Court Strikes Sentencing Guidelines
10/1/2005

Instant Messaging Discussion Panel
9/2005

New Federal Requirements For Disposal of Personal Records and Information
7/1/2005

Cybercrime and Identity Theft: Health Information Security Beyond HIPAA Reprint
5/2005

“Dealing with HIPAA in Your Law Practice”
4/2005

Identity Management
1/18/2005

USA Patriot Act Requirements Presentation At NAFTA & CAFTA Conference 2004
5/2004

How to Survive Sarbanes-Oxley?
4/2004

Cross Border Workforce Development Challenges & Opportunties 8th Annual Border Issues Conference
3/2004

911 An Emergency Preparedness Plan For Managing Your People Through a Catastrophe or Crisis
6/2002

Managing The People & Politics In Times of Catastrophe or Change
6/2002

Fiduciary Responsibility During Turbulent Times
5/2002

“Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘N Roll: A Survival Toolkit for When Private Lives Affect Performance”
1/2002

“Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘N Roll: A Survival Toolkit for When Private Lives Affect Performance”
9/2001

Outsourcing, Employee Leasing and Other Alternate Staffing Arrangements
11/1999

Human Resources Management During Mergers, Acquisitions, Reductions in Force and Other Significant Business Changes
5/1999

Drafting And Negotiating Agreements With Executives
5/1999

Employee Benefits and Other Human Resources Issues Affecting Health Care Transactions
1999

What To Do When An Employee's Private Life Becomes Your Business
1999

Selected Highlights About HIPAA As Applied To Issues Commonly Affecting Attorneys Representing Clients In Connection With Litigation
1999

Real World Compliance Strategies for Improving Operations and Managing Risk
1999

Fiduciary Responsibility In A Nutshell
1999

Employee Benefit Communications
1999

Compliance Programs As Tools For Avoiding Liability and Improving Business Effectiveness
1999

Workplace Privacy Issues
1999

Avoiding The Liability Noose Between Human Resources and ERISA
1999

Selected Thoughts About Drafting, Negotiating & Enforcing Executive Employee Agreements
1999

Leased Employees and other Contingent Workforce Issues
1999

Employee Benefit Communications
1999

When Your Employee's Private Life Becomes Your Business
1999

Patient Confidentiality & Medical Records
5/7/1998

Changing Times Are You Ready For The New Workplace
6/1997

Establishing A Federal Sentencing Guidelines Compliance Program
3/1997

RE-ENGINEERING YOUR DEFLECTOR SHIELDS: Emerging Benefit and Health Issues
2/1997

A Proactive Approach To Hr And Benefits Planning For Mergers And Acquisitions
2/1997

Privacy & Security Standards: A Brief Nutshell
2/4/1995

CMS Medicare Website
12/1992

Overview of the Americans With Disabilities Act for Healthcare Institutions
1992

Most Employers, Group Health Plans Need Additional Action To Finish COBRA Subsidy Compliance
12/30/1991


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