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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

March 2017 National Physician's Council for Healthcare Policy Meeting
3/19/2017

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

Healthcare Case on Cutting Corners
5/24/2016

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

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

Stamer Talks Telemedicine & Chairs 5/20 ISSA LA 4TH Annual Healthcare Privacy and Security Forum
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

Telemedicine - Fad or the Future of Healthcare?
3/17/2016

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

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

Fiduciary Obligations In the Context of a Data Breach
4/2/2015

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

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

Nine In Ninety
9/9/2014

ABA Real Property, Trusts & Estates Section Liasion, Representative on ABA Joint Committee On Employee Benefits
9/1/2014

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

EEOC Suit Against CVS Raises Concerns.doc
8/7/2014

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

ISSA Certificate of Appreciation
5/16/2014

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

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

Information Systems Security Association Certificate of Appreciation
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

Handling Health Plan Spouse, Dependent & Other "Family" Matters in Post-DOMA World”
4/17/2014

More Issues With Healthcare Privacy
3/11/2014

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

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

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

Health Care Data Breaches When, what & how to report
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

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

Restated HIPAA Regulations Require Health Plans To Tighten Privacy Policies And Practices Insurance Thought Leadership
1/27/2013

$1.25M Backpay Highlights Risks of Mismanaging Union Risks In Merger & Acquisition Deals
12/31/2012

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

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

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

Gainsharing, Shared Savings Examined
9/30/2012

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

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

ACOs & Other Physician/Health System Relations:
7/17/2012

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

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

HIPAA To Do & To Don’t: New Rules, New Enforcement
6/19/2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

Insurer Fights Back To HHS Characterization of its Premium Increases As “Excessive”
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

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

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

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

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
11/4/2011

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

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

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 To Waive User Fee On Certain Plan Qualification Determination Applications
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 Updates Meal, Travel Reimbursement & Deduction Rules
10/30/2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

HHS Credits Health Reform For Getting Health Coverage For Added 1 Million Young Adults
9/22/2011

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

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

4th Circuit Rejects Two Challenges To Affordable Care Act Constitutionality
9/8/2011

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

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

Labor Department 2011 Stats Show Employer Health Coverage & Other Benefit Statistics
7/29/2011

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

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

The Boomers are Coming, Is the System Prepared?
4/1/2011

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

“What Would the Retirement Benefits Delivery System Look Like if Employers Stopped Sponsoring Plans?”
3/31/2011

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

CMS Publishes Proposed Consumer Disclosure Notices Detailing Required Health Insurer Rate Increase Justification Disclosures
3/7/2011

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

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

States Get More Info On Affordable Care Act Medicaid Eligibility Maintenance Of Effort; Payers & Providers Must Monitor
2/27/2011

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

$4.3 Million HIPAA Penalty Signals Health Plans, Sponsors & Service Providers
2/22/2011

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

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

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

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

IRS Expands When HFSAs & HRAS May Allow Over-The-Counter Drug Purchases With Drug Cards
1/2/2011

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

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

White Paper on New Guidance Clarifying Requirements For Health Plan Credit For Small Employers Now Available
12/5/2010

Managed Care Executive Quotes Stamer On Implications Of Affordable Care Act Claims & Appeals Rules
10/21/2010

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

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

Health Plan Eligibility Update
10/13/2010

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

New Insured Group Health Plan Non-Discrimination Rules Create Significant Liability For Employers & Insurers; Prompt IRS Also To Review Self-Insured Group Health Plan Rules
9/20/2010

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

Initial EHR Certification Bodies Named
8/30/2010

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

HHS Invites Input On Medicaid Changes To Promote Children's Health Quality
8/2/2010

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

HHS Regulations Implementing Affordable Care Act Temporary High Risk Insurance Pool Program Regulations Issued
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

Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010
7/22/2010

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

Proposed Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security & Enforcement Rules July 14, 2010
7/14/2010

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

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

CMS Approves Voluntary Use of NCPDP SCRIPT 10.6 In E-Prescribing In the Medicare Prescription Drug Program
7/1/2010

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

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

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

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

2010 Health Plan Checkup
5/13/2010

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

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

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

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

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

New American Academy of Pediatrics Report Urges Early Child Obesity Treatment
1/25/2010

Screening for Obesity in Children and Adolescents
1/2010

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

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

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

2009 Health Plan Update 10/2009
10/2009

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

April 21 ABA JCEB Subrogation Soup Teleconference
4/7/2009

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

ERISA Claims & Appeals Boot Camp
8/1/2008

Providence To Pay $100,000 & Implement Other Safeguards to Settle HIPAA Civil Penalty Exposure
7/18/2008

Criminal HIPAA case targets employee, not clinic, for breach
7/2008

Supreme Court Ruling Provides Guidance For Improving Defensibility Of ERISA Claims Decisions
6/26/2008

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

Supreme Court Provides Guidance About When Conflict of Interest Justifies Closer Scrutiny of Employee Benefit Plan Claims Decisions
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

Payment (Or Not) for Never Events
5/2008

OCR HIPAA PRIVACY RULE Ocr Hipaa Privacy Rule Enforcement Statistics & Criminal Convictions Highlight Potential Hot Spots For Compliance
5/14/2008

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

Privacy & Public Health: Real-World Scenarios And Strategies
4/15/2008

Privacy & Public Health: Real-World Scenarios And Strategies
4/2008

New Revisions to FMLA
4/2008

2008 Employment Law Conference
4/2008

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

DOL Publishes Wellness FAQ
2/18/2008

2008 Medicare Part D Online Disclosure Notice Filing Deadline
2/18/2008

Medicare Update
1/2008

New Federal Law Extending Federal Family Leave Rights To Employees With Family Member Called To Active Duty Or Caring For Family Member Injured
1/29/2008

Advanced Copy of Impending IRS Guidance On Anticipated Insurance Tax Implications of Proposed Changes To Calculate Statutory Life Insurance Reserves
1/14/2008

Health Plan Communications: Maximizing The Bang For Your Benefits Buck While Managing Legal Risks
1/2008

2007 BNA Award E-Health Business and Transactional Law
2008

Recorded Speech at U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce Binational Meeting & Awards Gala Dinner
12/2007

Agencies Release 2007 Form 5500 Annual Report
12/2007

Health Benefit Update Patient Empowerment
11/15/2007

Health Benefit Update Annual Medicare Part D Reminder
11/15/2007

Health Benefit Update 2007 Form 5500 Release
11/15/2007

Transparent PBM Contracting: Industry Practices and Managed Care Part D Plans
10/2007

New Health Information Privacy and Security Legislation Is Called 'HIPAA on Steroids'
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

Health Plan Update in Texas
7/2007

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

Medicare Advantage/Part D Plans Face August 1 Deadline To Comply With New Creditable Coverage & Eligibility Operational Rules
6/15/2007

Massachusetts Comprehensive Health Reform Letter
6/2007

EEOC Can Allow Employer Plans To Coordinate Retiree Health Benefits With Medicare
6/7/2007

Delegation-Medicare Advantage In 2007
6/2007

Hispanic Health Care In America : Perspectives On Imperatives, Challenges & Opportunities
5/2007

2007 Health Plan Update
5/2007

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

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

Court Rules Americaid Texas, Inc. Payment Of Methodist Hospital of Dallas
5/14/2007

Methodist Hospitals Of Dallas, Appellant V. Amerigroup Texas, Inc. F/K/A Americaid Texas, Inc.
5/2007

Ny Ag Announces Identity Theft Settlement
4/30/2007

OCR Delegated Authority To Issue HIPAA And Patient Safety Subpoenas
4/16/2007

Latino Health Care In The U.S.
4/2007

Disclosure of National Provider Identifiers (NPIs) by Health Care Industry Entities
4/2007

National Provider Identifier Standard (NPI)
4/2007

NPI Resource Sheet
4/2007

NPI final rule
4/2007

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

Establishing a Data-Protection Policy
3/2007

Health Care Tool Box: Making Better Choices
1/2007

2007 Health Plan Requirements Update
1/2007

Medical Legal Risk Management Benefits, Pitfalls and Safeguards
2007

Final HIPAA Nondiscrimination Regulations Affecting Health and Wellness Programs
12/13/2006

Final HIPAA Nondiscrimination Regulations Affecting Health and Wellness Programs
12/2006

Medicare Notice Chart
11/14/2006

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

Norfolk Mobility Benefits News Fall 2006
9/2006

Medical Privacy - Erisa Litigation - Chapter 35
8/2006

Fine-Tuning Your Health And Welfare Plans for 2006 Teleconference
7/2006

Lawyers say 'sorry' may sink you in court
5/2006

Helping Patients Build Their Patient Empowerment Toolkits
5/2006

Helping Patients Build Their Patient Empowerment Toolkits ABA RPTE Meeting May 2006
5/2006

Delegation: Contractual Implications and Health Plan Responsibilities
4/2006

HIPAA Enforcement - Audio Conference
4/2006

Experimental & Emerging Treatment Medical Appropriateness Competing Legal, Ethical and Practical Realities of Providers, Payers, the FDA and Patients
3/2006

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

Supreme Court Opinion
2/28/2006

Claims Processing under the New World Order
2/2006

Health Coverage
1/2006

Social Security Online
2006

Claims Processing Under the New World Order
2006

The New Standard Of Ethical Behavior
11/2005

2005 All Industry Day
11/2005

“Managing Conflicts of Interest in Healthcare: From the Board, Medical State Employees, Vendors/Consultants and You as Counsel,” Jose Tabuena and Cynt
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

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Managed Care But Were Afraid to Ask
10/2005

Broker & Insurers Identity Theft & Privacy Perils
10/2005

Selected Federal Mandates Affecting Design and Administration of ERISA-Covered Health Plans
9/2005

Hurricane Katrina and Health Coverage
9/6/2005

Protecting & Using Patient Data In Disease Management Opportunities, Liabilities And Prescriptions
8/2005

Recent Rule Changes Likely Require Updates To Health & Cafeteria Plan Documents, Administration Form
8/2005

Fine-Tuning Your Health And Welfare Plans for 2006 Teleconference
7/2005

Health Plan Eligibility Update
7/20/2005

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

Legal Requirements Affecting Health Plan Design Strategies
6/2005

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

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

Catching Up With New Federal Health Plan Eligibility & Enrollment Rules For 2005
3/2005

Privacy and Securities Standards - A Brief Nutshell
2/2005

Identity Management
1/18/2005

Final Regulations for Health Coverage Portability; Final Rule
12/2004

Minimizing medical errors is on healthcare's docket
12/2004

November DTR Analysis: Medicare HMO enrollment varies dramatically
11/2004

HIPAA Health Plan Presentation
10/2004

2004 Joint Fall CLE Meeting
9/30/2004

September DTR Analysis: Population differences key in to the HMO trends
9/2004

HIPAA Liability
6/2004

Third Party Administrator (TPA) Contracting Principles and Strategies
5/2004

The Medicare Prescriptiuon Drug, Improvement & Modernization Law: What's In It (And What's Not) For You & Your Organization
3/2004

HEALTH PLAN UNIVERSITY Taking Control & Managing Risk With Strategic Knowledge
2/2004

Health Plan University
2/25/2004

Employers face new health plan privacy rules required by HIPAA
2/2004

Federal Legal Safeguards for Womens Health Coverage Expanding
5/2003

Health costs are out of control
3/2003

SPECIAL HIPAA SEMINAR - HIPAA Privacy Triage: Strategic Compliance Strategies
2/2003

Employee Communications-Latest Buzz on Requirements, Risks and Opportunities Related to the New Health Plan Rules
9/2002

Fiduciary Responsibility During Turbulent Times
5/2002

Health Plan Liability Pitfalls for Plan Sponsors and Their Brokers and Consultants
2/2002

New Law Allows Qualifying Entities to Request Extension of Time To Comply With HIPAA Standards For Electronic Transactions
2002

WEBbits - November 2001
11/2001

Health Plans in the Hot Seat
10/2001

Health Plans in the Hot Seat
10/2001

Disease Management As Practical Solution for Achieving Clinical Quality & Financial Efficiency in an Evolving Health Care Arena
9/2001

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

Managed Care Law Update Selected Developments
9/2001

Health Plan Update
5/2001

Health Plan Liability Pitfalls For Employees
5/2000

Selected Issues Regarding Health And Welfare Plans For Texas Governmental Employers
9/1999

Liability of UR programs of both ERISA plan and HMOs. Recent decisions will be highlighted.
6/1999

Health Plan Dictates, Mandates and Liability Gates Eligibility, Benefits, Claims Administration, Privacy, Liability and Other Existing and Proposed Laws and Regul
4/1999

Be a part of health care reform debate
4/1999

Changes Already? ... An Update on Recently Published COBRA Regulations and Proposed DOL Regulations on Processing Benefits Claims
3/1999

Recent legislation that will affect employers who sponsor plans as well as those professionals who administer benefit plans.
1/1999

Fiduciary Responsibility In A Nutshell
1999

HIPAA Privacy Triage Mapping A Path Mapping A Path Through The Jungle
1999

When Your Employee's Private Life Becomes Your Business
1999

Workplace Privacy Issues
1999

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

Managed Care Law Update Selected Developments
1999

Employee Benefit Communications
1999

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

Health Plan Update - HIghlights of HIPAA, Claims & SPD Regulations
1999

Getting Ready For Health Plan Renewals
1999

Fiduciary Hotspots for Health Plans
1999

Leased Employees and other Contingent Workforce Issues
1999

Design Issues Affecting Managed Care Organizations and Employer-Sponsored Health Plans
1999

Health Insurance & Benefits Planning
1999

Patient Confidentiality & Medical Records
5/7/1998

Health Plan Design And Administration Under Hipaa And Other Selected Federal Laws
2/13/1998

Health Insurance & Benefits Planning
1/1998

“The Changes and Future in Employer Sponsored Health Plans”
4/1997

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

“A Guided Tour of Healthcare Purchasing” A SYMPOSIUM FOR HEALTHCARE DECISION MAKERS
2/1997

Emerging Benefit And Health Issues
2/1997

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

Selected Insights into Managed Care Contract Negotiations from the Plan Sponsor’s Perspective
6/1994

Healthcare Reform Roundtable
11/1993

health and Welfare Plans And The Americans With Disabilities Act
2/1993

2/27 Deadline For Employers To Comment On DOL Proposed Rule Changes Extending Minimum Wage & Overtime Rules To More Home Caregiver Workers
12/27/1991


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