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  • August 22, 2016

    Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., the country's second-largest private student lender, has entered into a consent order with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to resolve the bank's private student loan servicing practices that resulted in violations

  • August 19, 2016

    The Financial Stability Oversight Council has filed a motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, renewing its call for the court to expedite oral argument in its appeal of a federal district decision rescinding FSOC's desig

Employment Law Daily
  • August 25, 2016

    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Because an employee lacked evidence that the decisionmaker who included him in a budget-crisis-based reduction in force (RIF) knew of his workers’ comp claim and he likewise failed to link his termination to his disability, neither his workers’ compensation retaliation claim nor his ADA claim should have gone to trial, ruled [...]

  • August 25, 2016

    By Matt Pavich, J.D. The majority of part-time faculty at a religiously affiliated university were covered by the NLRA; however, faculty teaching in the university’s religious studies program were to be excluded from an otherwise appropriate bargaining unit of contingent faculty, an NLRB majority has ruled. Member Miscimarra dissented (Saint Xavier University, August 23, 2016). The employer, [...]

Health Law Daily
  • August 22, 2016

    The Medicare beneficiary in a lawsuit that broadened Medicare physical therapy eligibility requirements was successful in demonstrating that HHS had, in an opinion issued by the federal court in Vermont, "failed to fulfill the letter and spirit of th

  • August 19, 2016

    CMS is concerned with healthcare providers and provider affiliated organizations steering people eligible for Medicare or Medicaid benefits to an individual market plan for the purpose of obtaining higher payment rates. By steering Medicare or Medica

  • August 18, 2016

    A modification to an existing tobacco product's label does not trigger a substantial equivalence review process under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act's (FSPTC Act) (P.L. 111-31) requirements, according to a federal court fin

Health Reform
  • August 24, 2016

    Aetna, one of the nation's largest health insurance companies, is slashing its marketplace participation by removing its current offerings from 536 counties. For plan year 2017, it will only offer marketplace plans in 242--as opposed to 778--coun

  • August 24, 2016

    Immigrants in America face challenges accessing health care and health insurance. Because an immigrant's ability to access health insurance depends on his or her immigration status, many individuals--depending on their status--face obstacles, if

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