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CMS Uses Regulatory Levers to Chip Away at Affordable Care Act Protections

On Monday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released (1) the Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019 final rule (“Final Rule”), (2) the Final Annual Issuer Letter and (3) guidance on hardship exemptions and transitional policies. … Continue reading

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Legislature, Governor grants new protections to unpaid California construction workers

California construction workers who are owed back wages by subcontractors are being afforded important new legal remedies under a bill recently signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown. Assembly Bill 1701 makes California builders responsible for wage violations by their … Continue reading

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The Narrowing Scope of Whistleblower Anti-Retaliation Protections

Posted by Brad S. Karp, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, on Saturday, March 10, 2018 Editor's Note: Brad S. Karp is partner and chairman at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. This post is based on a Paul, … Continue reading

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Reporting an Employer: Whistleblower Protections in California

Workers have rights which protect their health, safety, and wellbeing on the job. When the company you work for violates these rights there are options available to hold them accountable. Unfortunately, those who do speak up often face retaliatory actions, … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Rules That Dodd-Frank’s Whistleblower Protections Cover Only Those Who Report to SEC

Our colleagues Ernest E. Badway, Joshua Horn, and Benjamin H. McCoy have published an alert about the United States Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling narrowing the class of would-be whistleblowers under the Dodd-Frank Act. In the case, announced on February 21, 2018, the Court held … Continue reading

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