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Mental Health and Wellness Books Available

The Law Library now has a collection of Mental Health and Wellness books in the Ohio Room. You will find books on anxiety, depression, time management, positive/happy lawyering, work-life balance, addiction, and general happiness and wellness. The books are available … Continue reading

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DOL Opinion Letter Addresses Whether Employees Must Be Paid for Wellness Activities

Over the past fifteen years, wellness programs have generated more than their fair share of litigation and regulatory scrutiny – primarily over the issue of whether they comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  A related compliance issue that has … Continue reading

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Tips for Financial Wellness in Divorce

Money is a central issue in every Texas divorce case. You will need to identify and divide property, allocate debts, and plan for your financial future. This can be a stressful process for anyone, whether you are a financially-savvy businesswoman, … Continue reading

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The Perils of Wellness

Gordon Hull & Frank Pasquale, Toward a Critical Theory of Corporate Wellness, BioSocieties (2017). Mary Crossley The non-stop growth of employee wellness programs presents a rich teaching (and scholarly) opportunity for health law faculty. We can interrogate the employers’ continued embrace of … Continue reading

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Beware: HIPAA Applies to the Health Plans You Never Knew You Had (Part 2: Wellness Programs)

Many employers who offer wellness programs to their employees may not have considered compliance with HIPAA privacy, security and breach notification rules (collectively, “HIPAA Rules”), since they don’t think of their wellness programs as a group health plan. Part 1 … Continue reading

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