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Legal Insights and Perspectives for the Healthcare Industry
Our employee benefits team recently published a LawFlash discussing the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which contains provisions impacting employer sponsored group health plans, including to protect group health plan participants from surprise medical bills, ensure health plan price transparency, and offer relief related to health and dependent care flexible spending accounts.
The upcoming change in the US presidential administration is expected to significantly alter the landscape of immigration adjudication and enforcement in the United States. Our immigration team will present a one-hour webinar examining some of the changes that President-elect Joseph Biden’s administration could make to US business immigration policy, as well as recent USCIS and DOL regulatory changes and immigration in post-Brexit Europe.
Healthcare systems have been on the front lines of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and may have several questions about how to manage workforce challenges as we look toward the upcoming months.
We invite you to join Morgan Lewis and the Wharton Center for Human Resources for a post-election series of webinars featuring insights from current and former officials of the US federal agencies that regulate the workplace.
Our labor and employment team recently posted a LawFlash to discuss the US Department of Labor (DOL) rule change related to how prevailing wages for permanent labor certifications and labor condition applications are determined.
In recent years, reports have indicated robust enforcement activities by the US Department of Labor (DOL) against ERISA plans and service providers to those plans. These enforcement activities have an increasing focus on ERISA group health plans and their service providers, such as health insurers and administrators.
We invite you to join our labor and employment team on October 1 at 12:00 pm ET for a virtual roundtable on labor-management relations as they relate to the healthcare industry. 2020 has brought a myriad of uncertainties, especially for the healthcare industry, and we anticipate that clients may have a number of questions on how to handle these unprecedented times. The Morgan Lewis team, joined by IRI Consultants, will discuss how to address a number of labor-management-related issues today, tomorrow, and beyond.
Our labor, employment, and benefits team recently posted a LawFlash on the ruling in federal district court in New York that invalidated significant parts of a US Department of Labor rule. The ruling found that more employees are eligible for up to 12 weeks’ coronavirus (COVID-19)-related emergency paid sick leave and emergency paid FMLA leave.
We invite you to join our employee benefits and labor and employment teams for a webinar focused on the reopening issues and considerations to minimize difficulties as they begin to reopen or expand their operations.
We invite you to join us on Thursday, February 27 for our next installment of the Fast Break series.