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Showing 4 posts from November 2013.

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Reimbursement: Tricks & Tips

Physicians and Physician groups (“Physicians”) have fallen on tumultuous financial times over the past few years. We have seen across-the-board slashes to Medi-Cal, and annual Congressional “fixes” that barely avoid further cuts to Medicare. (Read More)

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Insurance Regulatory Update

Bill Gausewitz provides regular regulatory updates to the State Bar Insurance Law Committee. Check out the November 2013 report. (Read More)

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New York City Broadens the Law for Pregnant Employees

On October 2nd, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed into law an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law which broadens the scope of that law as it relates to the rights of pregnant employees, requiring employers to provide a reasonable accommodation to pregnant employees. (Read More)

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In Practice: New Bill May Invite Litigation

California has a rapidly increasing number of aging baby boomers, as well as a large population of people known as the "sandwich generation"—those who care for their aging parents while also supporting their own children. Earlier this year, California Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson introduced Senate Bill 404 in an attempt to address the needs of family caregivers. SB404 would broaden the list of protected characteristics under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act by adding "familial status" as an additional characteristic upon which employment cannot be denied or terminated. View Full Article