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Anti-Kickback, Stark and the Affordable Care Act

Posted on: April 20, 2016

As the Affordable Care Act continues to reward enterprises such as Accountable Care Organizations that (i) improve the health experience of patients,  and (ii) operate efficiently by reducing costs, a health care practitioner should not lose sight on schemes that could run afoul of prohibited self-referral or anti-kickback laws.  Since 1972, Congress prohibited practitioners from Read more.....

Check out the first in a Series of Labor and Employment Video Blogs!

Posted on: April 19, 2016

For more information, check out this month’s April Labor and Employment Newsletter, “Simply Sex? Distinguishing between sex, gender, gender identity, and gender expression,” by Samson R. Elsbernd, Esq. *This is not legal advice.  Please click here to review our Disclaimer.

Simply Sex? Distinguishing between sex, gender, gender identity, and gender expression.

Posted on: March 29, 2016

   By Samson R. Elsbernd The Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) makes it an unlawful employment practice to discriminate, harass, or retaliate against employees based on a protected class.  FEHA also requires that employers take all reasonable steps to prevent and remedy illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace.  The FEHA regulations were recently Read more.....