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Legislative Brief: HHS Issues HIPAA Cyber Attack Response Checklist




Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), a covered entity that experiences a ransomware attack or other cyber-related security incident must take immediate steps to prevent or mitigate any impermissible release of protected health information (PHI). 

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Legislative Brief: Judge Blocks Overtime Rule Set to Take Effect December 1

On Tuesday, November 22 a federal judge issued a nationwide injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) from implementing its new overtime rule scheduled to take effect December 1, 2016.  The rule would have affected approximately 4 million executive, administrative and..

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Legislative Brief: Final Forms for ACA Reporting Released


The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released final 2016 forms for reporting under Internal Revenue Code (Code) Sections 6055 and 6056.

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Legislative Brief: DOL Proposes Changes to Annual Reporting for ERISA Plans



In this month's snapshot, Kyle Von Ruden discusses the Department of Labor's proposed changes to annual reporting for ERISA plans.

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Legislative Brief: EEOC Issues Sample ADA Notice for Wellness Plans

In this month's legislative brief, Jesse Oberloh explains the sample ADA notice for Wellness Plans issued by the EEOC.

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