On August 11, 2021, United Healthcare and its affiliates were served with separate enforcement lawsuits by the Department of Labor and the New York Attorney General involving mental health parity, among other things.
On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced a new COVID-19 plan, aimed to control the spread of the Delta variant and increase vaccination rates nationwide.
The California Court of Appeal issued its opinion in Wesson v. Staples, Inc., holding that (1) courts have inherent authority to ensure that Private Attorneys General Act claims can be fairly and efficiently tried.
In the largest fair lending enforcement action in several years, the Department of Justice and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency on August 30 announced simultaneous settlements with a national banking association regarding alleged violations of the Fair Housing Act and, in the ...
The Department of Health (DOH) and Public Health and Health Planning Council (PHHPC) issued another emergency regulation this week to respond to the increasing circulation of the COVID-19 Delta variant.
Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul was sworn in as the 57th Governor of New York on August 24, becoming the first female Governor in New York’s long history.
The Biden Administration this month significantly relaxed several compliance obligations related to price transparency and surprise billing that have been of intense concern to the health care industry—and had already prompted litigation.
New York State has issued an emergency regulation mandating COVID-19 vaccination of personnel in hospitals, nursing homes, D&TCs, ACFs, LHCSAs, CHHAs and hospices (collectively referred to as “Covered Entities”).
It’s déjà vu all over again, as mask mandates return and a growing number of employers—both public and private—require vaccinations for their workers.
Title VII permits retaliation claims even when the plaintiff is not the party against whom the initial discrimination was directed, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit has ruled, reversing the district court’s dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a white jail captain.