Back in 2015, I blogged on the ACA proposed final regulations as it affected non-discrimination against persons with disabilities, here (this blog entry is still worthwhile reading). It turns out that the rule was finalized in 2016. Somehow, I didn’t blog on that. Now, HHS has issued a revised final rule for §1557. I

Happy thanksgiving week everyone!!!

Today’s blog entry is the complaint, here, and consent decree, here, in U.S. v. City of Blaine, MN. The case has incredible parallels to what is going on in the world of health care professionals and Physician Health Programs (substance abuse programs such as discussed in this case,

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Supreme Court Update and Regulatory Developments

Before getting started on the blog entry for the week, there was some bizarre developments in the case of Laufer v. Acheson Hotels, which we discussed two weeks in a row here. The developments are very well described by the Seyfarth Shaw firm in their blog,

Before getting started on the blog entry of the day, I do want to wish everyone celebrating, a happy Passover and a happy Easter. Also, major league baseball has started, so good luck to any of your teams.

Turning to the blog entry of the day, one wonders why anyone in the state of

Sometimes I just don’t know until the last minute as to what case I will blog on for the week. I originally thought I would blog on a religious accommodation case. Then, this morning I saw a Fifth Circuit decision involving mandatory reassignment. Right when I was finishing up reading that decision, I saw an