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Proposed Mental Health Parity Guidance Focuses On Nonquantitative Treatment Limitations
By way of background, the MHPAEA requires that group health plans provide mental health and substance abuse benefits in parity with medical and surgical benefits.
United States
18 Jun 2018
Fifth Circuit Vacates DOL Fiduciary Rule
In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule, including the expanded definition of "investment advice fiduciary"...
United States
20 Mar 2018
Tenth Circuit Upholds DOL's Authority To Impose New Conditions For Ptes And Leaves Door Open For Changes To Fiduciary Rule
The Tenth Circuit recently affirmed the Department of Labor's authority to impose new conditions for exemption from prohibited transaction rules with respect to the sale of annuity contracts.
United States
20 Mar 2018
New Class Action Lawsuits Asserting Violations of the MHPAEA
Banner Health and the Kaiser Foundation were recently hit with separate class action lawsuits challenging their denials of certain mental health care coverage.
United States
24 May 2017
Ninth Circuit: Medical Providers Lack ERISA Standing
The Ninth Circuit affirmed two district court decisions that concluded medical providers were not "beneficiaries" under Section 502(a) of ERISA and therefore lacked standing to bring an ERISA claim.
United States
21 Apr 2017
The ERISA Litigation Newsletter - September 2016
This month, we have re-published an interview of our colleague Seth Safra discussing the Department of Labor's final regulation concerning fiduciaries and conflicts of interest
United States
29 Sep 2016
ERISA Section 510 Interference Claim Time Barred
A federal magistrate judge in Pennsylvania recommended that a class action complaint claiming that AlliedBarton terminated certain employees to prevent them from reaching eligibility...
United States
20 Sep 2016
Challenge To Pension Fund Investment Decision Time Barred
federal district court in California held that a complaint filed by members of the International Union of Operating Engineers that challenged pension plan trustees' decision to make certain investments was filed five days too late and thus barred by ERISA's six-year statute of limitations.
United States
10 Aug 2016
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