• Ban-the-Box-and-Background-Checks-Understanding-Evolving-Obligations

    02.09.17

    “Ban the Box” and Background Checks: Understanding Evolving Obligations

    Following a string of jurisdictions that have adopted “ban the box” legislation, employers must be ever vigilant about these laws’ complex compliance requirements, while continuing to be mindful of their obligations under the separate, but equally important, Fair Credit Reporting ...

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    01.12.17

    Election 2016: Strategic Implications for Healthcare

    Election 2016 is over, and Donald Trump is the president-elect. Republicans maintain control of the House and the Senate—and now have 33 governors and control 70 of 99 state legislative bodies. What does the Republican sweep mean for healthcare at the federal and state levels? Which ...

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    12.08.16

    Employment Law Webinar: Highlights From 2016 and What’s New in 2017

    In a complimentary webinar, Manatt attorneys will explore key developments impacting California employers and offer practical guidance to prepare for 2017. ​Topics to be covered include: New Laws: New regulatory and legislative changes and updates for California employers. Government ...

  • Perscription-Drug-Tablets-with-Genetic-Code-Inside

    11.16.16

    Gene Therapy: Understanding Evolving Coverage and Reimbursement Challenges

    Exciting advances in science have led to developing treatment breakthroughs—such as gene scripting therapies—that could represent the first potential cures for rare diseases and other life-threatening conditions. Gene therapies offer dramatic promise—but also come with high ...

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    11.02.16

    Retail Environmental Compliance: What’s Next in the Regulatory Pipeline?

    Hundreds of millions of dollars in civil penalties paid to settle retail hazardous waste enforcement actions. EPA announces increased focus on retail sector as part of new retail strategy. The Toxic Substances Control Act overhauled for the first time in 40 years. Increasing Clean Air Act ...

  • Colorful-social-media-icons

    10.04.16

    Social Media for Healthcare: Optimizing Opportunities, Overcoming Legal Risks

    The rise of social media platforms has opened powerful opportunities for healthcare organizations to develop personalized strategies that engage consumers—and improve their health. The potential of these new platforms, however, can be offset by their legal risks. The emergence of ...

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    07.27.16

    "Manatt on Medicaid" Webinar Series: Reforming Medicaid’s LTSS System

    Medicaid continues to gain scale and importance—both as the leading source of health coverage for Americans and a driver of reform in the healthcare marketplace. To give you in-depth insight into the forces reshaping Medicaid, their impact on the future and their implications for ...

  • Hospital-staff-discussing-charts

    07.20.16

    "Manatt on Medicaid" Webinar Series: The New Managed Care Rules and Their Implications

    Medicaid continues to gain scale and importance—both as the leading source of health coverage for Americans and a driver of reform in the healthcare marketplace. To give you in-depth insight into the forces reshaping Medicaid, their impact on the future and their implications for ...

  • 07.15.16

    Unpacking the Little Known Nuances of FCRA Compliance

    You’re ready to obtain a background check for a new hire: you’ve checked all of the boxes on your Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) checklist and feel confident that you are in compliance. But what about the lesser known responsibilities and reporting requirements of employers? For ...

  • Woman-Texting-with-Shopping-Bags

    06.28.16

    Avoiding TCPA Pitfalls: Essential Guidance for Retailers

    With uncapped statutory damages of up to $1,500 per violation, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) strikes fear into any company that contacts consumers by cell phone, text or prerecorded message. The retail industry is no exception. Retailers have been hit with a string of high-profile, ...