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Regulation

The New Medicaid Managed Care Rule and Its Effects on Compliance Programs

Kaitlin Lavin Executive Editor Loyola University Chicago School of Law, JD 2017   The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently published a new rule for state contracts with Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCO). Medicaid MCOs provide comprehensive services to beneficiaries for capitated payments. The effective date of the rule was July 5, 2016. …
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New Overtime Rules Have Employers Working Overtime

Ryan Whitney Managing Editor Loyola University Chicago School of Law, JD 2017   Beginning in December of this year, the Department of Labor will implement their final update to the rules governing overtime pay. The new income threshold will nearly double, thus encompassing 4 million workers nationwide. This update will have a large impact on …
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Brexit & Privacy Compliance

Ryan Meade Editor-in-Chief Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law   Now that the UK referendum has expressed the voters’ preference to leave the European Union, there are some fascinating questions regarding how compliance programs deal with the unwinding.  There is still considerable time to wrestle with these matters since both major …
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On this Day: the Federal Register (June)

Ryan Meade Editor-in-Chief Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law   Since we have arrived at the end of another month, let’s see how the Federal Register page count is going.  Please see previous month-end wrap-ups if you would like to learn where the horse race was at those points.  …
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On this Day: the Federal Register (May)

Ryan Meade Editor-in-Chief Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law   Now that it is the end of May, let’s check in on how the Federal Register page count is faring so far this year against recent years.  Here is today’s ending page number compared to the last few years …
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On this Day: the Federal Register (April)

Ryan Meade Editor-in-Chief Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law   The number of annually published pages of the Federal Register doesn’t tell us much about the growth of regulations in the United States. After all, even repeals of regulations take up page counts.  But the size of the Federal …
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