Employment & Benefits Law

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Helping Clients to Understand Complicated Health Care Laws

The attorneys who focus on health care issues add depth and additional insight to Parsons Behle & Latimer’s traditional employment practice.

Many of the compliance and litigation issues companies face are related to an employer's role in providing health care coverage. This role will become increasingly complex with the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In related areas, employers are becoming increasingly involved in reducing health care costs by implementing wellness programs. Laws like HIPAA’s privacy provisions, which are not typically conceived as employment related, impact employers that obtain medical information through health care plans.

Parsons Behle & Latimer’s health law practice, in combination with our long-time, highly regarded employment law practice, assists clients by providing guidance to avoid problems in these areas before they arise. We also assist clients when employers find themselves challenged with administrative or civil actions. For more than 25 years, Parsons Behle & Latimer has sponsored its annual Employment Law Seminar, which provides up-to-date information about these health law related issues and which has been attended by thousands of in-house counsel, human resource managers, and others who must manage employment issues.