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  • December 03, 2020

    Judge Trims Fla. Trans Workers' Suit Over Health Coverage

    A federal judge trimmed a bias suit Thursday brought by three transgender Florida employees who said they were unlawfully denied coverage for gender dysphoria treatment, allowing the Department of Corrections and others to exit because they don't control the Sunshine State's health care plan.

  • December 03, 2020

    UnitedHealth Unit Appeals Loss In Treatment Guidelines Case

    UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s behavioral health unit appealed its loss in a blockbuster case over coverage guidelines to the Ninth Circuit on Thursday, looking to nix orders that its guidelines were improper and that it must reprocess roughly 67,000 claims for behavioral health treatments administered using the guidelines.

  • December 03, 2020

    Pa. Judge Says Paper Must Pay Union's Health Care Increases

    A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled Thursday that the publisher of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette must pay for its newsroom workers' yearly health care increases, even though the contract expired more than three years ago.

  • December 03, 2020

    Cerner ERISA Suit Trumped By Previously Filed Case

    A Kansas federal judge dismissed a would-be class action that accused Cerner Corp. of saddling its 401(k) plan with excessive fees and steering workers' retirement savings into underperforming Cerner stock, ruling the suit covered the same ground as an ERISA case filed months earlier.

  • December 03, 2020

    NLRB Atty Union Asks DC Circ. To Revive Case Against Board

    The Federal Labor Relations Authority violated federal law when it tossed a National Labor Relations Board staff union's challenge to the agency's decision to unilaterally shudder its in-house health unit, the union told the D.C. Circuit Monday.

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