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Health Care Blog

The Health Care Policy Blog is a forum for health care policy professionals and Bloomberg BNA editors to share ideas, raise issues, and network with colleagues.

What Are the Prospects for Rep. Brady’s Bill on Medicare Hospital Stay Policies? Friday, November 21, 2014
EHR Vendors, Provider Organizations Need Better Partnerships, Researcher Says Friday, November 21, 2014
GAO Says Medicare’s Transparency Tools Aren’t Very Useful. But Is CMS Going to Fix Them? Thursday, November 20, 2014
State Insurance Regulators Consider New Regulations for Health Insurance Networks Thursday, November 20, 2014 CEO Offers Possibilities for States To Create ACA Marketplaces Wednesday, November 19, 2014
New CBO Estimate of ‘Doc Fix' Bills $144 Billion Over 10 Years Monday, November 17, 2014
Will CMS Make Another Patient Status Appeals Offer? Friday, November 14, 2014
Election Results May Have Caused HHS to Withdraw Controversial Drug Discount Rule, Attorney Says Friday, November 14, 2014
What Time Is It? Time for Another Prior Authorization Demo from CMS Thursday, November 13, 2014
State ACA Marketplaces Increasing In-Person Assistance Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Does an Ebola Outbreak Trump the HIPAA Privacy Rule? Wednesday, November 12, 2014
ONC Brings in Private-Sector Innovators to Tackle Patient Data Matching Issues Monday, November 10, 2014

Intellectual Property Blog

The Bloomberg BNA Intellectual Property Blog is the home of the "Do You Copy?" podcast and offers links to selected articles by the BNA IP team, which is accessible to both subscribers and non-subscribers as well as  commentary and analysis exclusive to this blog.

Sacre Bleu!: Publishing Photos of Eiffel Tower at Night May Infringe Copyrights Friday, November 21, 2014
Top 113 Congressional Copyright Review Moments Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Mayo it Peas the Court: Is Vegan Mayo False Advertising? Thursday, November 13, 2014
The Dukes' Dukes Are Up, But Should They Be? Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Hate It or Love It: McDonald’s’ New Trademark Plans Tuesday, November 4, 2014
These Aren't the Beers You're Looking For: Lucasfilm Strikes Bock Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Will 'Hana' Be 'Worth the Candle' Given Rarity of Tacking? Wednesday, October 22, 2014
'Ferrofluid' Infringement Claim Doesn’t 'Flow' in Favor of Artist Friday, October 17, 2014
Phrasing!: TV Show “Archer” to Retire “ISIS” Wednesday, October 15, 2014
What’s the Best Way to Percolate a Consistent Cup of IP Law? Friday, October 10, 2014
UPDATE: If the Notes Are Not the Same, Who Is to Blame? Tuesday, October 7, 2014
One More Problem for Iggy Azalea Friday, September 26, 2014

Labor & Employment Blog

The Labor & Employment Blog is a forum for practitioners and Bloomberg BNA editors to share ideas, raise issues, and network with colleagues on news, issues, and trends affecting labor and employment law. 

Management Attorney Sends SOS for Wage-Hour Guidance Thursday, November 20, 2014
You Heard It Here First ... or at Least Well in Advance Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Q&A: Job-Listing Compliance for Veterans, Pay Audits on Temp Workers Spark Concerns Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Immigration Roundup: OCAHO Can, and Will, Come Down Hard on Repeat Offenders Monday, November 10, 2014
Immigration Roundup: The Big Executive Action Question Tuesday, October 28, 2014
EEO Roundup: Can the Amount of Time Spent on a Job Task Dictate Whether It’s Essential? Monday, October 27, 2014
Attorney’s Second Circuit Appeal Refutes Applicability of OT Exemption to Doc Reviewers Monday, October 27, 2014
Workers May Finally Defeat the Boogeyman of Labor Market Slack Thursday, October 16, 2014
EEO Roundup: Novel Transgender Bias Cases Among EEOC’s 60-Plus Year-End Filings Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Public Sector Roundup: OPM Seeking Input as It Works to Update SES Onboarding Guidance Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Immigration Roundup: Don't Sit on Your Trafficking Claims Monday, September 29, 2014
Businesses Feeling Pressure to Give Better Pay Raises Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Pension & Benefits Blog

The Pension & Benefits Blog is a special resource offered by Bloomberg BNA to provide commentary and insight on news and trends affecting Pension & Benefits. Blog contributors include members of the Bloomberg BNA Benefits Practice Resource Advisory Board and the publications’ Editorial team. 

EEOC Needs to Coordinate Wellness Guidance With ERISA Agencies, Benefits Attorneys Say Thursday, November 20, 2014
Retiree Health Benefit Dispute Draws Multiple Briefs, Including ‘True' Amicus Brief Wednesday, November 12, 2014
New Mortality Tables to Further Drive Interest In Pension Plan De-Risking, Attorney Predicts Thursday, November 6, 2014
IRS Releases Special Rule to Allow Plans To Include Deferred Annuities in TDFs Friday, October 31, 2014
Employer Stock Plan Fiduciaries Can Take Liability-Shielding Measures, Attorneys Say Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Employers Will Need to Pull Multiple Levers To Avoid ACA's Excise Tax, Practitioners Say Friday, October 24, 2014
Verizon Wins Challenge to Pension Transfer; Investment Guidelines Need Not Be Disclosed Wednesday, October 22, 2014
DOL Urged to Deny Credit Suisse Exemption By Members of Congress and Commenters Friday, October 17, 2014
ACA's ‘Cadillac' Excise Tax Will Hit Lower Cost Health Plans, Practitioners Say Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Recent IRS Guidance on Roth Rollovers Lifts Long-Standing Ambiguity, Practitioners Say Friday, October 10, 2014
High Court to Address Statute of Limitations For Suits Challenging Retirement Plan Fees Monday, October 6, 2014
3rd Cir.: John Hancock Not ERISA Fiduciary In Case Alleging Excessive 401(k) Plan Fees Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Social Media Law Blog

The Social Media Law Blog is a forum for lawyers, compliance personnel, human resources managers, and other professionals who are struggling with the legal implications of social media across a broad variety of topics. Working professionals and Bloomberg BNA editors may share ideas, raise issues, and network with colleagues to build a community of knowledge on this rapidly evolving topic.

Facebook Still Tops in Social Logins, but Google Not Far Behind Friday, November 21, 2014
Zuckerberg: Many Small Businesses Use Facebook, Not Websites Friday, November 7, 2014
Is Whisper Honoring Its Privacy Promises? Friday, October 31, 2014
Yik Yak Is Latest App to Allow Users to Say Things That Get Them Arrested Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Should Tech Companies Be Allowed to Share More Detail on National Security Requests? Friday, October 10, 2014
Restaurant Revels in Rock-Bottom Yelp Reviews Friday, September 26, 2014
Court Orders Twitter to Reveal Account Information Friday, September 5, 2014
Court: Former Employee Didn’t Own 6 Million Likes on Facebook Page Friday, August 29, 2014
Virginia Attorney Goes from $200,000 Award Against Yelp . . . to Case Dismissed Friday, August 22, 2014
Report Says Few Jurors Use Social Media During Trials Friday, August 1, 2014
Will the Right to Be Forgotten Apply to Social Media in the EU? Monday, July 28, 2014
Google+ Drops Real Name Policy Friday, July 18, 2014

Technology and Telecom Blog

The Technology and Telecom Blog is a forum for practitioners and Bloomberg BNA editors to share ideas, raise issues, and network with colleagues on news, hot topics, and trends affecting technology and telecommunications law and regulation.

AT&T Draws New Hard Line on Net Neutrality—Will It Work? Wednesday, November 12, 2014
What Slowed Cable's Commercial Growth in Recent Quarters? Friday, August 1, 2014
Shaw Communications Looks to Add Canadian Component to CableWiFi Friday, August 1, 2014
'Wi-Fi First' Business Models Proving Successful Friday, June 13, 2014
Broadcasters Blast FCC’s Incentive Auction Framework, Inch Closer to Court Appeal Friday, June 6, 2014
Movies and Intellectual Property: Preserving Our Global Passion Friday, April 25, 2014
In Baker, CTIA Gets a Spectrum Czar—and at a Crucial Time Thursday, April 24, 2014
The Week Ahead in Tech and Telecom (April 7-11) Friday, April 4, 2014
The Week Ahead in Tech and Telecom (March 31-April 4) Friday, March 28, 2014
The Week Ahead in Tech and Telecom (March 24-28) Monday, March 24, 2014
Celebrating and Protecting the Global Internet Friday, March 21, 2014
The Week Ahead in Tech and Telecom Friday, March 14, 2014

U.S. Law Week: On the Merits Blog
The Gag Rule of Five? Thursday, November 20, 2014
Redistricting Revisited: The Voting Rights Act in the Cross-Hairs Again? Monday, November 10, 2014
Ohio - 'The Heart of It All' for Election Controversies Friday, October 31, 2014
Refereeing the Branches in Another Separation of Powers Face-Off Friday, October 31, 2014
Mortgage Mess: Supreme Court Wades into Deep Circuit Divide Thursday, October 30, 2014
I’ll Have the Lobster, Please: Procedural Issues Dominate ‘Meat and Potatoes’ Term Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Tell Me if You’ve Heard This One Already: Funniest Moments from the Supreme Court’s 2013 Term Thursday, September 25, 2014
Ginsburg on Women and the Constitution Tuesday, September 16, 2014
What Do You Get When You Cross Obamacare and Palestine? Supreme Court Conflict! Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Supreme Court Unanimously “Un-Unanimous” on Religion Thursday, July 31, 2014
Major Renovations at the Supreme Court or Just a New Coat of Paint? What Recent Unanimity Means for the Future Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Checking In With SCOTUS Term 2014: Civil Procedure, IFPs and Flying Pigs? Thursday, July 10, 2014

E-Commerce & Tech Law Blog

The E-Commerce and Tech Law Blog is a forum for practitioners and Bloomberg BNA editors to share ideas, raise issues, and network with colleagues on news, hot topics, and trends affecting e-commerce and technology law and regulations. 

DNS Policy Notes for Nov. 21, 2014 Friday, November 21, 2014
DNS Policy Notes for Nov. 18, 2014 Tuesday, November 18, 2014
DNS Policy Notes for Nov. 14, 2014 (Hiatus Edition) Friday, November 14, 2014
DNS Policy Notes for Oct. 1, 2014 Wednesday, October 1, 2014
DNS Policy Notes for Sept. 30, 2014 Tuesday, September 30, 2014
DNS Policy Notes for Sept. 26, 2014 Friday, September 26, 2014
DNS Policy Notes for Sept. 24, 2014 Wednesday, September 24, 2014
DNS Policy Notes for Sept. 23, 2014 Tuesday, September 23, 2014
DNS Policy Notes for Sept. 22, 2014 Saturday, September 20, 2014
DNS Policy Notes for Sept. 19, 2014 Friday, September 19, 2014
DNS Policy Notes for Sept. 18, 2014 (Server Crash Edition) Thursday, September 18, 2014
DNS Policy Notes for Sept. 16, 2014 Tuesday, September 16, 2014