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Joni L. Landy

Joni Landy’s Legal Guides

4 total

  • Michelle's Law: Medical Leave of Absence & Health Care Coverage for Dependent Students

    Extended Coverage The law requires group health plans to extend the coverage of a dependent child who is on a medically necessary leave of absence if the child is enrolled in the plan on the basis of

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  • Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act

    Group Health Plan Provisions (Underwriting) Underwriting. Group health plans and health insurance issuers generally may not request, require, or purchase genetic information for underwriting purpose

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  • HIPAA Changes Affecting Group Health Plans

    Requirement to Notify Individuals of HIPAA Breaches The law changes now require covered entities to notify each individual whose unsecured protected health information (“PHI”) has been breached. For

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  • The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act

    Prohibitions on Financial and Treatment Limitations Existing law permits plans to limit the number of treatments or impose different cost sharing requirements for mental health benefits. Now under M

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