Updates to COBRA notices related to American Rescue Plan

April 16, 2021

By: Mark Opara, John Vering, and Char Heins

Last week the Department of Labor issued FAQs and Model Notices relating to the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) COBRA Subsidy. The COBRA Subsidy provides coverage to Assistance Eligible Individuals […]

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

By Mark Opara and Char Heins

March 23, 2021

President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) into law on March 11, 2021. ARPA continues certain relief programs established by the CARES Act, in addition to creating new programs […]

Seigfreid Bingham appoints new co-chairs for Employment Law practice

March 11, 2021

Mark Opara is a corporate shareholder and chairs the firm’s Mentors Committee. He has extensive experience in Employment Law and has assisted clients with a wide range of employment matters, including preparation of employee handbooks, personnel policies, and […]

Seigfreid Bingham names Lori Beam new chair of Health Care industry practice

March 10, 2021

Seigfreid Bingham has named Lori Beam, a nationally recognized health care attorney, as the new chair of its health care industry practice. With more than three decades in the field, she has represented health systems, hospitals, ambulatory surgery […]

CMS Says Stark Law Final Rules Are Effective Despite Technical Deficiencies in Issuance and Biden Regulatory Freeze

By Lori BeamCMS Statement In an article last week, Business Valuation Resources’ publication BVWire quotes a statement from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) – “The regulations finalized in are effective.”

Concerns about the rules’ […]

CLE: Straight Talk on COVID Vaccinations: What Clients Need to Know

March 4, 2021Seigfreid Bingham presented a CLE webinar with the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, “Straight Talk on COVID Vaccinations: What Clients Need to Know.”Shareholders Shannon Cohorst Johnson and John A. Vering presented the webinar, both practice in the firm’s […]

OSHA Issues New Guidance on Preventing Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace

By John Vering and Mark Opara

February 1, 2021

On January 29, 2021 OSHA issued 12 pages of detailed Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace. https://www.osha.gov/coronavirus/safework

The key takaways from the Guidance are that Employers should […]

Straight Talk on COVID-19 Vaccines for Employers and HR Professionals

John Vering of Seigfreid Bingham co-presented two webinars regarding the COVID-19 vaccine as it applies to employers on January, 27, 2021.

Below is a link to the video recording of the one hour presentation by John Vering and Anne […]