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Florida Minimum Wage Increases for 2013

Posted on Employment Law News January 29, 2013 by author

Effective January 1, 2013, the Florida minimum wage was raised to $7.79.  The federal minimum wage has remained unchanged since 2009, set at $7.25. Florida is one of only 10 states that calculate their minimum wages based on the federal Consumer Price Index (CPI).  Accordingly, every year the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity recalculates the Read more →

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Medicare Overpayment Reversed on Appeal

Posted on Employment Law News November 5, 2012 by author

Following a hearing before a Medicare Administrative Law Judge, Nicholson & Eastin attorney Erin Bengele received a fully favorable decision overturning an overpayment assessment by Medicare against our surgeon client.  Ms. Bengele argued SafeGuard Services, LLC, IntegriGuard, LLC, and the Q2 Administrators improperly interpreted coding criteria as it relates to NCCI edits for a particular set of Read more →

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