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Handling of Retaliation Complaints under Section 1558 of the Affordable Care Act

Posted by: Nancy Bourque    Jan 10, 2017 8:30:00 AM

employee retaliationThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released a final rule on the procedures for the handling of whistleblower complaints under Section 1558 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The regulations protect employees (which includes former employees and applicants for employment) who may have been subject to retaliation for seeking assistance under certain affordability assistance provisions, or for reporting potential violations of the ACA’s consumer protections.

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Topics: ACA, Affordable Care Act, OSHA, Nancy Bourque, whistleblower complaints, retaliation, consumer protection