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HTMLNational Farm-to-School Month: New Toolkits and Videos from USDA Promoting Local Agriculture in our Public Schools
GrayRobinson P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 14, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014
October is “National Farm-to-School Month” - a collaborative public-private effort to bring healthier, locally-grown foods into our public school systems. Farmers and educators are working with government agencies (federal and state), as well as nutritionists, health advocates and food...

 

HTMLVoters Will Soon Cast Vote on Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Legalize Medical Marijuana - A Summary of the Amendment
GrayRobinson P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 14, 2014, previously published on October 8, 2014
Amendment 2 will be on the November 4, 2014 election ballot, which if approved by the Florida voters, legalizes a broader use and possession of medical marijuana than the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014 commonly referred to as "Charlotte's Web."

 

HTMLOIG Issues Proposed Rule Affecting Safe Harbors and Civil Monetary Penalty Rules
Chris M. Morrison; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 9, 2014, previously published on October 6, 2014
On October 3, 2014, the Office of the Inspector General ("OIG") of the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") issued a proposed rule ("Proposed Rule") that revises and expands on safe harbors to the federal Anti-kickback Statute ("AKS"), as well as...

 

HTMLHospital Incident Report Not Patient Safety Work Product
Julie A. Tyk; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 30, 2014, previously published on September 24, 2014
A recent case in Duval County, Florida ordered the production of documents a hospital claimed were privileged patient safety work product under the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 ("Patient Safety Act").

 

HTMLMedical Marijuana Hearing Slated for October
GrayRobinson P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 30, 2014, previously published on September 25, 2014
Two plant nurseries, Plants of Ruskin, Inc. and Costa Farms, LLC filed administrative challenges with the Florida Division of Administrative Hearings in September 2014. The nurseries are challenging the enactment of the proposed rules drafted by the Florida Department of Health, Office of...

 

HTMLEEOC Sues Private Employers Claiming Bias Against Transgender Workers
William H. Andrews; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 30, 2014, previously published on September 29, 2014
For the first time, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed landmark lawsuits on September 25, 2014 against a funeral home in Michigan and a medical clinic in Florida. These lawsuits mark the first time the EEOC has sued under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 accusing a...

 

HTMLCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services Adopts Final Rule on Certified Electronic Health Records Technology
Sarah Logan Mancebo; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 12, 2014, previously published on September 5, 2014
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") finalized a rule (the "Final Rule") on Friday, August 29, 2014 that grants certain health care providers additional time to upgrade electronic health record systems to meet meaningful use requirements under the Medicare...

 

HTMLEleventh Circuit Rejects Constitutional Challenge to Statute Requiring Medicare Rate Compensation for Services
F. Ryan Waters; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 28, 2014
On August 14, 2014, a three judge panel for the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court's dismissal of a small, rural hospital's challenge of a federal law requiring hospitals to accept the Medicare rate as compensation when treating federal detainees.

 

HTMLOFCCP Increases Pressure on Federal Contractors
Guy Farmer; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 29, 2014, previously published on August 28, 2014
On August 19, 2014, the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs ("OFCCP") issued Directive 2014-02 clarifying that discrimination based on gender identity and transgender status constitutes sex discrimination under Executive Order 11246. This is an interim step by...

 

HTMLFlorida Legislature Passes Law to Protect Confidential Personal Information
GrayRobinson P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 21, 2014, previously published on August 20, 2014
There have been a number of high profile data breaches in the last few years. Target suffered a data breach that affected more than 40 million customers. Neiman-Marcus recently suffered a data breach which it believes may affect more than 100 million customers. Concerns regarding these types of...

 


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