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|The Future of the ACA Week 4: The Ryan Plan, “A Better Way”|
Alden J. Bianchi, Edward Lenz; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
January 27, 2017, previously published on December 29, 2016The recent Republican election victories appear to ensure that the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) days are numbered. But with nearly a fifth of the U.S. economy, and the health care coverage for some tens of millions of U.S. citizens, at stake, the law will not simply be repealed. Somethingwill...
|Cures Act Delivers Cure for Small Employers|
Dale R. Vlasek; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
January 20, 2017, previously published on December 29, 2016Small employers finally have a fix for a problem that has confronted them ever since the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate became effective in 2014.
|Limiting Opioid use in Workers' Compensation Cases|
Alicia Weaver Birach; Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C.;
December 6, 2016, previously published on November 17, 2016The Workers' Compensation Health Care Services Rules were amended to include provisions placing limitations on physicians’ ability to receive reimbursement for opioid treatment beyond 90 days if certain requirements are not met. The requirements were implemented to address the problems...
|You Said It, Now We’re Going to Hold You to It! Hospitals Estopped from Asserting Disqualification Argument|
C. Thomas Davis, Kang He; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
November 14, 2016, previously published on November 4, 2016In theory, it is not an unfair labor practice to refuse to negotiate with a union engaged in competition with the employer—unless, of course, the employer gave the union other reasons for refusing to negotiate.
|South Carolina Court Decides Key Health Care Case|
James G. Long; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
September 26, 2016, previously published on September 20, 2016The South Carolina Supreme Court has decided a case with great significance in the health care industry. The court overturned a ban on physicians employing physical therapists and gave guidance regarding how state agencies make rules.
|When Patient Care Needs and Employee FMLA Demands Conflict|
Liz S. Washko; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
September 14, 2016, previously published on September 7, 2016A healthcare employer’s primary mission is to provide appropriate medical care and treatment to patients. In order to provide such care, healthcare companies rely on the steady and committed presence of competent, licensed professionals who are ready, willing, and able to perform the tasks...
|Illinois Law Mandates Unpaid Child Bereavement Leave|
Jody Kahn Mason, Kathryn Montgomery Moran; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
September 2, 2016, previously published on August 11, 2016Illinois employers with at least 50 employees must provide employees who suffered the loss of a child with up to two weeks (10 work days) of unpaid leave under the new Child Bereavement Leave Act. The new law took effect immediately upon Governor Bruce Rauner’s signature on July 29, 2016.
|Are Physician Non-Competition Agreements Under Attack?|
James J. Boutrous; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
August 30, 2016, previously published on August 2, 2016On July 12, 2016, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimomdo signed into law a bill prohibiting non-competition language in most physician agreements. The law prohibits virtually all restrictions on a physician’s ability to practice medicine post-employment with his/her private practice, hospital...
|Navigating Pennsylvania's New Medical Marijuana Act: What Employers Need to Know|
Duane Morris LLP;
July 22, 2016, previously published on May 17, 2016On April 17, 2016, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed the Medical Marijuana Act (“the Act”) into law. The Act, which takes effect on May 17, 2016, legalizes the use and possession of medical marijuana under specified circumstances and provides for a comprehensive program of...
|Mine Agency Focuses Attention on Workplace Exams, Diesel Exhaust Exposure|
Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 4, 2016, previously published on June 20, 2016The Mine Safety and Health Administration has rolled out two initiatives: a proposed rule increasing requirements for workplace examinations that, MSHA says, is aimed at curbing injuries, illnesses, and fatalities among Metal/Non-Metal (M/NM) miners, and a Request For Information (RFI) on...