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Mar 17, 2020 | Immediate Changes To Medicare Coverage For Telemedicine Go Into Effect During Covid-19 Emergency
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has broadened access to Medicare telehealth services on a temporary and emergency basis under its Section 1135 waiver authority under the Social Security Act and Coronavirus Preparedness and Response...
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Mar 16, 2020 | ISDS Issues Guidance Related to COVID-19
The Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS) has issued guidance related to COVID-19. ISDS has noted that dentists are one of the highest risk categories for transmission and contraction of the virus with many routine dental procedures potentially transm...
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Mar 16, 2020 | Home Healthcare Agency Preparedness for the Coronavirus
Home Healthcare Agencies (“HHAs”) should brace themselves to be at the forefront of treating those most vulnerable to serious complications of the coronavirus: elderly patients and those with serious, chronic medical conditions such as heart disease,...
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Mar 16, 2020 | Ohio Governor Announces it will Follow CDC Guidelines on Mass Gatherings
Governor Mike DeWine announced today that he would be following CDC guidelines and modify his ban on mass gatherings to comply with new CDC guidelines. Also, Dr. Amy Acton, Director of Health, is ordering the following entities to close as of end of...
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Mar 16, 2020 | Relief Available for Businesses to Ease Burden Caused by COVID-19
Over the weekend, on Sunday, March 15, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued an executive order closing restaurants and bars in Ohio. Further, similar measures are expected throughout the United States as all levels of government determine appropria...
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Mar 16, 2020 | Do the CDC’s Guidelines on Mass Gatherings Affect the Way our Communities Operate?
CDC’s new advisory on gatherings recommends that for the next 8 weeks, organizations cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the United States. The recommendation states that events of any size should only be...
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Mar 16, 2020 | Four Legal Pitfalls of Employees Working from Home Due to Coronavirus
Companies are increasingly asking employees to work from home to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19. Among these are the country’s largest corporations, such as Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and Google. Working remotely can help preven...
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Mar 15, 2020 | Attention Employers: Federal Legislation Appears Imminent Expanding Employee Paid Sick Leave in Response to Coronavirus
In the early morning hours of March 14, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6201 the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” by a vote of 363 to 40. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that a deal had been reached with the Trump Ad...
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Mar 15, 2020 | Open Meeting Act Guidance from Attorney General Dave Yost
On March 13, 2020, the Ohio Attorney General, Dave Yost, provided the attached guidance regarding Ohio’s Open Meeting Act in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Specifically, Attorney General Yost discussed the option for local public bodies to use elec...
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Mar 15, 2020 | Ohio Governor Issues Order Closing All Ohio Bars and Restaurants
Governor Mike DeWine announced that Dr. Amy Acton, Director of Health, has issued an order closing all of Ohio’s bars and restaurants as of 9 p.m. this evening for dine-in customers. Carry-out and delivery services will still be available. In announc...
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Mar 15, 2020 | DOT Suspends FMCSR Enforcement for COVID-19 Supply and Passenger Transportation; Ohio Suspends Intrastate HOS Enforcement
In an unprecedented move, the Department of Transportation (DOT) issued an Emergency Declaration that suspends the enforcement of most Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) for COVID-19 supply and passenger transportation.  The Emergency D...
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Mar 14, 2020 | House Passes Families First Coronavirus Response Act with Sweeping Employment and Health Related Provisions to Address COVID-19
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6201 the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” by a vote of 363 to 40 in the early morning hours on March 14, 2020. The House added the legislation to its agenda late Friday evening after House Democr...
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Mar 14, 2020 | Ohio Governor Announces Steps Taken at Federal & State Level to Address COVID-19
The state and federal government continue to address the COVID-19 pandemic.  Roetzel has already sent out an update on federal legislation.  Governor DeWine had a press conference this afternoon where it was announced that the number of known cases i...
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Mar 13, 2020 | Ohio Governor Announces New COVID-19 Cases in Ohio; State Takes Additional Precautions
Governor DeWine has announced that the state continues to see new cases of the virus with positive tests coming out of both NE and SW Ohio.  The state is taking the following steps: DC has granted the requested waiver which will allow schools t...
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Public Law COVID-19 Alerts
Civil Immunity for Schools, Businesses, and Healthcare Providers Related to Coronavirus Ohio House Bill 606 (“HB 606”) provides civil immunity to schools, businesses, and healthcare providers that unknowingly spread coronavirus. HB 606 specifies tha...
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Mar 13, 2020 | How Physician Practices Can Prepare for Coronavirus
Physician practices must be prepared to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.  There are a variety of issues to consider, but the following should provide some guidance to our clients: 1.    Medical practices, whether or not they are on the forefront...
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Insurance COVID-19 Alerts
If Passed, House Bill 589 Requires Insurers Offering Business Interruption Insurance to Cover Losses Due to COVID-19 Earlier this week, the Ohio legislation introduced H.B. No. 589 to require insurers offering business interruption insurance to cove...
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Mar 13, 2020 | Insurance Coverage and COVID-19
No one knows the ultimate outcome and long-term effects of COVID-19. Businesses are facing challenges daily which are currently, or will in the future, disrupt their business operations. Now is the time to see what protections your company has. We re...
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Intellectual Property COVID-19 Alerts
Following CARES Act, USPTO and Copyright Office Directors Extend Certain IP Filing Deadlines Both the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) and the U.S. Copyright Office have now announced that certain intellectual property filing deadlines and...
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Transportation Law COVID-19 Alerts
CDL Renewal: All But Five Ohio BMV Locations Will Close On Wednesday afternoon, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced a number of additional closures of Ohio businesses including the closure of all but five of the 181 Bureau of Motor Vehicles Deputy R...