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Apr 5, 2021 | IRS Announces that COVID-19 Related Personal Protective Equipment Qualifies as a Medical Expense –
On March 26, 2021, in Announcement 2021-7, the IRS notified taxpayers that amounts paid for personal protective equipment, such as masks, hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes, for the primary purpose of preventing the spread of COVID-19 (COVID-19 PPE)...
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Apr 2, 2021 | IRS Cracks Down: Reporting Crypto and NFTs on Your 2020 Taxes
By Jake Nicholson & Donna Hartl Online brokers and trading platforms have made access to crypto exchanges a standard feature over the past few years, and the IRS has responded to the resulting surge in ownership with updated reporting requirements...
Podcast
Apr 1, 2021 | Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot: Physician Compensation and Reimbursement
Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot® is a podcast and YouTube channel for physicians and health professionals that covers the legal issues and trends that affect the health care industry. This week on Roetzel’s HealthLaw HotSpot, Roetzel attorneys Ericka Adler...
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Mar 30, 2021 | Department of Labor Considers Two Rules Regarding Tipped-Workers’ Wages
The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued two proposed rules that seek to withdraw the Trump Administration rule regarding the lower minimum wage of $2.13 for tipped workers (the “Tip Rule”). The Trump Administration Tip Rule was completed in December...
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Mar 30, 2021 | Anticipated Department of Labor Changes Under President Biden
Last week, the Senate confirmed Marty Walsh as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor. Walsh is expected to be heavily pro-labor, given his experience as a trade union official. He is also the former Mayor of Boston.  The most anticipated chang...
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Mar 30, 2021 | Labor Secretary Walsh’s Challenging Agenda
After a lengthy confirmation process last week, Marty Walsh was confirmed by the Senate as U.S. Labor Secretary. With the confirmation process finally behind Walsh, all eyes are now on his impending agenda for the Department of Labor (DOL).  It is...
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April 2021 | Best Practices in Mass and Toxic Torts
In toxic and mass tort litigation, we repeatedly see plaintiffs naming defendants that have no connection to plaintiff’s alleged injuries. Individual defendants may feel that they are wrongly named and want a dismissal without payment. In many cases,...
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Mar 25, 2021 | Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot: Malpractice Insurance - What Providers Need to Know
Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot® is a podcast and YouTube channel for physicians and health professionals that covers the legal issues and trends that affect the health care industry.  Roetzel health law attorneys and HealthLaw HotSpot co-hosts Ericka A...
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Mar 24, 2021 | Legislature Limits Governor’s Emergency Powers, Overriding Veto on SB 22
The Statehouse hosted its first veto override votes of 2021 on Wednesday, when the House and Senate gathered to override Governor DeWine’s veto of Senate Bill 22, which amends the powers of the executive branch in an emergency, making virtually all e...
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Mar 23, 2021 | Equality Act Advances to the Senate and to Controversy
Last summer, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, which held that the protected classification of “sex” under Title VII included sexual orientation and gender identity. Under Bostock, LGBT employe...
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Mar 23, 2021 | OSHA Launches National Emphasis Program Targeting Industries and Worksites at High Risk for COVID-19
On March 12, 2021, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) launched a new national emphasis program (NEP) aimed at protecting workers in high-hazard industries from contracting COVID-19. NEPs are temporary programs that focus OSHA’s...
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Mar 23, 2021 | The American Rescue Plan and its Impact on Employee Benefits
The American Rescue Plan (“ARP”), signed by President Biden on March 11, 2021, includes several significant provisions related to employee benefits, most of which extend far beyond pandemic-related relief. Here is a summary of some of the most signif...
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Mar 23, 2021 | DOL Wage and Hour Administrator Relinquishing Final Approval Power
Earlier this month, an internal memorandum revealed that Jessica Looman, the principal deputy administrator of the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), revoked a set of instructions issued by the Trump Administration which gave then WHD Administrator,...
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Mar 23, 2021 | Biden Administration Likely to Expand Enforcement Efforts in the Health Care Industry
Nearly every administration has carried out efforts to investigate fraud and abuse in the health care industry, but under the Biden Administration, those efforts are likely to expand. Below is a brief review of areas where the Biden Administration wi...
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Mar 23, 2021 | HB 67 Provides Relief for Ohio School Districts in the 2020-2021 School Year
After the federal government announced in late February that states are still required to administer statewide assessments in the 2020-2021 school year, Ohio school districts have now been granted a sigh of relief. On March 20, 2021, Governor DeWine...
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Mar 19, 2021 | Ohio Supreme Court Provides Guidance on Key Marketable Title Act Issue Regarding Preservation of Severed Mineral Interests
On March 16, 2021, the Supreme Court of Ohio issued another important opinion in the ongoing tug of war between surface landowners and severed mineral owners over the ownership of valuable mineral rights in Ohio. In Erickson v. Morrison, Slip Opinion...
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Mar 18, 2021 | Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot: Value-Based Care
Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot® is a podcast and YouTube channel for physicians and health professionals that covers the legal issues and trends that affect the health care industry.  In this episode, Roetzel health law attorneys and HealthLaw HostSpot...
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Mar 18, 2021 | Lessons from COVID-Era Litigation at the Intersection of Price Gouging and Unfair Competition Relating to Medical Supplies
This article does not attempt a 50-state survey; instead, it intends to Shareholder Christopher Tackett provides a general overview of the statutes governing price gouging litigation and how medical supply price gouging litigation has broadened th...
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Winter 2021 | OCR Publishes New Guidance on Title IX Amendments
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Mar 17, 2021 | Fraudulent Unemployment Claims Continue to Rise in Ohio
Unemployment claims throughout Ohio continue to rise, and at the same time, fraudulent employment claims have also increased at an alarming rate. At the beginning of this month, over 128,000 claims were filed with the Ohio Department of Job and Famil...