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Aug 24, 2020 | Wellness Services May Pose Compliance Risk
"There are many ideas about how to best combat COVID. Some proposed solutions are medical, while other focus on “wellness,” which can include IV vitamin infusions, peptide therapy, hormone therapy, infrared saunas, acupuncture, and other non-traditio...
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Aug 20, 2020 | HHS Announces that it is Now Accepting Applications for Provider Relief Fund Phase 2 General Distribution Payments From Certain Medicare Providers
On August 10, 2020, The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a release announcing that certain Medicare providers are now eligible to submit applications to receive Provider Relief Fund Phase 2 General Distribution payments.  HHS had...
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Aug 17, 2020 | Federal District Court Judge Denies Request to Enjoin the Enactment of New Title IX Rule
Last week, U.S. District Court Judge Carl J. Nichols for the District of Columbia ruled that the new Title IX rule, first issued by the Department of Education in May of this year, could move forward as planned. Judge Nichols’s decision came after 17...
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Aug 11, 2020 | Federal Court Strikes Down DOL's FFCRA Regulations
Last week, a New York federal court struck down a number of Department of Labor (DOL) regulations applying the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) as invalid. The Court determined the regulations exceeded the DOL's regulatory authorit...
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Aug 3, 2020 | The High Risks of Neglecting Fiduciary Duties in Start-Up Firms
Columbus attorney Christopher Tackett was selected by the American Bar Association to publish his article: The High Risks of Neglecting Fiduciary Duties in Start-Up Firms in the Journal of the ABA’s Business Torts and Unfair Competition Committee. Mr...
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Aug 3, 2020 | Managing and Terminating Staff who Refuse to Comply with COVID-19 Safety Recommendations
"Most medical practices are taking steps to protect their employees and patients from the risk of contracting COVID. I have worked with many practices over the past several months to create thorough policies and training programs to assure compliance...
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Jul 30, 2020 | Review Choice Demonstration to Resume on Home Health Care Agencies
Effective August 3, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (“CMS”) will resume Home Health Review Choice Demonstration (“RCD”) on home healthcare agencies located in Illinois, Ohio, Texas, North Carolina, and Florida.  CMS originally suspended RCD...
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Jul 30, 2020 | Florida Governor Extends, With Conditions, State’s Moratorium on Mortgage Foreclosures and Evictions Relief
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-180 on Wednesday to extend the state’s moratorium on mortgage foreclosures and evictions through September 1, 2020, with limited conditions. Executive Order 20-94 was first signed on April 2, 20...
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Jul 28, 2020 | Health Care Providers Will Soon Need to Report on use of Provider Relief Funds Under the CARES Act
Many health care providers received provider relief funds (“PRF”) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES”).  Recipients of PRF payments were required to agree to certain terms and conditions which referenced the submissio...
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Jul 23, 2020 | Department of Labor Adds to Still-Growing Body of Guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
On Monday, July 20, 2020, the Department of Labor issued new guidance under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) which covers to remote work and additional issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  A summary list is below. Employ...
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August 2020 | Ohio Appellate Court Rules In Another DMA Notice Dispute
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Jul 21, 2020 | Prepare for Patients who Refuse to Wear a Mask in Your Practice
"There have been numerous videos shared on social medial of individuals entering businesses and refusing to wear a required mask. This has happened at restaurants, stores, and is becoming a common occurrence at dental and medical practices. Whether o...
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Jul 9, 2020 | Significant Changes to Illinois Discrimination Law
Effective July 1, 2020, two significant changes to the Illinois Human Rights Act (Act) went into effect. The first change significantly expands the number of employers in Illinois that may be subject to state discrimination claims.  The second change...
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Jul 7, 2020 | Governor Extends Florida State of Emergency for 60 Days
Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-166 today, which extends the state of emergency in Florida for another 60 days. DeSantis initially issued EO 20-52 on March 9 for the entire state of Florida due to the coronavirus. The state of emergen...
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Jul 1, 2020 | Florida Adopts Legislation to Limit Abuse of Fair Housing Act Relative to Emotional Support Animals
While many housing providers, including community associations, have been required to allow individuals to bring emotional support animals into their communities even though pets are not permitted, recently adopted legislation aims at limiting abuse...
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Jun 30, 2020 | And the Wall Between Church and State Continues to Crumble Under the Weight of the High Court’s Decision in Espinoza v. Montana Dep't of Revenue Allowing State Money to Fund Sectarian Schools Through Scholarship Programs
In a 5-4 decision by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled on June 30 that the “no-aid” to sectarian schools provision, in Article X, Section 6, of the Montana Constitution, which was used to strike down a scholarsh...
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Jun 30, 2020 | Several Important Changes to Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law Approved by Governor DeWine
On June 16, 2020, Governor DeWine signed House Bill 81, which will bring several important changes to the Ohio Workers’ Compensation System.  House Bill 81 creates several important changes to Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law including:  Reduc...
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Jun 26, 2020 | Rushed Transition to Work-from-Home Will Likely Lead to Increase in FLSA Wage-and-Hour Claims
Columbus attorney Christopher Tackett was recently selected by the Columbus Bar Association to share his article: Rushed Transition to Work-from-Home Will Likely Lead to Increase in FLSA Wage-and-Hour Claims, in its monthly 500-word Legal Connections...
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June 2020 | "Cybersecurity 101: Education for Educators"
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Jun 25, 2020 | Written Employment Contract Updates for Physician Practices to Consider in the Wake of COVID-19
"Many physician practices have reopened and are trying to get back to “business as usual”. However, it is essential that physician practices take the time to review whether their employment agreements served them well during the pandemic, and what ch...