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Mar 23, 2020 | The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation Announces Several Temporary Policy Changes in Response to COVID-19
In response to COVID-19, the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) has announced several important policy changes which are currently scheduled to be in effect through April 30, 2020.  The BWC is extending all temporary total disability co...
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Mar 23, 2020 | Governor DeWine Addresses Looming State Budget Crisis
Governor Mike DeWine provided his daily update and during that time he announced the following steps he has asked his cabinet to take to address the burden this is causing on state resources: Immediate Hiring Freeze; Immediate Freeze on new C...
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Mar 22, 2020 | Governor DeWine Issued “Stay at Home” Order
Governor Mike DeWine’s Health Director Amy Acton issued a “Stay at Home” order today which goes into effect at 11:59 p.m. Monday, March 23rd and stays into effect until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 6th.   The order requires individuals to stay home...
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Mar 20, 2020 | Steps to Follow if Closures or Layoffs Become Necessary Due to COVID-19
"Physician practices are currently struggling with how to handle physician and mid-level employment contracts in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although a practice may not be “required” to close, many have cancelled elective visits and procedures. T...
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Mar 20, 2020 | Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot: Healthcare Employment Contracts during the Coronavirus Pandemic
Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot™ is a podcast for physicians and health professionals that covers the legal issues and trends that affect the health care industry. In Episode 7, Ericka Adler discusses planning and managing employment contracts for your pra...
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Mar 20, 2020 | Illinois Small Businesses Now Eligible to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans
The state of Illinois has been added to the list of Presidential and SBA Agency Declared Disaster States. This designation enables Illinois small businesses to apply for low-interest SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans in an amount of up to $2 million...
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Mar 19, 2020 | Applying for an SBA COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan
It is expected that all counties within Ohio will receive an economic injury declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) this week that will enable eligible small businesses in Ohio to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan in...
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Mar 19, 2020 | The New Families First Coronavirus Response Law
On the evening of March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.  This law requires all public employers and private employers with less than 500 employees to provide emergency paid sick leave and extende...
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Mar 19, 2020 | COVID-19 Pandemic and HIPAA
On March 17, 2020, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), under the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), issued a “Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public H...
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Mar 19, 2020 | 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 Registrars. The locations have been ordered to close by en...
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Mar 19, 2020 | All Counties Within Ohio Have Received an Economic Injury Declaration for U.S. Small Business Association
All counties within Ohio have received an economic injury declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) that enables eligible small businesses in Ohio to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan in an amount not to exceed $2 Milli...
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Mar 18, 2020 | SBA Relaxes Rules for States Seeking Economic Injury Declaration Related to COVID-19
On March 17, 2020, the United States Small Business Administration (“SBA”) relaxed its rules for states or territories seeking an economic injury declaration related to coronavirus (COVID-19). These changes will expedite the ability of small business...
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Mar 18, 2020 | Ohio Submits Certification to SBA for COVID-19 Disaster Loan Program
Ohio has submitted its certification to the United States Small Business Administration (“SBA”) seeking an economic injury declaration related to coronavirus (COVID-19).   It is expected that the SBA will review this certification quickly. Upon appro...
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Mar 18, 2020 | Additional Closings in Ohio Announced by Governor DeWine by EOB Today
Governor Mike DeWine has announced additional closings as of close of business today to try to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and encourage people to comply with social distancing. Deputy Registrars across the state will be closed. There will b...
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Mar 17, 2020 | COVID-19 – Is it a Direct Physical Loss or Damage to Covered Property so as to Trigger Business Interruption Coverages?
Each day we are seeing new restrictions, closures of businesses and self-quarantines of employees and family members.  All of these impact our daily lives and our businesses. The continuing spread and the potential impact of the novel coronavirus, CO...
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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 | 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 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 | 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 | 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...