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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...
Jul 29, 2020 | Ohio Adopts CERCLA Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser Defense
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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...
August 2020 | Ohio Appellate Court Rules In Another DMA Notice Dispute
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...
July 2020 | Argument in Reply
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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 | 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 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...
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...
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...
Jun 23, 2020 | Bankruptcy-law changes may help small businesses
"Arguments will continue over whether the COVID-19 pandemic is truly a “black swan event,” but one thing is certain: its impact on the economy is going to be significant, and even more severe for our local economy than many other areas." Click the li...
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Jun 16, 2020 | Update to Provider Relief Payment Reporting Requirements
As detailed in our prior Alerts, persons receiving “Provider Relief Funds” in excess of $150,000 through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (Cares Act) were required to submit quarterly reports to the Department of Health...
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Jun 15, 2020 | Supreme Court Rules LGBTQ Employees Are Protected from Job Discrimination
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that federal law protects gay, lesbian, and transgender people from discrimination in employment. The case, Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, involved Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which bars empl...
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Jun 12, 2020 | CMS Issues Guidance on Reopening Health Care Facilities
On June 8, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued separate guidance for reopening facilities for non-emergency care and for patients considering non-emergency, in-person care. These guidance documents are in keeping with CMS’...
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Jun 12, 2020 | EEOC Updates COVID-19 Guidance on Accommodating Employees Who Are Disabled, Pregnant, or Over 65
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has once again updated its guidance regarding employees returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. A revised Q&A document published on June 11, 2020, addresses several common questions that have...
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Jun 11, 2020 | Recent HHS Provider Relief Payment Updates
Since our May 11, 2020 Alert “HHS Provider Payment Updates,” the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued additional guidance through updated FAQs for payments health care providers received pursuant to phases of the Coronavirus Aid,...