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May 22, 2017 | Ohio House of Representatives Passes Bill Removing Workers' Compensation Benefits for Unauthorized Aliens; Reduces Time to File Claim to One Year for all Workers
The House of Representatives passed House Bill 27 (HB 27) to provide for a $566.5 million workers’ compensation budget over the next two years. The House of Representatives included three significant additions to that bill: The time for an inju...
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May 18, 2017 | Delaware Court of Chancery Focuses on Fiduciary Duty of Directors Appointed by Preferred Stockholders
In a recent Delaware Court of Chancery opinion filed April 14, 2017 in The Frederick Hsu Living Trust v. ODN Holding Corporation, the court held that it may be a breach of the directors’ fiduciary duty to cause the corporation to sell off parts of it...
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May 17, 2017 | CMS Abusing Authority to Revoke Medicare Participation
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May 13, 2017 | New Ohio Law Provides Limited Exception To Employer’s Right To Prohibit Firearms On Its Premises
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May 10, 2017 | Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Proposes Delay of Implementation of New Home Health Agency Rules
On January 13, 2017, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule relating to a series of changes for conditions to participation in Medicare and Medicaid by home health agencies (HHAs). At the time of issuance in January 2...
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May 8, 2017 | American Medical Association to Tackle Texting with Patients
This June, the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates will take up the issue of patient-physician texting at its annual meeting. With respect to physician-patient communications, the AMA has already issued guidelines for physicians on...
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May 3, 2017 | R.I.P. to Brick-and-Mortar Stores in India
It is a millennial world – and with that comes the ability to do almost anything online. This is not a surprise to most Americans, as many well-known American clothing retailers have fallen prey to the rise of e-commerce. However, what may come as a...
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May 2017 | The Spearin Doctrine Is 100 Years Old
Contractors are governed by the terms of their contracts, statutes, regulations, and case law. The contract can consist of the terms and conditions of the actual contract, general conditions, supplemental conditions, sometimes proposals, reports, pla...
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May 1, 2017 | Legal Battles Continue in Ohio Over Oil & Gas Rights
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Apr 28, 2017 | White House Announces Tax Reform Proposals
On April 26, 2017, the White House distributed a one-page outline of its tax reform proposals entitled “2017 Tax Reform for Economic Growth and American Jobs” (Outline).  The reforms in the Outline are set forth in general terms and are divided into...
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Apr 26, 2017 | 4 Ways to Deal wtih Abusive Physician Behavior
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Apr 19, 2017 | Technology M&A Predicted to Rise Significantly in 2017
Experts following M&A trends predict that the volume of technology-centered deals will rise significantly in 2017. More than ever, businesses feel the pressure to innovate and expand in the digital age that we live in. As such, it is critical that, w...
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Apr 18, 2017 | FBI Warning on Cybercriminals Targeting FTP Servers to Compromise Protected Health Information
In March 2017, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a Private Industry Notice (Notice) advising that the FBI is aware that cybercriminals are actively targeting File Transfer Protocol (FTP) servers in “anonymous” mode, which are associate...
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Apr 12, 2017 | Plenty of Room for Physicians and Dentists to Collaborate
Dentists and doctors working together professionally is hardly a new concept.  Collaboration between the two professions has occurred in many different areas. For example, in sleep medicine, physicians and dentists often work together as a multi-disc...
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Apr 5, 2017 | Federal Appeals Court Rules Civil Rights Act Protects LGBT Employees
A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits job discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender employees. The decision, by the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circui...
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Mar 30, 2017 | The Rising Importance of Independent Sponsors in M&A
Independent sponsors have risen to the forefront as a unique way of sourcing target companies for acquisition. Throughout 2016, we heard about the slowdown in the number of M&A deals reaching completion. Despite the slowdown, we also heard that credi...
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Mar 24, 2017 | Disclosure Only Settlements - the Effect of Choice of Law
The Delaware Courts took a significant step in 2016 to reduce the filing in Delaware of lawsuits aimed at procuring disclosure only settlements (meaning settlements that involve only the provision of additional information surrounding a proposed sale...
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Mar 23, 2017 | House Preparing to Vote on Repeal and Replace of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Following the introduction of proposed legislation on March 6, 2017 to repeal and replace certain portions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Manager’s Amendments on March 20, 2017, the House Rules Committee met on March 22,...
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Mar 15, 2017 | New PTO Auditing Rule Under the Microscope: Assessment and Best Practices
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office initially planned to implement an auditing program Feb. 17 introducing new requirements for affidavits-of-use filings under Sections 8 and 71 of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C.A. §§ 1058 & 1141k. However, the PTO has...
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Mar 15, 2017 | Protecting Your Practice from Ransomware
Most physicians are aware of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements related to the privacy of a patient's protected health information (PHI).  However, many practices are still non-compliant with the more sophist...